Jon Batiste Pays Tribute To Allen Toussaint (Time)

Jon Batiste Pays Tribute To Allen Toussaint (Time)

Jon Batiste, the bandleader of Jon Batiste and Stay Human and music director for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, paid tribute to New Orleans jazz musician Allen Toussaint, who died Tuesday, for Time: I was studying classical piano as a fifth grader when my father...

Tonight is What it Means to Be Young

  On the subway this morning, I saw a newspaper with some appalling headline about how one of the Harry Potter reviews has spoiled the ending.  I was immediately peeved and terrified that news of the final chapters may find some way to me before I get a chance to see...

Sunshine

Fox Searchlight Pictures Now playing in select cinemas The music of Clint Mansell is quite amazing. He’s the guy who did the score to “Requiem for a Dream.” His track, ‘Lux Aeterna’ can make a JoyHog podcast look like a Ridley Scott epic. It’s really kind of amazing....

Emmy Award Nomination’s

This morning, the Emmy nominees were announced with no huge surprises on the list. There are roughly a jabillion categories, so even craft service and greens departments may find their moment in the sun. I’m tickled to see these cherubs among the recognized TV folk:...

Syler To Play Spock, Possibly

Rumors have been flying around recently about the upcoming Star Trek prequel. Normally I avoid everything ‘Star Trek’ like the social plague that it is, but since this Star Trek will be under the helm of LOST creator JJ Abrams, I’m happy to disguise...

The Hottest State Trailer

Ethan Hawke has adapted his own novel into a movie; very clever Ethan. Although being described as “a bittersweet romance that distills the joy, pain, erotic highs, and emotional lows of first love,” The Hottest State looks to be the most intriguing Ethan...

Tom Cruise To Kill Hitler (In Movie)

The production of Bryan Singer’s “Valkyrie” is now underway in Berlin Germany. Starring Tom Cruise, “Valkyrie,” is a thriller based on the true story of a plot by German officers to assassinate Hitler in 1944. Cruise will be playing Col. Claus von...

The Shark is Still Working Trailer

The Shark is Still Working TrailerAdd to My Profile | More Videos To know me is to know that I am in love with “Jaws” and mostly all things shark-related, so while the new documentary “The Shark is Still Working” looks like a bit of a kiss-ass...

Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan

The idea of Cate Blanchett playing Bob Dylan and David Cross as Allan Ginsberg in a movie together may sound like a lost sketch from Mr. Show, but in fact, its the new Todd Haynes film, I’m Not There. Haynes vision for the movie includes seven different actors...