HBO Shares Trailer For New Doc On David Bowie’s Creatively Fertile Final Years [Watch]

first_imgOn Tuesday, HBO premiered the teaser trailer for their upcoming David Bowie documentary, David Bowie: The Last Five Years, which focuses on the particularly fertile years of creativity leading up to his death on January 10th, 2016 following a largely secret 18-month battle with liver cancer. The film will premiere on HBO and its various mobile platforms on January 8th, the day on which the iconoclastic artist would have turned 71 years old.However, while Bowie was battling cancer, and in the years right before his diagnosis, he had ramped up his creative production considerably. In his last five years on Earth, Bowie released two albums, The Next Day and Blackstar (released just days before his death, featuring eerily prophetic themes about death and the after-life) as well as oversaw the creation his stage musical, Lazarus. HBO acquired the U.S. rights to the documentary from the BBC.In the newly released teaser trailer, you can hear Bowie speak about the concept of creativity and his approach to exploring it. As he explains, “Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in and when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.”You can watch the new trailer for David Bowie: The Last Five Years, below, courtesy of Billboard:David Bowie: The Last Five Years, directed and produced by Francis Whately, follows Whately’s 2013 documentary, David Bowie: Five Years which covered Bowie’s career from 1970 to 1975 in addition to taking its title from the opening song on Bowie’s 1972 classic, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars.For further information about the soon-to-be-released new David Bowie documentary on HBO, or to set a reminder about its release date, head to the network’s website.[h/t – Billboard]last_img read more

Wood wins a thriller at Southern Iowa Speedway

first_imgBy Jeremy FoxOSKALOOSA, Iowa (May 27) – Nathan Wood was the winner in a Wednesday night thriller for Budweiser IMCA Stock Cars at Southern Iowa Speedway.Derrick Agee and Jerry Pilcher enjoyed early turns up front before Daniel Hilsabeck settled into the spot. Cayden Carter and then Damon Murty charged ahead, only to see Wood and Hilsabeck drive by on the white flag lap.Wood edged Hilsabeck at the line to take his first win of the season at Osky.Tyler Groenendyk was the Musco Lighting IMCA Modified winner while ninth starting Curtis VanDerWal notched his fourth local KBOE Radio IMCA Northern SportMod victory of the season.Dustin Griffiths was first across the stripe in the Pepsi Cola IMCA Hobby Stock main and Michael Grossman paced the Mach-1 Sport Compacts.last_img

Dunn-Martin scores 30 to lead Duquesne over UMass 80-73

first_imgPITTSBURGH (AP) — Tavian Dunn-Martin had a career-high 30 points as Duquesne defeated UMass 80-73 on Saturday.Dunn-Martin hit 9 of 12 shots, including 7 of 9 from deep. He added six assists.Michael Hughes had 17 points, nine rebounds and five blocks for Duquesne (19-10, 10-6 Atlantic 10 Conference). Eric Williams Jr. added 12 points and seven rebounds. Marcus Weathers had 10 points for the home team.Carl Pierre had 15 points for the Minutemen (10-19, 3-13). Rashaan Holloway added 14 points and 13 rebounds. Jonathan Laurent had 13 points and 13 rebounds.Duquesne faces Saint Louis on the road on Wednesday. UMass plays Richmond at home on Wednesday. Tavian Dunn-Martin (AP Photo/File) ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25last_img read more