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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes Starting At Zero: His Own Story, a collection of Hendrix's own lyrics and writings — on hotel stationary, cigarette packs and beer mats — stitched together with interviews and lyrics. That same day, Experience Hendrix, Jimi's official estate, unleashes their own double-dose: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix — Hear My Train A Comin', a PBS documentary (beefed up with extras for the DVD), and Miami Pop Festival, a CD and double 12" vinyl release marking the first time the Experience's 1968 performance hits the non-bootleg market.
  • Mittman gets to hear others talk about him for a change as he's inducted into local Hall of Fame

    Mike Mittman says many people look at his relationship with former heavyweight champion of the world Larry Holmes in the same way that people used to look at Howard Cosell and Muhammad Ali. They have their laughs and there's a lot of kidding around, but...

    'Top Chef' recap, 'Boston's Bravest and Finest'

    All eyes are on Mei Lin. She whooped everyone and won the first elimination challenge last week with a bowl of rice porridge. Rice porridge, people! In the stew room over empty bottles of beer and wine, one of the brunette cheftestants felt the need...

    TV Review: Masterpiece's 'Death Comes To Pemberley'

    A "Pride and Prejudice" sequel/murder mystery? That alone should be a sufficient come-on to rouse English-lit majors and awaken "Masterpiece" viewers, but "Death Comes to Pemberley" -- a two-part movie adapted from P.D. James' novel -- has the extra...

    Brit Producers Aiming Films for Diverse Global Audiences

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Filmmakers in London fret a lot about subsidies, rebates and the obstinacy of Hollywood distributors, but when I encountered Eric Fellner this week, he seemed resolutely unfretful. And with good reason. Arrayed before the co-...