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Steven of Norstead has been in a cold, dark mood for many weeks. But perhaps this unusual woman, with her sharp tongue and irksome ways, could be the one to light his fire.
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
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
Hot husband, doting dad, shooting star. Hollywood’s nicest guy blasts off in a new movie with Jennifer Lawrence
More than 40 years after “Young Frankenstein” premiered, director Mel Brooks is out with a book about the making of his monster hit.
Virtual-reality movies are more than just cool -- they can be a catalyst for good.
A clubhouse atmosphere sets a men's grooming salon apart.
MEET THE ‘PETER PAN’ SINGER, 23, UP FOR BEST NEW ARTIST
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
Eliana Dockterman As The Sound of Music begins, a waitress slides between seats to serve blood-orange mimosas, kicking off a four-course brunch. Later, just as the von Trapp kids croon, “tea, a drink with jam and bread,” servers lower plates of Earl
Bigger, stronger, faster: FanDuel is fantasy sports on steroids.
KARA WARNER Do people recognize you with short hair? Less people recognize me with the short hair. Hence I love the short hair. I like the 30 minutes a day I save on looking for hair ties, but my wife misses my ponytail. You’ve had a meteoric rise
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
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
WHEN JANET JACKSON announced in April she was postponing her highly anticipated Unbreakable world tour to focus on planning a family with her husband, Wissam Al Mana, 42, rumors immediately began to swirl that the singer was already pregnant with the
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
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
The entertainer dishes on next year’s Hello, Dolly! revival, reissuing her first album and being a mentor
THE ACTOR, 40, STARS IN 2 NEW FILMS, QUEEN OF KATWE AND A UNITED KINGDOM
THE OSCAR WINNER, 66, PLAYS A GRITTY TEXAS RANGER IN HELL OR HIGH WATER
Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard swap accents and saliva in an old-school tribute to espionage thrillers.
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
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
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
Two legends of music-video history are back with sci-fi visions.
And will she make a statement about Donald Trump?