How Siouxsie and the Banshees Inspired Jenna Ortega’s Dance in Wednesday

How Siouxsie and the Banshees Inspired Jenna Ortega's Dance in Wednesday

Thanks to a delightfully aloof performance from Jenna Ortega, Netflix’s updated Addams Family adaptation Wednesday has been a runaway hit. In one unforgettable scene, Ortega’s Wednesday Addams lets her guard down for a bit and breaks […]

Warwick Davis On The Return Of ‘Willow’ And If We’ll Ever See ‘Return Of The Ewok’

Willow

Lucasfilm It’s remarkable how young Warwick Davis still is today. Next year marks for 40th anniversary, somehow, of Return of the Jedi. Of course, in that third film of the original Star Wars trilogy, Davis […]

Five Exceptionally Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Julia Roberts

Five Exceptionally Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Julia Roberts

Credit: @juliaroberts Julia Roberts stole our hearts in the late 1980s. First, with her role in Mystic Pizza, followed by her 1989 role in Steel Magnolias with its ensemble cast and heartbreaking moments. However, it […]

Disney’s Willow puts a queer romance front and center — and it was ‘just organic,’ says creator

Warwick Davis grins, holding a staff, as Willow Ufgood in Willow.

Image: Lucasfilm A princess and a lady knight never got together in George Lucas’ original, but for Jonathan Kasdan, it was an obvious next step Ron Howard and George Lucas’ 1988 fantasy epic Willow aimed […]

‘It was revelatory for younger Asians’: Monsoon’s Sheila Chandra on her hit Ever So Lonely | Pop and rock

The 12” cover of Ever So Lonely by Monsoon

A decade after Bowie’s Starman moment on Top of the Pops, a south Asian teenage girl extended a hand from BBC Television Centre to her own audience of dreamers. It was 1982 and a sari-clad […]

‘White Noise’ Is the Sound of Disappointment

‘White Noise’ Is the Sound of Disappointment

Netflix/Ringer illustration Don DeLillo’s postmodern classic has long been regarded as impossible to adapt. Noah Baumbach’s attempt for Netflix does nothing to change that. “It is possible,” writes Don DeLillo in his 1985 novel White […]

Mica Paris: ‘I’ve never said it but I think Whitney had a little crush on me…’ – Music News

Mica Paris: 'I've never said it but I think Whitney had a little crush on me...' - Music News

Mica Paris chats to Jackie Brambles on her Greatest Hits Radio show tonight (Tuesday) ahead of their appearance on the London Palladium stage together at this Friday’s very special Greatest Hits Live show. The 80s […]

W.A.S.P.’s BLACKIE LAWLESS Admits To Using Backing Tracks During Live Performances

W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Admits To Using Backing Tracks During Live Performances

During a “VIP Experience” question-and-answer session before W.A.S.P.‘s November 26 concert at The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida, frontman Blackie Lawless was asked about complaints from some of the band’s fans about the use of […]

Eighties legend and movie star Irene Cara, who belted out the track to Fame, dies aged 63

Irene Cara concentrated on her music career in later life

ACTRESS and singer Irene Cara, who helped to define the ‘80s era of legwarmers and leo-tards, has died aged 63. The Oscar-winning former child star, who belted out the title tracks to films Fame and […]

‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer was 63

Cara dancing in 1980's hit "Fame."

To quote a legendary lyric from her most famous anthem: “I’m gonna live forever — baby, remember my name.” Irene Cara, the iconic ’80s singer and actress best known for massive soundtrack hits to the […]