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How HBO’s ‘Music Box’ Series Digs Into Kenny G and Juice WRLD

When HBO renewed Bill Simmons’ “Music Box” documentary series for a second season in December, it wasn’t exactly surprising. Critics, film festival programmers and audiences were immediately taken…

Cate Blanchett on Her Double Oscar Buzz, Skipping ‘Ricardos’ and New Pedro Almodovar Movie

Cate Blanchett delivers two outstanding performances that are both in the awards conversation this year: “Don’t Look Up” and “Nightmare Alley.” The star shepherds grace and a hypnotic…

From Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen to Ex-Joe Budden Sidekicks Rory and Mal, Revenge Pods Are All the Rage

As the barrier of entry to podcasts has lowered, it seems anyone with a gripe, sour grape or grievance to air is now able to reach the biggest…

Broadcast to Podcast: As They Flip Off Radio Careers, Former On-Air Hosts Weather Complicated Pivot

When radio hosts Cane and Corey were fired from their morning show gig on New York’s Alt 92.3 FM a month ago, it took them less than a…

‘Twilight’ filmmakers were worried about ‘illegal’ kiss between teen stars

Director Catherine Hardwicke revealed on a podcast that producers were worried about the love scene between the two leads in the 2008 drama.

Electronic Arts COO Laura Miele on Gaming’s Big Moment: ‘We Have Significant Runway Ahead of Us’

Laura Miele knows that video gaming is having a big moment. The industry veteran, who was named chief operating officer of gaming giant Electronic Arts in September, also…

Streaming Music Subscriptions Grew 26% in 2021, With YouTube Music as Fastest Growing DSP in the West

A study released by Midia Research shows that worldwide streaming subscriptions grew by a healthy 26.4% in the second quarter of 2021, standing at 521.3 million subscribers at…

‘Yellowjackets’ Composers Craig Wedren and Anna Waronker on Drafting the Perfect Indie-Rock Theme Song, and Why the ’90s Are Back

The ’90s: back! Also back: overwhelming existential dread! They’re two great tastes that taste great together, as any fan of Showtime’s hit series “Yellowjackets” can attest. Besides all…

Rachel Zegler on ‘West Side Story’ Oscar Buzz, ‘Shazam 2’ and White Latina Privilege

Rachel Zegler saw the first cut of “West Side Story” in September 2021, along with co-stars Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez and Mike Faist. When director Steven…

The first ‘Twilight’ film almost had a major plot twist

The screenplay’s first draft had a few wild plotlines. “Nothing to do with the book,” director Catherine Hardwicke revealed.

Grammy Nominee Allison Russell Inks Deal for Memoir With Flatiron Books (EXCLUSIVE)

Singer-songwriter Allison Russell has signed a deal with Flatiron Books to write a memoir that will cover some of the same territory as her solo debut album “Outside…

Joe Rogan a ‘menace to public health,’ say 270 doctors and experts

“Mass-misinformation events of this scale have extraordinarily dangerous ramifications,” read the letter co-signed by doctors, scientists, health-care workers and professors.