An America's legend, Robert Morgenthau has passed away, just days before his 100th birthday. A WWII hero, the greatest district attorney in American history, the leader for decades of the Police Athletic League, a longtime friend and mentor and inspiration. A moving NY Times obituary:https://www.nytimes.com/…/nyreg…/robert-morgenthau-dead.html
Legendary director Martin Scorsese is teaming up with Netflix to bring us what fans around the world have long been waiting for: Scorsese's next, highly anticipated crime drama,The Irishman. Netflix just released the first trailer.
The Irishman is set to be the kind of mobster film Scorsese is so famous for—in the spirit of classics likeGoodfellas orCasino.Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, The Irishman tells the story of Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran (Robert De Niro), a hitman for the Bufalino crime family said to be involved in the mysterious disappearance of labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino).It is based on the bookI Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt.
Abbey Road 50th Anniversary
The Beatles detailed expanded 50th anniversary editions of their classic 1969 album, Abbey Road. The new editions will be available on September 27 and feature a remixed version of the LP along with previously unreleased outtakes and demos from the recording sessions.
Each of the new Abbey Road 50th anniversary editions come with the updated album remixed from the original eight-track session tapes. The Super Deluxe Edition comes with 23 outtake and demo tracks, including “The Long One” rehearsal of the Abbey Road side two medley, and a Blu-ray disc containing a Dolby Atmos mix of the record, a 5.1 surround mix of the album and a hi-res stereo mix of the album. Also included is a 100-page hardback book containing never-before-seen photos, track-by-track analysis and session notes, a foreword by Paul McCartney and more.