Record number of feature film entries for AACTA Awards

Russell Mulcahy's 'In Like Flynn.' Reflecting the introduction of the best new indie film prize, a record 38 feature films will compete at this year's Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) awards. That tops the 35 year entries for last year's awards. In all, 18 films will compete in the new
Inside Film


Who is RoccStar the producer on Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood?

Season 5 of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood may be the best season of the VH1 series yet, thanks in part to RoccStar. Recently, the producer who has worked with top acts like Chris Brown joined LHHH and quickly took aim at A1. Just one of many new faces added to Season 5,
Monsters and Critics


Greg James' Radio 1 Breakfast Show will be 'clean

FROM ZOE BALL to Chris Evans, the Nineties saw some wild DJs host the Radio 1 Breakfast Show who were arguably more rock 'n' roll than the celebrities they interviewed. But those years of hungover presenters falling out of taxis outside the studio having just left a party is well and truly over -
The Sun


Kendrick Lamar Added To Made In America Music Festival

PHILADELPHIA - Grammy-award winning rapper Kendrick Lamar is coming to Philly in September, as he was recently added as a headlining act for the upcoming Made In America music festival on the Ben Franklin Parkway. Lamar was added to the bill just recently, bolstering the list of headliners taking the stage Saturday,
Patch.com


The 10 Most Memorable Moments from Outside Lands 2018

In many ways, this year's Outside Lands felt like a whole new festival. Sure, people still took selfies in front of the Ranger Dave statue, and the food and beverage options once again surpassed those of competitors. But the lineup was its most diverse and inclusive ever - and sure enough, the best
East Bay Express (blog)


Kendrick Lamar added to Made In America fest

Kendrick Lamar at Barclays Center in 2017 (more by P Squared) The lineup for the 2018 edition of Philly's Made In America music festival just got even better. After recently adding Pusha T, they now added Kendrick Lamar, who will perform a "very special set." No further word on what that means, so
Brooklyn Vegan (blog)


The Science Project That Resulted in 'Die Hard's Most Killer Stunt

In order to get the shot, and make sure audiences saw the grief on Gruber's face, Rickman had to fall backwards onto what was essentially a giant blue pillow about 20 feet below (the blue color would allow the special effects studio to isolate Rickman from the shot and place him against
Thrillist


'Shape of Water,' 'Star Wars,' Kendrick Lamar Nab World Soundtrack Awards Noms

The World Soundtrack Academy has released early nominees for the 2018 World Soundtrack Awards, celebrating 2017-18 films and series for their musical soundtracks and scores. Contenders include award veterans John Williams, Alexandre Desplat, and Carter Burwell in the film composer of the year category, recognizing a large body of film scores from Williams'
Variety


Kendrick Lamar added to Made in America bill

Damn! This year's Made in America bill just got a whole lot more exciting. Jay-Z's Labor Day weekend festival on the Ben Franklin Parkway already had a strong hip-hop lineup scheduled with Nicki Minaj (whose album Queen came out on Friday), freed-from-prison Philadelphia hometown hero Meek Mill, and tough talking Clipse
Philly.com


This iPhone bass guitar actually looks like it would work as an iPhone

No brushed aluminum for Stig Pedersen. This iPhone bass is heavy metal. Photo: license2share/YouTube Stig Pedersen's upgraded "iPhone" does not have a touchscreen. It does, however, have a fingerboard, frets, pickups and two strings. That's because Pedersen's iPhone bass is really more of an upgrade on the bass guitar. But
Cult of Mac


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