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Watch The Trailer For HBO’s Phil Spector, Starring Al Pacino

Well. Hmm. Uh. Listen. I didn’t play Michael Corleone in the Godfather movies, so I can’t claim to know more about acting than Al Pacino. But I do know a couple of things about music, and I can make an educated guess that production innovator and noted scumbag Phil Spector, during his murder trial, did… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 6, 2013 - 10:57 am

Al Pacino As Phil Spector

Almost a year later and HBO still hasn’t admitted that You’ve Lost That Living Feeling is what they should call the Phil Spector biopic, but at least Showbiz has shared with us a pic of Pacino all dressed up in his costume to portray the notable producer/wig-owner/murderer. Classy. (via… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 11, 2011 - 4:54 pm

Let’s Name The Phil Spector Biopic Starring Al Pacino

It’s true, the NY Times Arts Beat blog reports the legendary producer/wig owner/murderer Phil Spector is having a film made about his life, presumably about his legendary producing/wig owning/murdering, to be written by David Mamet for HBO Films and starring the one and only Al Pacino. This is going to be great. As you ca… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 11, 2010 - 3:32 pm

R.I.P. Ellie Greenwich

The songwriter behind the most iconic tracks of the girl group era has passed away. A frequent collaborator with Phil Spector, Greenwich penned hits like “Then He Kissed Me,” “Be My Baby,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home),” and “Leader Of The Pack.” More at RS. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 26, 2009 - 3:32 pm

Phil Spector’s Mug Shot

Last month the famed producer was sentenced to 19 years behind bars for the death of actress Lana Clarkson. And they don’t allow wigs at North Kern State Prison. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 10, 2009 - 4:05 pm

Phil Spector Found Guilty Of Murder

This highly publicized case reached a mistrial in 2007; now the infamous gun-toting producer (“Be My Baby,” Let It Be) has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson. Spector could face life in prison. CNN has details. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 13, 2009 - 6:31 pm

The Phil Spector Follicle Spectacle

Legendary producer Phil Spector, who received three claps and a roomful of uncomfortable murmurs when mentioned during the Ronettes’ Rock Hall induction, has had his murder trial shift into the jury selection phase. While the alleged facts of the case seem damning — Phil’s accused of killing Lana Clarkson, an actress he met at a… More »

By: Stereogum / March 20, 2007 - 9:45 am