Norditorial: Goodbye, Farewell, Amen Ain't It Cool

Nordling says goodbye to Ain’t It Cool News. Read the full article on AICN Nordling here. In March of 2007, Drew “Moriarty” McWeeny did a series of articles celebrating the Summer of 1982, and I remember him asking me to contribute a piece because he knew (and really, ….Read More Via:: AIN

Tidal Donates $1.5M To Black Lives Matter STEREOGUM

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Jay Z’s music streaming service Tidal is donating $1.5 million raised at their Tidal X charity concert in October to Black Lives Matter and other social justice organizations, The Wrap reports. The company made the announcement yesterday, 2/5, the day that Trayvon Martin would have turned 21 ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Box Office: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Pummels ‘The Choice,’ ‘Hail, Caesar!’ Variety – Music

Animated Jack Black romp “Kung Fu Panda 3” is ruling the box office for a second straight weekend, steamrolling new releases “Hail, Caesar!,” “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and “The Choice” on its way to a three-day haul of $22 million. Unspooling in 3,987 locations, DreamWorks Animation’s “Panda” should finish ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Film Review: ‘Life, Animated’ Variety – Music

The busy subgenre of documentaries featuring autistic subjects gets a strong new entry in “Life, Animated,” a captivating portrait of a young man for whom Disney animated movies have provided a powerful lifeline to progress, language and understanding. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

Goteborg: Zentropa Sweden Prep ‘Hashtag,’ ’12 Dares,’ ‘MILF,’ ‘My Saga,’ Adapt ‘Iceburn’ Variety – Music

GOTEBORG– When seven years ago Swedish producer Madeleine Ekman was offered the opportunity to lead the Swedish outpost of Denmark’s Zentropa Entertainment, her main task was to co-produce Peter Aalbæk Jensen-Lars von Trier-Zentropa projects, eventually adding some local talent. “But you can’t develop a production company without its own original ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more