Mathilde Krim Dies: The amfAR Founding Chairman And AIDS Activist Was 91

AIDS research pioneer, activist, and amfAR Founding Chairman Mathilde Krim died Monday at her home in Kings Point, New York. She was 91.
As a trailblazing pioneer in AIDS research and activism, Dr. Krim’s philanthropy was present in Hollywood. AmFar hosted a yearly benefit at the Cannes International Film Festival, which was the most successful and coveted events during the fest. She was also married to Arthur B. Krim, a president and chairman of United Artists, founding…

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of Montreal – “Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia”

Kevin Barnes has announced a new of Montreal album called White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood, the follow-up to 2016’s Innocence Reaches and last year’s Rune Husk EP. According to Barnes, the new LP was heavily inspired by ’80s club remixes, and the squelchy synth-funk of lead single “Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia” thumps appropriately. Listen and … More »

Rebecca Eaton Explains How To Get BBC To Tackle Quintessentially American ‘Little Women’

Masterpiece’s Little Women marks a breakthrough for PBS, in that it’s produced by BBC which, Rebecca Eaton noted, “does not do American drama.”
“It’s hard to get America novels done with BBC because they are BBC – they have a mandate,” she said. Additionally, it can be expensive. “If you shoot in this country, it’s twice as expensive.”  Set in Concord, Massachusetts, Little Women was filmed n Ireland.
It helped that Colin Callender was “the guy who was going to drive the…

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Monica Bellucci and Gina Lollobrigida to Be Honored at L.A. Italian Culture Festival

Iconic Italian actresses Monica Bellucci and Gina Lollobrigida will be honored at a three-day cultural event sponsored by Filming on Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture Los Angeles Creativity awards. Bellucci has starred in 67 films including “The Matrix Reloaded” and “The Passion of the Christ.” She recently appeared alongside Gael García Bernal in […]

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Joins Will Smith In ‘Gemini Man’

Mary Elizabeth Winstead is set to star as the female lead opposite Will Smith in Gemini Man from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media.
The Ang Lee-directed project has been in development for the past 20 years. The story follows an over-the-hill assassin who faces off against himself, a clone who is younger and in his prime.
Originally set up at Disney in 1997 from a pitch by Darren Lemke, the movie stalled due to the fact the VFX at the time wasn’t available for the…

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Parliament – “I’m Gon Make U Sick O’Me” (Feat. Scarface)

Legendary funk outfit Parliament has released its first new single in 28 years, “I’m Gon Make U Sick O’Me” featuring Scarface. Frontman George Clinton plays a character named Dr. Feel Good, a medic offering a magical antidote: more funk for your ass. Moog bass, neck-snapping digital hand-claps, and a breakdown by the band’s trademark horn … More »

Trent Reznor Files For Restraining Order Against His Neighbor

Trent Reznor has filed for a restraining order against his neighbor. According to Reznor, the man has been behaving increasingly irrationally and threateningly towards him and his family for the past six months, yelling at a friend leaving Reznor’s house that Satan is going to get him and ranting on the sidewalk about how “rich … More »

AIS Honors 13 Leading Women in Tech and Names 10 Winners of Its 2018 Technology Awards

In a validation of the goals of #MeToo and #TimesUp, and with rhetoric demonstrating how far those movements still have to go, the 13 women who won the Advanced Imaging Society’s Distinguished Leadership Award made impassioned pleas for the inclusion of more women in science, technology, engineering and math. The women were honored in a […]

Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Co-Star With Will Smith in Skydance’s ‘Gemini Man’

Mary Elizabeth Winstead has landed the female lead opposite Will Smith in Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media’s “Gemini Man,” sources tell Variety. Variety first reported that Winstead was one of the finalists for the role, with Tatiana Maslany and Elizabeth Debicki also up for the part. Clive Owen is in talks to play the villain, […]