M-Bone, the rapper who most recently created a dance sensation with “Teach Me How to Dougie,” was killed in a drive-by shooting in Inglewood, California, last night. M-Bone – real name Montae Talbert – was 22 and part of the rap collective known as Cali Swag District. M-Bone was reportedly sitting by himself in his car around 10:30 p.m. Sunday when another vehicle pulled up alongside his and fired.
The Tree of Life, a stirring film by writer-director Terrence Malick, has done just what every Cannes film aspires to do – create a buzz that has the entire film world talking. The Tree Of Life – Malick’s fifth film in a career that spans four decades – will debut in the United States May 27, although it’s hard to judge what the reaction will be, as the press screening found emphatic boos from some and energetic applause from others. Due to the mixed reaction, The Tree of Life has everyone at Cannes and around the film world focused on the work, and stars have stepped out to voice their opinions.
No stranger to breaking digital records, Lady Gaga has become the first person to pass 10 MILLION followers on Twitter, where she’s held the #1 spot since August 2010.
The scenes themselves range from beaches in paradise to epic concerts featuring the Peas rising to a level above mortality with awesome lights, fantastic images, and a presence that is inherently and unavoidably cool.
This year, there are thousands of shorts, features, and documentaries all with different stories, values and teams. Yet very few ever get the real respect they deserve.
As long as the company is good, the drinks are plentiful, and the talent is here, I am enjoying it, but then again, doesn’t that sound superficial? Film festivals are more than just an event, they are a melting pot of ideas, some, of which are translated into art that we see on display, or at least, we used to.
Hublot CEO Mr. Jean Claude Biver and amFAR founder Dr. Mathilde Krim unveiled the Big Bang Black Magic amfAR watch, a limited edition 100-piece design celebrating amFAR’s 25th anniversary.
It has been confirmed that Tyler, the Creator was detained outside of Westchester High School in Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon.
“Well I was already crazy, so I have to be honest, I am so grateful to be able to perform tonight…I’m always thinking about how I can push the boundaries.
I wont tell you how much Jeff’s room cost, but let’s just say that not all filmmakers can afford a panoramic view of the festival from one of its most luxurious hotels.
Lindsay Lohan is all ‘vampired’ up in a new photo shoot by celebrity artist Tyler Shields.
This foray into cloud storage continues in the vein of services like Google Docs, except for the fact that “Music Beta by Google,” as it is called, allows you to store music files, rather than documents.
With a long list of movies from Asia to America, this year’s festival has that extra pop-corn feel thanks to hype surrounding some of the movies in and out of the competition.
“The Edge of Glory,” the latest track from Lady Gaga’s forthcoming album Born This Way, is available now on iTunes! This is the first of two advance singles that will be released exclusively on iTunes leading up to the release of Born This Way on May 23rd.
It begins as a man walks through the front door of a suburban mall armed to the teeth, causing five strangers to embark on a night that will change them forever
The music was good, the lights were mesmerizing and the crowd was receptive, but none of these factors were what made the performance exceptional to me – it was that the band was putting their entire hearts, bodies and minds into their playing.
This will be our 7th year at Cannes and judging by the line-up this year, I expect a lot of glamor and exclusive parties. Fingers crossed.
OneRepublic has debuted their new tour webisode set to their fourth single, “Good Life,” off of their second studio album Waking Up. The video is a montage of several performances by the band, combining clips from concerts and of the guys just generally having a good time.
The new film which captures Jack Cardiff’s career and life is directed by Craig McCall. The success of the movie is that it truly represents who Jack Cardiff was and his passion towards film through the decades. The use of new technology, and the legendary stories.
Elizabeth Banks has confirmed she has been cast in ‘The Hunger Games’. The 37-year-old actress – who has appeared in ‘The 40-year-old-Virgin’ and the ‘Spiderman’ films – revealed she will star as no-nonsense Effie Trinket in the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ book trilogy. She hinted she had signed for the part via her twitter account when she wrote one of Effie’s most infamous lines, before finally confirming the role to her followers
Jason Sudeikis is set to present the 2011 MTV Movie Awards. The actor-and-comedian – who is set to star in movie ‘Horrible Bosses’ alongside Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman and Jamie Foxx this year – could be set to inject some serious comedy into the ceremony if his regular performances on ‘Saturday Night Live’ after anything to go by.
Anna Faris could be set for a role in ‘The Dictator’ alongside Sacha Baron Cohen. The ‘Scary Movie’ actress is reportedly in competition with Kristen Wiig and Gillian Jacobs for the female lead role in the movie, which will see ‘Borat’ and ‘Bruno’ director Larry Charles reuniting with Sacha for the production of the motion picture. Anna would be ideal for the part if her ‘Scary Movie’ performances are anything to go by, and she’s recently revealed comedy is for her.
Jayne Lynch will star alongside Sofia Vergara in the ‘Three Stooges’ movie. The ‘Glee’ actress – who plays Sue Sylvester in the Fox musical-comedy series, which also features Lea Michele and Dianna Agron – will also act alongside titular trio Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Sasso and Sean Hayes. ‘Role Models’ actress Jayne will play the Mother Superior of an orphanage who has been trying to get the trio adopted, but without success – and that’s not a surprise if Jayne’s character is anything like the outspoken cheerleading coach she plays in ‘Glee’
Javier Bardem is reportedly set to star in ‘The Dark Tower’. The ‘No Country For Old Men’ actor – who is believed to have beaten competition from Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig for the role – will play the part of gunslinger Roland Deschain in the movie adaptation of Stephen King’s book series of the same name. A source told ‘The New York Post’: “Bardem has signed on to the first movie and the miniseries, but the intention is that he will star in all the movies and each of the TV series.
Warren G is set to release an album tribute to Nate Dogg. The ‘I Got Love’ rapper Nate – who performed with Snoop Dogg and Eminem and recorded ‘Regulate’ with Warren – tragically died in March after suffering two strokes in recent years, and Warren is set to honor his name in the best way a rapper can. Warren – who has already released song ‘This Is Dedicated To You’, with proceeds set to go to Nate’s family – has revealed plans to release his tribute album in the summer, full of songs the pair recorded together that were never released.