‘Birth Of A Nation’: AFI Axes Planned Screening & Nate Parker Q&A

The American Film Institute has tabled Friday’s planned screening of The Birth of a Nation, which was to be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker and star Nate Parker. The move comes as distributor Fox Searchlight deals with potential fallout from an old rape charge against Parker, of which he was acquitted in 2001.
AFI dean Jan Schuette announced the cancellation in a a note to the film school’s fellows tonight. “I have been the recipient of many different passionate points…

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Entire Download of Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’ Sitting on Dropbox for 5 Days…

Frank Ocean’s latest albums, supposedly Apple Music exclusives, are somehow available for free on Google Drive, SoundCloud, and now, Dropbox. Frank Ocean’s just-released album Endless is available in its entirely — for free — on Dropbox, part of a massive leak that keeps getting worse.  Even more surprising is that the album has been sitting on the file […]

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Chinese TV Blurs Out Korean Talent

“Gangnam Style” singer Psy and K-pop group iKON were blurred or cut from reality show “Ganshi Yingxiong,” broadcast by Chinese regional TV channel Jiangsu Television on Sunday. The move is growing evidence of punitive action by the Chinese government against the Korean entertainment industry. The action was reported by state-controlled Chinese tabloid newspaper The Global… Read more »

Massage – “Crying Out Loud” & “Under”

MassageMassage are a Los Angeles quintet who specialize in a timeless, exceedingly appealing form of jangly indie-pop. They self-released their debut EP Lydia earlier this year, and now they’ve followed it up with a new single. A-side “Crying Out Loud” is a pleasantly wistful sigh buoyed up by keyboardist Gabi Ferrer’s conversational vocals, while … More »

Trump’s in Austin, so… here’s the Russian trailer for GUARDIANS – the Soviet Superhero film of 20

5,4,3,2… TALKBACK EXPLOSION… giggle

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Hey folks, Harry here…   Austin is all twitterpated about the arrival of the right-wing caravan that flew into Austin today boasting a hot mess of… well, at the very least a differing opinion from my own.   However, if Trump wins, would it mean we’d get an actual domestic release of this Russian Superhero film?   Check out this latest trailer:

Personally – that looks like some gosh gee whizness of a good time. The big Bear dude… I’m all about him. He’s like an insane muscle builder wearing the head of Billy Bob Brockali of The Rock-aFire Explosion fame. Actually, it’s quite a bit better – but that’s obviously the Cosplay of that character I want to see! Giggle.
Keep it cool,

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James Corden Teases Britney Spears’ Carpool Karaoke

James Corden’s CBS late-night show teased Britney Spears’ Carpool Karaoke this evening. A couple weeks ago, CBS announced at TCA that Spears would be the next celeb to ride along with Corden for some Carpool Karaoke. The pop star is set for The Late Late Show segment on Thursday, a day before her ninth studio album Glory is released via RCA Records.
Grammy winner Spears has sold nearly 100 million records worldwide. She has had six No. 1-debuting albums on the Billboard…

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