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Nike And The Lakers Commercial

Nike And The Lakers Team Up With A Beatles Remake Featuring A new Nike Ad has appeared in support of the Lakers and it features no other song than the classic Beatles song, “ All Together Now .” The only thing is, it isn’t actually the Beatles song but a cover of the song performed by Andre 3000. Although we assume he only had good intentions for the ad (aside from making some extra cash), we’re not too happy with his rendition. The song, “ All Together Now ,” written by mastermind songwriting duo Paul McCartney and John Lennon during the Magical Mystery Tour period but unreleased until the Yellow Submarine soundtrack, carried a light-hearted child-like vibe to it maintaining its focus on unity and peace. Andre 3000’s cover, however, is currently being used to highlight the accomplishments of Los Angeles’ Lakers. Don’t get us wrong, we’re fans of the rapper/singer’s work in both his solo work (Hello, “Heya!”) and with his group, Outkast, but the cover loses its credibility when th

Yellow Submarine Has Found It's Crew

Yellow Submarine Has Found It's Crew It's "all together now" for the cast of Robert Zemeckis' upcoming Beatles feature. Cary Elwes, Dean Lennox Kelly, Peter Serafinowicz and Adam Campbell are in negotiations to portray the members of the band in "Yellow Submarine," which the director is remaking for Disney. The original 1968 animated movie was based on the music by the Beatles and featured a storyline wherein a soldier called Old Fred meets up with the Beatles and travels in a yellow submersible to Pepperland. Among the group's encounters are the music-hating Blue Meanies. As with his recently released "A Christmas Carol," Zemeckis is making the movie using 3D performance-capture technology. The helmer, who also wrote the screenplay, is producing with his Imagemovers Digital partners Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey. The Beatles tribute band the Fab Four will be motion-captured as the ensemble for the musical performance sequences though -- si