Watch Patti Smith Cover Bob Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” At The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - DECEMBER 10:  Patti Smith performs during the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 10, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony was held in Stockholm today, and no, Bob Dylan didn’t bother to show up. But he still got his Nobel Prize In Literature, and Professor Horace Engdahl of the Swedish Academy introduced the award with a glowing speech about his accomplishments. After that, Patti Smith performed “A Hard … More »

Doha Film Institute Recruits Farhadi, Dumont, Panh, as Qumra Masters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (“A Separation”) (pictured), French auteur Bruno Dumont (“Slack Bay”), and Cambodian-born documentary filmmaker Rithy Panh (“Exile”) are the first recruited masters for the Doha Film Institute’s 2017 Qumra event which blends creative workshop and festival elements. “I think it’s great for us to have this diversity,”… Read more »

Pavo Pavo tell us their Top 10 LPs of 2016, play Landlady Holiday Spectacular tonight (w/ Lady Lamb & much more)

Tonight’s ‘Landlady Holiday Spectacular’ also features Chrome Sparks, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper, Steve (of Delicate Steve), The Westerlies, Ex Reyes, Jeff Curtin & His Magic Theremin, Joanna Sternberg, and Uncivilized all playing, along with Landlady and something called “Crooklyn Rockers: A Very Natty Christmas.”

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Boston Online Film Critics Name ‘Moonlight’ Best Film Of 2016

The Boston Online Film Critics Association have named Moonlight the best film of 2016, Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) best actor and Isabelle Huppert (Elle) best actress. The fifth annual BOFCA Awards were announced this morning.
In addition to Affleck’s win, Manchester By The Sea won two other awards: best actress (Michelle Williams) and best screenplay (Kenneth Lonergan).
The winners were tallied from online voting. Here’s the complete list:


DJ ESCO – “Too Much Sauce” (Feat. Future & Lil Uzi Vert) Video

DJ ESCO - "Too Much Sauce" (Feat. Future & Lil Uzi Vert) VideoEarlier this year, DJ Esco and Future released a collaborative mixtape called Project E.T.: Esco Terrestrial. Now, they’ve shared an official video for the Lil Uzi Vert-featuring “Too Much Sauce,” which finds Future, Esco, and Uzi all partying in an arcade. Rick Nyce directs; watch below. More »

Donald Trump On Role In ‘Celebrity Apprentice’: “Zero Time” But “Big Stake”; Slams CNN As “Fake News”

President-elect Donald Trump insisted, via Twitter, early this morning that he will devote “zero time” – or, rather, “ZERO TIME!” – to NBC’s The New Celebrity Apprentice, but that he will retain “a big stake in it.” Hours later, Trump called CNN’s reports on the subject “ridiculous & untrue.”
Though Trump didn’t specify exactly which news reports he objected to, CNN had tweeted just after midnight, citing a source, that “Donald Trump’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ deal may…