Tag Archives: Movies

2018 Golden Globe nominations: ‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Stranger Things’ & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jonny Greenwood, Mary J Blige, Aziz Ansari, Miguel and more scored nominations.

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Your Week in Culture: Thom Yorke, JCVD, ‘The Ballad of Lefty Brown’

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Dec. 10: Nicholas Nixon’s “Brown Sisters” portraits in Boston; Merce Cunningham alumni in Brooklyn.

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Bob Dylan concert doc ‘Trouble No More’ showing at Nitehawk w/ BV-presented Q&A

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The latest in Bob Dylan‘s “bootleg series” is Trouble No More, which pulls live recordings and demos from 1979 to 1981 — the “gospel era” during which Dylan became an Evangelical Christian…

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Tonya Harding is the subject of a new Sufjan Stevens song and new movie

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In an essay about the song, Sufjan Stevens says, “I’ve been trying to write a Tonya Harding song since I first saw her skate at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1991.”

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The Best Performances of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

A critic shares his favorite moments, from Tina Fey’s sheet-cake meltdown to the NFL’s end zone celebrations to Betty Gabriel in “Get Out.”

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Lady Bird’s favorite, Dave Matthews, headlining “A Concert for Island Relief”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Trey Anastasio Band, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and Aaron Neville join Dave on the lineup of “A Concert for Island Relief,” with proceeds going to hurricane relief efforts in the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and mainland US.

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new Prince documentary coming soon; Prince estate launches online pop-up store

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Appropriately titled Prince’s Last Year, the documentary will focus on the last 12 months of the secluded performer’s life, and will include unreleased footage from his final, intimate “Piano & Microphone” performance.

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Jamaican Dancehall Queen doc ‘Bruk Out!’ showing around the U.S. (watch the trailer)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The world of underground Jamaican dancehall, and specifically the culture of Dancehall Queens, is vibrantly explored in new documentary Bruk Out! which screens around the U.S. in December….

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Miguel playing Spotify pop-up show in NYC ahead of ‘War & Leisure’ release

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Miguel has three singles out from his upcoming album ‘War & Leisure,’ and today he released the video for “Remember Me (Duo),” his duet with Natalia Lafourcade off the upcoming Pixar movie ‘Coco.’

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‘David Bowie is’ at Brooklyn Museum tix on sale (and see a sneak preview)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In other Bowie news, the new documentary ‘The Last Five Years’ just got its US premiere at DOC NYC and it premieres on HBO in January, and there’s a new book of unseen photos coming in May.

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FX Networks severs ties with Louis CK; Pamela Adlon responds

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K. We are cancelling the overall deal between FX Productions and his production company, Pig Newton. He will no longer serve as executive producer or receive compensation on any of the four shows we were producing with him – Better Things, Baskets, One Mississippi and The Cops.”

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Louis CK’s I Love You Daddy release canceled, HBO severs ties after misconduct allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The blowback from the The New York Times’ article on the Louis CK sexual misconduct allegations has been swift. Thursday night’s premiere of his new film I Love You Daddy was canceled just hours before it was supposed to happen and now the film’s distributor, The Orchard, has entirely canceled the release of the film, which was supposed to be out November 16….

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NY Times article on Louis CK coming…. NY premiere of “I Love You Daddy” canceled

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The NYC premiere of Louis CK‘s new film, I Love You Daddy, which was to have happened tonight (11/9) has been canceled. The Hollywood Reporter reports that it was canceled in advance of a New York Times story on CK that is about to break, “in case it is damaging”

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DOC NYC film fest starts today: Bowie, Agnostic Front, The Beatles & lots more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The annual DOC NYC festival runs today (11/9) through Thursday, November 16 at IFC Center, Cineopolis Chelsea and the SVA Theatre, screening a wide array of documentaries. As always there a a bunch of music documentaries…

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Rap Disrupted Music First. Now It’s TV and Film.

Source: New York Times » Music

Questlove, Salamishah Tillet and Jon Caramanica discuss depictions of rap’s old-school days as well as new series and movies with hip-hop embedded into their frameworks.

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Sean Astin (Goonies / LOTR / Stranger Things) addresses Corey Feldman and Alyssa Milano situation

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“While were filming Goonies it was obvious that he was having a rough time. We were friends and I tried to be as supportive as possible. Beyond, emotional affinity, it was impossible to figure out some other way of helping. He was a strong, confident, cocky kid, who was wise beyond his years. I lived with a sense of dread for him.”

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posthumous Sharon Jones LP out this month; Nitehawk adds more ‘Living on Soul’ screenings

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We lost Sharon Jones last year but she has left us with one final album with The Dap Kings, titled Soul of a Woman, which will be out via Daptone on November 17…

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Beyonce, Donald Glover, John Oliver, Eric Andre & more to star in Lion King remake

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There’s a new live-action remake of Disney’s The Lion King coming in summer of 2019, and among the cast is Beyonce as the voice of Nala…

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