After having watched John Cusack portray the Beach Boys' legendary Brian Wilson in "Love & Mercy" — as well as fellow actor Paul Dano (who played Wilson's younger self) — it was a bit surreal to sit down with both Cusack and Wilson recently...Show More Summary
Paul Dano stars as the young Brian Wilson (with John Cusack as the older version) in the new movie "Love & Mercy," which comes out this Friday, June 5. Paul was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night, talking about the Beach Boys and the weight he gained for the movie. Show More Summary
The Flaming Lips joined a roster of high-profile bands to honor Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson at the March tribute concert Brian Fest. In the above video – the first installment of a two-part documentary – the Lips deliver a spacey, slowed-down version of "Good Vibrations" interspersed with interviews from various artists at the...
You gotta love a biopic that shakes things up. Just like Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys innovator whose gifts as singer, songwriter and producer were based on experimentation. Instead of one actor to portray Wilson, sidelined by drugs and mental illness, director Bill Pohlad gives us two, both superb in...
Everything that goes right with "Love & Mercy" — it's the best musical biopic in decades — begins and ends with the shadows lurking in the Beach Boys' sunniest hit songs about little deuce coupes and summers with no end in sight.
The Brian Wilson myth lends itself easily to the biopic treatment—perhaps too easily. In clumsy hands, the Beach Boys co-founder could be reduced to his most infamous, sensationalistic qualities: genius! Recluse! Weirdo! Thankfully, the Wilson-approved Love & Mercy is several degrees smarter and more sensitive than that. Show More Summary
John Cusack is being widely lauded for his portrayal of Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson in the forthcoming biopic "Love & Mercy," which opens nationally on Friday.
Capone sits down with LOVE & MERCY star John Cusack and music legend Brian Wilson Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. To say that even the thought of interviewing music legend and the Beach Boys key creative force Brian Wilson was a daunting one would be perhaps the greatest understatement I’ve ever made. Show More Summary
On this day fifty years ago, "Help Me, Rhonda" by the Beach Boys was the nation's number-one single. Wonder if Dennis Hastert is listening to this right now... ;)...
The boys are back in town. And by boys, we mean Vince, E, Drama, Turtle, Ari, and thousands of male walruses.
In June 2014, an 11-year-old boy visited Normandy, France for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. As part of the boy's personal project, titled "Project Vigil," this little boy spent four days teaching visitors and tourists about three paratroopers who had been buried in the American Cemetery. Show More Summary
Cara Delevingne found love — and advice — in a hopeless place! The model-slash-actress was feeling really down when she found out the Beach Boys movie she was supposed to make got the ax. She opened up to the Wall Street Journal Magazine about the setback: "I was heartbroken. With modeling, if someone else gets a job, I'm [...]
Meet the holy trinity of spontaneously fermented brews. How would fans react if the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys got together to play a show, one night only? That same chaos, excitement and fervor surrounds a limited-release...Show More Summary
Heather Hironimus, a 31-year-old mother from Boyton Beach, sits in jail for fleeing with her 4-year-old son from a surgical circumcision mandate, requested by the boy’s father, and imposed by the Florida court of law. Police apprehended Hironimus last week after the mother and son had spent...
A special pre-screen of the new music biopic Love & Mercy was featured at the AARP Movies for Grown Ups Film Festival in Miami. The movie delves deeply into the troubled life of Brian Wilson, the creative genius behind The Beach Boys,...Show More Summary
Ahead of its debut at Sydney Film Festival, the actor talks about tackling Beach Boy ringleader Brian Wilson's troubled life in a new biopic
Jewel had a bikini outing in Miami earlier this week that is earning some attention. The 40-year-old singer was out with her son for a fun day at the beach. The paparazzi managed to snap a few shots of Jewel as she enjoyed the time spent...Show More Summary
Girl-with-binoculars image from Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom. SIFF From now until the end of this year's Seattle International Film Festival, I'll be providing regular posts about films, news, gossip, and anything else that looks interesting. Show More Summary
No one anticipated the incident would get caught on a traffic camera. Palm Beach County, FL — Jeremy Hutton is a 17-year-old boy with Down Syndrome, who nearly lost his life after an officer shot him three times as he fled. The incident...Show More Summary
Featuring a singer who really, really commits to looking like a Barbie