Film Review: ‘Poker Night’ Variety – Music

The cops’ bullish bravado, multiple narrators, incessant reversals of fortune, and endless flashbacks within flashbacks create a sense of overload that’s meant to be giddily outré, but grows empty and fatiguing instead. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

David Fincher Working On 1980s Music Video Industry Comedy For HBO STEREOGUM

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Following the announcement that Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger’s 1970s music industry drama was given the go-ahead at HBO, news has trickled out that David Fincher is also working on a music biz series. The Gone Girl director is currently prepping a half-hour comedy pilot called Living On Video, ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Academy’s Music Branch Still Wrestles With Rules Change Variety – Music

Last year’s much-talked-about disqualification of a song nominee prompted rule changes for the 2014 Oscars, but they remain controversial for some of the Academy’s 240-member music branch. “Alone Yet Not Alone,” from a little-seen, faith-based film, was yanked from the 2013 competition when word leaked that its composer, former branch ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more