• June 8, 2023

Cannes 2023: Black Flies, Youth (Spring), Homecoming | Festivals & Awards

Fortunately, it’s a much sturdier movie than any of those films, a make-’em-like-they-used-to gritty New York picture about the lives and minds of mean-streets paramedics. In this case, the “they” in “make-’em-like-they-used-to” is Martin Scorsese, and the “’em” is his 1999 film “Bringing Out the Dead,” to which “Black Flies” bears many, many similarities, although it never has much hope of…

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The National Announce Homecoming Festival 2023 Featuring Patti Smith, Pavement, and More – rezal404

The National’s Homecoming Festival will return to Cincinnati, Ohio, for the first time since its inaugural edition in 2018. The band announced the news today (May 17), along with the lineup for the 2023 event, which takes place September 15-16. Patti Smith & Her Band, Pavement, Arooj Aftab, Bartees Strange, the Walkmen, Weyes Blood, and…

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Lawrence Okolie vows to ‘stamp out’ Chris Billam-Smith’s fairy tale homecoming in May 27 world title fight

Lawrence Okolie has vowed to ruin Chris Billam-Smith’s fairy tale by beating him in a world title fight in front of his home fans at Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium next month. Okolie, the WBO cruiserweight champion, is unbeaten in 19 professional fights, winning 14 by knockout, with Billam-Smith’s trainer Shane McGuigan even labeling him “the best…

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