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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 named Cook (Michael Fassbender) - who encourages them to take their music careers further - and a charming waitress (Natalie Portman). As much as their lives are about making it in the industry and becoming world renowned successes, their lives get more complicated by disloyalty, temptation and infatuation with each other, pushing all of them ultimately further away. Can love last when betrayal lies at every corner?

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Graffiti-Filled Former Sex Pistols Home Given Grade 2 Listed Status


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A London building, which was once home to the Sex Pistols in the mid-1970s, has been awarded Grade 2* Listed Status by heritage body Historic England. Number 6 and 7 Denmark Street in Tin Pan Alley have both been given the second highest form of listing and will be persevered, despite the redevelopment currently happening in the area.

john LydonThe Sex Pistols’ former home is now a listed building.

The building, a former silversmith’s workshop attached to a townhouse, was graffitied by Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon after he moved in during the mid-1970s. Lydon’s graffiti includes a drawing of the band’s manager Malcolm McLaren, holding a wad of cash and captioned “Muggerage”.

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John Lydon, "Russell Brand Wants Cardboard Boxes, Down By The River"


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John Lydon, the former Sex Pistols frontman, and a personality never one to shy away from a political debate, says Russell Brand is trying to sell a lifestyle of "cardboard boxes, down by the river" as he steps up his bid for revolution. Lydon called Brand a "bum hole" for advising people not to vote at the next election, saying his ideology would ultimately "make you all homeless."

John LydonJohn Lydon has criticised Russell Brand for his calls for revolution

"It's the most idiotic thing I've ever heard," Lydon told the Guardian's Polly Toynbee, "The likes of Russell Brand coming along and saying something so damn ignorant is just spoonfeeding it to them." 

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John Lydon in Public Image Limited - The 2013 Glastonbury Festival - Day 3 - Performances - Pilton, United Kingdom - Sunday 30th June 2013

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John Lydon and Public Image Limited
John Lydon and Public Image Limited
John Lydon and Public Image Limited
John Lydon and Public Image Limited
John Lydon and Public Image Limited

John Lydon, Johnny Rotten and Fun Fun Fun Fest - John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten Sunday 4th November 2012 Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 on Auditorium Shores - Day 2

John Lydon, Johnny Rotten and Fun Fun Fun Fest
John Lydon, Johnny Rotten and Fun Fun Fun Fest
John Lydon, Johnny Rotten and Fun Fun Fun Fest
John Lydon, Johnny Rotten and Fun Fun Fun Fest
John Lydon, Johnny Rotten and Fun Fun Fun Fest
John Lydon, Johnny Rotten and Fun Fun Fun Fest

John Lydon and ITV Studios Tuesday 1st March 2011 at the ITV studios London, England

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John Lydon and Itv Studios
John Lydon and Itv Studios
John Lydon and Itv Studios

Dexter Fletcher and John Lydon - Dexter Fletcher and Guest London, England - outside The Hospital Club to celebrate the release of John Lydon's new book 'Mr Rotten's Scrapbook' Friday 25th February 2011

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John Lydon and NME Wednesday 23rd February 2011 Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 held at the O2 Academy Brixton - Arrivals London, England

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John Lydon and Nme

John Lydon Friday 23rd July 2010 Public Image Ltd (PiL) performing live at O2 Academy Leeds Leeds, England

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John Lydon and Public Image Ltd - Singer John Lydon of PiL, Public Image Ltd London, England - performs live on stage at the Shepherds Bush Empire Monday 19th July 2010

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John Lydon and Public Image Ltd
John Lydon and Public Image Ltd
John Lydon and Public Image Ltd
John Lydon and Public Image Ltd
John Lydon and Public Image Ltd

John Lydon and Public Image Ltd Monday 19th July 2010 John Lydon of PiL, Public Image Ltd performs at Shepherds Bush Empire London, England

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John Lydon and Public Image Ltd
John Lydon and Public Image Ltd
John Lydon and Public Image Ltd
John Lydon and Public Image Ltd

John Lydon Monday 21st December 2009 PIL - Public Image LTD performing live at the O2 Academy Brixton London, England

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John Lydon - Monday 16th June 2008 at Mojo Honours List London, England

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The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle Review


Excellent
Malcolm McLaren is a dirty sot. He wants it that way, his public life - as far as he sees it - was nothing more than a street performance, a theatre of the absurd for the jaded masses. As manager of the decisive (and many argue, last) punk band, the Sex Pistols, McLaren took the envelope and literally kicked it out the window. And here, in an outlandish collage by film student Julian Temple, he foists upon the audience the novel idea that the whole Sex Pistols "scene" was a ruse, a scam, a swindle, to make a ton of dough. McLaren asserts that he ran the show and that the Pistols were a bunch of talentless losers. Now that's punk, baby!

Ah, but McLaren is lying through his teeth when he tells us that. In The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle the line between documentary and fiction, truth and lie, becomes so blurred that it becomes unnecessary.

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The Independent Review


OK

Remember that great Z-grade 1969 protest picture "Brothers Divided," about the conjoined twins drafted to serve in Vietnam?

No? How about the blaxploitation classics "Venus De Mofo" and "The Foxy Chocolate Robot?" Or the tree-hugging girlie biker flick "The Eco-Angels"? Or the midget Gidget movie "Teenie Weenie Bikini Beach"?

Those don't ring a bell? Surely you've seen at least one of the 427 movies directed by schlock filmmaker Morty Fineman over the last 38 years, right?

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The Filth & The Fury Review


Weak

For about an hour, "The Filth and the Fury" -- the Sex Pistols new self-indulgent, slash-and-burn documentary -- is a fascinating patchwork of interviews, lost concert footage, 90-mile-per-hour biographical data and body slams directed at record companies and managers (OK, Macolm McLaren) that the band feels screwed them during their 18-month existence.

There's a found interview with a very baked and dimwitted, 19-year-old Sid Vicious. There's grinning anecdotes about Steve Jones' kleptomania -- which came in handy in the early days when the band needed equipment. There's John Lydon/Johnny Rotten -- ever the misanthropic showman -- interviewed in back-lit, witness protection style, narrating most of the movie with his don't-give-a-dam insights.

But "The Filth and the Fury" -- essentially Julien Temple's update of 1980's "The Great Rock and Roll Swindle," but from the band's point of view -- isn't much more than a vanity piece in which the Pistols take pride in their scabs. Soon after that irreverent, fun and anarchistic first hour is over, the film becomes repetitive, excessive and bitter, with Lydon winging on about his venom for McLaren, the band's manager, and Nancy Spungen, Vicious' drug-addled girlfriend. "I introduced her to Sid, and shame on me!"

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John Lydon

Date of birth

31st January, 1965

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.72


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John Lydon Movies

Song To Song Trailer

Song To Song Trailer

The music scene of Austin, Texas becomes tainted by lust and illict desires as two...

Super Duper Alice Cooper Trailer

Super Duper Alice Cooper Trailer

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The Filth and the Fury Movie Review

The Filth and the Fury Movie Review

Good documentaries aren't hard to find. Great documentaries are few and far between the...

The Independent Movie Review

The Independent Movie Review

Remember that great Z-grade 1969 protest picture "Brothers Divided," about the conjoined twins drafted to...

The Filth & The Fury Movie Review

The Filth & The Fury Movie Review

For about an hour, "The Filth and the Fury" -- the Sex Pistols new self-indulgent,...

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