Stephen Sondheim and Paul Simon, two longtime New Yorkers and giants of American song, embody two very different musical traditions.
Universal Pictures has shut down production on “Fast & Furious 7” indefinitely following the death of its star, Paul Walker.
With a flick of the switch, a 76-foot Norway Spruce officially became the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree Wednesday night after it was illuminated for the first time this holiday season in a ceremony that's been held since 1933.
There will be plenty of cars and beer being hawked in the Super Bowl but fewer Hollywood movies.
In an alley behind a cafe in New York's Greenwich Village, an unidentified stranger knocks singer Llewyn Davis to his knees. Within the first 10 minutes of the Coen brothers' latest dark comedy, the filmmakers acquaint us with the curiously obscure, as violent fits are not usually associated with folk music.
Jake Owen, "Days Of Gold" (RCA)
Since his first album in 2006, Jake Owens has struggled to separate himself from the deluge of good-time male rockers to emerge in country music in recent years. His fourth album, "Days Of Gold," continues his streak of inconsistency, blending effective slice-of-life songs with generic tunes about partying and drinking.
"Brown Dog: Novellas" (Grove Press), by Jim Harrison
In 1990, the novelist, screenwriter and poet Jim Harrison wrote a novella about an unforgettable character named Brown Dog.
Edward J. “Babe” Heffron, whose World War II service as a member of the Army’s famed Easy Company was recounted in the book and TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died. He was 90.
Production on "Fast & Furious 7" is on hold following the death of star Paul Walker. Shooting on the film had been scheduled to resume this week in Atlanta but was canceled Monday and Tuesday. A spokesman for Universal Pictures declined to say when shooting will resume.
CMT's celebration of country music's top artists of 2013 was a complete dude fest.
A co-host of the HGTV show "Curb Appeal" has been killed in a motorcycle accident in San Francisco.
Before his death, "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was drawing parallels between his real-life role as dad to 15-year-old daughter Meadow and his part as an unexpected father to a newborn baby in the upcoming Hurricane Katrina drama "Hours."
Nick Lowe wasn't exactly filled with the Christmas spirit when his American record company suggested he make his first holiday album.
If there were ever a season to learn, via the movies, about crucial periods of history, it's this one. Last month we were introduced to "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen's unforgettable look at American slavery, through one man with an incredible story.
One Direction, "Midnight Memories" (Columbia)
What's the mother of the average American tween to do as the holidays approach? Miley has twerked her way out of the stocking, for sure. Justin Bieber invites too many questions. And most of the women of pop are exploring very adult themes that are rated at least PG-13.