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'Beale Street' and 'Widows' premieres highlight Toronto film fest

'Beale Street' and 'Widows' premieres highlight Toronto film fest
  • 'Beale Street' and 'Widows' premieres highlight Toronto film fest FWC: ‘Beale Street’ and ‘Widows’ premieres highlight Toronto film fest

    The Toronto Film Festival is just about over, and I’m back in L.A., reveling in the sunshine and preparing for a three-day burrito binge. But first we have movies to discuss. Lots and lots of good movies. Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you…

  • Farmers market report: What to do with all those apples at the markets FWC: Farmers market report: What to do with all those apples at the markets

    You know autumn is just around the corner when apples start dominating the stands at local farmers markets. Over the next few months, farmers such as Mike Cirone will be harvesting dozens of different apples ranging from heirloom favorites to new varieties to sell at various markets. “We grow over…

  • Architects announce Holy Hell album, reveal “Hereafter” video: Watch FWC: Architects announce Holy Hell album, reveal “Hereafter” video: Watch

    After posting a mysterious teaser clip on their website, Brighton, England’s Architects have confirmed that their new album is on the way. The metalcore act will release its eighth studio album, Holy Hell, on Nov. 9 via Epitaph Records. Architects also are debuting the song “Hereafter” and the track’s Jeb Hardwick-directed video, which can be viewed below. Holy Hell is…

  • Rescue workers on the move in James City, N.C. FWC: Rescue workers on the move in James City, N.C.

    Rescue workers on the move in James City, N.C.

  • SLIPKNOT Announce Haunted House Experience in Des Moines, Iowa This Halloween Season FWC: SLIPKNOT Announce Haunted House Experience in Des Moines, Iowa This Halloween Season

    This sounds really cool. The post SLIPKNOT Announce Haunted House Experience in Des Moines, Iowa This Halloween Season appeared first on Metal Injection.

  • Knox Brown returns with sexy poolside single “FLEX”: Stream FWC: Knox Brown returns with sexy poolside single “FLEX”: Stream

    London-based rapper and producer Knox Brown has spent the better part of this decade carving out music for juggernauts like Beyoncé, Jay Z, Mary J. Blige, Emeli Sandé, and Timbaland. In 2016, he made his own statement with his debut EP, Searching, a six-track collection that featured appearances from Anderson Paak, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Kojey Radical. Now, he’s ready for…

  • Ben Stiller’s high school punk band, Capital Punishment, unearths debut album Roadkill: Stream FWC: Ben Stiller’s high school punk band, Capital Punishment, unearths debut album Roadkill: Stream

    Today marks the reissue of Roadkill, the lone album from Capital Punishment, a weirdo post-punk band that, once upon a time, featured Ben Stiller on drums. Subscribers of Apple Music and Spotify can stream it below. The band came together at The Calhoun School, a Manhattan private school, and recorded the album over the course of a year. Somewhere between 500 and 1,000…

  • Nine Inch Nails launch U.S. tour by playing 1992’s Broken EP in full for first time ever: Setlist + Video FWC: Nine Inch Nails launch U.S. tour by playing 1992’s Broken EP in full for first time ever: Setlist + Video

    Nine Inch Nails kicked off their highly anticipated “Cold and Black and Infinite Tour” at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday night. Fans in attendance were treated to something truly special, as the band chose to open the set by playing their Grammy-winning 1992 EP, Broken, in full for the first time ever. As such, NIN played “Happiness in Slavery” for the first time…

  • Paul Manafort pleads guilty to reduced charges and agrees to cooperate with special counsel's probe FWC: Paul Manafort pleads guilty to reduced charges and agrees to cooperate with special counsel’s probe

    Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, pleaded guilty Friday to reduced criminal charges and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III in his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, prosecutors said Friday, marking a stunning…

  • Pound for Pound Episode 2: Tension builds as the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin rematch approaches FWC: Pound for Pound Episode 2: Tension builds as the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin rematch approaches

    What Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin couldn’t bring themselves to do at the conclusion of their own news conference became the most entertaining moment of Thursday’s undercard session. Middleweights Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan of Ireland and former world champion David Lemieux of Canada fulfilled the routine pre-fight duty of a face-off, intensifying the anticipation for a bout that will position the…

  • Midnight Kids prove they can’t be stopped with new remix of La Roux’s ‘Bulletproof’ FWC: Midnight Kids prove they can’t be stopped with new remix of La Roux’s ‘Bulletproof’

    Midnight Kids cannot be stopped. After a debut single that’s been topping dance music charts and remixes that are gaining attention by the likes of The Chainsmokers and Don Diablo, the duo are here with another remix in the form of their rendition of La Roux‘s “Bulletproof.” Midnight Kids commented on their inspiration for remixing this specific track, saying, “‘Bulletproof’…

  • Fiction longlist for the National Book Award includes Tayari Jones, Rebecca Makkai and Lauren Groff FWC: Fiction longlist for the National Book Award includes Tayari Jones, Rebecca Makkai and Lauren Groff

    The nominees for the National Book Award for Fiction were announced on Friday, with four debut writers joining six veteran authors on the 10-book longlist. Three books come from independent publishers: McSweeney’s, Soho Press and Graywolf. The most familiar title is Tayari Jones’ “An American Marriage.”…