Filed under the "Pretty cool..." department: Ron Howard (director of "Apollo 13", "A Beautiful Mind") is overseeing the authorized documentary on The Beatles' early fame in the US. READ MORE HERE


More recently, Mr. Howard worked with Jay Z for "Made in America", a music festival held in Philadelphia. In this interview clip, while promoting "Rush", the director talked about previous documentary film experience (hint: none!):


Sir Paul McCartney is keeping with the tech current as his solo albums (plus bonus material) are available as apps. Neat-o!