Elbow frontman Guy Garvey released his solo debut Courting The Squall last fall. Today, in tandem with the announcement of a digital reissue of the album, he shares the addendum “Open The Door.” The song features the same ensemble of players assembled for the album and is more of the down-home bluesy rock he’s … More »
Viacom shares were up more than 3% in trading Friday amid rumors that controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone is poised to replace the company’s board of directors. Viacom shares have been climbing all week as an extraordinary public battle has unfolded between Redstone and Viacom chairman-CEO Philippe Dauman. Shares spiked on Friday morning after CNBC’s David… Read more »
On a night that saw the Golden State Warriors comes back in the NBA Western Conference Finals to beat the series-leading Oklahoma City Thunder 120-111 in Game 5 on TNT, and ESPN had the eminently watchable 88th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, the Big 4 took a breath after wrapping the 2015-2016 season and heading into the long Memorial Day weekend
With that, last night’s 2-hour Red Nose Day (0.6/2) special on NBC raised over $31.5 million for charities that help…
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Ahead of Father’s Day, Young & Rubicam Mexico launches a spot for the Special Olympics that follows an expectant dad in a frenzy of anticipation over an upcoming blessed event—the birth of his son.
“When I found out you were coming, it was the happiest day of my life,” the voiceover begins. “A boy. A boy that would love football as much as I did. I waited nine long months, and then you were born. And you gave me the most unexpected surprise.”
So, Kevin Gates’ major label debut, Islah, went gold despite some peculiar moves, whoulda thunk it? Anyway, the Baton Rouge rapper has never been one to sit idle, and almost exactly four months later he’s followed up with the Murder For Hire II mixtape. It’s a short offering of eight tracks that feels a … More »
Bleecker Street has set World War II drama “Anthropoid,” starring Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy, for an Aug. 12 release in the U.S. The distributor made the announcement on Friday, the 74th anniversary of the mission “Operation Anthropoid” on May 27, 1942. Bleecker Street acquired U.S. rights to the drama two weeks ago from LD Entertainment… Read more »
This week’s Notable Releases include The Hotelier, Hesitation Wounds, SAVAK, and more. What was your favorite release of the week?
Angela Paton, best known for her role in “Groundhog Day,” died on Thursday in Oakland, Calif. She was 86. The actress was in hospice care after a recent heart attack, the Associated Press reports. Paton played Mrs. Lancaster, the small-town bed-and-breakfast owner where Bill Murray’s Phil Connors awakens in a panic every morning in the 1993 classic comedy…. Read more »
Thus far this year, the young Brooklyn rap sensation Joey Bada$$ has released new tracks like “Ready” and “Brooklyn’s Own.” Today, he’s shared another one called “Devastated,” and it shows a real progression for him. Whereas Bada$$’s earliest tracks were pure mid-’90s throwback, this one has a hooky and melodic delivery that places … More »