Friday Jul 18
Movie review: Made in America a restrained hip-hop doc
Made in America Three stars out of five Starring: Jay-Z, Skrillex, Eddie Vedder, Gary Clark Jr., Janelle Monae, Kanye West Directed by: Ron Howard Running time: 90 minutes They could have called it "Opie's Hip-Hop Odyssey," but that probably sounded too square to the producers looking to capture an urban teen audience.
The Georgia Straight
Jay Z's music fest showcased in Made in America
With its implied deference to Bruce Springsteen's homegrown excitations, Jay Z's two-day music festival, launched in Philadelphia in 2012, is the superstar rapper's attempt to "give back" to his public, drawing upon artists from various genres and time periods.
Ron Howard to Direct New Beatles Doc Focusing on Band's Early Years
When Ron Howard was 9 years old, he was already a national television star on The Andy Griffith Show and there was only one thing he wanted for his next birthday.
Ron Howard To Helm Authorized Beatles Docu On British Invasion Years
Ron Howard will direct a feature documentary on The Beatles. The focus will be the period from 1960-1966 when the mop-topped quartet took Europe and then the United States by storm with a flurry of 166 concerts in 15 countries and 90 cities.
House of Cards and the Era of Graphic Dramas About Antiheroes
In conversation with the screenwriter for the Netflix series, entertainment executive Michael Eisner marvels at how much creatives can now get away with.