Gerard Smith, bass player for Gotham indie rock outfit TV on the Radio, died this morning from lung cancer. He was 34.
Los Angeles-based bandleader and club owner Orrin Tucker, who scored a nationwide hit with "Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!" in 1939, died April 9 of natural causes in the San Gabriel Valley. He was 100.
Astounding wildlife footage is given a kid-friendly narrative hook, but never overly cuddlified, in Keith Scholey's "African Cats," the third installment in the Mouse House's Disneynature series.
After a significant downturn in its fortunes last summer, the live music touring business is hoping for a shot in the arm with a healthy roster of acts hitting the road this summer.
Offering a fitfully funny sitcom plot clumsily stretched to 90 minutes, then goosed with increasingly tiresome doses of smuttiness and political incorrectness, "The Best and the Brightest" is neither.