Tag Archives: Brian Wilson

Hollywood Contenders – Could Paul Dano be a bigger Oscar contender than some think for “Love & Mercy”?

Over the course of the awards season so far, specifically during the precursors, no one has had a quicker ride to the top tier of contention than Paul Dano. Originally, it seemed like his excellent work in Love & Mercy was destined to be overlooked, but then something interesting happened…he[...]

John Cusack and Paul Dano have two of their best roles to date in “Love & Mercy”

One of my all time favorite actors happens to be John Cusack. Over the past decade or so, one of my newer favorites is Paul Dano. As such, the concept of the two of them in a film together pumped me up from the minute that they were cast in[...]

“Jurassic World”: Ten Movies to see in June

Ahoy! As always, I like to take a look at the month in advance to see what cinematic offerings are coming our way. This time out, it’s the June releases that I’m going to be prepping you for, and as an added bonus, I’ve seen a fair number of them[...]

Life of Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys in LOVE & MERCY

Behind the fun fun fun of The Beach Boys was the fascinating and genius singer/songwriter Brian Wilson. Love & Mercy presents an unconventional portrait of the iconic Wilson — portrayed by two actors, Paul Dano in the ’60s and John Cusack in the ’80s — and examines his musical brilliance,[...]

Beach Boys reuniting for 50th anniversary tour, album

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Beach Boys have been (California) dreamin’ about a possible band reunion for decades. Today, those dreams become reality. The band announced in a statement that they will reunite, in commemoration of its 50th anniversary, for a world tour. Founding members Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine[...]

Celebs Honor Neil Young at MusicCares Gala

Friends and other artists led Neil Young on a trip through the past, singing his songs and his praises at the 20th annual MusiCares gala Friday night. “He made the free world a better place to rock in,” said actor/musician Jack Black, host of the benefit at the Los[...]