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    Lily Allen Calls Out Sexism in the Music Industry, Undermines Her Message with Questionable Video

    "Hard Out There" criticizes the rampant sexism in the music industry from both the corporate suits and the entertainment press. And yet at the same time Allen squanders much of the feminist goodwill she would have earned with a video since she objectifies female bodies as much she satirizes.

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    Band Featured in Film about Iranian Rock Scene Found Dead in Brooklyn Murder/Suicide

    Members of The Yellow Dogs, an indie rock band formed in Tehran and currently based in Brooklyn were reportedly all found dead in their East Williamsburg, Brooklyn apartment after one of the members, who had been kicked out of the band, carried out a murder-suicide.

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    BRITDOC Reboots Troubled Production on M.I.A. Documentary, Featuring Spike Jonze and Kanye West

    In July, we reported that production on the feature M.I.A. documentary, directed by her frequent collaborator Steve Loveridge, had stalled due to legal entanglements between the two parties. Well, as of today, the project is up and running again, now that British non-profit BRITDOC has come aboard t...

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    Review: Prep For 'Gravity' With Wild IMAX Concert Fantasy 'Metallica Through the Never'

    Metallica may not command the same cultural weight it did 25 years ago, but you wouldn't it know from the spectacle of "Metallica Through the Never," a fantastically intense experimental concert film readymade for the IMAX 3-D format.

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    Guest Post: Director Kandeyce Jorden's Journey Through the World of Female DJs

    When director Kandeyce Jorden found herself at a personal crossroads, she went looking for a creative project that would open her eyes to a new way of life--and she found it in the world of women DJs.

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    Gunning For EGOT : Composer Alan Menken On Potentially Joining The Very Exclusive Club

    If composer Alan Menken wins an Emmy Award this September for his work on an episode of ABC's "The Neighbours," he will go where only 11 folks have gone before: To the EGOT club. Which as far as we know, isn't actually a real place.

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    Watch: Lil Mama Does Her Best Left Eye in Trailer for VH1's TLC Biopic 'Crazy Sexy Cool'

    VH1 has just released the trailer for its much-anticipated TLC biopic, "Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story." The film, which follows the career of Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, and Rozanda "Chili" Thomas," follows the girl's rise to fame, financial troubles, and Lopes's tragic death. ...

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    Video of the Day: Mod Carousel's Gender Swapping Version of Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines

    Check out Mod Carousel's (a Seattle based boylesque troupe) reinvention of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines".

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    How Comic-Con Provided a Showcase For 'Metallica Through the Never' -- And What Comes Next

    Comic-Con has seldom included music as one of the "popular arts" that the convention annually celebrates. And yet, at the end of Friday's events in the San Diego Convention Center's storied Hall H, newly relaunched distributor Picturehouse staged a presentation for "Metallica Through the Never."

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    Pussy Riot are Back with New Video

    The ladies of Pussy Riot are back with a new video "Like a Red Prison." The video is the first in over a year, since their anti-Putin protest which led to three of the members being arrested and jailed. Two of them still remain in jail.

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