Warner Bros Digital Arm Slags SPC’s ‘Foxcatcher’; Studios Sharpening Elbows?

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The new year has gotten off to an interesting start, with fact-based awards contenders battling controversy over perceived accuracy issues. Some at Sony were surprised tonight to see the Warner Bros Digital Entertainment Group’s WB Digital posting this on Twitter: #Foxcatcher Movie Slammed As ‘Complete Fiction’ By The Olympic Wrestler Who Inspired It. ‘Everything I’ve ever said positive about the movie I take back, I hate it.

Warner Bros DigitalNow, I checked the WB Digital site and it sure seems to be WB-product friendly, including one tweet that flouted the studio’s own awards-season candidate, American Sniper. That tweet read: #AmericanSniper widow says the film gets it right.

Other tweets included friendly updates about its sister studio product, from the Batman vs Superman movie trailer to news about the DC Comics pic Shazam, and “What You Need to Know About DC Comics Headed into 2015.” The Foxcatcher slam — based on…

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Panic State are MADE OF FIRE

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Exciting new talent Panic State are a London based three piece alternative rock band formed in early 2013, by members Scott Dunleavy, Dylan Epega and Daniel Tweddle.   They bring a fresh edge to the alternative music scene. Their new EP ‘The made of fire EP’ highlights their talent with 4 original songs. Yufai Suen from Elton John’s Rocket Productions describes them as “Stunning”.  Their influences include Radiohead, Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers with a hint of Coldplay.

LINK TO THE MUSIC/EP:

https://soundcloud.com/panic-state/sets/themadeoffireep

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The Grammys Are Announced !

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Courtesy of our friends at Rock Revolt Magazine :  http://rockrevoltmagazine.com/2014-grammy-nominees-rock-metal-alternative/

Nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards were announced last night by The Recording Academy on primetime television as part of “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night”, a one-hour CBS entertainment special broadcast live from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

“This year’s nominations reflect the talented community of music makers who represent some of the highest levels of excellence and artistry of the year in their respective fields,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy, in a statement.

The 56th annual Grammy Awards will be held on January 26, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

We know our readers, so here is a list of the nominees in the ROCK and ALTERNATIVE categories (complete list/genres HERE!

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OSCARS: Original Score Category To Draw From 114 Movies

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Original scores from The Boxtrolls, Divergent, Exodus: Gods And Kings and The Grand Budapest Hotel are among 114 scores eligible for nominations in the Original Score category for the 87th Oscars. The noms will be announced on January 15. The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title:

“American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs,” Vivek Maddala, composer
“Anita,” Lili Haydn, composer
“Annabelle,” Joseph Bishara, composer
“At Middleton,” Arturo Sandoval, composer
“Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?,” Elia Cmiral, composer
“Bears,” George Fenton, composer
“Belle,” Rachel Portman, composer
“Big Eyes,” Danny Elfman, composer
“Big Hero 6,” Henry Jackman, composer
“The Book of Life,” Gustavo Santaolalla and Tim Davies, composers
“The Boxtrolls,” Dario Marianelli, composer
“Brick Mansions,” Trevor Morris, composer
“Cake,” Christophe Beck, composer
“Calvary,” Patrick Cassidy, composer
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” Henry Jackman, composer
“The Case against 8,” Blake Neely, composer

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