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As part of the current Hollywood vogue of adapting popular young adult novels to the silver screen, If I Stay is one of the more effective entries in the genre.
There are segments of Guns N' Roses history that really bring out different aspects of the band. What is it about the Use Your Illusion recordings that resonate with you?
The major labels have the money and the marketing machine to get their artists to the marketplace. The independent labels rely heavily on word of mouth via social media outlets.
This film dares to ask unsettling questions and portray graphic dimensions of the tremendous risks people are willing to take, and the horrifying suffering many undergo, just to take a chance on gaining US citizenship.
Tank Burt is no stranger to the intimacy of the unsaid. As a director she's been honing her craft with shorts like Skateboard, Skateboard, a coming-of-age story told virtually without dialogue, and now she's made her feature debut as an actress.
Brill Bruisers sounds broad and warm, wrapping from ear to ear and giving shine to 13 songs that experiment with new sounds and instruments -- some of which are jarringly unfamiliar even after several listens.
Spend an hour listening to any country music station these days and you may quickly notice that most songs make at least some reference to booze. Currently more than 10 percent of the top country songs contain drinking references in the title alone.
With a new album on its way next month, iconic artist Melissa Etheridge kept it real Wednesday night and shared her excitement about her independent release of This is M.E. through her own label.
I had my concerns about The Giver, another teen-oriented film from the Weinstein Company. Serving as definite counter-balance to my trepidations: the presence at the helm of Phillip Noyce. Turns out my faith was not ill-founded.
With apologies to Mel Brooks, while it may be good to be the king, it's great to be the princess. Particularly if you're Sofia the First, Disney's little girl princess.
As Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles tops the box office for a second week in a row, we hate to say it, but a little part of our inner child dies. Between the 'roided out CGI turtles, the inevitable sexploitation of Megan Fox, and turtle lips (that should be enough right there), the new Turtles movie seemed poised to disappoint true fans from the get-go.
This week, the chicken comes before the egg, but the eggs are really, really, hard to cook.
I begged for something to happen and got more than I bargained for this week. It still doesn't make any sense, but you can feel some momentum building up. About time.
She has appeared, successfully in every medium. She teaches, lectures, is deeply spiritual but full of rowdy fun, still. And so it was with a great deal of interest I approached her coming film Archeology of a Woman, which will debut at the Village East Cinema next month in New York.
The dialogue, the skill of the actors, and the 1920s setting for the story all add to the emotional response drawn from the audience.
Summer is almost gone, but here is a power trio of 2014 recordings that have heated up my Summer 2014 that I now warmly and even sweatily recommend to help keep your summer alive in the seasons to come.
As so many promising bands and veteran acts have already expressed, a stop at Planet Bluegrass is like living in another world.