"The Eagles documentary has landed." Hat tip to the LA Times for the superlative headline.
Tim Mize, 88.1 KDHX DJ and punk-to-end-all-punks, died this week. A memorial gathering will take place in Carondelet Park in St. Louis on August 25.
In her second co-writing/directing foray, W.E., Madonna interrogates the infamous Wallis Simpson/King Edward relationship from her, rather than his, perspective, the film insists. But repeated cross-cutting to contemporary couple Wally Winthrop and her increasingly estranged psychiatrist husband forces awkward, even silly, parallels as Wally falls for Russian widower Evgeni. Neither romance captivates because the parallel stories collide short-circuiting any involvement.
The Rock and Hall of Fame welcomes Donovan, Laura Nyro, the Beastie Boys, Faces and Guns N' Roses.