Specialty Box Office: 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck' Primes HBO Pump, Russell Crowe's 'Water Diviner' Stumbles Thompson on Hollywood

The weekend’s standout by far is music biodoc “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,” which is using theaters successfully to promote its near-term HBO debut. Whatever the strategic play involved, its strong numbers suggests that taking advantage of a mixture of top theaters and early home availability is one future course ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more

Jay Z Defends Tidal On Twitter: “We Are Here For The Long Haul” STEREOGUM

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Jay Z took to Twitter earlier today to defend his much-maligned and superfluous new streaming service. “Tidal is doing just fine,” her reassures, and then sets up the millionaire’s club as the underdogs and says that the service is a victim of “big companies that are spending millions ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus Shot At In Atlanta STEREOGUM

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TMZ reports that one of Lil Wayne’s two tour buses was shot at around 3:30AM on Sunday morning after leaving a performance in Atlanta. Wayne and Young Money associates Lil Twist and Hood were reportedly on the buses, but it’s unclear if they were on the one that was ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM