The three episode fifth season of British writer and producer Charlie Brooker’s wildly popular and often imitated horror and sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror (which comes on the heels of the blisteringly ambitious and entertaining choose-your-own-adventure story Bandersnatch) suggests an enterprise that’s losing steam and original ideas in a hurry.
Okay, Earlvin Jules Soco, you win. This is pure genius.
Earlvin on Soundcloud made the leap and mashed up two songs that go together like peanut butter and jelly. The 17-year-old Soundcloud user took Bridgit Mendler’s addictive “Hurricane” and mixed it in with Miley Cyrus’ “Party In the U.S.A.” If you didn’t hear the similarities before, you no doubt will recognize it now. The mashup even bridges some of the lyrics to the point that they even make sense as one song.
New releases on Blu-ray and DVD this week include: director Ivan Reitman’s romantic comedy, No Strings Attached, starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher; the intense drama, Blue Valentine, featuring Michelle Williams’ Oscar-nominated performance opposite Ryan Gosling; plus a look at Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, and the 25th anniversary release of Legend on Blu-ray.
Opening this weekend in theatres across the country: Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell star in the epic adventure, The Eagle; Adam Sandler tries to woo a younger woman in the comedy, Just Go With It; William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy gets a comic take in the animated Gnomeo And Juliet; plus a look at the music documentary, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.
This week on DVD and Blu-ray: Paul Gross stars as a gun-slinging American in the Canadian western, Gunless; a medicore band makes it big with a little help from their vampiric bassist in Suck; plus a look at The Last Song, starring Miley Cyrus.
Toronto fans were reduced to screaming throngs tonight as the annual MuchMusic Video Awards brought together some of the biggest names in music for a gigantic block party that shut down the corner of Queen and John streets in downtown Toronto.
In just a few hours, downtown Toronto will once again host one of the year’s biggest music parties: the 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards.
Opening this week in theatres, Sam Worthington stars as Perseus in the remake, Clash of the Titans. Plus, a look at the Miley Cyrus drama, The Last Song.
New in theatres, Seth Green plays an aspiring rent-a-cop hoping for a chance at being a real cop, if he can just catch the flasher terrorizing the mall. Also opening, the new Hannah Montana movie, the action adventure Dragonball Evolution, and a look at a recent release, The Story of Anvil.
Vampires face off in a small town while a celebrity “super” dog fights to make his way home in this week’s new releases.