Vic Mensa – “Danger” STEREOGUM

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After Kanye finished playing The Life Of Pablo at Thursday’s Yeezy Season 3 launch event, he premiered a new Vic Mensa song, possibly as a consolation for cutting the younger Chicago rapper out of “Wolves.” Now that new Vic Mensa song, a buzzing, aggressive thing called “Danger,” has officially ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Berlin: Kristen Stewart’s ‘Shopper’ Tops MK2 Sales Deals Variety – Music

French mini-major MK2 has scored massive pre-sales across its slate, leading with Olivier Assayas’ “Personal Shopper,” starring Kristen Stewart; Stephane Brize’s “A Woman’s Life”; Serge Bozon’s “Mrs. Hyde,” with Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu; and Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s “Lost in Paris.” Spearheaded by newly appointed head of sales, ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Berlin: FLX Signs Exclusive Output Deal With Svensk (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

Sweden-based super-indie FLX, the company behind Nordic B.O. hit “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared,” has signed an exclusive output deal with AB Svensk Filmindustri, one of Scandinavia’s biggest distributors. The pact covers the distribution of FLX’s upcoming features in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Writers Guild, As Expected, Awards Two Oscar Frontunners Thompson on Hollywood

Advancing their causes at the Writers Guild of America Awards Saturday, the writers of winners “The Big Short” (Adapted Screenplay) and “Spotlight” (Original Screenplay) reminded attendees that their movies were about serious subjects. Screenwriter Josh Singer thanked Boston Globe reporter Ellen McNamara and survivor Phil Saviano, who were in the ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more

‘Spotlight’ Wins Writers Guild Award for Original Screenplay Variety – Music

“Spotlight” has won the Writers Guild of America’s award for original screenplay for Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy. The award for “Spotlight,” which details the Boston Globe’s investigation into pedophile priests, was announced Saturday at ceremonies in New York at the Edison Ballroom. “Spotlight,” which also nominated for an Oscar, ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Hozier – “Cherry Wine” Video (Feat. Saoirse Ronan) STEREOGUM

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier has shared a new video for his song “Cherry Wine” to raise awareness of domestic violence. The song is written from the perspective of someone in an abusive relationship, and the Dearbhla Walsh-directed video is a complex portrait of the cycle ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM