Unflattering reviews aside, “Batman Forever” was the shiniest, silliest, and most importantly for the studio, most lucrative Batman movie that Warner Bros. had wanted. So after its success, the studio moved quickly to bring Schumacher back to direct its sequel: 1997’s now infamous “Batman & Robin.” But before Schumacher served the world his banquet of …

If the hype translated into sales, Black Country, New Road would fill the stadiums. The seven-piece ensemble’s mix of musical styles — blending experimental rock with everything from jazz to Jewish klezmer music — caused such a frenzy when they appeared in 2018 that a website called them the best band of the world on …

Greater Western Water, Melbourne Water, South East Water and Yarra Valley Water came together this month to launch the ‘Make Every Drop Count’, empowering Melbourne residents to help protect the city from future water shortages. The campaign engages the community and water conservation experts to share mindful hacks to save water. It will also help …

Taylor Swift, a long-time supporter of independent music stores and vinyl culture, will be the Record Store Day ambassador for this year’s event, which takes place on April 23. The artist is the event’s first global ambassador. Over the years, the singer-songwriter has released special versions for RSD and RSD’s Black Friday events, and RSD …

Here’s a roundup of the latest tour news. See the Tour Dates category for more information. THE WAR ON DRUGS War on Drugs’ North American tour begins tonight in Austin, the first of two shows at ACL Live, and will continue until February 27 when they play Tempe, AZ’s Inning Fest. They’ll be in New …

Grace Kelly, Joan Didion and Candice Bergen have all taken up residence. Sylvia Plath threw her clothes off the roof on the last day of her magazine internship. The Barbizon wasn’t New York’s first female-only residential hotel, but it was certainly the most famous, home to many mid-20th-century actors, models, and writers in the years …

Kei, former member of Lovelyz [ILGAN SPORTS] The musical’s “Death Note” production company confirmed on Wednesday that Kei, a former member of now disbanded girl group Lovelyz, had been cast as Mia. The production team had to confirm the news as Kei posted several photos of herself in Mia’s costumes earlier this month revealing the …

During the pandemic, many Americans have seen their financial situation improve. Thanks to stimulus checks, improved unemployment benefits, forbearance on student loans and mortgages combined with business closures during the lockdown phase, many Americans have been able to accumulate savings and pay off debts from credit card. But now there are warning signs that the …

FFirst appearing as a surreal reaction to the horrors of World War II, the Japanese art of butoh incorporates violence, sacrifice and bodily mutilation: a captivatingly intense form of performance described by its founder Tatsumi Hijikata as the “dance of total darkness”. For a teenage Tom Heyes, growing up in a dreary little Lancashire town, …

Cosmic metalheads Vanderlust, along with members of S91 and Dreal, will release their self-titled debut album on April 15 via Rockshots Records. Inviting fans into their universe with their debut single ‘Scavengers of Kuiper Belt’ last December, the space musicians are ready to share their next musical constellation titled ‘The Last Ganymedian’, which is one …