The Chicken Connoisseur is back with episode 6 of his ongoing YouTube series. This time he’ll be hitting up Chick King in London’s Tottenham neighborhood. As usual the crep is on point, but the chicken is as neutral as it gets. Check out the video for yourself above and keep an eye out for episode 7.
This week’s memorable movie moment takes us back to the first sequel to Jurassic Park, The Lost World (1997). Also based on the preceding novel by Michael Crichton, the film is the only Jurassic Park sequel to be directed by Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan, Bridge of Spies), although he has served as executive producer on JP3 (2001) and Jurassic World (2015). In fact The Lost World is the only sequel that Spielberg has opted to direct, outside of the Indiana Jones series. It was also his first time back to film after he took a leave of absence when Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List were completed and became box office hits both in the same year. Author Michael Crichton had titled the book after the famous novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which also features a mysterious island with dinosaurs and other strange phenomena.
The Lost World brought back original actor Jeff Goldblum (Independence Day, The Grand Budapest Hotel) as Dr. Ian Malcolm, who is joined by an all new cast of characters, including Oscar-winner Julianne Moore (Hannibal, Crazy Stupid Love), Pete Postlethwaite (Inception, The Town), Vince Vaughn (Old School, Wedding Crashers), Arliss Howard (Full Metal Jacket, Moneyball), Peter Stormare (Armageddon, Minority Report), Vanessa Lee Chester (A Little Princess, Harriet the Spy), and acclaimed British actor Richard Attenborough (The Great Escape, Elizabeth). Continue reading
On July 18th, 1986, writer/director James Cameron (Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Avatar) brought director Ridley Scott‘s original characters back to the big screen in the first sequel to Alien, appropriately titled Aliens. Lead actress Sigourney Weaver (Ghostbusters, Working Girl) returned to reprise the role of Ellen Ripley, who after the original was discovered in cryogenic sleep in her escape craft and returned to Earth. After communication is lost with colonists investigating Ripley’s claim of aliens on the moon, she and a rescue crew are sent on a mission to investigate the moon and discover if there are any survivors, or if Ripley’s outrageous claims are true. Aliens would go on to win two Oscars, doing even better than its predecessor. The film won for Best Sound Effects and another for Best Visual Effects; it also received another four nominations for Best Actress (Weaver), Best Set Decoration, Best Sound, Best Film Editing, and Best Music. Appearing alongside Weaver are actors Carrie Penn, Michael Biehn (The Terminator, The Abyss), Paul Reiser (Beverley Hills Cop, Whiplash), Lance Henriksen (Damien: Omen II, Savage Dawn), and Bill Paxton (Twister, Apollo 13). Continue reading
CRAM took to Twitter earlier today to release a new video for their record “PROLLUMS.” Dark and gritty from the jump, the drug laced lyrics provide a backdrop for the visuals manic imagery. All three MCs put forth solid verses over the murky instrumental. Directed by Fernando Lopez, the video complements the record’s grungy feel very well, it feels like Another step in the right direction for a promising group, check out “PROLLUMS” above and stay tuned for more.
The Zoo York crew recently hit up the city of Barcelona capturing a solid amount of good footy. Ron Deily, Dave Willis, Gavin Nolan and Chaz Ortiz all make appearances in the video, it’s clear that Zoo York definitely has a promising future. Check out the clip above and keep an eye out for more.
Brooklyn-based filmmakers Tim Sessler and Brandon Bray recently released a new video dubbed “Balance.” Utilizing Alfred Hitchcock’s classic dolly zoom, a drone and a Canon CN-E; the duo have created one awe inspiring visual. You’ve probably never seen Manhattan like this, check out the video above and make sure to be on the look out for more.
The homie Finding Novyon appeared on Go 95.3’s GoLocal show last week for a quick interview with Mr. Peter Parker. 2015 is a big year for Novyon, he has already racked up a few notable slots including Soundset 2016 and Revelry Music Festival among others. March 24th figures to be a big night for the budding star, check out the interview above for more on what Novyon’s got planned.
Despite popular belief, the city of Detroit is going through quite the renaissance, new minds and artists of all walks are helping to bring the city back from the depths. One such group helping to bring national attention to Detroit’s budding music scene is Gosh Pith, a duo whose music is pretty hard to confine to a box. A few weeks ahead of their upcoming “Gold Chain” tour, they dropped the video for their most recent release “K9.” The cinematic visual draws the viewer in instantly, the record only cements the overall experience as you watch the story unfold. Gosh Pith will be releasing their new EP, Gold Chain, on February 26th; check out more of their music below and stay tuned for more info regarding their tour.
With Vice preparing to launch their new television network, VICELAND, the multi-facted conglomerate has began previewing some of their upcoming programs. Of all the awesomeness that they’ve been teasing lately, Action Bronson’s show, F*ck That’s Delicious, sits near the top of the list for us. Fans of his Vice powered Youtube series will be happy to see that things don’t look like they’ve changed all that much; just good food, good rhymes and world travel with Bronsollinio and crew. Check out the trailer above and keep an eye out for more from VICELAND.
Mr. Peter Parker and Go95.3 have been on fire these first few weeks. The station itself is delivering as promised and to top it off, Parker has been interviewing artists from the scene like a mad man. His latest interview was posted earlier this morning and features the south side’s own Mike The Martyr. Since dropping Ghost Dose late last year Martyr has continued his efforts as a triple threat producing, rapping and DJing all over. Go95.3 is exactly what the Cities needed, big ups Mr. Peter Parker and the crew over there; check out the interview above and stay tuned for more.