Wondering whether to see “Rocketman” in the theatre? Answer is yes

I still miss Roger Ebert but Joe Morgenstern is as close as you can get. ‘Rocketman’ Review: A Biopic Blasts Off Taron Egerton stars as Elton John in Dexter Fletcher’s film about the music icon’s breakout years. Film Clip: 'Rocketman' Watch a clip from the movie ‘Rocketman,’ starring Taron Egerton. Photo: Paramount Pictures/Associated Press By … Continue reading Wondering whether to see “Rocketman” in the theatre? Answer is yes

Plenty of female-dominated movies at Cannes

https://variety.com/2019/film/markets-festivals/cannes-female-dominated-films-cliffhanger-1203217181/ At Cannes, Female-Dominated Films Take Center Stage By REBECCA DAVIS and BRENT LANG May 16, 2019   CREDIT: REX/SHUTTERSTOCK When it came time to remake “Cliffhanger,” a 1993 climbing thriller that featured Sylvester Stallone at the height of his action hero fame, producers hit on a novel concept. This time instead of having some muscle-bound man brave … Continue reading Plenty of female-dominated movies at Cannes

AirPods have a solid competitor in Powerbeats

https://nypost.com/2019/05/16/apples-new-powerbeats-are-the-biggest-threat-to-airpods/? Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods By Nicolas Vega May 16, 2019 | 10:37pm Enlarge Image Courtesy of Beats by Dre MORE ON: APPLE Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly suit Original iPod hits eBay with insane $20K list price Apple, Google remove dating apps that allowed children to make profiles … Continue reading AirPods have a solid competitor in Powerbeats

Are the Jonas Brothers suddenly showing up everywhere in your life?

I'd heard of the Jonas Brothers before six months ago but just thought they were one of the many boy bands. And was there a Disney connection? Now that one of them just had a never-ending, very visually appealing wedding in India, a second married Sansa Stark of "Games of Thrones," and the trio put … Continue reading Are the Jonas Brothers suddenly showing up everywhere in your life?

Want a different option for streaming movies? For free?

https://www.newsweek.com/dont-wait-netflixs-film-selection-get-good-join-best-free-streaming-service-1414956 ANNOYED BY NETFLIX PRICE HIKES AND LACKLUSTER MOVIE OPTIONS? YOU MIGHT WANT TO STREAM FILMS FOR FREE WITH KANOPY BY JUST LUNNING ON 5/4/19 AT 10:50 AM EDT If you long for the days when Netflix was more affordable and had more classic films, there is a newer streaming service you might want to check out … Continue reading Want a different option for streaming movies? For free?

Pandora’s chief musicologist and architect has a book out — neat

This book is definitely on my "to be read" list. https://www.npr.org/2019/04/29/718394276/nolan-gassers-new-book-explores-musical-taste-and-where-it-comes-from Nolan Gasser's New Book Explores Musical Taste And Where It Comes From April 29, 20196:20 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Nolan Gasser, chief musicologist and architect of Pandora Radio's Music Genome Project about his book Why You Like It: … Continue reading Pandora’s chief musicologist and architect has a book out — neat