WATCH: Sylvester Stallone on His Career, Taking Rejection Badly, and the End of the Line for Rocky Balboa Thompson on Hollywood

Oscar-nominated for his supporting role in “Creed,” directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Michael B. Jordan, Stallone has had a remarkable run since reprising his iconic turn as Rocky Balboa — winner of the Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice, and National Board of Review awards, among others. He enters the Academy ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more

Oscars: Evaluating the Best Costume Design Nominees Thompson on Hollywood

1.”Mad Max: Fury Road”: Jenny Beavan found inspiration shooting George Miller’s new post-apocalyptic world in Namibia. The African ethos of recycling and re-purposing became important to the aesthetic, where dressing for necessity took precedence. It was about finding beauty in the ordinary objects that get thrown away. Two highlights were ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more

Stream BJ The Chicago Kid In My Mind STEREOGUM

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After working with half the cool young rappers on the planet, the grainy, wizened, frighteningly talented soul singer BJ The Chicago Kid has made the major-label leap, and he’s getting read to release his new album In My Mind. We’ve already posted songs like “Love Inside,” “Turnin Me ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

David Vassalotti – “Broken Rope” STEREOGUM

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David Vassalotti is best known as the guitarist in Merchandise, but he will release a debut solo album tomorrow by way of Wharf Cat Records. All of the singles we’ve heard off of Broken Rope have been humbly rendered, guitar-driven bits of wisdom, and its title track is no exception. ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Derek Zoolander Spoofs 'The More You Know' PSAs for NBCUniversal ADWEEK - TV

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Zoolander 2 might not be much of a movie—the upcoming Ben Stiller comedy has been “critically savaged”—but the movie’s marketing campaign has been epic. In its latest masterstroke, Paramount Pictures has teamed up with NBCUniversal for a multiplatform, cross-portfolio series of PSAs parodying NBC’s “The More ….Read More Via:: ADWEEK – TV