Sunday, April 21, 2024

Rihanna’s “Sledgehammer” for “Star Trek Beyond” Should Have Been Bond Theme


Hey Sam Smith. This is what a James Bond theme song is supposed to be. Rihanna’s “Sledgehammer” has the drama, the orchestration, a hook. It also has Rihanna’s voice. Rihanna is one of the few singers who’s always in the news but has the pipes to back it up. Love it. Make no “Bones” about it!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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