Award season is heating up, with the Golden Globes, Critics' Choice, and SAG Awards already having announced their winners, and Oscar nominations out now. If you want to stay in the loop, not only do we have a scorecard of the movies getting nominated, but we're also breaking down the movies you should see. Here's your insider guide on the movies that you should check out if you want to keep up on the 2015 award season, in order of priority.
Future?s DJ Esco Spent 56 Days In A Dubai Prison52 minutes agostereogum Last year, Future performed at the fancy 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the tail-end of his European tour, and brought along his affiliate DJ Esco in his posse. As FADER found out, Esco ended up spending 56 days in a Dubai prison after he was arrested for marijuana possession when they arrived at the [...]
J.K. Simmons has been braving award season for weeks, so what's a little snowstorm? The Whiplash actor appeared with Kenan Thompson to promote this weekend's Saturday Night Live, and they ventured all the way outside to get a taste of Winter Storm Juno, which fell short of expectations over the past few days. Take a look, and tune in to the show this weekend to see Simmons host alongside musical guest D'Angelo.
Lil Wayne Suing Birdman & Cash Money For $51M1 hour agostereogum Over the weekend, rumors surfaced that Lil Wayne was considering suing Birdman for $8 million dollars for the delay of his next album, Tha Carter V. Well, the rumors are true, but he’s suing for a hell of a lot more — $51 million, to be precise. TMZ obtained a copy of the lawsuit, and [...]
Will Butler ? ?Anna? Video2 hours agostereogum Arcade Fire member Will Butler’s solo record Policy is shaping up to be mighty intriguing. Lead single “Take My Side” was a wiry blast of garage rock, a sound Butler veers far away from on the album’s second single. “Anna” is a propulsive new wave track laden with horns, synths, a striking piano figure, and [...]
Fun fact: individuals have to register with Screen Actors Guild to become professional actors, and no two members are allowed to have the same name. So, what happens when your name is, say, Michael Douglas? You change it to Michael Keaton! Here are some celebrities you may have never known were born with different names.
If you don't watch the Oscars for the movies, you should at least tune in for the music. Rita Ora is the latest act to be confirmed to perform a nominated song. She'll be joined by a few others, including Adam Levine, though not everyone has been announced. The three confirmed acts are all up for best original song, so here's to hoping we get the rest. Can you imagine the whole room dancing to The Lego Movie's "Everything Is Awesome" at the show? We can. Take a look at who will be there and what they'll be singing!
Stream Wara From The NBHD?s If Guns Could Speak EP2 hours agostereogum Gun violence in America is a problem. The second half of 2014 played out like a nightmare in slow motion, riddled with violent, senseless gun-related deaths. Protests related to the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson and numerous other incidents involving police killing unarmed black men swept the nation. Into this [...]
Watch A Mini-Doc About How Riff Raff Got Jacked3 hours agostereogum Riff Raff recently announced his intentions of training with Hulk Hogan to become a professional wrestler, but apparently his lifestyle change began before his pursuit of WWE. It’s pretty impossible to tell when Riff Raff is serious and when he’s playing into his absurdist character for laughs, but either way, the rapper is clearly serious [...]
Working your way through all the books that inspired 2015 movies? I hope you've gotten to Child 44, because the trailer is out for the Cold War thriller. Hardy plays a former secret policeman investigating a series of child murders in Soviet-era Russia. The movie looks extremely intense, but it's great to see Hardy reunited with his Dark Knight Rises costar Gary Oldman and his Drop costar Noomi Rapace. It's based partially on the true story of the Red Ripper (aka Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo), a serial killer who murdered women and children in Russia during Joseph Stalin's reign. Watch the trailer below and mark your calendar for the April 17 release date.