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Get ready pop-punk fans. Heavyweights , a new pop-punk band from Baltimore , are coming for your eardrums with their recently released "Keep Your Friends Close".
Film writers Fariha Rosn and Sara Black McCulloch are covering the Toronto International Film Festival this year as a series of conversations about the festival and its programming. This, the second dispatch includes the Brian Wilson biopic We're almost ending our time here at TIFF-and so we bring you our second dispatch from the festival! Today we're focusing on family and identity and how often those two things interconnect and are affected heavily by the other.
I remember it years later - how the plane disappears into the blue California sky at the end of American Graffiti until there is only blue. The Beach Boys plays and the credit rolls, but the blue wraps everything up, so bright, so clear, and so melancholy.
My brother has been working for property owner rights and a better quality of life for his community for over 27 years. He is dedicated to the good fight for the property owners in Dewey Beach.
Eddie Redmayne attends the premiere for "The Theory of Everything" on day 4 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Toronto.
Licensing fees aren't mentioned, but Pandora and BMG agree on a multi-year deal for a U.S. license for BMG's complete BMI and ASCAP catalog of music. BMG's stable of songwriters have created hits for the likes of Beyonce, Britney Spears, David Bowie, Frank Sinatra, Jay-Z, and The Beach Boys.
AM radio provided the inspiration for Bryan Adams' 'Tracks of My Years' album, out Sept. 30. His cover of the Beach Boys' 'God Only Knows' premieres at USA TODAY.
John Cusack says he doesn't enjoy "the madness" of celebrity-obsessed culture these days and he worries about some young actors who have to deal with it. The big-screen veteran is at the Toronto International Film Festival with two projects - "Maps to the Stars," in which he plays a self-help guru whose son is a child actor, and "Love & Mercy," in which he plays Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys.
Eight of the last nine Academy Award Winnters for Best Picture have shown at the Toronto International Film Festival. Last year, the walkaway winner another major hardware-taker at the Oscars, was also here clamouring in the bright lights of Toronto.
EXCLUSIVE : In a deal worth $3 million, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired U.S. and Canada rights to Love & Mercy , the Bill Pohlad -directed film that stars Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti and John Cusack. The Oren Moverman-scripted film is an unconventional look at the life of musical genius Brian Wilson, the celebrated leader of The Beach Boys, and his legendary battle with mental illness.
The Irish rockers - made up of Bono , The Edge , Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr - have made their latest offering 'Songs Of Innocence' available cost-free to over a half a billion U2 .com subscribers and all iTunes Music Store customers. The autobiographical record features collaborations with Ryan Tedder, Lykke Li, Danger Mouse and Paul Epworth and is intended to reflect the band's varying styles and influences over the decades.
Frankie Valli used to be the only name people recognized from The Four Seasons. But the Broadway musical and film Jersey Boys changed that: Now, more people know about Bob Gaudio.
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch as British codebreaker and war hero Alan Turing on Tuesday led a colorful and moving array of biopics making their debut at the Toronto film festival this week. Turing was a brilliant Cambridge mathematician and pioneer of computer sciences who broke Nazi codes for the British military during the Second World War, helping to shorten the war.
The two actors who portray Beach Boy Brian Wilson in a film about his troubled life say getting a deeper knowledge of the revered Californian songwriter's music helped their performances nearly as much spending time with the man himself. "Love and Mercy," which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, stars Paul Dano and John Cusack as younger and older versions of Wilson, cutting between his creative peak in the 1960s and painful recovery from mental illness, addiction and abuse two decades later.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:28 pm
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