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Review: ‘Nelly,’ Anne Emond's blue-zone portrait of the life and death of writer Nelly Arcan

Review: ‘Nelly,’ Anne Emond's blue-zone portrait of the life and death of writer Nelly Arcan
  • Review: ‘Nelly,’ Anne Emond's blue-zone portrait of the life and death of writer Nelly Arcan FWC: Review: ‘Nelly,’ Anne Emond’s blue-zone portrait of the life and death of writer Nelly Arcan

    Sadness envelops the French Canadian biopic “Nelly.” Born in Quebec as Isabelle Fortier, Nelly Arcan worked as a high-class call girl before bursting onto the French-language literary scene with the semi-autobiographical novel “Putain” under her nom de plume in 2001. She wrote three more novels…

  • Aerosmith join Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to perform “Walk This Way” using classroom instruments: Watch FWC: Aerosmith join Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to perform “Walk This Way” using classroom instruments: Watch

    Aerosmith first found success with “Walk This Way” in the ’70s, and then teamed up with rappers Run-DMC in the ’80s for a version of the song that helped the legendary Boston rockers revive their career. Now, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act has given the classic cut the classroom treatment, teaming up with Jimmy Fallon and The…

  • Russian Pussy Riot activist hospitalized in grave condition; poisoning suspected FWC: Russian Pussy Riot activist hospitalized in grave condition; poisoning suspected

    Russian news reports say that a member of Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot has been hospitalized in grave condition for what could be a possible poisoning. Ekho Moskvy radio and online news portal Meduza reported Wednesday that Pyotr Verzilov has been in emergency care since late Tuesday….

  • Michelle Obama announces arena tour FWC: Michelle Obama announces arena tour

    Former First Lady Michelle Obama is drawing closer to the release of her new memoir, Becoming. In anticipation, she’s announced a book tour that will take her to arenas all over the US. Yes, FLOTUS is literally playing arenas. The tour officially kicks off in her hometown of Chicago on the same day Becoming hits shelves — November 13th. Along…

  • FWC: DEAFHEAVEN Offer Intimate Live Clips of “Worthless Animal,” “Honeycomb”

    One of the most divisive bands in metal, Deafheaven, recently teamed with Audiotree Live for a killer duo of live clips, filmed at… The post DEAFHEAVEN Offer Intimate Live Clips of “Worthless Animal,” “Honeycomb” appeared first on Metal Injection.

  • Cast members of 'The Weekend' describe working with legendary Kym Whitley FWC: Cast members of ‘The Weekend’ describe working with legendary Kym Whitley

    “Widows” stars Michelle Rodriguez, Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki and Cynthia Erivo discuss how the Steve McQueen-directed heist thriller allowed them to defy Hollywood’s expectations of female actors: “Sometimes you get a role that helps you to slay certain dragons in your own life.” Hollywood knows Viola Davis as a fierce force to be reckoned with. Just one Grammy shy of the…

  • New York Fashion Week: Raf Simons sinks his teeth into 'Jaws' for Calvin Klein's spring/summer 2019 collection FWC: New York Fashion Week: Raf Simons sinks his teeth into ‘Jaws’ for Calvin Klein’s spring/summer 2019 collection

    Calvin Klein’s chief creative officer Raf Simons continued his exploration of American cinema for spring and summer 2019; sinking his teeth into “Jaws” and “The Graduate” to build a men’s and women’s runway collection with a surfboard-meets-mortarboard vibe. A connection between the two films might…

  • GOP's latest tax-cut bill won't pass, but it could roil midterms in high-tax states like California FWC: GOP’s latest tax-cut bill won’t pass, but it could roil midterms in high-tax states like California

    A day after delivering a long and scathing speech targeting his successor, former President Obama switched into campaign mode Saturday morning, rallying an army of die-hard Democratic activists who gathered to hear him speak in Orange County. “We have the chance to flip the House of Representatives and make sure that we have checks and balances in Washington,” Obama said, as…

  • Two Russian men charged in nerve agent poisoning of former spy in Britain say they were just tourists FWC: Two Russian men charged in nerve agent poisoning of former spy in Britain say they were just tourists

    The two Russian men charged in Britain with poisoning a former Russian spy with a deadly nerve agent have denied their involvement in the attack, saying that their appearance in the English city of Salisbury was merely an “incredible, fatal coincidence.” Ruslan Boshirov and Alexander Petrov made…

  • Police hunt for man suspected of sexually assaulting woman in Arcadia FWC: Police hunt for man suspected of sexually assaulting woman in Arcadia

    Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman who was walking in an Arcadia on Saturday. The woman was walking in the 2300 block of South Santa Anita Avenue about 8:40 p.m. when a man approached and sexually assaulted her, police said. Authorities…

  • Dodgers Dugout: A closer look at the Dodgers' record FWC: Dodgers Dugout: A closer look at the Dodgers’ record

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and there are only 16 games left in the season. So what else is new? The Dodgers lost two of three to the dismal Cincinnati Reds, leaving them at 79-67. Here’s an interesting thing about that though. They are 12-4…

  • Album Review: INFERNAL COIL Within A World Forgotten FWC: Album Review: INFERNAL COIL Within A World Forgotten

    Within A World Forgotten is a dizzy, dark spell of violence conjured from the depths. The post Album Review: INFERNAL COIL Within A World Forgotten appeared first on Metal Injection.