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A member of The Cure is an executive producer of the Morrissey biopic

An active member of The Cure is an executive producer of a film about Morrissey and The Smiths! The Morrissey biopic England is Mine is currently being marketed as being from “The Producer of Control”—Orian Williams. This is not a meaningless rubber stamp however, as according to close friends of late Joy Division singer Ian […]

By liorphillips

Baby Driver and the Terrifying Truths About Tinnitus

Steam pipes hissing. Fifty Alka Seltzer tablets fizzing in one glass. A rattlesnake. Overcooked bacon sizzling in a skillet. A constant, distorted, high-pitched tone. Sharp, endless ringing. Or, as Kevin Spacey’s Doc puts it in Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver, a “hum in the drum.” Baby, the protagonist and title character of one of the year’s ballsiest […]

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Watch the trailer for the Morrissey Biopic “England Is Mine”

The events that lead up to the formation of The Smiths Morrissey’s unauthorized biopic England is Mine—a film from the producers of Control has been graced with an official trailer ahead of it’s August 4th release The film is directed by Mark Gill and stars Jack Lowden as young thesinger. The film appears to chronicle Morrissey’s harsh attempts at […]

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Watch the out of print 1984 Cure concert film “Live In Japan”

The Cure currently have 3 concert films out of print. The well known wig snatching masterpiece that is “The Cure in Orange,”  the 1993 concert film “Show”—which was oddly released on CD-i, and the lesser known 90-minute “Live in Japan”. Live in Japan documents the October 17th, 1984, performance in Tokyo and received a release the […]

By Eddie Fu

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk trailer features Billie Joe Armstrong, Kirk Hammett, Tim Armstrong, and Iggy Pop — watch

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk is a new full-length documentary covering over 30 years of history of the California Bay Area’s punk scene, with a focus on the emergence of Berkeley’s 924 Gilman Street music collective. The Godfather of Punk himself, Iggy Pop, narrates the film. The documentary was directed and produced by Corbett […]

By Michael Roffman

Donnie Darko Returns: Director Richard Kelly Talks ’80s Nostalgia, Tears for Fears, and the Possibility of a Sequel

In 2001, filmmaker Richard Kelly introduced the world to Donnie Darko, a peculiar suburban teenager from Virginia, who had a penchant for strong literature, Smurf Theory, and girls named Gretchen. He also had apocalyptic visions that stemmed from a man-rabbit named Frank, who may or may not have been influenced by Watership Down. Now, over […]

By Michael Roffman

10 Songs by The Clash That Made Films Better

Forty years ago this month, the UK edition of The Clash’s debut album dropped like Spanish bombs on the punk rock world. To celebrate, all week long we’ll be lost in a supermarket of exclusive features that remind us why The Clash continue to rock our Casbah and remain the only band that matters. Today, Editor-in-Chief […]

By dsuzannemayer

The Clash Led an Alt Rock Fantasy with Grosse Pointe Blank

Forty years ago this month, the UK edition of The Clash’s debut album dropped like Spanish bombs on the punk rock world. To celebrate, all week long we’ll be lost in a supermarket of exclusive features that remind us why The Clash continue to rock our Casbah and remain the only band that matters. Today, Film […]

By dsuzannemayer

Film Review: Ghost in the Shell

When one sets out to make a film that asks challenging questions about what it means to be human, perhaps one should take some time to focus on such minor matters such as character, relationship, and yes, humanity. Just a thought. Ghost in the Shell is a visually arresting film, even occasionally an entertaining one, […]

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10 Great Soundtracks for 10 Awful Movies

How many of you grew up on film soundtracks? For some people, especially those who grew up in markets where radio was stale and toxic, they were often the most accessible gateway to discovering new music. Speaking personally, I can’t tell you how many afternoons I wasted in Blockbuster Music (RIP) after seeing films at the […]