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"Look at me I'm a big girl now" Over a month, after it's scheduled release, Beyonce finally unleashed the tribal-influenced "Grown Woman" track that was featured in her Live For Now Pepsi commercial. The track, co-written by The-Dream and produced by Timbaland, features Beyonce claiming her
Late-breaking news from Guatemala City tonight: the Constitutional Court, the highest court in Guatemala (like the US Supreme Court), has annulled the proceedings in the Rios Montt genocide trial from April 19th onward. This means that the concluding phase of the trial has been thrown out, along with the verdict and 80-year prison sentence. It [...]
Eliza Carthy celebrates 21 years in the music business this year; fellow folk musician Jim Moray has chalked up a decade. Hence the Wayward Tour, in which a dozen talented musicians accompany the duo for a celebratory jaunt.
★★☆☆☆ "Vive La Revolution!" No single culture betters leftist subculture than the aged liberals of France. Many would refer to it all as misguided historic romanticism. But there are those like Olivier Assayas where their movies echo an intrinsic disconnection with conservative oppression. Assaya
On the 20th of May 2013 Arrow Video will give two of Brass’s most celebrated works All Ladies Do It and The Key their worldwide blu-ray debuts, and let us all experience their erotic charms for the first time in stunning HD. That’s right people lots of uncovered lady flesh and latex wangs in HD.
You could call Paolo Sorrentino’s two-and-a-half hour epic a modern version of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita with a dash of his Roma added. It could be seen as a pretentious version of both but it is certainly a strong contender for the Palme D’Or.
Guatemala: Archive of documents from Rios Montt genocide trial, overturned 10 days after guilty verdict
May 9, 2013: A public art project in Guatemala City, one block from the courth where Rios Montt was convicted on May 10. "Si hubo genocidio," the sign reads. "Yes, it was genocide." Photo: Xeni Jardin. As reported last night, the Constitutional Court of Guatemala has effectively tossed out the final phase of the genocide [...]
Phil, Stu and Doug are worried about Alan. He's off his medication and a recent incident has compelled his family to stage an intervention. To convince him to stay at a rehab type institution, at the wolf pack offer to escort him there...
Critics are over the glittering, bedazzled moon for Steven Soderbergh's Cannes competition entry "Behind the Candelabra," set to premiere on HBO on May 26 and starring a no-holds-barred Michael Douglas and Matt Damon as the famed pianist Liberace and his younger lover, Scott Thorson. The Telegraph refers to it as a "gay Pygmalion myth: call it My Fair Laddie," while the Guardian raves that "the film is mesmeric, riskily incorrect, outrageously watchable and simply outrageous." Roundup below.