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by PopMatters Staff

19 Jun 2009


“Impossible Germany”

Earlier in the week PopMatters’ David Smith raved about the Maccabees’ new album, calling Wall of Arms a “tremendous sophomore set that suggests a bright future for British indie. “Can You Give It” is the record’s new anthemic single and the video features a documentary style.

The new MGM remake of Fame releases September 25 and the studio has just put out a new trailer. I must confess to loving the original show and movie… yeah, I was a kid at the time, but still it was great fun. Not so sure about the remake and the trailer doesn’t even include the classic song. Undoubtedly, I’ll be seeing it though given that I’m a sucker for musicals, but some classics are perhaps better left alone.

Oscar nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Sand and Fog) returns in this timely feminist tale set in Iran.

Now this is just plain nuts!
To crib a line from the Borg, “resistance if futile.”

 

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