Tag: box

NME Festival blog: Lucasfilm boss says future ‘Star Wars’ films won’t be trilogies that “fit into a box”

The boss of Lucasfilm has said that future Star Wars films will deviate from the trilogy format, and won’t “fit into a box”. New film The Rise Of Skywalker, the final film in the current trilogy, is set to be released this week (December 19). In a new interview with The Los Angeles Times, Kathleen Kennedy […]

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NME Festival blog: New Freddie Mercury box set ‘Never Boring’ announced to mark late icon’s 73rd birthday

Straight on the wish list.. A new box-set of Freddie Mercury‘s solo material has been announced on the same day as what would’ve been the late music icon’s 73rd birthday. For the first time ever, the ‘Never Boring’ collections offers a curated selection of Mercury’s music,visuals and spoken words. Consisting of three CDs with 32 […]

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NME Festival blog: Ozzy Osborne is releasing a huge career-spanning box set, ‘See You On The Other Side’

It’s available this autumn Ozzy Osborne is releasing a career-spanning box set this autumn called ‘See You On The Other Side.’ The set is an extensive vinyl collection of all of Osborne’s solo material and will include 16 albums across 24 vinyl. The collection will feature B-sides, live albums and rarities in addition to all […]

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NME Festival blog: A ‘Bird Box’ book sequel is coming in 2019

The Netflix adaptation of Josh Malerman’s 2014 novel was a smash hit back in December The author of Bird Box has confirmed that a sequel to the original book will be published in October. Josh Malerman’s 2014 post-apocalyptic novel was adapted by Netflix for a feature-length film which starred the likes of Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes […]

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NME Festival blog: Netflix releases huge streaming figures for ‘Bird Box’ and ‘You’

Impressive… Netflix has revealed the viewing figures for Bird Box and You – and it’s a staggering reflection of how we’ve all been talking about them. You, which stars Penn Badgley as homicidal antihero Joe Goldberg, is reportedly on course to be viewed by a huge 40 million households in its first month of release. […]

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NME Festival blog: Depeche Mode, New Order, Erasure, and dozens more reinterpret John Cage’s 4’33” in new box set

It’s in celebration of Cage’s landmark work Musicians will reinterpret John Cage’s conceptual composition ‘4’33”’ for a mammoth new release. In 1952, the experimental composer infamous composition instructed performers to not play their instrument in a piece for an allotted four minutes and 33 seconds. The idea was to allow for listeners to instead focus on […]

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NME Festival blog: Netflix pleads with fans to stop ‘Bird Box’ challenge

Netflix has urged fans to stop taking taking part in the Bird Box challenge, after the horror movie inspired people to undertake everyday tasks while blindfolded. The popular thriller stars Sandra Bullock as a mother who tries to get her children to safety after an supernatural apocalypse occurs. However, the huge task is made even […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Bird Box’ had the best first week of any Netflix original movie, ever

Millions of people watched across the world Netflix has revealed that Bird Box is their most streamed original movie during the film’s first week. Released on December 21, the apocalyptic thriller stars Sandra Bullock and Sarah Paulson as sisters Malorie and Jessica. It follows Bullock as she navigates the world after an ominous unseen presence […]

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NME Festival blog: Brian Eno to release new box set ‘Music For Installations’

Brian Eno is set release a comprehensive new box set, titled ‘Music For Installations’. The acclaimed artist will treat fans to a wealthy archive of either “new, rare or unreleased” music with the release, including pieces which were debuted as part of art installations in previous years – dating all the way back to 1986. […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Black Panther’ has crossed the $1 billion dollar mark at the box office

Black Panther has officially passed the $1 billion dollar mark at the worldwide box office, a mere four weeks after it’s release. The comic book adaptation stars Chadwick Boseman as King T’Challa, the beleagured leader of fictional kingdom Wakanda, alongside Luptia Nyong’o and Michael B Jordan. It’s the fifth Marvel movie to hit the mark […]

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