Southpaw - Trailer

Southpaw - Trailer

The life of a boxer has never been easy, but for heavyweight champion, Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal), he is able to make by. With the love of his wife Maureen (Rachel McAdams) and daughter Leila (Oona Laurence), Billy can take...

Balthazar - Bunker Video

Balthazar - Bunker Video

Belgian pop band Balthazar have unveiled a Tom Willems directed video for 'Bunker'; a new single to be released from their forthcoming album 'Thin Walls', out March 30th 2015. It follows previously released single 'Then What'.

Modest Mouse - Lampshades On Fire Video

Modest Mouse - Lampshades On Fire Video

Modest Mouse have released the official music video for their song, 'Lampshades on Fire'. The song serves as the second track to appear on their 13th March 2015 15-track-album, Strangers to Ourselves.

Spectre - Teaser Trailer

Spectre - Teaser Trailer

Picking up after the climactic battle at his childhood home of Skyfall Lodge and the villainous attacks on MI6 headquarters, James Bond (Daniel Craig) is ready to face his greatest adversary. With MI6 discovering that he has a secret from...

Cinderella Movie Review

Cinderella Movie Review

The thing that makes this Disney live-action remake so wonderful is the same thing that might put off some audience members: it's a pure fairy tale. This time, the studio has resisted the snarky, post-modern spin that threatened to turn...

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David Lee Roth Doesn't Let An Injury To The Nose Stop Him During Van Halen's Historic Jimmy Kimmel Concert [Pictures]

David Lee Roth suffered a nasty cut to the nose on Monday evening, as Van Halen staged a gig live on Hollywood Boulevard in a performance taped for Jimmy Kimmel's talk show. The singer sustained the injury when he hit...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

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Rebel Wilson's Fashion Responsibility: "There Aren't Any Women In Hollywood My Size And Age"

Actress Rebel Wilson has said she feels a fashion responsibility to her fans because of the lack of women in Hollywood her size and age. The 29 year old was speaking in this month's issue of Elle magazine about her new...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

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The Smashing Pumpkins And Marilyn Manson Team Up For 'The End Of Times' Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson are set to unite on a co-headline tour of North America this Summer. Dubbed 'The End Of Times Tour', the series will span all major cities including Las Vegas, Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Chicago...

by Holly Williams | 31 March 2015

Tags: Smashing Pumpkins - Marilyn Manson

Modest Mouse - Coyotes (CBS This Morning: Saturday Sessions)

Having just released their sixth album 'Strangers To Ourselves' through Epic Records, Washington rock band Modest Mouse shoot a performance of their single 'Coyotes', live on CBS' 'This Morning: Saturday Sessions'.

26 March 2015

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Trevor Noah's Twitter History Means He's Causing Controversy Even Before Taking Over 'The Daily Show'

Trevor Noah became an instant name to know on Monday after he was announced as the replacement for departing ‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart. But it seems the comedian is already getting a crash course on the levels of scrutiny...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

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Stan Lee Is Writing 'Lucky Man' Superhero Series For Sky With James Nesbitt Set To Star

Stan Lee is set to bring his creative talents to the British small screen for the first time, as the legendary comic book writer is penning a new drama for UK television. ‘Lucky Man’, which will star James Nesbitt, has...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

Tags: Stan Lee - James Nesbitt - Eve Best - Sienna Guillory

Modest Mouse - Strangers To Ourselves Album Review

Reviews of Modest Mouse's sixth studio album 'Strangers To Ourselves' have seemed keen to label frontman Isaac Brock as an eccentric. You'd imagine, then, that the eight-year gap between albums has seen him fall down a Tom Waits-sized rabbit hole,...

by Jim Pusey | 31 March 2015

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Video - Snoop Dogg Arrives Topless For 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

A topless Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion) was seen getting out of a black truck outside the ABC studios in Los Angeles as photographers look on. He was arriving for an appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', where he was a...

31 March 2015

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The Shires - Rather Be (Clean Bandit Cover) Live Video

The Shires have released their acoustic cover video for the single 'Rather Be', originally performed by Clean Bandit. The original single featured vocals from Jess Glynne, and was released on 17th January 2014.

31 March 2015

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Southport Weekender 52 - Butlins, Minehead - 8th-10th May 2015 Preview

Southport Weekender 52 follows one the best ever event in its prolific 28 year history. Everything about last year's SPW 50, the amazing artists like Chaka Khan with Incognito, the fantastic DJs like Carl Cox and Derrick Carter and the...

by Tareck Ghoneim | 31 March 2015

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M+A - Habes (feat. Dena) Audio

M+A (Michele Ducci and Alessandro Degli Angioli have released the official audio track for their song, 'Habes', featuring DENA. The song follows the releases of 'Bouncy' in March and 'Do the Shout' in February of 2015.

31 March 2015

Machine Gun Kelly - A Little More [Lyric] Video

Machine Gun Kelly has released the official lyric video for his single, 'A Little More', featuring Victoria Monet. The single was originally officially released online for purchase and download on 31st March 2015.

31 March 2015

NBC Announces 'The Wiz' Will Be Network's Next Live Musical Special!

After taking us to Salzburg in 2013, then flying us off to Neverland last year, NBC will next be taking us on a trip down the yellow brick road for a live television production of musical ‘The Wiz’. Working with...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

Tags: The Wiz - NBC - Cirque Du Soleil - Diana Ross - Michael Jackson

Magnolia Memoir - No One Like You Video

Magnolia Memoir have released the official music video for their song, 'No One Like You'. The song serves as the third track to appear on their album 'Pale Fire', which was released on 16th September 2014.

31 March 2015

The Rolling Stones Hit North America For The First Time In Nine Years With 2015 Zip Code Tour

The Rolling Stones are set to hit the road yet again, this time re-visiting the States for the first time in nine years on their 15-date Zip Code tour. The veteran rockers will be performing everywhere from San Diego to...

by Holly Williams | 31 March 2015

Tags: Rolling Stones - Mick Jagger - Keith Richards - Charlie Watts - Ronnie Wood

Video - 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' Shoot Police Car Chase In London

A police chase scene for Tom Cruise's last movie 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' is filmed outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London. As well as a string of speeding police cars, a series of other police vehicles are seen meandering...

31 March 2015

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The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses (Acoustic / Lyric Video)

'Wild Horses' is a song which featured on The Rolling Stones' legendary multi-Platinum 1971 album 'Sticky Fingers'. The song was re-released with an acoustic version along with a new edition of the album set for release in 2015.

31 March 2015

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BBC's Ben Stephenson Joins J.J Abrams' Bad Robot Productions

Ben Stephenson, the BBC chief of drama responsible for the corporation's major hits Sherlock, Call the Midwife, Poldark and Wolf Hall, is joining J.J Abrams' company Bad Robot Productions.Ben Stephenson was responsible for a string of hits including Luther, with...

by Michael West | 31 March 2015

James Bond Film Crew Went On "Drunken Rampage on Flight to Mexico

Members of the crew working on the new James Bond movie Spectre triggered an international air alert after going on a drunken rampage during a flight to Mexico, according to the Mail on Sunday.Daniel Craig stars in Sam Mendes' second...

by Michael West | 31 March 2015

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Turtle - Colours EP Review

Possibly the greatest thrill of writing about music is the joy of discovery: if you hear something underwhelming for the first time, your thoughts are already turning towards how to filter mood, but when the opposite applies, the feeling never...

by Andy Peterson | 31 March 2015

BeatauCue - Terrah EP Review

Well, just as we'd concluded here at Contact Towers that the role of winsome boys making perfect synth-pop had been taken by Years & Years - whose recent 'Y&Y' EP is as close to perfection as it gets - then...

by Andy Peterson | 31 March 2015

BC Camplight - How To Die In The North Album Review

BC Camplight is the sardonic, slightly bruised alter ego of Brian Christinzio, a former New Jerseyian now relocated in Manchester, via stints playing with Stateside indie cause celebres Sharon Van Etten and The War On Drugs. Whilst the latter's hazy...

by Andy Peterson | 31 March 2015

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Zayn Malik Releases Solo Track as Naughty Boy Feuds with Louis Tomlinson

Just five days after announcing his departure from boy-band One Direction, Zayn Malik has released his first solo track - a collaboration with the British producer Naughty Boy. The song - I Won't Mind - features Malik singing over an...

by Michael West | 31 March 2015

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Port Isla and Kate Miller at The Lexington Live Review

Children have Christmas, chocolate addicts have Easter and new music fans have Spring. It's the time of the year we get to fill up the proverbial Christmas stocking and dine on an assortment of new EPs, albums and gigs from...

by Harry Moore | 31 March 2015

George Ezra - Blame It on Me (Live on SNL) Video

During a performance live on Saturday Night Live, George Ezra recorded a live version of his song, 'Blame It on Me', which he released on 11th August 2014, as well as appearing on his debut studio album, 'Wanted on Voyage'.

31 March 2015

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AC/DC - Rock The Blues Away (Behind the Scenes)

Rock and roll legends, AC/DC, have released a behind-the-scenes video discussing the creation of the music video for their song, 'Rock the Blues Away', in which they discuss how they tried to make the video look different to their other...

31 March 2015

Top Gear Producer Andy Wilman Denies Quitting after Leaked Email

Top Gear producer Andy Wilman has denied reports he is quitting the BBC2 show after a leaked email he sent to colleagues appeared to suggest he was resigning. After Jeremy Clarkson's sacking, Wilman congratulated staff on making "one of the...

by Michael West | 31 March 2015

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Nathan Carter - Wagon Wheel

Nathan Carter has released an official audio track for his 15th June 2012 cover of the song, 'Wagon Wheel'. The song was originally written by Bob Dylan, and released by Old Crow Medicine Show on 24th February 2004.

31 March 2015

Diamond D - Ace Of Diamonds Video

Diamond D has released the official music video for his song, 'Ace of Diamonds' featuring Masta Ace. The song serves as the 17th of 19 tracks to appear on the album 'The Diam Piece', released on 30th September 2014.

31 March 2015

Torche - "Annihilation Affair" Official Music Video

Torche have released the official music video for their song 'Annihilation Affair'. The song serves as the first track to appear on their ten track album, 'Restarter', released online for purchase and download on 24th February 2015.

31 March 2015

Hilary Duff Wanted Her Bikini Instagram Post To "Inspire Other Women" To Love Their Bodies

Hilary Duff wanted to use her recent revealing post on Instagram to inspire other women to feel confident and proud of their bodies. The 27-year-old actress admitted posting a bikini picture was something she had never done before but felt...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 31 March 2015

Tags: Hilary Duff - Ellen Degeneres

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen Not Involved In Freddie Mercury Biopic, Contrary To Rumours

We know what you're thinking: Sacha Baron Cohen, the master of disguises and impressions, would have been the perfect actor to play Freddie Mercury. But, alas, it wasn't meant to be. Brian May, the guitarist of Queen, has confirmed Cohen...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 31 March 2015

Tags: Sacha Baron Cohen - Queen - Freddie Mercury - Ben Whishaw

Dame Helen Mirren Wants To Star In A 'Fast & Furious' Film - And Yes, You Did Read That Correctly!

Helen Mirren is not a woman to turn down difficult roles. She has, after all, played three different Queens of the United Kingdom and, in a voice part, the Queen of Egypt. Yet there is nothing 69-year-old Mirren would like...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 31 March 2015

Tags: Helen Mirren - Ryan Reynolds - Daniel Bruhl - Katie Holmes - Tatiana Maslany - Jonathan Pryce

'Mad Men''s Jon Hamm Could Have Starred In 'Gone Girl' Instead Of Ben Affleck, Sources Claim

Jon Hamm could have starred in Gone Girl had Mad Men creator Matt Weiner allowed him out of his contractual obligation to the AMC show, sources claim. The role went instead to Ben Affleck and Hamm is reportedly still bitter...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 31 March 2015

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Michelle Obama Gives Impassioned & Encouraging Speech At Black Girls Rock! Awards

Michelle Obama continued spreading her message of education whilst attending the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony on Saturday (28th March). The First Lady gave an impassioned speech at the event and encouraged the audience, which included many young black girls...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 31 March 2015

Tags: Michelle Obama - Jada Pinkett-Smith - Erykah Badu - Cicely Tyson - Angelina Jolie - Ava DuVernay

Maisie Williams, 'Game Of Thrones'' Arya Stark, To Guest Star In 'Doctor Who'.

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams will guest star in Doctor Who when it returns to our screens this autumn. The BBC announced the news on their blog on Monday (30th March).Maisie Williams will guest star in Doctor Who.Read More:...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 31 March 2015

Tags: Maisie Williams - Peter Capaldi - Joe Dempsie - Doctor Who - Hugh Bonneville - Anne Robinson

Angelina Jolie Urges Kids To Celebrate Being Different In Speech At Kids' Choice Awards

Angelina Jolie encouraged children to celebrate being different whilst delivering her speech at the 2015 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards. Jolie was on stage to receive the award for Favourite Movie Villain for her role as Maleficent in the film of...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 31 March 2015

Tags: Angelina Jolie - Ben Stiller - Emma Stone

Leonard Nimoy's Son Will Direct & Produce 'Star Trek' Spock Documentary

Leonard Nimoy's son will direct and produce a documentary on Spock, the Star Trek character his father played in the original series of the cult sci-fi drama. Adam Nimoy, a television director, announced the news on Friday (27th March).The documentary,...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 30 March 2015

Tags: Leonard Nimoy - Star Trek - William Shatner - Zachary Quinto

Tracey Emin's 'My Bed' Returns to Tate Britain after 15 Years

Tracey Emin's most famous work - My Bed - has gone on display at Tate Britain for the first time in 15 years. The 1998 work about the heartache of a relationship breakdown was bought last year by the German...

by Michael West | 30 March 2015

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Jay-Z Gets Support of Big Guns to Launch 'Tidal' Streaming Service

Jay-Z's rival to Spotify, the streaming service Tidal, got a major publicity boost over the weekend when Kanye West, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Madonna and Coldplay all changed their Twitter profile photos blue to raise awareness about the service. Arcade...

by Michael West | 30 March 2015

Tags: Jay Z

Harrison Ford Allegedly Released From Hospital, Three Weeks After Plane Crash

Harrison Ford has been released from hospital. The 72-year-old actor has been in hospital since the beginning of March after the plane he was piloting crashed on a golf course in Santa Monica. A source claims to have seen Ford...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 30 March 2015

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Jamie Oliver Claims Gordon Ramsey Is Jealous Of Him

Even television chefs can’t avoid the controversy of the celebrity feud and Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver have been the latest famous faces to fall foul of a little row - this time with Jamie accusing Gordon of career jealousy.Jamie...

by Charlotte Court | 30 March 2015

Tags: Jamie Oliver - Gordon Ramsay

Hugh Jackman Confirms New 'Wolverine' Movie Will Be His Last

Hugh Jackman has confirmed that the next Wolverine movie will be his last playing the Marvel anti-hero. The studio recently announced that the film will hit cinemas in March 2017 - at which time the Australian actor would be 48.Hugh...

by Michael West | 30 March 2015

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Super Luxury - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds - March 21st 2015 Live Review

Super Luxury have been one of the best kept secrets in Leeds' music scene for a few years now, maybe even the UK underground as a whole. This has been thanks to their lively, catchy, fun and spontaneous noise rock...

by Max Cussons | 30 March 2015

Trevor Noah To Host 'The Daily Show' - But Who's Trevor Noah?

Trevor Noah, the 31-year-old presenter who only made his debut as a contributor to the Daily Show in December, has been announced as Jon Stewart's replacement on the show. A South African native, Noah has hosted numerous TV shows in...

by Michael West | 30 March 2015

Video - Pregnant Zooey Deschanel Looks Casual On Arriving At 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Heavily pregnant 'New Girl' star Zooey Deschanel waves at photographers as an assistant rushes her into the ABC studios in Los Angeles, ahead of her appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'. She is dressed comfortably, in black leggings, flat shoed and...

30 March 2015

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Blur's Graham Coxon Recalls 'Powerful' Performance Of 'The Magic Whip'

A limited crowd of very lucky Blur fans landed the ultimate prize of hearing the fans comeback album 'The Magic Whip' live for the first time in a London club; and it was an event that had a profound effect...

by Holly Williams | 30 March 2015

Tags: Blur - Graham Coxon

Jay Z Launches "Artist-Friendly" Streaming Service Tidal with Much Support from Fellow Musicians

After multiple artists have expressed gripes with streaming services like Spotify, it seems like Jay Z’s Tidal is offering an alternative. Big name performers like Madonna, Kanye West, Jack White, Rihanna and Cold Play are uniting behind the music mogul’s...

by Victoria Pavlova | 30 March 2015

Tags: Jay Z - Taylor Swift

Plain White T's - American Nights Album Review

When Plain White T's landed a massive trans-Atlantic hit with 'Hey There Delilah', you'd have been forgiven for thinking they would become a huge success story.  Unfortunately for them, this has not been the case, and whilst they're certainly no...

by Alex Lai | 30 March 2015

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Dope - Trailer

Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is not a cool kid. Growing up as a geek in 1990s Inglewood, CA, is a sure-fire way to ensure that you are far from cool. He spends his time working hard on his school work and...

30 March 2015

Tags: Forest Whitaker - Zoe Kravitz - Blake Anderson - Tony Revolori - Rick Fox - Kimberly Elise

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