| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
That "whoosh" you heard Sunday night during the Academy Awards telecast was me breathing a sigh of relief.
Good judgment prevailed and "12 Years a Slave" deservedly won the Best Picture Oscar over a lousy script hidden behind amazing visuals ("Gravity")...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Meryl Streep participated in her first tweet and shut down Twitter. John Travolta mangled Idina Menzel's name and Pink sang "Over the Rainbow," while Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two of the best acceptance speeches ever.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
There's no question she was playing to a bigger audience Sunday night at the Academy Awards.
But Idina Menzel appeared to be having way more fun Monday when she dropped by "The Tonight Show" to jam with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots.
As she did on the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Pharrell Williams looked wiped out.
Late on a recent evening, the singer-rapper-producer was shuttling between two studios at a Melrose Avenue recording complex. In one he was working on music for this spring's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which he's...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:00 PM
For someone who made his name with ribald musical comedies like "The Book of Mormon" and "Avenue Q," Robert Lopez would have seemed like the last choice on Earth to write the songs for a Disney animated movie. But his work on "Frozen" has been a popular...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Disney's animated musical 'Frozen' has taken the world by storm with its story and memorable soundtrack.
The film has grossed more than $378 million domestically and is closing in on $1 billion worldwide. It is an Oscar nominee for Best Animated...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Will it be a sing-along number?
Tony-winner Idina Menzel will sing "Let It Go" from the beloved Disney blockbuster "Frozen" at the Oscars March 2 on ABC. If the Oscar producers are wise, they'll put the number at the telecast's beginning and let all...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:09 AM
CBS will give you Neil Patrick Harris as you've never seen him. The star of "How I Met Your Mother" will perform his Tony-nominated role in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" at the Broadway awards show on the network.
In "Hedwig," Harris plays an East...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Ladies and gentleman, unleash your hoop skirts! Big ball gowns, super-long tailcoats and a return to formalwear were on full display at Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala in New York City.
The Met Gala honored...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Believe it or not, the Oscars were two months ago and we're still discussing John Travolta's botched introduction of singer Idina Menzel.
Menzel dropped by the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Thursday and, though Letterman expressed some...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:57 PM
For Pearl Jam devotees, a double-encore, 35-song set in Milan, Italy, on Friday night might have seemed par for the course for the veteran band. But a surprise appearance from one Disney song was enough to garner the interest of fans around the globe....