It’s Tony Bennett’s 95th birthday, and he’s celebrating with Lady Gaga’s announcement of their second album of duets.
“The day we released ‘Cheek To Cheek’ in 2014, @itstonybennett called me and asked me if I wanted to record another album with him, this time celebrating the songs of Cole Porter. I’m always honored to sing with ...Read more
NEW YORK — The 2022 Tribeca Festival will once again roll right into the summer.
The annual event, which introduces new movies and other forms of programming in New York, is set to run from June 8-19 next year, organizers announced Tuesday.
It’s the second consecutive year the Tribeca Festival will take place in June after historically ...Read more
"The Bachelor" franchise alums Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe will be returning as hosts for Season 18, starring Michelle Young.
Adams and Bristowe are hosts of Season 17 of "The Bachelorette" with Katie Thurston as the show's leading lady. Once the curtains close on Thurston's season on Monday, Young's journey to find love begins Oct. 19. ...Read more
Consider what has conspired against the populace since 2016. Cripes, so much. A president. A pandemic franchise with legs. A terrifying overload of homemade sourdough bread.
Looking back, the first “Suicide Squad” movie, released in 2016, may have been the start of the trouble. It pushed its PG-13 luck, yanking viewers between the openly ...Read more
The criminally minded won’t likely be profiled anymore on its proposed streaming landscape.
The planned revival of “Criminal Minds” may not see the light of day on the Paramount+ streaming service – as far as the series’ longtime star, Paget Brewster, is concerned.
The actress addressed the matter when a fan asked her on Twitter, “...Read more
The 2022 Sundance Film Festival will require all participants attending in Utah to be fully vaccinated. In an announcement released on Tuesday, festival director Tabitha Jackson said, “We are providing this information now to ensure that all in-person participants feel comfortable attending, and can adjust their travel plans if needed.”
In his feature film debut, “Nine Days,” writer/director Edson Oda takes on nothing less than life itself. Of course, all films are about life itself, but in this spiritually and philosophically complex piece, Oda situates the story at the nexus of existence, in a story that poses the question: who gets born and why?
In a dusty, remote, ...Read more
Matt Damon is doing damage control after an unsolicited confession regarding a homophobic slur ignited outrage on Twitter this week.
In a statement provided Monday to the Los Angeles Times, the Oscar-winning actor clarified that he has “never called anyone” an anti-gay term, despite previously admitting — unprovoked — to the Sunday ...Read more
In 1964, Lucille Ball was starring in her second hit CBS sitcom, "The Lucy Show," while serving as chief executive of Desilu, one of the largest independent TV production companies in Hollywood at the time.
But the comic actress, whose legacy was already solidified by the wildly popular "I Love Lucy," still found time to do a daily 10-minute ...Read more
“Val,” a deeply personal and intimate documentary about the actor Val Kilmer, arrives on Amazon Prime Friday after bowing at the Cannes Film Festival in July and playing theatrical engagements for the past two weeks. A cinematic memoir of sorts, “Val” is a film that Kilmer has wanted to make for a long time, and since losing his voice to...Read more
Meghan McCain is wrapping up her nearly four-year run on “The View” at the end of the week and she’s not going out quietly.
The controversial host pulled no punches Monday when reacting to comic Kathy Griffin’s revelation that she’s battling lung cancer. She also had a parting shot at the Trump family — every single one of them.
BALTIMORE — By controlling his breath, Dominic Shodekeh Talifero is able to reproduce the sound of an entire band with just his mouth. The Baltimore-based beatboxer and composer known as Shodekeh uses his body as his instrument.
Shodekeh has toured with Siberian Tuvan throat singers, as documented in the 2016 film “Shu-De!” He curated a ...Read more
A comedy about a woman's reluctant move to a retirement community tops the DVD releases for the week of Aug. 10.
"Queen Bees": Ellen Burstyn stars as Helen, a widower living alone who is sent by her daughter to a senior's home after a kitchen fire incident. Though not wild about the move initially, friendship with a group of women known as the ...Read more
Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:
3: Those Who Wish Me Dead
3: Here Today
3: Till Death
3: The Unthinkable
3: Under the Stadium Lights
3: Luca (Blu-ray)
10: Finding You
10: The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2
10: Queen Bees
10: American Traitor:...Read more
Here are five albums that should be on your radar in August.
“Solar Power,” Lorde
The New Zealand singer-songwriter has been responsible for some of the best music of the past 10 years, which listeners can find on 2013’s “Pure Heroine” and 2017’s “Melodrama.” Expect the trend to continue with the release of her third studio ...Read more
PITTSBURGH — Fans of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+ can thank the Pittsburgh CLO Mini Stars for introducing the show's creator to one of its stars.
Tim Federle, 41, is an Upper St. Clair High School graduate who came up with the Mini Stars before becoming a successful author, Broadway talent and, most recently, the ...Read more
SEATTLE — Large-scale concerts have resumed in Washington and with them comes the return of a budding tradition from one of our brightest home state stars at a landmark venue.
After the pandemic delayed Brandi Carlile's second annual Echoes Through the Canyon concert by a year, the Maple Valley Grammy slayer is heading back to the Gorge ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — If music festivals are going to safely return this year, more fans should make appointments with Quynh Borkenhagen.
Borkenhagen was the pharmacist running the free COVID-19 vaccine tent at this past weekend's Hard Summer festival at the NOS Event Center in San Bernadino. It was the first large-scale music festival to return to ...Read more
DaBaby is continuing to reap the consequences of his homophobic outburst as yet another major music festival has removed the scorned rapper from its lineup.
The organizers of New York City's forthcoming Governors Ball released a statement Monday morning condemning "hate or discrimination of any kind," along with an updated roster excluding the ...Read more
GEORGE, Wash. — A giant mass of star spangled bikini tops and sweaty dude backs globbed toward the gates. "Go Cougs!" chants broke out for no apparent reason. Inside, thousands of people traipsed across the Gorge Amphitheatre's familiarly dusty fields, braving blisters and unrelenting heat to see their favorite country artists, and discover ...Read more
- Kathy Griffin announces lung cancer diagnosis, surgery, makes a plug for vaccination
- Meghan McCain unloads on Kathy Griffin and all the Trumps as her last week on 'The View' begins
- 160,000 music fans pour into SoCal's Hard Summer festival in face of delta variant surge
- Governors Ball dumps DaBaby after homophobic comments
- The Hollywood & Highland elephants are coming down, a rejection of DW Griffith's racist legacy