Thursday, July 2, 2015
Sexy strippers with rippling six-packs are front and center once more in "Magic Mike XXL," with Channing Tatum again starring in the more light-hearted sequel to the 2012 original.
Asif Kapadia's Amy Winehouse documentary "Amy" is a slow, tragic zoom out. It begins with the intimacy of home movies and ends in far-away paparazzi footage. Our VIP access has been revoked.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
U.S. cultural icon Mickey Mouse landed in the symbolic heart of the Chinese state Tuesday, as an exhibition opened in Tiananmen Square just steps from Communist leader Mao Zedong's mausoleum.
Robert Redford said he came to the United Nations Monday not as an actor but as an environmental advocate, father, grandfather and concerned citizen to urge the world's nations to take action now on climate change.
Katy Perry pulled in US$135 million in the past year to be the world's top-grossing musician, beating out Taylor Swift who has hinted at "bad blood" with the fellow pop singer.
Performance artist Marina Abramovic is known for putting her body on the line -- from cutting herself, to walking thousands of kilometers along China's Great Wall, to having a loaded gun pointed at her head.
Community theater gets a lot of knocks for being amateurish, but Douglas Carter Beane may have elevated it to sympathetic comedic heights with his new play "Shows For Days."
Roger Hodgson no longer packs stadiums and doesn't even use the name of his old band, Supertramp, but that doesn't bother him. Music, he says, should be seen as a service industry.
Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California home, a family spokesman said.