ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS don't want to go to "Chelsea."
NEW RELEASES: Paste will point you to Spoon, Big Thief, Curtis Godino, and more. But mostly Spoon.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENT has Spoon, Ride's Andy Bell and Trentemøller, but mostly Spoon.
BILL MURRAY covers Tom Waits' "The Piano Has Been Drinking."
LUCY DACUS herniated her back, but played Detroit from a couch.
SPOON: Drummer Jim Eno is profiled at Paste.
CATE LE BON: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at "(I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You," UB40's mystifyingly huge pop-reggae cover of the Elvis oldie.
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Death on the Nile debuts atop the chart with 12.8MM, roughly what movies for adults will bring in the current climate. Jackass Forever places with 8MM on a 65 percent drop. Marry Me shows with 8MM. Below the fold, Moonfall crashes into seventh place with 2.9MM on a 71 percent drop.
IVAN REITMAN, producer-director whose wildly successful comedies of the ‘70s and ‘80s included the blockbuster spookfest “Ghostbusters,” died in his sleep on Feb. 12, his family confirmed to the Associated Press. He was 75. The cause of death was not released.
MOONFALL and the Fall of Roland Emmerich.
DOCTOR STRANGE in the MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS has a trailer online.
LORD OF THE RINGS: The Rings of Power has a teaser trailer online.
THE ROYALS: Does the Queen have COVID? It's a tricky question to answer.
BLONDE: ”It’s an NC-17 movie about Marilyn Monroe, it’s kind of what you want, right?”
SIMU LIU is in negotiations to join Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling and America Ferrera in the Barbie movie at Warner Bros.
MIKE MYERS threatens another Austin Powers movie.
WHO IS TV's greatest "will they/won't they" couple?
WARTHOGS kneel to feed. The More You Know. Whoosh.
CALIFORNIA MAN arrested driving around with an alligator.
AUSSIE KOALAS are now an endangered species.