Jack Johnson’s New Film And Live Album

Jack Johnson’s new film and live album are scheduled for an October 27th release date. The release will be available in a number of different formats including CD, LP, DVD, Blu Ray, Online, and in a special deluxe package that includes the CD, DVD, and a 60 page booklet). There will be a fan preorderContinue reading “Jack Johnson’s New Film And Live Album”

Michael Jackson’s This Is It to be Released Oct. 30th

Beginning October 30th, the world will have a front-row seat for Michael Jackson’s final concert, as Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Music Entertainment release Michael Jackson’s This Is It. This Is It is being produced with the full support of The Estate of Michael Jackson and will be drawn from hundreds of hours of rehearsalContinue reading “Michael Jackson’s This Is It to be Released Oct. 30th”

Sony Close to Michael Jackson Film Deal

Sony Pictures is close to a deal to make a feature film on Michael Jackson drawing on the 80 hours of rehearsal footage filmed for concerts Jackson was preparing to perform in London, reports Variety. The studio is expected to pay more than $50 million for worldwide rights to AEG Entertainment, which owns the footageContinue reading “Sony Close to Michael Jackson Film Deal”

Dave Chappelle at Portland’s Pioneer Square

Dave Chappelle showed up. Thousands of people packed Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Oregon late Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, drawn by the ethereal promise of an appearance by the popular comedian. They stayed two hours despite a tiny sound system that made Chappelle nearly inaudible, creating one of the most remarkable spontaneous gatheringsContinue reading “Dave Chappelle at Portland’s Pioneer Square”

1.6 Million Register For 8,750 Michael Jackson Memorial Tickets

Some 1.6 million fans registered for a chance at fewer than 9,000 tickets to Michael Jackson’s memorial service next week, organizers said. Registration ended at 6 p.m. (9 p.m. ET) Saturday. The overwhelming response prompted organizers to open the lottery to non-U.S. residents as well, a Jackson family spokesman said. Those who registered are hopingContinue reading “1.6 Million Register For 8,750 Michael Jackson Memorial Tickets”

Michael Jackson Shot 3D Video Project Before Death

Two weeks before he died, Michael Jackson wrapped up work on an elaborate production dubbed the “Dome Project” that could be the final finished video piece overseen by the King of Pop, The Associated Press has learned. Jackson was apparently preparing to dazzle concert audiences in London with a high-tech show in which 3D imagesContinue reading “Michael Jackson Shot 3D Video Project Before Death”

Michael Jackson’s Death: The Talent and the Tragedy

The tragedy of Michael Jackson’s death at age 50, reportedly from cardiac arrest, pales in comparison to the tragedy of his life. To understand all that Jackson had and lost requires wiping away three decades of plastic surgeries that deformed him, erratic behavior that made his name synonymous with the warping powers of fame, andContinue reading “Michael Jackson’s Death: The Talent and the Tragedy”

Twilight Success Inspires New Material, More Books

Twilight was released on DVD in March and the next cinematic installment of Stephenie Meyer’s vampire series, New Moon, doesn’t hit theaters until November. What are devoted Edward and Bella fans to do in the meantime? Little, Brown and Company, the publisher behind the books – which have sold 53 million copies worldwide – isContinue reading “Twilight Success Inspires New Material, More Books”

New George Harrison Collection To Be Released in June

On June 16th, a new collection of some of George Harrison’s most loved songs will be released. “Let It Roll: Songs by George Harrison” will include music from throughout the former Beatles’ solo career, including “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)”, “My Sweet Lord”, “Isn’t It A Pity”, and “Got My Mind SetContinue reading “New George Harrison Collection To Be Released in June”

For the First Time on Blu-ray Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City

If ever a movie was meant to be experienced in high definition, Sin City is guilty on all counts! Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s visually stunning crime thriller debuts on Blu-ray this April 21, 2009, from Miramax Films. Featuring the ultimate in high definition picture and sound, this 2-Disc set comes fully loaded with twoContinue reading “For the First Time on Blu-ray Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City”

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