Former "Saturday Night Live" funnyman Will Forte takes a risky turn with "Nebraska," a black-and-white family dramedy from director Alexander Payne that premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival and is already garnering plenty of award-season buzz for his co-star, Bruce Dern.
The actors play a bickering father-and-son duo in the film, a road trip feature opening this... » more
Over the last few years, it seems as if most successful new musicians have gone in one of two completely opposite directions: electronica or roots music.
Indiana's Houndmouth falls squarely in the latter camp, delivering harmony-drenched Americana that will hit the sweet spot for fans of The Band or recent acts like The Lumineers.
amNewYork spoke with singer and keyboardist Katie Toupin.
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Leonardo DiCaprio celebrated his 39th birthday in a big -- make that very big -- way.
The Hollywood heavy hitter threw a star-studded bash at TAO Downtown on Sunday night that included a post- dinner concert from rapper Kanye West and an appearance from West's fiance, Kim Kardashian.
"Kanye West and 2 Chainz took the stage and performed a full concert," a partygoer told us.
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Indie-rock outfit Metric has headlined arenas across Canada, performed with the Rolling Stones and Lou Reed, and played main stages of festivals around the world. This fall, though, the band is on the road in a supporting role, as the main support act for pop-punkers Paramore.
amNY caught up with Emily Haines, Metric's lead singer, to talk about touring, 10-year anniversaries and the passing... » more
'Man of Steel' Director Zach Snyder ("300") and writer David S. Goyer ("The Dark Knight") take a stab at Superman in the model of the Batman trilogy from Christopher Nolan, who produced this, too. Henry Cavill dons the tights and faces off against General Zod. Next up for Supes: "Batman vs. Superman." (DVD, $28.98; Blu-ray/DVD combo, $35.99; Blu-ray 3-D/Blu-ray/DVD... » more
Kaley Cuoco is not having a shotgun wedding.
The 27-year-old "Big Bang Theory" starlet shot down rumors that a pregnancy prompted her recent engagement to tennis player Ryan Sweeting after only three months of dating.
"I would like to make something very clear to anyone who cares," she tweeted. "I AM NOT EFFING PREGNANT. Do with that what you will."... » more
Cheating rumors? What cheating rumors?
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith wwere all smiles in Las Vegas this weekend amid rumors that Will cheated on his wife with "Focus" co-star Margot Robbie.
The two were in Sin City to celebrate Will's son Trey's 21st birthday. Their kids Willow and Jaden were also there.
The group started off the night with dinner, followed by a bash... » more
Lady Gaga launches three-day ‘ARTPOP Pop Up: A Lady Gaga Gallery’ Gaga’s ARTPOP could mean anything, so come make meaning of it for yourself. The Grammy winner is showcasing a special three-day exhibit in conjunction with the release of her latest album, “ARTPOP,” in stores today. Starting today through Wednesday, check out the ARTPOP Pop Up, which will feature props and outfits from the pop sensation,... » more
The fall season of wall-to-wall Shakespeare, which so far has offered more misfires than hits, no doubt reaches its high point with the Globe Theatre’s double bill of “Twelfth Night” and “Richard III.” Both are directed by Tim Carroll in an “original practices” style and feature a terrific all-male cast led by the extraordinary Mark Rylance.
The traditional ambience of London’s Globe has been... » more
This year has been a surprisingly good one for Bob Dylan fans.
First there was a package tour with Americana disciples like Wilco, Beck and My Morning Jacket. Then there was the release of “Another Self Portrait,” featuring unearthed tracks from 1969-71. The year ends with the release of the 43-CD “Complete Album Collection Vol. 1” box set and a star-studded Dylan Fest tribute concert, which... » more