Coming Distractions: New trailer for 20th Century Women perfectly evokes the late ’70s

The first trailer has been released for 20th Century Women, an Annapurna film from writer-director Mike Mills (Beginners) set in Santa Barbara in 1979. Jimmy Carter’s famous “crisis of confidence” speech plays over a smattering of bright footage from the film, which stars Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, and Billy Crudup. 20th Century Women follows Dorothea, a single mother […]

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Newswire: The Dillinger Escape Plan releases new track, “Symptom Of Terminal Illness”

If you’re a fan of The Dillinger Escape Plan, any newly released track off their forthcoming album Dissociation has got to be bittersweet. Ben Weinman (the last founding member still involved with TDEP) maintains that, after two decades and five previous studio albums, this will be the band’s last album. So, each new song represents one fewer in an ever-dwindling […]

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Newswire: Woody Harrelson to make his directorial debut with Lost In London

Looks like Woody Harrelson will soon be adding a few hyphens to his official occupation. The soon-to-be actor-writer-director has revealed to Screen Daily that he will soon be making his directorial debut with Lost In London, from his own screenplay. He hasn’t given away much information about the film, aside from its existence and title. Here’s what we do know, […]

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Coming Distractions: Denzel Washington steps up to the plate in the Fences trailer

August Wilson’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play Fences is a landmark work of American theater. Now here’s the first teaser for the film adaptation directed by and starring Denzel Washington. Washington assumes the role of Troy Maxson, a garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh whose dreams of baseball glory were cut short by the major league’s discrimination against black players. Wilson’s […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Vienna’s Vegetable Orchestra is more than just a memorable gimmick

“It’s not impossible to make music with vegetables,” declares Austrian experimental musician Susanna Gartmayer. This statement will come as no surprise to many veteran rockers, particularly those who belong to jam bands, but Gartmayer is referring not to acid casualties but to the kinds of vegetables procured from farmers’ markets. She is a member of Vienna’s famed Vegetable Orchestra, an […]

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Coming Distractions: Supergirl’s famous cousin tags along in new season two trailer

#SupergirlCW and Superman team up on the season premiere, Monday, October 10 at 8/7c on The CW! pic.twitter.com/ZjwYsEB8Rh — Supergirl (@TheCWSupergirl) September 26, 2016 We knew that when Supergirl returned to National City this fall, that she’d have to share some of the limelight with her oft-neglected cousin, Superman. This latest trailer captures the friendship, teamwork, and playful rivalry shared […]

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Newswire: Modern Family’s newest child star is openly transgender

Modern Family is filled to the brim with adorable child actors, but one guesting in this week’s installment is making headlines because of a revolutionary bit of casting. The episode “A Stereotypical Day” will star 8-year-old Jackson Millarker, who is openly transgender. Director Ryan Case posted a photo with Millarker on Instagram, captioning it: This is Jackson Millarker. He’s 8 […]

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Newswire: This Cat Rackham exclusive tackles death and anxiety with a cute kitty

Cartoonist Steve Wolfhard has had a fruitful career in animation, particularly with his work as a writer and storyboard artist on Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, but getting to that point wasn’t easy. He drew his first Cat Rackham comics during a period of intense depression and loneliness, channeling his emotions into short comic strips about a miserable cartoon cat. The […]

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