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Surprise, "Guardians Of The Galaxy" Is About To Take The Weekend Box Office, By A Lot

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd August 2014

Yes, hello, Guardians of the Galaxy is blowing up this weekend’s box office. In other news, the Earth is round (well, it’s an oblate spheroid, according to Wikipedia) and ice cream tastes good. But back...

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Reviews Round-up: Critics Fall For The James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up'

By Ed Biggs | 1st August 2014

The story of American funk, soul and dance legend James Brown is set to be portrayed on the big screen Brown’s music is some of the most influential in the pop era.Chadwick Boseman (r) plays...

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Chadwick Boseman Faced A Challenge With James Brown Portrayal, Will He Reap The Benefits Come Awards Season?

By Victoria Pavlova | 1st August 2014

The reviews are in – Chadwick Boseman makes a star turn as James Brown in Get On Up. Judging by the GIFs, he’s definitely got the moves and critics say he’s got the presence as...

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Chadwick Boseman Was Hesitant About Starring In The James Brown Biopic "Get On Up"

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th July 2014

Chadwick Boseman is quickly becoming Hollywood’s go-to man to portray cultural and historical icons. After playing baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42, the 32-year-old actor is now in the role of James Brown in Universal...

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Chadwick Boseman To Play The Godfather Of Funk & Soul, James Brown

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th August 2013

Universal and Imagine Entertainment finally have their leading man: Chadwick Boseman will play the legendary James Brown in their upcoming biopic. The ‘42’ star will begin filming under Tate Taylor, who is directing the movie.Boseman...

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Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' Brings Light To A Usually Backlit Piece Of Recording History

By Joe Wilde | 1st February 2013

Dave Grohl has entered middle age, and as such it is time for the Foo Fighters frontman to branch out away from music as is the norm for the rock elite. With Sound City, Grohl...

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Mick Jaggers' Love Letters Prove A Valuable Asset For His Secret Girl

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th December 2012

Rock and Roll Icon Mick Jagger wrote a bunch of love letters back in the 60's, and, with The Rolling Stones recent, and very well publicized tour, they've fetched a whopping £187,250.Written in Australia,...

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Bob Dylan And Paul Mccartney Songs Among Grammy Hall Of Fame List

By Hayley Avron | 22nd November 2012

Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney are amongst the artists to have songs inducted into the Grammy Museum’s Hall of Fame in 2013. Dylan has ‘the Times They Are A Changin’’ up for the honour and...

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The Grammy Hall Of Fame List For 2013 Marks Its 40th Year

By Lorna Greville  | 21st November 2012

Since 1973, the Grammys have been inducting particular recordings that have stood the test of time into their hall of fame. The list doesn't only include music and one of the most famous hall of...

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A Tribute To Dick Clark - Stevie Wonder Leads The Honours At The Amas

By Hayley Avron | 20th November 2012

At Sunday night's (November 18) American Music Awards, Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the late Dick Clark, the former presenter of American Bandstand.Clark passed away in April, aged 82 and Stevie said that he was...

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