Cary Fukunaga Explains His Exit From It Empire Magazine

‘We didn’t want to make the same movie…’ Having delivered the masterful first season of True Detective and completed his hotly anticipated Beasts Of No Nation, Cary Fukunaga’s next project was, for a time, set to be a two-film adaptation of Stephen King’s It. Pre-production was underway, details ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Film Review: ‘Memories of the Sword’ Variety – Music

An archetypal tale of love, betrayal and revenge among swordplayers of South Korea’s Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), “Memories of the Sword” is a visually arresting but vacuous, instantly forgettable period martial-arts romance. Helmer Park Heung-sik aspires to the vibrant color schemes and multiple twists of Zhang Yimou’s “Hero” and “House of ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Venice Film Review: ‘Retribution’ Variety – Music

“Retribution” is the kind of aggressive-sounding abstract noun that has served as the title for many a boilerplate thriller over the years, so it’s by no means a misleading moniker for Spanish helmer Dani de la Torre’s souped-up but soulless car-chase fiesta. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

NBC Sports Site Relaunch Highlights Video for Pay-TV Subs Variety – Music

NBC Sports next week will unleash its first major website redesign in five years — a rejiggering of the digital furniture largely designed to promote live-streaming video available only to authenticated subscribers of the Peacock’s pay-TV partners. The new, slated to go live Monday, Sept. 7, will provide a ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

‘Mr. Robot’ Finale Caps Mind-Bending Season, With Some Glitches (SPOILERS) Variety – Music

How strange that the summer’s most-buzzed-about show, creatively speaking, would come from a network generally known for solid but unspectacular original dramas, a novice showrunner and a low-profile star. Yet “Mr. Robot,” the USA network series that completed its 10-episode run Wednesday night, fits all those descriptions, instantly giving producer ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Bag Raiders – “Waterfalls” Video Premiere Kcrw Music

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After the great success from their last single, “Vapour Trails,” the Australia-bred, LA-based electronic duo of Chris Stracey & Jack Glass, better known as Bag Raiders, have put together a new video for their latest bubbly track, “Waterfall,” which we are proud to be premiering. Taking a break from ….Read More Via:: KCRW MUSIC