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Brixton Academy to reopen in April

(Credits: Drew de F Fawkes) Mon 4 March 2024 11:18, UK Following an uncertain 14 months, Brixton Academy have confirmed it will reopen in April, holding concerts by The Smiths, Foo Fighters, Nirvana and Oasis tribute bands.  The reopening comes after the historic venue was forced to close down following an Asake gig in December […]

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‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘The Holdovers’ secure top awards at ACE Eddie Awards

(Credits: American Cinema Editors) Mon 4 March 2024 11:05, UK At the 74th ACE Eddie Awards hosted at UCLA’s Royce Hall on March 3rd, Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer won the ‘Best Edited Drama Feature Film’ category, while The Holdovers emerged victorious in the ‘Best Edited Comedy Feature’ category. Jennifer Lame edited Oppenheimer, a movie that has […]

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Reasons to be Cheerful: All the best music from February 2024

(Credits: Far Out) Mon 4 March 2024 11:00, UK There’s a missing princess, the worst Willy Wonka experience in history is dominating the headlines even though the children in the original film suffered far worse fates, and the mummified remains of four monkeys have been found at Boston Airport making February 2024 a rather quiet […]

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The cruel ‘Friday the 13th’ scene scrapped by production

(Credit: Paramount) Sun 3 March 2024 11:00, UK Before being caught up in legal and contractual red tape that’s seen the franchise become so bogged down in the small print that it’s been absent from screens entirely since 2009, Friday the 13th was every bit as prolific as the rest of the industry’s major horror […]

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The Cars discuss their “best” song

(Credits: Far Out / Lynn Goldsmith / Elektra Records) Sun 3 March 2024 10:00, UK Despite emerging during the punk rock wave of the late 1970s, The Cars, hailing from Boston, established themselves as pioneers of the blossoming new wave movement. Their distinctive sound, characterised by a fusion of pop hooks, classic rock elements, and […]

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How ‘Titanic’ encouraged defections from North Korea

(Credit: Alamy) Sun 3 March 2024 9:00, UK There’s no denying that James Cameron’s Titanic was a phenomenon the likes of which cinema had never seen before, but its impact stretched well beyond the borders of the film business. Obviously, the industry was conquered and then some after the romantic epic became the first theatrical […]

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Mick Fleetwood names the “most important period” of Fleetwood Mac

(Credits: Far Out / Raph Pour-Hashemi) Sat 2 March 2024 11:27, UK From a commercial standpoint, the most successful era of Fleetwood Mac was the line-up that consisted of Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. Those five individuals are who most people would immediately think of when they cast their […]

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Samantha Morton: from foster care to Bafta Lifetime Achievement Award

(Credits: Video Still) Sat 2 March 2024 11:00, UK At the 2024 Baftas, the likes of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, Yorgos Lanthimos’s Poor Things and Jonathan Glazer’s The Zone of Interest all won big. Still, there was only one true winner at the event as British actor Samantha Morton was granted the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’, which […]

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Austin Butler and Timothée Chalamet share their favourite bands

(Credits: Far Out / YouTube / Warner Bros.) Sat 2 March 2024 10:08, UK In a new interview, Hollywood pin-ups Austin Butler and Timothée Chalamet have discussed their tastes in music, revealing love for British icons The Beatles and Radiohead. Butler and Chalamet are currently promoting their appearances in the acclaimed Dune: Part 2. While […]

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Here Are All the Musicians at 2024 Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week is underway, with designers showing off their womenswear looks ahead of the fall/winter season in the City of Light. With this year’s festivities running from Feb. 26 to March 5, more than 100 shows and presentations will take place over the week in the romantic French capital including top designers lik Saint […]