Three huge icons from across the pop culture spectrum were born in the early 1960s in Britain. Is that merely a fluke of fate?
I can’t remember the last time a film rocked my world and blew my mind like this extraordinary documentary does.
The story is almost beside the point, because Tom Cruise’s nude torso that I could be running my hands all over and because the young kittenish leads in this story cobbled together around awesome 80s hair-band stadium anthems are the weakest part of it.
It sure does look like Matt Smith appears in this early photo of the Beatles. This is a real photo, completely unaltered in any way…
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As we ponder the imminent arrival on our screens of the spectacle that is Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, let us pause to consider that he is hardly the first musically inclined young man that young ladies have screamed their heads off over…
Plus: the shocking number of British actors who have not been in a Harry Potter movie; is Wikileaks’ Julian Assange being persecuted?; we don’t need no stinkin’ objectivity in journalism; and more.
Oh, we already know how it ends! John Lennon starts a band and ends up bigger than God. Before that, though… whew. There’s a whole lotta psychosexual stuff packed into Nowhere Boy, the tale of Lennon’s adolescence in Liverpool, which may or may not be true, but it sure makes for a smashing film.
Look how snazzy Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvill look in their dress-up clothes!
Meet the Volturi. Okay, the Beatles album cover isn’t a poster. But it serves the same purpose. And it was the first thing that popped into my head when I saw this poster for Twilight: Eclipse on a bus shelter last night. Dakota Fanning is totally John Lennon, don’tcha think?