Detroit

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John Boyega: Detroit was a serious shoot

6 Dec 2017

Film gossip

John Boyega has revealed there was a "serious tone" on the set of 'Detroit' because the cast realised the importance of the story they were telling. The 25-year-old actor stars in Kathryn Bigelow's latest movie which is about the 1967 Detroit riots…

Hannah Murray reveals Detroit cast didn't get full scripts

23 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Kathryn Bigelow refused to give all her cast the full 'Detroit' script. Hannah Murray stars as Julie Delaney in the director's new movie - based around the real life murder of three African American men during the 1960s race riots - and she revealed…

Kathryn Bigelow praises John Boyega's Detroit performance

22 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Kathryn Bigelow has praised John Boyega on the "complexity" in his character in 'Detroit'. The 65-year-old Oscar-winning filmmaker helmed the new movie - which is based around the murders of three African American men during the Detroit race riots in…

Will Poulter praises Kathryn Bigelow's calm nature

20 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Will Poulter relied on Kathryn Bigelow to help with his evil character in 'Detroit'. The 24-year-old actor stars as Philip Krauss, a police officer involved in the Algiers Motel incident of 1967, in which three African American men were killed during…

Kathryn Bigelow wants Detroit to help end racial profiling

19 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Kathryn Bigelow hopes 'Detroit' will end "racial profiling". The 65-year-old filmmaker helmed the new movie based around the real life murders of three African American men during the 1960s race riots in the US city, and one of her main goals was to…

Will Poulter's 'horrendous' role

17 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Will Poulter went home "hating" himself every day after playing a "horrendous", racist police officer in 'Detroit'. The 24-year-old actor takes on the grittier character of Philip Krauss, a police officer involved in the Algiers Motel incident of…

Kathryn Bigelow used court reports to develop Detroit script

16 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Kathryn Bigelow didn't make 'Detroit' for "entertainment" purposes. The 65-year-old filmmaker felt a huge "responsibility" to stay faithful to the story of the 1960s race riots in the US city and wanted to create a "dramatisation of true events" in…

Interview: Stuart Cosgrove on Detroit ‘67

4 Mar 2015

Popular Scottish football presenter’s passion for soul music inspired his latest book

He’s familiar to Scottish radio listeners as half of a double act with Tam Cowan on BBC Radio Scotland’s football satire and discussion show Off the Ball. But Stuart Cosgrove’s career extends into areas which most of his listeners are probably unaware…

Julien Temple's Requiem for Detroit? serves both as a warning and inspiration

19 Feb 2014

As Temple examines the collapse of America's Motor City, should Glasgow and Edinburgh take note?

It's all too fitting that Julien Temple's Requiem for Detroit? is being screened at The Arches during the Glasgow Film Festival. Later on that same evening, a club night is hosted there by Pressure featuring Detroit techno legend Carl Craig, reflecting…

Detroit's electronic prodigy Kyle Hall

6 Aug 2010

The unconfined artist gets ready to guest at Jelly Roll Soul

‘I first got into electronic music at the age of 11,’ says Kyle Hall, the latest bright hope to emerge from the city of Detroit’s illustrious music scene. ‘I’d go over to my Uncle Ray’s crib and he’d show me his records and how to mix with them. I’d…

T in the Park - Saturday

13 Jul 2009

Having utterly failed to 'tweet' from T in the Park, Brendan Miles is given a second chance to voice his thoughts on some of the best acts to grace Scotland's biggest music festival

Profile: Mark Farina

9 Jul 2009

Occupation Chicago house master. Chicago you say? He’s certainly not the first quality DJ from that neck of the woods Very true – Chicago has a place in the hearts of anyone who loves real house music. Farina counts Derrick Carter among his friends…

Claude Von Stroke

14 May 2009

Like many teenagers in Detroit during the 1980s, Barclay Crenshaw (aka Claude Von Stroke) grew up listening to The Electrifying Mojo’s seminal Midnight Funk Association radio broadcasts, which exposed a generation of young producers to the music of…

Omar S

2 Jul 2007

Profile

Name Alex ‘Omar S’ Smith aka Omar S aka DJ Snotburger Occupation DJ/Producer What’s the lowdown? Omar S is one of Detroit’s hottest exports. He is the Henry Ford of underground, slightly avant garde techno and house. He is either producing or…

Robert Hood at Pressure

12 Jan 2007

Southern discomfort

Starting off their own personal clubbing years with one of those metaphorical bangs we do all so enjoy, Pressure have coaxed a customarily splendid line-up together for their January event. It’s a classy roster, with Dave Clarke headlining, regulars…