Just a huge amount of fun to watch! Next stop, world domination!
Although most in America lost track of George Michael after “Listen Without Prejudice Vol. I”, he remained a huge star everywhere else. His 1996 album “Older” spawned five Top-3 singles in the U.K. (including two number ones). And he was hugely prolific in terms of releasing one-off singles and participated in many collaborations. For anyone clamoring for more unreleased George Michael music, there is a treasure trove of released tracks that weren’t heard here except by the faithful scouring the
Unlike with Prince, we haven’t heard anything from George Michael’s vault of unreleased music, and from what I understand, there is quite a lot, although it’s not certain how finished any of it is. Here’s one song that was finished and in the can, but never saw the light of day. First recorded in 2012 and finished shortly before he died, this is a wonderful track, although the lyrics are quite dark. It’s included on the soundtrack for “Last Christmas”
“The Crown” Season 3: Love, love, love Olivia Coleman, so looking forward to seeing her take over as Queen Elizabeth II. Looks like she’s diving straight into a huge amount of drama with her sister Princess Margaret (Helena Bonham Carter), her son’s unwise marriage to Diana, and the country generally falling apart. On Netflix, November 17th. “The Good Liar”: A twisty thriller with two of our greatest living actors? I’m there. This stars Helen Mirren as a wealthy widow and
Alright theatre geeks! This one’s for you.
The ubiquitous Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his directorial debut with “Tick Tick… Boom!”
“The Humans” played while I was living in New York but never got around to seeing. It won Best Play at the Tony Awards and also Best Featured Actress for Jayne Houdyshell who reprises her role in the film. But now I’ll be able to see it somewhere, with details sketchy on exactly what type of release it will have and when it will be released, although filming has just wrapped. With Broadway turning a bit dull with show after
We’re doing Film-to-Stage-to-TV-and-Back Week here at Gush About.