Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, Kenley Jansen in the ninth.
Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.’s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest, was a benefit for the musicians’ charity Sweet Relief, and it featured (deep breath) Brian Wilson, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Norah Jones, Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Perry Farrell, the Killers’ Brandon Flowers [...]
Members of Spoon, Weezer, The Flaming Lips, and The Killers also took part in the festivites.
Ten years later, Dean Essner speculates which one's the real deal.
Joan Jett at Riot Fest Chicago 2013 (more by Kirstie Shanley) The annual Little Kids Rock benefit gala (which Brian Wilson played last year) happens this year at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom on October 23 and honors Joan Jett. Green Day's...
Paul Dano is having a light moment.
1. Love & Mercy (Courtesy of TIFF) Directed by Bill PohladStarring Paul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, and Paul Giamatti What's it about? This life story of the musician Brian Wilson (played by both Paul Dano and John Cusack) juxtaposes...Show More Summary
Film writers Fariha Roísín and Sara Black McCulloch are covering the Toronto International Film Festival this year as a series of conversations about the festival and its programming. This, the second dispatch includes the Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy, Hungry Hearts, and No Soy Lorena. Read more...
This sounds like a really good flick!!! Read the full article on AICN I've never seen a biopic with the subject in attendance, which made Sunday's premiere of LOVE & MERCY at the Toronto International Film Festival all the more special. Show More Summary
Bob Dylan, Roger Daltrey, Brian Wilson and Willie Nelson are among the musicians featured on "The Art of Paul McCartney," an album due out Nov. 18.
It’s not like the world needed another Beatles tribute. There’s an entire industry devoted to letting you know that the Beatles were the most important band of all time and that Paul McCartney was one of the most important songwriters. But even with that in mind, the lineup of the new McCartney tribute set The [...]
Plus, watch The Cure cover "Hello Goodbye".
There are few genres that get filmmakers more excited, and audiences more bored, than the music biopic. Oft-trod, easily misbegotten, it’s a form that can even turn sane filmmaking heads into concrete--and movies into VH1-ified examinations of talented people who rise, fall and learn some...
William M. Pohlad, a movie producer and heir to a family fortune, hopes his second feature film directing effort in 24 years, a biopic about the Beach Boy Brian Wilson, is a charm.
George Harrison is getting his own festival dedicated to his music from the same people who put on Dylan Fest, Stones Fest, and Petty Fest. The festival will take place on September 28th at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre and will be called George Fest. The performer list is long and impressive, including Brian Wilson, [...]
The Strokes, Brian Wilson, The Flaming Lips, Weezer, and many, many more are set to perform.
Listen to the show (mp3, 26.9MB) Alon and Christopher talk with Ann Morrow, Jerry Smith and S. Brian Wilson about the joys and challenges of riding past age fifty. Ann is the president of the Portland Wheelman Touring Club and is host...Show More Summary
Breaking Bad may be over, but the show's leading man is keeping his character going strong. Bryan Cranston, who plays teacher-turned-meth-dealer Walter White on the show, signed a ball for Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson with the note, "I can use a guy like you, Walter White." Just remember, Wilson: Stay out of his territory. Show More Summary
Nice little souvenir.
KEY MOMENT: The game became interesting when Brian Wilson gave up three runs in the eighth inning to reduce the Dodgers' lead from 5-1 to 5-4. Adrian Gonzalez drove in Dee Gordon in the ninth inning to extend the advantage to 6-4, but there were still some scary moments in the bottom of the...