Beck Makes the Jump to Hyperspace

With a November 22 release date, Beck’s 14th album Hyperspace is also being touted as his most collaborative. Pharrell Williams’ participation, co-writing and co-producing seven of the album’s 11 tracks, might warrant that claim on its own, but beyond that Chris Martin (Coldplay) sings back-up on one song, Sky Ferreira does likewise on another and… Continue reading Beck Makes the Jump to Hyperspace

Baby Driver

Edgar Wright’s hypnotic, brain-throbbingly dreadful, pretentious rehash of Walter Hill’s The Driver for simpletons is soullessly presented as youngster fetishism in two tedious hours of fume-gulping set to “oldies.” Michael Mann merged motion to music thirty seven years ago on Miami Vice but that was to showcase “new” artists. Here, “Baby” (not his real name but he… Continue reading Baby Driver

June GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Megan Leavey, the true story starring Kate Mara as a Marine corporal and the combat dog she trains and bonds with during the Iraq War, was mostly shot in Charleston, South Carolina although some scenes were done in Georgia. It opens in selected theaters on June 9th.,, The Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me… Continue reading June GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Elvis & Nixon

Without evidence, the legendary 1970 meeting between the King of rock ‘n’ roll and the President of the United States is based solely on a photograph that was not revealed until ’72 showing a smiling Nixon, hands clasped around the hand of a caped Elvis in the Oval Office. Director Liza Johnson’s film of historical speculation… Continue reading Elvis & Nixon