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It’s a Hard Knock Life: Annie Hip-Hop Remake

Two things that usually don’t go together: hip-hop and Broadway musicals.  Nonetheless, the two marry in the upcoming remake of the classic musical, Annie.  A recently released trailer stars Jamie Fox as Benjamin Stacks, a wealthy businessman and political candidate who rescues 11-year-old foster-kid Annie (the irrepressible Quvenzhane Wallis) from tyrannical orphan mistress Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz).  How appropriate that the Sony picture is produced by Will Smith (Overbrook Entertainment) […]


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First Look At Annie Remake

The much beloved comic strip turned musical turned film known as Annie is being remade with an all star cast. Cameron Diaz, Jaimie Fox, Quvenzhané Wallis, and Rose Byrne are all part of the cast that is breathing fresh life into the story. In the above video, we get the first moving images of the cast, in their costumes, performing song. It’s always difficult to judge a film by these paparazzi […]


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Look At Cameron Diaz As Miss Hannigan

Word on the street is that the new version of Annie is going to be considerably different from the previous ones. Most notably the iconic 1980’s version. The currently filming version, staring Quvenzhané Wallis, Jaimie Fox, and Rose Burn. Director Will Gluck appears to be taking a very different road than people were perviously thinking he would. I’m all for it. This new version looks like just what the doctor ordered […]


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The August Electronic Music Playlist

From euphoric Ibiza house to melancholic trip-hop ballads to playful Scandinavian electro-pop, here’s a look at five of the best dance/electronic tracks that are scheduled for release in August.   Klangkarussell – “Sonnentanz (Sun Don’t Shine)” A number one across Europe last year in its original instrumental form, Austrian duo Klangkarussell’s sun-kissed blend of jazzy saxophone and chilled house-pop beats has now been given a further euphoric edge thanks to […]