New York Film Festival Announces 2020 Main Slate

By Will Oliver, August 13th 2020

Film at Lincoln Center has announce the 2020 main slate of the 58th edition of the festival. The 25 films that join the previously announced Opening selection, Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock, Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland as the Centerpiece, and Azazel Jacobs’s French Exit as the Closing selection. Two other films from McQueen’s Small Axe anthology Mangrove and Red, White and Blue will also screen in the Main Slate.
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IDLES Share New Single “Model Village”

By Will Oliver, August 11th 2020

IDLES keep the steady stream of new songs coming from their upcoming album Ultra Mono, which is due out on September 25th via Partisan Records. This follows previously released singles “A Hymn”, “Grounds” and “Mr Motivator.”

This is a fiery return to form for the band with a no-nonsense punk rocker with all the relevant political and social commentary that the band is always good for.

The single release gets a big boost from acclaimed director Michel Gondry, who directs its animated music video.

Enjoy the new music video below.

Today Bon Iver returned with his brand new single “AUATC,” which featured a wide array of guest contributors, including The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen.

Justin Vernon co-wrote the song with Phil Cook and it features a giant cast of supporting contributions including the previously mentioned Springsteen, along with Jenny Lewis, Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner, and many more.
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In an extremely shocking bit of news, Disney has decided that Mulan, one of its originally scheduled 2020 surefire worldwide blockbusters, will skip theaters and head directly to Disney Plus at a premium price. On top of a Disney Plus subscription, it’ll run you an additional rental price of $29.99 to watch. But considering the price of movie tickets and concessions, most families will see this at an extreme bargain, especially considering we’re all still stuck inside.
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Photo by Kylie Coutts

Angel Olsen will return with her new album Whole New Mess on August 28th via Jagjaguwar.

It’s the first record that Olsen performed solo on since her 2012 debut. It’s an intimate and vulnerable emotional portrait that shows her grappling with a period of personal tumult – recorded with just a few guitars and some microphones while isolated in a century-old church in the Pacific Northwest.
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