Month: September 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Two-time Emmy-winner Peter Murrieta, who recently signed a first-look deal with Universal Television, is teaming up with Russell Binder’s Striker Entertainment to option and adapt Jeffrey J. Mariotte’s forthcoming novel Blood And Gold: The Legend Of Joaquin Murrieta. Set during the harsh and brutal but transformative era of the California Gold Rush, the book
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The Strangers of Braamfontein is one of those crime novels that hits you in the gut and before you can recover another powerful blow is delivered. It’s a story of corruption, gangland violence, sex trafficking, modern slavery and murder. All of this is seen from the perspective of the people brutalised, abused and discarded and
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News Charlotte Adigéry and Bolis Pupul Share Video for New Song “Thank You”: Watch Soulwax co-wrote and co-produced the track By Allison Hussey September 22, 2021 Facebook Twitter Charlotte Adigéry and Bolis Pupul (Photo by Camille Vivier) Facebook Twitter Charlotte Adigéry and her frequent collaborator Bolis Pupul have shared a new song together. Soulwax co-wrote
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You don’t get to describe yourself as pro-choice when you routinely do things that are the exact opposite.  By Bess Levin September 22, 2021 Something you may have picked up on over the last several months is that reproductive rights are under assault throughout the country and people who support the right to choose are
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Nostalgia is a curious thing, especially when it comes to film. Multi-media empires have been built on filmmakers revamping the entertainment of their youth for new audiences, but it’s extremely difficult for modern productions to capture the spirit of older movies without turning into exaggerated parodies. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule, and
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Johnny Depp went on the record today saying that he is a victim of cancel culture and that “no one is safe” from the movement, calling on people to “stand up” for people facing “injustice”. “It can be seen as an event in history that lasted for however long it lasted, this cancel culture, this
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A cresting drumbeat and soft but searing vocals are ready to come undone shortly after pressing play on the new single “Overwhelming” from up and coming rock singer Riku, but while the chemistry they have in this intro to the song is quite stirring, I would be lying if I said it eclipsed that of
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Filmmaker Ry Russo-Young has built a successful career in Hollywood, directing The Sun Is Also a Star (2019) and Before I Fall (2017), among other titles. Those two films were fictional tales adapted from novels, but for real-life drama she need look no further than her own childhood. At age 9 Russo-Young became the object
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Looney Tunes. After back-to-back weeks of visually sumptuous horror films with Germany’s Der Samurai and Detroit‘s It Follows, Trace and I are tackling a franchise entry with the 30th anniversary of Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991). Joining us is Mark O. Estes, host of the Midnight Social Distortion podcast, who has strong nostalgic feelings for the
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This week, Britney Spears returned to Instagram following her short-lived hiatus. Her glorious return came just in time for a tasteful reflection upon her sons’ birthdays. Sean Preston and Jayden James are growing up, and Britney respects and values their privacy. Showing a respect for them that her father never showed her, she asked her
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