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Rock The Kasbah - The Man And The Music Featurette


'Rock The Kasbah' screenwriter Mitch Glazer introduces himself as a reporter for Crawdaddy! magazine (which he ran in the late 1970s) as he prepares to interview Bill Murray in character on the movie's set in Kabul, Afghanistan. Murray hilariously embodies the spirit of the music industry's fictional top manager; an unstable character who finds himself going off the rails despite making some of music's most iconic decisions from Slash's top hat to Madonna's stage moniker.

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Jenny Lewis - New York premiere of 'Ricki And The Flash' at AMC Lincoln Square Theater - Arrivals - New York City, United States - Monday 3rd August 2015

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Jenny Lewis - Jenny Lewis departs from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 27th February 2015

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Jenny Lewis - MusiCares Person Of The Year Tribute To Bob Dylan at Los Angeles Convention Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 6th February 2015

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Jenny Lewis - Warner Music Group Grammy After-Party at Chateau Marmont, Grammy - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 8th February 2015

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Jenny Lewis - Celebrities attend Universal Music Group's Grammy After Party presented by American Airlines and Citi at The Theatre at Ace Hotel. at The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Grammy - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 8th February 2015

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Ariana, Zooey, J-Lo, Miley! When Actresses Become Songstresses


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There seems to be a special musical buzz in the entertainment business at the moment reserved for screen actresses who are wanting to spread their wings in their career - and maybe earn some more money too. Whether it's Nickelodeon star Ariana Grande blowing everyone away with her stunning vocal range as she gears up to release her second album this summer, or indie favourite Jenny Lewis becoming ever more successful with her solo singing career after a good three years fronting a band, it appears that some actresses just can't resist testing their pipes in the recording studio. Even Hollywood sensation Scarlett Johansson dipped her toes in musical waters back in 2008 with her well-praised debut 'Anywhere I Lay My Head'.

While we're half expecting Keira Knightley to release a record any day now after singing on her latest drama 'Begin Again', we look at the film world's biggest female musical successes.

Jenny Lewis promoJenny Lewis: Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis this week released Voyager, her critically acclaimed third studio album. Although best known for her time fronting indie favourites, Rilo Kiley, music wasn't actually Lewis's first career choice, instead the Vegas native was intially known as an actress. Her early showbiz experience mainly consisted of TV roles, with small parts in the likes of 'Baywatch', 'Brooklyn Bridge' and 'The New Twilight Zone' in the 80s and early 90s as well as film stints on 'Troop Beverly Hills' and 'The Wizard'. Her last major acting venture came with 1995's black and white drama 'Don's Plum' alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire before she formed Rilo Kiley with then-boyfriend Blake Sennett.

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Cool Thing Of The Week: Jenny Lewis' "Just One Of The Guys" Video, Featuring Anne Hathaway


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Jenny Lewis’ new music video might be the best thing on the internet this week. Not only is the song, Lewis’ new single Just One of the Guys all about gender roles and why they’re awful, but the video features kickass ladies Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart and Brie Larson, rocking out and – at some points – dressing up like dudes. It looks like it was fun to film. The former Rilo Kiley confirmed as much in a recent interview with GQ, where she promoted her upcoming album, Voyager.

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Lewis is stepping up her solo game.

"We screamed with laughter all day, huddled behind the monitor," Lewis tells GQ. "I haven't laughed that hard since What About Bob? came out on laser disk."

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Future Islands, Girl Band And Fka Twigs Join The Primavera Sound 2014 Line-Up

Posted on 27 March 2014

Future Islands, Girl Band And Fka Twigs Join The Primavera Sound 2014 Line-up

End Of The Road 2014 The Final Headliner Plus 33 Other Additions

Posted on 26 March 2014

End Of The Road 2014 The Final Headliner Plus 33 Other Additions

Forecastle Festival Announces 2014 Lineup With Outkast, Jack White And Beck Headlining

Posted on 05 March 2014

Forecastle Festival Announces 2014 Lineup With Outkast, Jack White And Beck Headlining

Primavera Sound 2014 Announce Full Line Up Including Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age And More

Posted on 29 January 2014

Primavera Sound 2014 Announce Full Line Up Including Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age And More

Governors Ball Music Festival 2014 Lineup Feat. Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes And More

Posted on 16 January 2014

Governors Ball Music Festival 2014 Lineup Feat. Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes And More

Jenny Lewis, Acid Tongue Album Review


Album review of Acid Tongue by Jenny Lewis.

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The Wizard Review


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I know a whole lot of people with vivid memories of The Wizard. It came out in 1989, during the heyday of the original eight-bit Nintendo videogame system, and, like a lot of Nintendo commercials, you can imagine that it was pretty convincing to the target audience. The movie is supposedly about Jimmy (Luke Edwards), a kid who has a specialized mental illness that makes him really good at videogames, and his older brother Corey (Fred Savage), who hauls Jimmy across the country to compete in a videogame championship. As is often the case in shlocky family films, this dangerous and senseless runaway jaunt somehow brings a broken family together.

But even the cheap melodrama can't match the movie's primary concern, which is advertising Nintendo and Nintendo accessories, especially the then-brand-new Super Mario Brothers 3. At the time, a ticket to The Wizard came with a miniature issue of Nintendo Power magazine; it should've come with a subscription. Come to think of it, the DVD should at least be packaged with some back issues, for proper ambience.

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