Posts Tagged ‘sundance 2010’

Arts Roundup: “Pete Doherty, J.K. Rowling, and Bill Withers” Edition

Morning, readers.
*More British authors onboard the proposed Google books boycott, including J.K. Rowling and Phillip Pullman. (If you missed Ursula K. Le Guin's fiery anti-Google manifesto/petition, check it here.) And speaking of Rowling: the next two Harry Potter movies will screen in 3D.
*Louis Auchincloss dead at 92.
*Pete Doherty pulls some serious rock-star shit by bringing [...]

Arts Roundup: Grammy Predictions and Martha Stewart Pitches

*Gold Derby is predicting that Taylor Swift will win Best Album at Sunday's Grammy Award ceremony, edging out fellow nominees Beyoncé, Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga and the Black Eyed Peas. Not predicted? Everyone's favorite category: who will show up the biggest drunken mess?
*Despite George Clooney's appearance on every awards show and television commercial lately [...]

Arts Roundup: Sundance 2010 Kicks Off

*Sundance starts today! Briefly noted: Film on Proposition 8, Mormons screens in Utah(!); Banksy paints the town in anticipation of Exit Through the Giftshop; Nowhere Boy, film on John Lennon's adolescence, to screen (video); this year's judges include Karyn Kusama and Parker Posey; Snoop Dogg, Nas, and Slightly Stoopid to perform; James Franco plays Allen [...]