Beatles

Edgar Wright on Shooting ‘Sparks’ and Making 1960s Britpop Scary in ‘Last Night in Soho’

No one in the film world had a Year in Music quite like Edgar Wright. Almost right on the heels of “The Sparks Brothers,” his documentary tribute to…

The biggest thing out of Miami Art Week is 10-year-old child prodigy Andres Valencia

Andrew Valencia is the sensation of 2021’s Art Miami — and he’s only 10 years old. Sofia Vergara and Jordan “Wolf of Wall Street” Belfort snapped up paintings by the fourth-grader.

Interpolations Add Instant Familiarity to New Songs by Artists Like Dua Lipa, Drake and Anitta… but Not Without a Cost

Interpolations — which incorporate elements of familiar songs into new ones — are a phenomenon that’s here to stay in many genres. Like using gonzo remakes of classic…

Björn Andrésen on His Tortured Relationship With Luchino Visconti’s ‘Death in Venice’: ‘That Son of a Bitch Sexualized Me’

Björn Andrésen was just 16 when he landed the role that would change his life. The Swedish teenager was handpicked by legendary Italian auteur Luchino Visconti to star…

Sony Pictures International Prods, El Estudio Set Hombres G Film, ‘Voy a Pasarmelo Bien’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Tapping a widely successful genre, Sony Pictures Int’l Productions (SPIP) is producing the musical romantic comedy “Voy a pasarmelo bien” (“I’m Going to Have A Good Time”) in…

Beatles doc director reveals Disney wanted to erase swearing, smoking

Director Peter Jackson sifted through hours of old Beatles footage to put together a three-episode series about the rock band’s final months together.

Why the Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ May Stand as the Best Rock Doc Ever (Column)

A moment of silent, please, for “This Is Spinal Tap,” as that satire formally abdicates its title as the best and truest movie ever made about what it’s…

Lady Gaga: She’s the Once-in-a-Generation Pop Star Who Is Also a Born Movie Star (Column)

Reviewing a lavish new Hollywood musical in the Sept. 29, 1968, issue of The New Yorker, Pauline Kael wrote, “Barbra Streisand arrives on the screen, in ‘Funny Girl,’…

Plans for $93 Million Littlewoods Studios in Liverpool Moving Forward

The long-gestating plans for a major studio development in the Northwestern English city of Liverpool are finally going ahead. The £70 million ($93.1 million) redevelopment of the iconic…

The Beatles actors revealed for upcoming ‘Midas Man’ biopic

Four newcomers are slated to portray John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison in the new biopic “Midas Man,” about legendary Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

The Beatles to be Played by Jonah Lees, Blake Richardson in Brian Epstein Biopic ‘Midas Man’

Despite recently losing its director just three weeks into shooting, “Midas Man,” the music biopic about The Beatles’ wunderkind manager Brian Epstein, has now cast its fab four.…

How The Beatles almost broke up while making ‘Let It Be,’ their final album

As a new documentary shows, the Fab Four couldn’t just “Let It Be” when it came to their interpersonal drama.