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It Might Not Be Just Such a Simple…

Instead of, uh, you know, running around, uh, uh, blaming me, you know, given the nature of all this new shit, you know, I-I-I-I… this could be a-a-a-a lot more, uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, complex, I mean, it’s not just, it might not be just such a simple… uh, you know? — Jeff […]

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Nothing He Loved More

“Nothing he loved more than jazz music and women’s titties.” — Zach Galifianakis as Ethan Tremblay, “Due Date” (2010).

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Secret John Coltrane album was ‘hidden in plain sight’ as soundtrack for 1964 French-Canadian film

Coltrane recorded the music without ever notifying his record company. This is the first time the tracks will be heard in their entirety beyond the film What a story! An unearthed album by the legendary jazz saxophonist John Coltrane has been hidden in plain sight for more than 50 years in the archives of the […]

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If I Leave Here Tomorrow: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ronnie Van Zant on Gun Control

If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd (Passion Pictures/Showtime 2018) at 51:21: Interviewer: ‘Saturday Night Special’ is a song that deals with a very real and dangerous subject in today’s America. Our interview of Lynyrd Skynyrd focuses on this now. Ronnie Van Zant: ‘Saturday Night Special’, we’d just known some friends, that, […]

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Buddy Holly Movie ‘Clear Lake’ in Development

Dave McNary at Variety: Veteran creative executives Rick French and Patrick Shanahan are partnering with Buddy Holly’s widow on “Clear Lake,” depicting Holly’s 1958 music tour with Clarence Collins, Variety has learned exclusively. […] The film will follow Holly and Collins, founder of Little Anthony & the Imperials, as they tour together in the racially […]

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A piece of Spam like you

FORD: I hate to interrupt… but… I think you spent too much time in the discos during the 70s — Village People rotted your brain. LT. AMOS: See that’s the difference between a great investigator like me, and a piece of Spam like you. FORD: Spam? You’re a piece of Spam — that’s what I think […]

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Kevin Smith Tweets He Suffered a ‘Massive Heart Attack’

The Hollywood Reporter at Billboard.com: Kevin Smith (Clerks) in the early morning hours of Monday tweeted a selfie from a hospital bed, saying he had survived a “massive” heart attack. The photo he posted on Twitter shortly after 3 a.m. ET/midnight PT showed him covered in tubes and wearing a hospital gown. “After the first […]

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Star Wars at 40

Star Wars, a film which has unfortunately come to be known as Episode IV: A New Hope, was released 40 years ago today. Although I didn’t see it on opening night, or even opening weekend, I did see it soon thereafter (you have to be able to get a ride when you’re eleven…), and I […]

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30 Memorable Quotes from Carrie Fisher

At a certain point in my early twenties, my mother started to become worried about my obviously ever-increasing drug ingestion. So she ended up doing what any concerned parent would do. She called Cary Grant.

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R.I.P. Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher, a.k.a. Princess/General Leia Organa, has died. “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” reads the statement. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly,” says Lourd, 24. “Our entire family thanks you for […]

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