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Daily Archives: November 18, 2017

Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled, Hailee Steinfeld Honored at Inaugural Variety Hitmakers Event

At 1 p.m. on Saturday, music artists and execs mixed and mingled at the inaugural Variety Hitmakers event that celebrated the launch of Variety’s first music franchise, titled Hitmakers. The party, held at the Sunset Tower Hotel, was thrown in conjunction with the issue that lists 77 of the top music makers, while dissecting the 30 most-consumed songs of the year to date, analyzing ...

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New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Video Features Way More Finn

With Zack Snyder’s Justice League in theaters this weekend, there’s one more major blockbuster arriving before the New Year. Star Wars: The Last Jedi will continue the main narrative of the space opera, once again bringing Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker into the story in the process. The generations of fans are absolutely starving for more footage or hints at what ...

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Remembering AC/DC's Malcolm Young, Band's Unassuming Mastermind

“There’s very few rock & roll bands,” Malcolm Young explained to a Dutch TV interviewer around the time of AC/DC‘s 2000 album Stiff Upper Lip. “There’s rock bands, there’s sort of metal bands, there’s whatever, but there’s no rock & roll bands – there’s the Stones and us,” he chuckled. When asked by the interviewer to explain the difference between ...

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ANOHNI Performing Her “Last Show” Tonight

ANOHNI is performing what she referred to as her “last show” tonight in Aarhus, Denmark. In an Instagram post, the singer-songwriter and composer wrote, “I keep telling everyone it’s my last show, but no one seems to believe me,” and signed off on the caption with the hashtag, “#ITISFINISHED.” Find that post below. Pitchfork has reached out to reps for ...

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Production Designer Adam Stockhausen on Building Wes Anderson’s Worlds

Production designer Adam Stockhausen, known for creating much of the fantastical look of Wes Anderson films such as “Moonrise Kingdom” and “Grand Budapest Hotel,” for which he won the Oscar, says he derives much of his inspiration from intensive research. Working closely with Anderson, Stockhausen most recently designed the upcoming “Isle of Dogs” while also creating the look of adventures ...

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Let's just cancel the Oscars

Hollywood is in a tizzy about what to do about next year’s Oscars. If the ceremony goes on as planned, everything about it is going to remind us of the Pervnado that has left Tinseltown reeling. Any appearances by former child stars are going to make us think about the allegations of widespread pedophilia made by Corey Feldman. Quentin Tarantino, ...

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