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Lucy J. Wells
LOS ANGELES IS A CITY OF TRAFFIC. So it only makes sense that La La Land, in theaters Dec. 9, opens in the thick of it—a long, glittering caterpillar of cars stopped on an elevated freeway that stretches out to the horizon under an enamel-blue Califo
THE ACTOR, 43, STARS IN NETFLIX’S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
In a year that featured standout documentaries and a truly modern Western, a musical (yes, a musical) topped them all.
THE ACTOR, 49, STARS IN THE NEW MOVIE XXX: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE
LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA, the 36-year-old creator of the hit musical, talks about trusting his instincts, the value of a vacation, and how he accidentally married the oldest form of entertainment with the newest form of social media.
Hot husband, doting dad, shooting star. Hollywood’s nicest guy blasts off in a new movie with Jennifer Lawrence
Joe Jonas Musician Kevin Jonas II Co-CEO, the Blu Market Phil McIntyre Founder and CEO, Philymack Since pop trio the Jonas Brothers disbanded in 2013, the siblings have been pursuing other projects: Joe leads a group called DNCE, Nick has a sol
AFTER A TURBULENT YEAR, THE STAR IS BLISSFULLY IN LOVE, STARRING IN A HOT NEW SHOW AND OPENING UP ABOUT THE LIFE LESSONS SHE’S LEARNED
MEET THE ‘PETER PAN’ SINGER, 23, UP FOR BEST NEW ARTIST
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A clubhouse atmosphere sets a men's grooming salon apart.
JESSE GREEN CATS MUSIC BY ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER. LYRICS INSPIRED BY T. S. ELIOT. NEIL SIMON THEATRE. CATS WAS ALWAYS DIVINELY SNARKABLE, beginning with its provenance. How could anyone look at the morally knotty and verbally profound oeuvre of T. S
Bigger, stronger, faster: FanDuel is fantasy sports on steroids.
A DOZEN COOL THINGS TO SEE, HEAR, READ AND DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK
NBC’s third televised musical event offered goofy charm, a nebulous message of inclusivity, and a handful of spectacular moments.
For 27 years Leslie Jones struggled to make it in comedy. At 48, she’s living the dream with Saturday Night Live and Ghostbusters
ONCE UPON A TIME, a willingness to look for love online was considered a sign of insanity or desperation. Now? “Who prowls for sex in bars?” says Vogue.com sex columnist Karley Sciortino. “Like, how desperate are you?” The last time either of us went
AFTER MAKING A NAME FOR HERSELF IN SMALLER FILMS—AND EARNING AN OSCAR NOD—THE ACTRESS GETS READY TO SHINE IN ONE OF THE BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTERS OF THE YEAR
PATRICK GOMEZ 1 She Has 4.9 Million YouTube Subscribers “I still can’t believe it happened,” the YouTube star, 20, known for her comedy videos, says of being named INSTANT’s Breakout Creator at the Streamy Awards in October. “It’s cool to remind my
BRENDA SONG The first-generation Asian-American, 28, broke out as a Disney Channel star in her teens and now appears in the CBS medical drama Pure Genius
At 84, she’s still on the road and in the studio, but come Christmas, the Coal Miner’s Daughter from Butcher Holler focuses on family and tradition
PATRICK GOMEZ You just won season 23 of Dancing with the Stars! Has it sunk in yet? It still hasn’t really hit me. Somehow I’ll get reminded, and I’ll just think, “That’s crazy!” After your grandmother’s death on Nov. 9, was it nice to be home with
The entertainer dishes on next year’s Hello, Dolly! revival, reissuing her first album and being a mentor
Nicole LaPorte For creating a unicorn business With more than 8 million subscribers, the L.A.–based vlogger Lilly Singh—aka ||Superwoman||—is one of YouTube’s biggest draws, attracting a global audience with her trademark blend of positivity and st
THE ACTOR, 40, STARS IN 2 NEW FILMS, QUEEN OF KATWE AND A UNITED KINGDOM
Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard swap accents and saliva in an old-school tribute to espionage thrillers.
NASH JENKINS Don’t call Joey Alexander a genius. Yes, the Indonesia-born pianist is already, at 13, a Grammy-nominated jazz artist currently promoting his second album, Countdown. But the teenager says he doesn’t like the labels that come with being
THE ACTRESS, 54, MAKES HER DIRECTORIAL DEBUT (AND RETEAMS WITH TOM HANKS) IN THE MOVIE ITHACA
1. Beyoncé, ‘Formation’ Where do you start with “Formation”? It’s an unapologetic, specific document of black womanhood for a nation struggling with systemic racism. It’s the perfect epilogue for Lemonade, the “visual album” that mined Beyoncé’s per
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