| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Movies are so much more than a concept. “Gravity” was an amazing onscreen achievement, but the script was lousy. It’s not a great movie—what’s impressive is the fact that Alfonso Cuaron pulled it off.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:31 AM
It's been nearly seven years since a cappella group Straight No Chaser became a YouTube sensation singing a mash-up of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" and Toto's "Africa." The resurgence of a cappella music is ebbing and a lot of music has come and gone....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:07 PM
At the Toronto Film Festival world premiere screening of “Eden,” which covers some 20 years of the French electronic music scene, director and co-writer Mia Hansen-Løve introduced the film with a warning.
“People who expect to see a...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:43 AM
A day after Allentown Fair’s grandstand crowd saw a musical act, Motley Crue, disappointingly limp away in its farewell tour, on Thursday it saw a musical act at the peak of its prowess in a near-perfect show: Lady Antebellum.
From the opening --...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Modern movie stardom is dependent on many things, but perhaps none more so than well-known, good-looking faces appearing in new films.
So what would make a high-profile actor decide to spend most of a movie wearing a cartoon face that renders him...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:39 PM
SOCHI, Russia — There were human doves twirling to Tchaikovsky, ballerinas waltzing with Tolstoy, and a prolonged roar for a Russian team wearing the coolest of fur-lined coats.
On a chilly night along the shores of the Black Sea, Russia...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams may need to get a new hat for the occasion.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that Williams, who recently gained an Internet fan base (and Twitter account) for the park ranger-esque hat...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Update: Technical issues prevented the live webcast of our chat with Pharrell Williams but we've recorded the conversation and will post the video here later today.
With his multiple wins, a performance with Daft Punk and Stevie Wonder -- and, of...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Despite Ryan Seacrest spending hours on the red carpet talking couture lifestyle with platinum-selling music stars, it was the artists who celebrated second-hand culture who busted through the pomp to win many of the 56th Grammy Awards' most coveted...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Pop music’s freshman class made a big splash on the sales charts in 2013, and now several can boast a raft of Grammy nominations, including Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, 17-year-old singer-songwriter Lorde and...