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How ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ uniquely re-create a lost Los Angeles

How ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ uniquely re-create a lost Los Angeles
  • How ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ uniquely re-create a lost Los Angeles FWC: How ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ uniquely re-create a lost Los Angeles

    Last October, the production of “Rocketman” erected Mama Cass’ iconic Laurel Canyon home on a private farm in Amersham, just north of London. The only visual giveaway that the chic bohemian house, complete with a backyard teepee tent, wasn’t nestled in the Hollywood canyons was the endless mud,…

  • Taylor Swift returns with new single “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie: Stream FWC: Taylor Swift returns with new single “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie: Stream

    The countdown is over: Taylor Swift has returned. After teasing the world with cryptic Insta posts, tweets, and one outrageously gorgeous butterfly mural, the blockbuster pop star finally unleashed her new single, “ME!” Featuring an assist by Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie, who’s no stranger to Swift’s catalogue, the new track finds the Nashville star with considerably more color than…

  • LL Cool J Wins “Rock the Bells” Trademark Lawsuit FWC: LL Cool J Wins “Rock the Bells” Trademark Lawsuit

    The long-running hip-hop festival must stop using the title of LL’s 1985 single without the rapper’s permission

  • Madonna premieres new video for “Medellín”: Watch FWC: Madonna premieres new video for “Medellín”: Watch

    Last week saw Madonna return with “Medellín”, her first single in four years. Today, the pop icon has premiered the track’s official music video. “If I fall in love/ If you love and we stay there, no, no, Mommy, because mommy got married,” she sings in the video, which features a flashy wedding scene. “We built a cartel just for…

  • A short history of ‘Christ Stopped at Eboli’: A ‘holy grail’ of classic Italian cinema FWC: A short history of ‘Christ Stopped at Eboli’: A ‘holy grail’ of classic Italian cinema

    The uncut version of Francesco Rosi’s “Christ Stopped at Eboli” was among the first films that Bruce Goldstein went looking for in 1997, after he founded the arthouse “re-distribution” company Rialto Pictures. It might not have been the Holy Grail, exactly, but it was nowhere to be found. “We had…

  • The Black Keys Announce New Album “Let’s Rock”, Share New Song “Eagle Birds”: Listen FWC: The Black Keys Announce New Album “Let’s Rock”, Share New Song “Eagle Birds”: Listen

    Patrick Carney calls the duo’s ninth record an “homage to electric guitar”

  • Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran Tease Secret Project FWC: Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran Tease Secret Project

    Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran are up to something. On Wednesday (April 24), Sheeran’s manager Stuart Camp posted a photo of the British crooner standing in front of a green screen. “This guy! Something is happening,” he captioned the pic. Sheeran’s pose and green screen backdrop are strikingly similar to a photo of Bieber, shared by his manager Scooter Braun…

  • Ronan makes stellar pizzas and a whole lot more FWC: Ronan makes stellar pizzas and a whole lot more

    Does the notion of a calzone crossed with a French dip sandwich sound like sheer gimmickry? Daniel Cutler runs with the idea and manages to transcend hokum at his Fairfax restaurant Ronan. He appears so confident in the deliciousness of his creation, “The Philippe,” that he makes no efforts at…