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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
As told to J.J. McCorvey SHONDA RHIMES Showrunner, author, CEO of television production company ShondaLand “A giant part of my job is running the business, but I need most of my time for creative work. A lot of that involves shutting off everybody
Meryl Streep shows the power of a middle-aged dreamer in Stephen Frears’ Florence Foster Jenkins
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
HE’S BACK! THE CONTROVERSIAL REPEAT CONTESTANT SPILLS ON THE NEW SEASON—AND WHY HE’S MISUNDERSTOOD
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.
FROM DIAPERS TO DIVORCE DRAMA, A LOOK BACK AT HOW ONE MOM AND HER 8 KIDS CHANGED REALITY TV
THE ACTRESS OPENS UP ABOUT HER EATING DISORDER, AN ABORTION AND HER BROKEN ENGAGEMENT
MEET THE ‘PETER PAN’ SINGER, 23, UP FOR BEST NEW ARTIST
A DOZEN COOL THINGS TO SEE, HEAR, READ AND DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK
THE ENGLISH STARS OF THE AFFAIR GET CANDID ABOUT THEIR COMPLICATED, SEXY DRAMA
WHEN I’M CHANNEL SURFING, I find it impossible not to stop on the following: Notting Hill, the Julia Roberts movie, and any kind of true-crime show. Notting Hill because it just makes you feel good; true-crime shows because they pull you into a myste
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.
THE ACTRESS OPENS UP ABOUT FINDING LOVE AND RETURNING TO THE ROLE THAT CHANGED HER LIFE
AFTER A SPIRITUAL AND MORAL CRISIS, THE FORMER CHILD STAR IS BACK IN HOLLYWOOD—THIS TIME ON HIS OWN TERMS
THE BRADY BUNCH MATRIARCH ROSE FROM A ROUGH CHILDHOOD TO BECOME AMERICA’S MOM—BELOVED BY HER COLLEAGUES AND MILLIONS OF FANS
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