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Song To Song - Trailer

The music scene of Austin, Texas becomes tainted by lust and illict desires as two aspiring songwriters named Faye (Rooney Mara) and BV (Ryan Gosling) become entwined in two overlapping love triangles with a major player in the music business...


Afghanistan Satire 'War Machine' Starring Brad Pitt Comes To Netflix

Netflix has launched the first teaser trailer for a new Original Film starring Brad Pitt; a military satire entitled 'War Machine', which follows the exploits of real life US Army General Stanley A. McChrystal during the war in Afghanistan, and...

By Holly Williams on 01 March 2017

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Simon Cowell "In Constant Fear" For Security, As Burglar Sentenced To 8 Years

A serial offender convicted of burgling Simon Cowell’s west London home has been handed down an eight year sentence, with the ‘X Factor’ supremo saying that the whole incident has left him and his family living in “constant fear”.33 year...

By Ed Biggs on 01 March 2017

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Future Islands - Ran Video

Future Islands have launched the video for their newest single 'Ran', which has been filmed by Albert Berney in Baltimore and Maryland. The song is from their forthcoming fifth studio album 'The Far Field' which is set to be released...

Posted 01 March 2017

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Jimmy Kimmel Announces Trump-Free Tuesday - And It's Unsurprisingly Refreshing

It's no wonder that Jimmy Kimmel is thinking about retirement from the talk show business, what with Donald Trump's various antics inciting an endless stream of must-be-addressed issues since his election. Thus, he decided to take a well-earned break with...

By Holly Williams on 01 March 2017

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JJ Abrams Touts Mark Hamill For An Oscar Next Year

Former Star Wars director JJ Abrams has claimed that Mark Hamill’s role in the upcoming The Last Jedi later this year will be of such a standard that he’ll be in line for an Oscar this time next year, saying...

By Ed Biggs on 01 March 2017

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Lisa Kudrow Reveals A 'Friends' Reunion Happened, But We All Weren't Invited

Lisa Kudrow has revealed that the long-awaited ‘Friends’ cast reunion has happened, but sadly it was in private.Speaking on the ‘Today’ show the actress, who played Phoebe Buffay in the classic sitcom, said that the whole cast got together recently...

By Stephanie Chase on 01 March 2017

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - A Little Something More From EP Review

Following the successful release of his 2015 eponymous debut with The Night Sweats (solo material came prior to this), Rateliff and his Denver-native cohorts have barely had time to draw breath in between a hectic schedule that's seen them take...

By Chantelle Pattemore on 01 March 2017

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Buzzcocks - Spiral Scratch and Time's Up! (Re-Releases) Album Review

Buzzcocks captured the imagination of a generation when the band released its debut, "Spiral Scratch", in 1976. "Time's Up!", a studio demo turned formal release, followed in 1978.The two of albums were recorded before "digital" was even a glimmer over...

By Iris North on 01 March 2017

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'Beauty And The Beast' The First Disney Movie To Represent The LGBT Community

In a move that will no doubt thrill LGBT people around the world, 'Beauty and the Beast' is to become the first film in Disney history to feature an 'exclusively gay moment'. With Emma Watson also bringing an emphasis on...

By Holly Williams on 01 March 2017

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Together Fest 2017 - Electric Ballroom, London 25.02.2017 Live Review

Together Fest is a yearly touring punk/hardcore festival curated by scene legend Walter Schreifels who plays in classic, influential bands like Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand and tonight's headliners Youth Of Today. This year's bill features some of the best hardcore bands...

By Max Cussons on 01 March 2017

Rag'n'Bone Man - Human Album Review

If there was a box that up-and-coming artists could mark, to opt out of the various 'Next Big Thing' awards that are doled out annually, I wonder how many artists would happily tick it. Having just one click to banish...

By Jon Kean on 01 March 2017

Rag'n'Bone Man

Peaness - Interview

Peaness (that's '-ness' not '-nis' - titter ye not) is a UK three-piece band, based in Chester. Jess (bass and vocals), Balla (guitar and vocals) and Rach (drums) are part way through a UK tour that takes in most self-respecting...

Posted 01 March 2017

Ed Sheeran's New Album Has A Song Better Than 'Thinking Out Loud'

Ed Sheeran has said he believes his new album ÷ (divide) contains a track that’s even better than his mega-hit ‘Thinking Out Loud’.Speaking about the record, Sheeran revealed that he's certain ‘Perfect’, an ode to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn, will replace...

By Stephanie Chase on 01 March 2017

Ed Sheeran

Emma Stone Is Joined By Nicholas Hoult On Queen Anne Drama 'The Favourite'

Starring alongside Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz in the forthcoming Queen Anne biopic 'The Favourite' is the newly announced Nicholas Hoult. The film explores the life of the 18th century monarch, from her numerous ill-fated pregnancies to her dealings with...

By Holly Williams on 01 March 2017

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Katy Perry And Orlando Bloom Giving Each Other Some "Loving Space"

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have announced the end of their relationship, after just over a year of dating.In a statement, the couple announced they were giving each other some “respectful, loving space”, despite being photographed inside Vanity Fair’s post-Oscar...

By Stephanie Chase on 01 March 2017

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Emma Watson Explains Why She No Longer Takes Selfies With Fans

Emma Watson has explained why she no longer always says yes when fans ask for selfies.The Beauty and the Beast star says that for her it’s the “difference between being able to have a life and not” and once someone...

By Stephanie Chase on 01 March 2017

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Dev Patel Is Dating 'Hotel Mumbai' Co-Star Tilda Cobham Hervey

Dev Patel might not have landed the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor following his appearance in 'Lion', but he has landed a gorgeous new girlfriend. He is currently dating actress Tilda Cobham Hervey who he met on the set...

By Holly Williams on 01 March 2017

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Warren Beatty Wants The Academy To "Publicly Clarify" What Led To Oscars Mix-Up

Warren Beatty has said he wants Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs “publicly clarify” what happened during the best picture presentation at Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony.In what will go down as the biggest gaffe in Oscars history, Beatty and his presenting...

By Stephanie Chase on 01 March 2017

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The Chainsmokers - The Chainsmokers Finish New Album

The Chainsmokers have completed their latest album.The 'Closer' hitmakers, which is comprised of Alex Pall and Drew Taggart - have revealed they have finished working on their debut album titled 'Memories: Do Not Open', which is set to be unveiled...

By Clive King on 01 March 2017

The Jesus And Mary Chain Follow First Album In 18 Years With North American Tour

The Jesus and Mary Chain are hitting the road once again this Spring with a series of North American tour dates to follow up the release of their extremely long-awaited seventh studio album 'Damage and Joy'. Tickets will be on...

By Holly Williams on 01 March 2017

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James Arthur - James Arthur 'needs To Make A 'club Bangers Album'

James Arthur ''needs'' to produce a ''club bangers album.''The 28-year-old musician believes he has made ''too many heartfelt emotional ballads'' and he needs to start making music similar to Usher's more popular tracks, which are commonly played in nightclubs. Speaking...

By Clive King on 01 March 2017

James Arthur

"Let's Party In The Desert!" Lady Gaga Will Replace Beyonce At Coachella

Lady Gaga has been confirmed as the headliner of this year’s Coachella Festival in April, after Beyonce was forced to pull out due to her pregnancy.Gaga made the news official on Twitter, early Tuesday morning, posting a pic of the...

By Stephanie Chase on 01 March 2017

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Everything We Know So Far About Casey Affleck's Next Project 'Light Of My Life'

Casey Affleck may have just won Best Actor at the 89th Academy Awards for his role in 'Manchester By The Sea', but what of his future projects? He has began shooting 'Light of My Life' this February in which he...

By Holly Williams on 01 March 2017

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Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In New 'Melrose' TV Series

Benedict Cumberbatch’s crusade to conquer America has stepped up with the announcement of a new Showtime series, a five-part limited series of the ‘Melrose’ novels in which the ‘Sherlock’ and Doctor Strange star will executive produce and topline.The project, to...

By Ed Biggs on 28 February 2017

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Kim Woodburn Reveals Sexual Abuse Inflicted By Her Father On 'Loose Women'

Kim Woodburn has opened up for the first time about being physically and sexually abused by her father during childhood, speaking in an emotionally charged interview on ‘Loose Women’ this week.The 74 year old presenter and recent ‘Celebrity Big Brother’...

By Ed Biggs on 28 February 2017

Kim Woodburn

The Wall - Trailer

Two American soldiers fighting in the Iraq war (2003 - 2011) are hiding out in the desert, guns poised. When they spot something suspicious on the horizon, the elder of the two decides to go down and investigate after assessing...

Posted 28 February 2017

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Adam Friedman - Glorious (Rock Dog OST) Video

In anticipation of the animated music comedy 'Rock Dog', producers unveil an adorable lyric video for 'Glorious' featuring protagonist Bodi (voiced by Luke Wilson) singing and playing guitar and listening to his radio in a variety of settings, sometimes alongside...

Posted 28 February 2017

Steve Zahn - War For The Planet Of The Apes Interview

Steve Zahn, star of the forthcoming 'War for the Planet of the Apes', opens up about being a fan of the franchise and reveals how the new installment brings a more dark and violent storyline, but that ultimately the main...

Posted 28 February 2017

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Jon Stewart Crashes 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' With Media-Trump Rant

An unexpected surprise came on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' this week in the form of Jon Stewart, who crashed the show in a bid to deliver a stern message to the mainstream media regarding their apparent 'break up'...

By Holly Williams on 28 February 2017

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Tilda Swinton Faces A New Beast In Netflix Adventure 'Okja'

Following her across continents, the coming-of-age comedy drama sees Mija's horizons expand in a way one never would want for one's children, coming up against the harsh realities of genetically modified food experimentation, globalization, eco-terrorism, and humanity's obsession with image,...

By Holly Williams on 28 February 2017

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ITV's 'The Nightly Show' Slammed By Viewers On First Night

The knives were out on social media for ITV’s brand new ‘The Nightly Show’ when it made its debut last night, with viewers branding the late night talk show “dire” and “awful”.Fronted by David Walliams and boasting a mixture of...

By Ed Biggs on 28 February 2017

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John Legend Wants To Protect His Daughter From Trump's America

Despite John Legend's stunning performance of 'La La Land' tunes 'Audition (The Fools Who Dream)' and 'City of Stars' at the 89th Academy Awards, the night was marred by the mix-up over Best Picture with 'Moonlight'. While his face might...

By Holly Williams on 28 February 2017

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Janet Jackson's Brothers Describe Her New Son As "Beautiful"

Two months ago pop superstar Janet Jackson had her first child, Eissa Al Mana, with her husband, billionaire businessman, Wassam Al Mana. And now Janet’s brothers Jackie and Tito have revealed the youngster is "beautiful".Janet Jackson gave birth to her...

By Charlotte Court on 28 February 2017

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Ed Sheeran On Banana Shaker Duty For Jimmy Fallon's Classroom Instruments Session

If only our elementary school music classes sounded this good! Ed Sheeran joined Jimmy Fallon and The Roots on 'The Tonight Show' for an unusual rendition of his newest single 'Shape Of You' using only instruments found in children's classrooms....

By Holly Williams on 28 February 2017

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Ryan Gosling's Reaction To Oscar Gaffe Has Earned Him A Place In The Running To Be The Next James Bond

As the 89th Academy Awards descended into the greatest chaos of any ceremony in living memory, there was one star that seems to have come out of the mess a little better than most. La La Land main man Ryan...

By Charlotte Court on 28 February 2017

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's Sister Shares Emotional Eulogy Online

The funeral of the late socialite and TV presenter Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has taken place at a private service in Hampshire, with the star’s sister sharing the touching eulogy she read online.Palmer-Tomkinson was laid to rest in front of a congregation...

By Ed Biggs on 28 February 2017

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James Corden Mocks 'La La Land' Best Picture Fiasco With 'Audition' Sketch

James Corden paid tribute to the catastrophic loss 'La La Land' suffered at the 89th Academy Awards last week, with his own rendition of the musical's song 'Audition (The Fools Who Dream)'. He dons a wig to echo the main...

By Holly Williams on 28 February 2017

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U2 Sued For Plagiarism By British Singer-Songwriter Over 'The Fly'

A British singer-songwriter has slapped rock giants U2 with a plagiarism lawsuit over their classic track ‘The Fly’, claiming the band used elements of his own song.In a court case filed in Manhattan federal court on Monday (February 27th), singer...

By Ed Biggs on 28 February 2017

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Name-Dropped Stars Respond To Remy Ma's Nicki Minaj Diss Track 'ShETHER'

Last weekend, Remy Ma dropped a brand new diss track brazenly and unambiguously slating Nicki Minaj in every possible way. Needless to say, a number of people mentioned in the song have responded to the various accusations, and it has...

By Holly Williams on 28 February 2017

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Tweeting PwC Accountant Blamed For Oscars Best Picture Mix-Up

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apologised to the casts and producers of La La Land and Moonlight following the high-profile blunder during the presentation of the Best Picture Oscar at the weekend, as accountancy firm PwC...

By Ed Biggs on 28 February 2017

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Viola Davis - The 89th Annual Academy Awards Pressroom at Academy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday...

The 89th Annual Academy Awards Pressroom

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Victoria Summer attending the Style Hollywood Oscar Viewing Dinner held at the Hollywood Museum - Los Angeles, California, United Kingdom...

Style Hollywood Oscar Viewing Dinner

Victoria Summer attending the Style Hollywood Oscar Viewing Dinner held at the Hollywood Museum - Los Angeles, California, United Kingdom...

David Tennnt outside ITV Studios - London, United Kingdom - Monday 27th February 2017

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David Tennnt outside ITV Studios - London, United Kingdom - Monday 27th February 2017

Judith Light at the 25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Academy Awards Viewing Party held at The City of West...

25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Academy Awards Viewing Party

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Lil Mama meets with Designer Gianluca Mech at The Ivy - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February...

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Floriana Lima and Casey Affleck at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the...

Vanity Fair Oscar Party

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The Last Bandoleros performs as the opening act for Sting at Jackie Gleason Theater at Fillmore - Miami Beach, Florida,...

The Last Bandoleros perform as the opening act for Sting

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Joe Sumner performs as the opening act for Sting at Jackie Gleason Theater at Fillmore - Miami Beach, Florida, United...

Joe Sumner performs as the opening act for Sting

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Sting performs live at Jackie Gleason Theater at Fillmore - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Sting performs live at Jackie Gleason Theater at Fillmore - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

Kenneth Lonergan in the press room at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at...

Oscars 2017 Press Room

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Charlie Simpson headline the O2 Academy in Glasgow, Scotland - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Wolfgang Puck at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland...

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Melanie Griffith and Tippi Hedren at the Style Hollywood Oscar Viewing Dinner held at Hollywood Museum - Los Angeles, California,...

Style Hollywood Oscar Viewing Dinner

Melanie Griffith and Tippi Hedren at the Style Hollywood Oscar Viewing Dinner held at Hollywood Museum - Los Angeles, California,...

Emma Stone in the press room at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at...

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Joel McHale spends time with friends at a Farmer's Market - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February...

Joel McHale spends time with friends at a Farmer's Market

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A Video message from director Asghar Farhadi as hundreds of people attended the screening of 'The Salesman' in Trafalgar Square,...

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James Bourne, Matt Willis and Charlie Simpson perform as Busted at Usher Hall - Edinburgh, Scotland - Monday 20th February...

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Kelly and Jack Osbourne at an Art Event - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Friday 24th February 2017

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