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Conversation with John Michael McDonagh, Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd and Joyce Carol Oates about Calvary

Brendan Gleeson, John Michael McDonagh, Kelly Reilly and Chris O'Dowd on Calvary at the Explorers Club: "I can't go on. I'll go on" Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

After Kelly Reilly came three Calvary men - John Michael McDonagh, Brendan Gleeson and Chris O'Dowd. With McDonagh, I voyage through his many literary references, from Samuel Beckett to Herman Melville, from Albert Camus to James Joyce, and from Philip K. Dick to David Gates' Jernigan. James Cagney's Shanghai Lil with Busby Berkeley's choreography in Footlight Parade reveals Angels With Dirty Faces as another influence.

Peggy Siegal used her magic to snare O'Dowd, who is starring with James Franco on Broadway in John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men with Leighton Meester and Jim Norton, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. Joyce Carol Oates, who sat next to me during lunch, elegantly sums up Calvary.

Kelly Reilly as Fiona, reading H.P. Lovecraft
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Vanessa Hudgens' 'Everything I Own' Music Video for 'Bandslam' Emerges

A new music video for "Everything I Own", which becomes the soundtrack of Vanessa Hudgens' upcoming flick "Bandslam", emerges. The footage mostly highlights Hudgens' role, Sam, performing in a live concert.

Several scenes of the movie are also featured in the clip. In one of the scenes, Hudgens is videotaped making out with her co-star Gaelan Connell, who portrays Will Burton.

"Everything I Own" is a tune written by David Gates in 1972 as a tribute to his late father. The song has been recorded by several singers, including Ken Boothe, Boy George, and The Remingtons. In 2006, Chrissie Hynde covered the single for the soundtrack of "Happy Feet".

As for the movie "Bandslam", it centers on gifted singer/songwriter Alyson Michalka's Charlotte Banksasks who asks Gaelan Connell's Will Burton to help her developing a rock band. Charlotte appears to have one goal in her mind, that is to
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Vanessa Hudgens' 'Everything I Own' Music Video From 'Bandslam'

A music video filmed to support "Everything I Own", a theme song for Vanessa Hudgens-starring movie "Bandslam", has just been outed. It mostly highlights Vanessa's character, Sam, rocking the stage during a live concert with scenes from the movie intercepting.

"Everything I Own" is a song penned by David Gates in 1972 as a tribute to his late father. The track has been covered by a number of singers, including Ken Boothe, Boy George and The Remmingtons.

Before it is listed as the soundtrack for "Bandslam", the song was re-recorded by Chrissie Hynde for "Happy Feet" anthem. When the soundtrack album for the animated film arrived in October 2006, it was revealed that the track was mixed with another classic song titled "The Joker".

As for "Bandslam" soundtrack compilation set, David Bowie, The Velvet Underground, Aly & Aj and Honor Society are set to be involved in the making of the effort in addition to Vanessa Hudgens.
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