In the ongoing renaissance of innovative music scoring for documentaries, composer-songwriter J. Ralph, who scored such recent docs as "The Cove" and "Man on Wire" and made song contributions to…
That the Grammy Awards' Best New Artist designation often stands as the most unpredictable major honor of the night should come as no surprise.
Variety music editor Andrew Barker trains the spotlight on a few rising talents whose recent accomplishments have already generated buzz among those in the know:
Meandering, talky film-industry satire never manages to rouse itself from a near-comatose level of self-satisfaction.
Should "Inception's" Christopher Nolan fail to garner an Oscar directing nomination this year, the resulting fanboy protests may well necessitate National Guard interference.
Jay-Z's memoir "Decoded" hits bookstores this week, mere days after Keith Richards' "Life" entered the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list at No. 1, marking the latest entry in a growing roster…
It's easy to see where some news outlets' confusion may have come from: In Slate today, the rock critic Bill Wyman (no relation to the original Rolling Stones' bassist of the same name) writes a long…
Were there not a good 35 years between them, Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford would make an excellent onscreen couple.
Apple's iTunes may have staged one of the most successful coups d'etat in music retail history over the past decade, but upstart streaming site Spotify is looking to stage a guerrilla campaign of its…
'90s country megastar Garth Brooks will play a concert to benefit victims of this summer's Nashville floods, the LA Times reports. Announced by Brooks this morning at the state Capitol building with…
In retrospect, Selena Gomez's transformation from "Wizards of Waverly Place" starlet to pop star seems an obvious one.