Jack White Shares Poem “Music Is Sacred” STEREOGUM

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Last night, Jack White published a poem called “Music Is Sacred” on his Third Man Records blog. Logically, it would appear to be in response to the reaction to his stilted and off-putting Tidal Q&A from earlier this week. It reads like a plea to maintain the “sanctity ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Cannes: Chilean Marcia Tambutti’ Wins Cannes’ First Oeil d’Or with ‘Allende’ Variety – Music

CANNES – Directed by Marcia Tambutti, a granddaughter of Salvador Allende, “Beyond My Grandfather Allende” has scoped Cannes’ first L’Oeil d’Or, awarded to its best documentary. Stig Bjorkman’s “Ingrid Bergman, in Her Own Words,” earned a mention. Snapped up by Edouard Waintrop for Directors’ Fortnight, Tambutti’s first feature, “Allende” ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

Cannes: Gilles Jacob – How To Make It in Film Variety – Music

Dapper, drole, vigorous, Cannes Cinefondation president Gilles Jacob, now 84, kicked off Friday’s Cinefondation awards ceremony greeting Festival President Pierre Lescure. Jacob joked his life was now far easier. “As the former president of the Cannes Festival and president of Cannes Cinefondation, my situation was very difficult: I used to ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Cannes Review: Justin Kurzel's 'Macbeth' Starring Michael Fassbender And Marion Cotillard THE PLAYLIST

Brooding, dense and consistently magnificent to an almost self-defeating degree, Justin Kurzel’s “Macbeth” is a bloody, muddy, mighty adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s mightiest plays. Kurzel whose only previous film, the excellent but confined “Snowtown” could have given us no real idea that he was capable of such tectonic gravitas, ….Read More Via:: THE PLAYLIST

Murderous 'Macbeth' Is Perfect Fit for Justin Kurzel (VIDEO) Thompson on Hollywood

Though you wouldn’t really expect the director of “Snowtown” to adapt “Twelfth Night” or “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Justin Kurzel is a perfect fit for “Macbeth.” Graduating from Critics’ Week to Cannes competition with Harvey Weinstein behind him, the Australian also segues comfortably from real-life serial killers to one of ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more