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Sheryl Crow: Fighting for artists’ rights, making soundtracks for hot summer nights

Sheryl Crow: Fighting for artists’ rights, making soundtracks for hot summer nights – Interview India.Arie “I ain’t taking shit off no one,” sings Sheryl Crow in the opening moments of her new album C’mon, C’mon (A&M/Interscope). She may have started her career seated on a piano bench, but Crow definitely doesn’t take matters sitting down. […]

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City by the Sea. . – Review

City by the Sea. . – Review – movie review Scott Lyle Cohen (Warner Bros.) Directed by Michael Caton-Jones On paper, this film has all the elements of a classic: Oscar-winners Robert De Niro and Frances McDormand, the promising James Franco and Eliza Dushku, romance, betrayal, redemption, cops, drugs and murder. Onscreen, it’s a mess. […]

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why are movie insiders leaping for this former ballerina?

Juliette Marquis: why are movie insiders leaping for this former ballerina? Jarret McNeill Early on in This Girl’s Life, a XXX-flavored drama that recently premiered on Showtime, newcomer Juliette Marquis begins talking to the camera, taking off her clothes, and feigning sexual congress with a stranger. A run-of-the-mill screen debut it’s not, but as Moon, […]

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TV Powerhouse—Marc-Olivier Fogiel – producer/talk show host – Brief Article

TV Powerhouse—Marc-Olivier Fogiel – producer/talk show host – Brief Article – Interview Brad Goldfarb THEY CALL HIM “THE PIT BULL” At 32, Marc-Olivier Fogiel is one of the fastest-rising stars in French media. He is a producer who currently hosts two television programs–the weekly late-night interview show On ne Peut pas Plaire a Tout le […]

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experimental pop songs that are bound for heavy rotation—and unbound by genres

Che’Nelle: experimental pop songs that are bound for heavy rotation—and unbound by genres Omar Dubois Part urbane songstress and part urban rapper, Che’Nelle is a natural-born genre buster. Growing up in the tiny village of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, where her family lived until they relocated to Perth, Australia, when she was just 10 years […]

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Out Of The Box. – Review

Out Of The Box. – Review – television program review Anita Sarko HBO HITS ANOTHER HOME RUN I’m confused: While film and theater are typically lauded as line artistic fare and television is roundly dismissed as the Boob Tube, a quick glance at the current state of stage and screen would seem to suggest the […]

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Why ‘Contempt’ is contemp

Why ‘Contempt’ is contemp – motion picture Donald Lyons Cinema, like dreaming, constitutes alternative arrangements of pictorial reality. A dream scenario: German master Fritz Lang, who at the start of his career, in 1924, filmed the great epic of northern Europe, The Nibelungen, ended it forty years later with the great Mediterranean epic, Homer’s Odyssey. […]

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Claudia Fleming – Brief Article

Claudia Fleming – Brief Article Brad Goldfarb Hometown: Brentwood, Long Island Restaurant: NYC’s Gramercy Tavern Specialty: A modem approach to classic pastry-making Buzz: Her coconut tapioca Vital ingredient: “Sugar? Butter? Flour?” Surprising ingredient: “Herbs and vegetables.” Illustrious beginnings: “I came to New York to dance and started working in restaurants to pay my rent.” Food […]

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Joaquin Phoenix – actor

Joaquin Phoenix – actor – Interview Ingrid Sischy ANOTHER PHOENIX TAKES A BIG STEP INTO THE AMERICAN PSYCHE INGRID SISCHY: The first time you came to the Interview offices, it was to be interviewed for the first serious piece on you as an adult. You had just made that splash in Gus Van Sant’s film, […]

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Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu – Interview Dimitri Ehrlich CAN ONE WOMAN REVOLUTIONIZE THE MUSIC WORLD? Rule Number One of the music industry: a lot of people put out albums, few have hits. Rule Number Two: Of those few who have hits, even fewer dare to follow up with anything but a slightly modified recreation of their winning […]