Month: May 2009

The Countdown For The FIB Heineken Festival Begins

The Countdown For The FIB Heineken Festival Begins

With each day that passes, the prospect of Spanish sun, sea and Sangria draws a little closer for those lucky enough to have snapped up a ticket for this year’s Benicássim festival. Preparing to swap Singing in the Rain for Singing in the Sun, British music fans can look forward to the most successful and most anticipated Benicássim festival to date, as more than 45,000 people a day are expected to pass through the Benicássim gates this July.

The Day The Earth Stood Still

The Day The Earth Stood Still

This is the remake of the 1951 Si-Fi movie in which an alien sphere lands in Central Park New York and from this emerges Klaatu (Keanu Reeves), an alien with a message about the human race. A group of scientists are assembled one of which is Dr Helen Benson (Connelly) a widow with a step child (Smith).

The Roots, London, 13 June

The Roots – London – 13th June

Philadelphia hip-hop outfit The Roots return to London to open Ornette Coleman’s Meltdown with guest David Murray and more. The Roots' crew is composed of Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter (vocals), Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson (drums), Kamal Gray (keyboards), Frank Knuckles (percussion), Kirk “Captain Kirk” Douglas (guitar) and Owen Biddle (bass).

Frost / Nixon

Frost / Nixon

The film based on the play of the epic 1977 interview between the disgraced ex president Richard Nixon and the young celebrity interviewer David Frost. Both parties are sure the interview will work in their favour and that they will easily be able to gain the upper hand in this televised battle of wits and intellect.