When it comes to shooting guns, the rugged Evan Jones is no novice; the actor's filmography highlights include films like Jarhead, Gangster Squad, and 8 Mile, the Eminem hip-hop drama in which Jones' character is memorable for accidentally shooting himself in the leg.
When siblings Andy and Lizzy Costello signed up for the after-school musical performance program the School of Rock in 2010, they were intimidated by the other students' skill and dedication—and motivated. Special Explosion quickly leapt from playing local gigs to opening for Deerhoof and signing to Topshelf Records.
"I think I died a little when I heard ‘How Soon Is Now' for the first time," confesses Silver Swans' Ann Yu. "I didn't know bands like this could exist."
This week: Jupiter Ascending vs. Maleficent, two fairy-tale-inspired, female-centered tales with a modern twist.
If you're going to splurge this holiday season, you might as well do it properly.