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The 2013 Polaris Prize long list was announced today, June 13, in Montreal, revealing the forty Canadian albums that made it through the first round of the $30,000 critic-voted best Canadian album award.
“This year's Long List is all over the map, but in the best possible way,” said Polaris Music Prize founder Steve Jordan in a press release. “A lot of our jury expressed that this was the most difficult Polaris ballot they’ve ever submitted. The results of this careful and passionate deliberation will make for some truly engaging listening for music."
Indeed the music prize long list is incredibly eclectic, a testament to the diversity of Canadian music, and ranges from the popular electro-rock of Metric and noise-rock of Metz to electric powwow crew A Tribe Called Red and turntablist Kid Koala to the art-pop of The Luyas and the pop-pop of Tegan and Sara. While not entirely unexpected, the »
- HuffPost Canada Music
Ian Somerhalder and Luke Hemsworth topline the cast of The Anomaly, a highly original action thriller exploring the issue of global terriorism. Noel Clarke's UK production company Unstoppable Entertainment announced that principal photography commenced on new sci-fi thriller last week.
The Anomaly's original screenplay was written by Simon Lewis and will be directed by Noel Clarke (18.104.22.168., Adulthood). Lewis' screenplay follows the travails of a traumatized ex-soldier who wakes up in the back of a van, alongside a kidnapped boy, to find that he only has only nine minutes and 37 seconds of consciousness to work out why and how he got there. The film is produced by James Harris and Mark Lane of The Tea Shop & Film Company (Cockneys Vs. Zombies, Tower Block). The film will be shooting on location across London. Ian Somerhalder and Luke Hemsworth join Noel Clarke, Brian Cox (The Bourne Ultimatum, Rise of the Planet of the Apes »
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