Watch Grant Morrison sing a song John Lennon sent him from beyond the…

While promoting his new book at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, Grant Morrison was coaxed into performing a song the deceased John Lennon had bequeathed to him during a magical ritual. Fortunately, My Chemical Romance singer (and Umbrella Academy scribe) Gerard Way was on hand to lend a guitar. » 8/06/11 12:30pm 8/06/11 12:30pm

How Mars Needs Moms killed the Yellow Submarine remake

While we're sad that Disney's Mars Needs Moms was box office poison, we can't help but thank this picture for killing Robert Zemeckis' misguided Yellow Submarine remake. One thing is certain: mo-cap films will never be the same again. » 3/15/11 6:30am 3/15/11 6:30am

Time Traveling Beatles flick hopes to stop the wrath of Yoko

What would you do with a time machine? Save a life, meet Jesus, steal Hitler's wallet? Time warping flick Get Back knows exactly what two die hard Beatles fans would do: Stop John Lennon from ever meeting Yoko Ono. » 1/28/11 5:30pm 1/28/11 5:30pm

How two shapeshifting girls from Venus became the Beatles' most trusted…

Author Pat Cadigan tells NPR how she and her friend concocted a fantasy life in the 1960s, in which they were twins from Venus, in charge of the entire solar system. But they still found time to advise the Beatles. » 6/03/10 4:00pm 6/03/10 4:00pm

Mars Needs Moms, But Disney Doesn't Need Bob Zemeckis' Company

Disney has closed the doors to Robert Zemeckis's motion-capture studio ImageMovers Digital. But in the wake of this destruction comes some interesting news. Disney is still moving forward with mo-cap Yellow Submarine and Mars Needs Moms. » 3/15/10 11:13am 3/15/10 11:13am

What If the Beatles Never Broke Up?

Christopher Bird imagines an alternate reality where the Beatles stage an impromptu concert on SNL in 1976 and continue to make beautiful music. How might the face of music, television, and politics have changed if the Beatles had stuck around? » 11/12/09 10:30am 11/12/09 10:30am

Yellow Submarine Remake? It's All Too Much

Disney have officially announced their motion-capture CGI 3D remake of the Beatles' Yellow Submarine. The remaining Beatles have given their blessing, but we can't help but wonder whether this is finally one remake too far. » 9/14/09 1:00pm 9/14/09 1:00pm

Are We Sending Aliens The Wrong Musical Cue?

Following NASA's recent decision to transmit the Beatles' "Across The Universe" into space to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the song, journalist Susan Harlan Borghese is concerned that we made the wrong mix-tape for our extra-terrestrial friends. And it's got nothing to do with the fact that that particular song… » 2/26/08 7:30am 2/26/08 7:30am

Futuristic Lighthouse Replaces the Beatles as Coolest Thing About…

Liverpool was okay with just being the birthplace of the Beatles for a long time. But this is no longer the case. Bored with their antiquated reputation that is dwindling in significance as Beatles fans age and die off, the city is commissioning a new lighthouse observatory that will give Liverpool an image boost.… » 2/19/08 4:30pm 2/19/08 4:30pm