OMG, please let these videos keep coming!!!
Last weekend I shared absolutely BRILLIANT behind the scenes b-roll footage that was filmed on the set of Madonna‘s 1990 music video for Vogue. As you may recall, that 30 video gave us an unprecedented look at the creative process that goes into the making of an iconic music video. Today we get to see more behind the scenes b-roll footage, this time from Maddy‘s music video for Rain (from her 1992 album Erotica) which was released in 1993. Like the Vogue b-roll video, this new footage gives us a really cool look at Madonna at work. I am completely in love. More »
Posted under: 'Rain', Madonna
Earlier this year, singer Eden xo released a new single titled The Weekend which quickly became one of my favorite pop songs o’ the moment. The infectious beat and fun lyrics struck me at first listen and was immediately added to my running playlist (the highest honor I can bestow on any song). AT LONG LAST, Eden xo released the music video for The Weekend that is too cute not to share. Have you ever wondered what it might be like for Disney Princesses to get together and party with friends here in Hollywood? Well, wonder no more. Click the embed above to see the video for Eden xo‘s The Weekend and see how Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Belle, Ariel and co. like to get down and party. Keep an eye out for cameos by singer Bonnie McKee (as Cinderella) drag queen Vicky Vox (as Ursula) and Vine star Matt Cutshall (as Prince Phillip). Enjoy!
Posted under: 'The Weekend', Eden xo
Featuring host Miley Cyrus
Last week we learned that pop star Miley Cyrus has been tapped to host the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards which will air live on MTV on August 30. Today we get to check out the first promo video released for the VMAs which features Miley in her role as host and as you can see below, it’s pretty much what we expect to see from Miley and MTV. It looks like Miley is going for “ratchet chic” in this first promo video, which made its debut on her official Instagram profile. The promo features plenty of attitude, middle fingers and, of course, Miley‘s tongue. Have a look below at what we can expect with Miley Cyrus as host of the 2015 MTV VMAs. More »
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie? YES, PLEASE!
Altho we are still in the middle of summer, the time has come to look forward to the coming Xmas season and the movies coming to theaters this holiday season. Among the movies we can look forward to at the end of the year is a new comedy titled The Night Before starring Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie. As you can see in the NSFW red band trailer above, The Night Before tells the tale of 3 friends who celebrate one last Xmas together before they end their annual Xmas celebration tradition.
Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade, their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they’re entering adulthood, the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball – the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.
The movie looks like it could be very funny, after all … it’s a Xmas tale told by a Jew … which equals hilarity! Personally, I’m most excited by the fact that JGL is in this movie so it’s piqued my interest. Have a look above, see what you think. Does this look like a movie you might be adding to your holiday entertainment schedule?
Posted under: 'The Night Before'
Are you ready to be saved?
Madonna has released two short videos that were filmed during rehearsals for her upcoming Rebel Heart Tour and as you can see above and below, she and her troupe of dancers are working very hard to put together what looks to be an amazing show. In these videos, we see dance steps being choreographed, traditional dance steps being blocked out and religious iconography at almost every tour … which looks very much like the vibe that Madonna has expressed in her most recent world tours. Click the embed above to watch Rebel Heart Tour – Teaser #1 and then click below to watch Rebel Heart Tour – Teaser #2. More »
Cuz you know they've got 'Bad Blood'
It would appear that the “bad blood” between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry remains resolved in the wake of an apparent dig on Taylor‘s part at Katy over the weekend. As you may know, Taylor and Katy have reportedly been “feuding” for some time now stemming from drama that resulted from Taylor‘s previous relationship with John Mayer, who ended up dating Katy afterward. Most recently, Katy interjected herself in the Twitter feud that erupted between Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj by taking a swipe at Taylor and siding with Nicki. Over the weekend, an image of a shark “curiously” appeared on stage during Taylor‘s performance of Bad Blood during her concert performance in Foxborough, MA which many perceive as a reference to the Left Shark that famously stole the show during Katy‘s Super Bowl Halftime Show performance back in February. If so, it would seem that the catty back and forth fighting between these two adult women is still in full effect. More »
Just a few days ago we got to see live video of Kelly Clarkson performing Bye, Bye, Bye by *NSync live in concert. Today, we are blessed with a new video of Kelly performing her rendition of Taylor Swift‘s hit single Blank Space. Now that Kelly is on tour, these kinds of cover song performances will be the norm so it’s going to be a fun summer. Her cover of Bye, Bye, Bye was pretty perfect but I am truly living for her take on Blank Space. I guess the only thing I don’t love is that the way Kelly sings the song, it actually sounds like she is singing “got a long list of ex-lovers” instead of the way Taylor sings “got a long list of Starbucks lovers“. Ah well, can’t win ‘em all ;) Enjoy the video, Kelly is amazing.
Back in April and May, Kanye West delivered a pair of inspired performances of his new single All Day at Coachella and at a NBA Finals basketball game, which will be featured on his upcoming new album SWISH. This weekend, West debuted the official music video for All Day along with a short film titled I Feel Like That, which was directed by Steve McQueen. The screening took place in front of an intimate group of people and has yet to be formally released online. BUT, thanks to one industrious fan, we can watch the All Day / I Feel Like That video in the embed above. Kanye described himself to the assembled audience of 120 people as a “bad celebrity, but a pretty good artist” … which I leave to YOU as the final judge. Check out All Day / I Feel Like That above and see what you think.
30 Glorious Minutes of B-Roll
B-Roll footage from the set of Madonna‘s 1990 music video for Vogue has made its way to the Internets, giving us an entirely charming and completely unexpected behind the scenes look at the creation of this iconic music video. As you can see above, this video clocks in at just under 30 minutes and it gives us a really amazing look the work that went into filming the video. The alt angles, the scenes in between takes, that smile … this video gives fans a look at a side of Madonna that we don’t usually have access to. I’ve watched this video twice the whole way through already and I’ll probably watch it a few more times. Madonna was already a superstar before she filmed the music video for Vogue … but this behind the scenes b-roll shows us the birth of an icon. Please enjoy.
Posted under: 'Vogue', Madonna