Meet Shere Khan from Disney’s The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling’s Shere Khan was never a nice character — and it’s no different in this new clip from Disney’s forthcoming adaptation of The Jungle Book. In the clip the tiger, voiced by Idris Elba, comes across mancub Mowgli next to a watering hole with the pack of Indian wolves that are raising him. But Shere

Special Correspondents trailer: Ricky Gervais’s new comedy looks like a hit

The trailer for upcoming movie Special Correspondents has just dropped – featuring comedy legend Ricky Gervais alongside Eric Bana in what promises to be one of the year’s funniest films. The story focuses on Bana’s Frank Bonneville, a local radio presenter, and his sound engineer Ian Finch (Gervais), as they transmit fake war reports across

The Nice Guys trailer: Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe are hilarious

The new trailer for Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe movie The Nice Guys  is out – and it’s one of the funniest you’ll see all year. The comedy, out May 20, sees Gosling play a private detective with his enforcer buddy Crowe as they try to solve a crime that turns out more complex than they could possibly


Blanck Mass live at downtown LA’s Resident: Intimate and otherworldly

Whether locked in a deep, hypnotic groove or awash with squalls of distortion and dissonance, being at a Blanck Mass show is a galvanizing experience that hooks you in and doesn’t let go. On Saturday night (March 19), the show was at a cool, low-key venue in the Arts District called the Resident, which upon

Vikings Season 4, Episode 5 ‘Promised’: Recap and discussion

SPOILERS Vikings on History is one of the best shows on television at the moment – by far. Here we give a quick recap of Season 4 Episode 5, titled Promised, which aired Thursday March 18, while TV critics April Neale and Ernie Estrella discuss the episode in depth. Vikings Season 4, Episode 5 recap Did we

My Golden Days Review

Writer/director Arnaud Desplechin (co-written with Julie Peyr) has developed quite a picture of the tempestuous youth of Paul Dedaulus (Mathieu Amalric). Screened as part of the Directors’ Fortnight section of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the SACD Prize, the film is a skillful execution of flashback story telling. The fact that it

Fireworks Wednesday Review

  Asghar Farhadi’s “Fireworks Wednesday” features several kinds of fireworks converging on the naïve young bride Rouhi. Taraneh Alidoosti reunites with Farhadi after her successful work in “About Elly” to play the very young and very much in love Rouhi. The film is set on Fireworks Wednesday, the day of celebration for the Persian New

Stream Public Memory’s debut album Wuthering Drum

  Public Memory has shared a stream of his full-length Wuthering Drum before its release this Friday (March 18) via felte, and it’s the best thing you’ll hear this week. The Brooklyn artist Robert Toher, otherwise known as Public Memory, concocts this surreal electronic-meets-organic music, which is equal parts mesmeric and harrowing. Textural synths, stunning

The new Sausage Party red band trailer is seriously dark

The new red-band trailer for 3D R-rated animated movie Sausage Party has just been released – and boy is it dark. The movie, which premiered at SXSW on Monday and will be released nationwide on August 16, follows the story of a sausage as he goes on a journey to discover the meaning of his