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09/05/2013

How Daniel Radcliffe Looks When He's Shirtless and Horny: VIDEO

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Two Daniel Radcliffe items in one post. First, some new shots are available from Horns, which premieres at the Toronto Film Festival tomorrow (we already saw one shot almost a year ago).

Writes EW, where you can find two more stills:

In Horns, a supernatural mystery that premieres tomorrow at the Toronto Film Festival, Radcliffe plays Ig, a small-time guy who’s suspected of brutally murdering his longtime girlfriend (Juno Temple). The town seems to have made up its mind about his guilt, especially when he begins to sprout devilish horns while the police investigate the crime. Before long, though, Ig notices that his frightful horns seem to have one beneficial side-effect: people around him suddenly seem compelled to tell him the truth, the horrible truth that they’ve never told anyone else. Just maybe, those horns of his will help him find out who really committed the murder.

There's also yet another trailer (this, the official domestic) for the film Kill Your Darlings, in which Radcliffe plays the young beat poet Allen Ginsberg. The film opens in limited release on October 18.

Check that out, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted Sep. 5,2013 at 10:05 PM EST by in Daniel Radcliffe, Film, News | Permalink | Comments (9)


The OXD Mirror: New Music for 9.5.13

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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TADEU MAGALHÃES

The OXD Mirror is a weekly music column brought to you by the boys of OCCUPY THE DISCO (OXD), a New York City based movement created by three music lovers, Ru Bhatt, Josh Appelbaum, and Tadeu Magalhães, who want to share their love for disco, house and dance music with the world.

This column will now be appearing on Thursday evening, rather than Fridays!

Tensnake feat. Fiora: 'See Right Through'

Tensnake's forthcoming debut album is not due until later in fall but it is already shaping up to be an exciting piece of work with two releases seeing the light of day in less than a week. Different from the rather slow '58 BPM,' which Ru shared last week, 'See Right Through' indicates that the Hamburg producer/DJ still holds on to the dancefloor-oriented vibes he's known for, while sharing the same guest vocalist on both tracks: Berlin-based singer Fiora. The album will feature collaborations with disco legend Nile Rodgers (Chic), who recently worked with Daft Punk on 'Get Lucky,' and Stuart Price a.k.a. Thin White Duke and Les Rythmes Digitales, the producer behind Madonna's Confessions on a Dance Floor as well as The Killer's Day & Age and Pet Shop Boys' latest Electric), amongst other guest appearances.

 

Atjazz feat. Robert Owens: 'Love Someone (Fromwood World Soul Remix)'

Splitting his time between professionally scoring games like Tomb Raider and producing ethereal jazz and house music tracks, composer/producer Martin Iveson, better known as Atjazz, has been a key figure in the British underground scene for the past 26 years. His popular collaboration with the acclaimed house vocalist Robert Owens off the 2008 album Full Circle has recently seen a revamp by two artists, DJ Tipz and Fromwood. Fromwood, who Ru introduced you to last week with his track 'Homesphere', is responsible for this beautiful World Soul remix, a sophisticated work with an interesting chill approach to the original, highlighting Owen's soulful vocal work.

 

Hayden James: 'Permission To Love'

Hayden James' 'Permission to Love' proves once more that Australian artists create the best summer music. While the mid-tempo track sports unconventionally distorted vocals that may seem odd to the common ear at first, they turn into just the right amount of spice once layered over uplifting synths and beats. James' debut self-titled EP is out now on Future Classic with 5 excellent tracks that range from pop to balearic and R&B and is highly recommended.

CONTINUED, AFTER THE JUMP...

Lost Scripts: “I’ll Be Watching You”

Lost Scripts is the brand new project from two of our favorite artists at the moment: John Talabot and Pional. The two Spanish producers have worked together on several occasions, including a few tracks for Talabot's brilliant debut album ƒin and it is great to see that new material is still flowing. 'I'll Be Watching You' may start off shy but quickly showcases its full power once Talabot/Pional's signature hypnotic bass kicks in. The track will be released officially on September 16 through Young Turks, home of the xx, SBTRKT and Chairlift.

 

Behling & Simpson: 'Don't Need U'

Bristol's Behling & Simpson have been increasingly earning great credit for their outstanding work as house music creators, specifically with their remix for Julio Bashmore, releases on the Futureboogie imprint and classic-with-a-twist take on the genre. The duo's most recent effort is the 8th iteration of the Black Jukebox series on Exploited Records which includes 'Don't Need U,' a track that features the voice of Shanti Celeste and works with the classic house-music paradox of 'uplifting melancholy,' pairing up euphoric loops and piano riffs with soulful broken-hearted vocals. The song kicks in at 5:10 min in the preview above and the whole EP will be available on iTunes on September 10, although it can already be purchased on specialized online stores.

 

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Posted Sep. 5,2013 at 6:45 PM EST by in Music Recommendations, Occupy the Disco, Tad Haes | Permalink | Comments (0)


Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1423

BATMAN: The classic Batman intro in stop-motion.

MENTAL FLOSS: 107 regional slang words.

OOPS: WGN morning show hangs up on Oprah.

NEW GUINNESS AD: Get out the Kleenex.

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Posted Sep. 5,2013 at 5:45 PM EST by in News, Towleroad Guide to the Tube | Permalink | Comments (2)


News: Batman, HIV, Ian McKellen, PETA, San Diego, Jane Lynch

RoadIan McKellen teaming up with Bill Condon for Sherlock Holmes film.

BatmanRoadBen Affleck as Batman concept art surfaces.

RoadSong of the summer?

RoadEmma Donoghue's novel Room becoming a movie: "The book tells the story of Jack, a 5-year-old growing up somewhere in America in an 11-by-11-foot shed he believes to be the whole world; his playful, devoted young mother has shielded him from the truth that they are captives."

RoadCampaign begins to bring rainbow crosswalks to San Diego Hillcrest neighborhood. "We want to create a sense of place here," said Nichols. "It'll bring color and energy, but it'll also speak to the diversity and welcoming nature of Hillcrest."

RoadLady Gaga to host Saturday Night Live.

RoadSwedish town stung by "Allah is gay" gaffe: "The six-minute YouTube clip was put up on the Mellerud municipality Facebook page to promote a classic car meet up in Sunnanå Hamn on the shores of Lake Vänern. 'This is how things looked earlier in the summer,' the text accompanying the post read. The video showed a number of classic cars, but at about the four minute mark, the camera zoomed in a decal on a motorbike that read, "Allah is gay" (Allah är bög), the Expressen newspaper reported."

RoadMale model fix: Daniel D.

RoadJane Lynch received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

HivRoadHIV vaccine proves successful in phase 1 human trial. "he vaccine, which was developed by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team, is the first genetically modified, whole-killed vaccine to be approved for testing in humans."

RoadRyan Gosling, Garrett Hedlund passed on 50 Shades of Grey role.

RoadIs The Outs creator Adam Goldman the gay Lena Dunham? "Much as “Girls” creator Lena Dunham was criticized, upon the launch of her show, for the generally white and upper-middle-class mien of her series, so has Goldman been, at least in comments sections; much as Dunham did on NPR’s 'Fresh Air,' Goldman has explained himself as someone conveying his own experience, not a generation or scene. 'People have said the racial makeup of our show is not what it could be, and I think that comes down to the fact that the show basically has three main characters. Those are people that I knew or they’re me. It wasn’t that we set out to represent anyone. The goal of the show was not to represent anyone but to tell a story about these characters.'"

RoadTom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have a swank pad.

PetaRoadPETA and Jillian Michaels target NYC carriage horse industry, pushes Christine Quinn to act. "PETA will spend about $15,000 to plaster posters around Manhattan -- primarily in Quinn's Council district -- starting next week. Online versions will also hit news sites and web pages that cater to a gay audience as soon as Friday, a PETA spokesman said. "

RoadBleed for Love: A new Diane Warren ballad from Jennifer Hudson for the Winnie Mandela biopic she's starring in.

RoadMemorial University in Newfoundland releases 'You Can Play Project' video.

RoadMichelle Williams to make Broadway debut in Cabaret: "Michelle Williams will make her Broadway debut playing Sally Bowles in a revival of Sam Mendes' and Rob Marshall's 1998 production of Cabaret, the Roundabout Theatre Company announced Wednesday. Reprising the role of the show's decadent Emcee, for which he won a Tony, is Alan Cumming."

Posted Sep. 5,2013 at 4:14 PM EST by | Permalink | Comments (11)


Katy Perry's 'Roar' Video is Here: WATCH

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I hope she's donating the proceeds to anti-poaching organizations!

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted Sep. 5,2013 at 3:46 PM EST by in Katy Perry, Music, Music Video, News | Permalink | Comments (20)


San Antonio, Texas Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance in 8-3 Vote

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San Antonio, Texas has passed an LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in a vote of 8-3. The ordinance covers city employment, and citywide contracting, housing and public accommodations.

The measure's passage follows months of public debate, public prayer against it, and headlines over City Councilwoman Elisa Chan's remarks on the bill, in which she called LGBT people "disgusting".

Developing...

Posted Sep. 5,2013 at 3:45 PM EST by in Discrimination, San Antonio, Texas | Permalink | Comments (45)



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