Jay-Z is one of pop music's greatest mythmakers, and his most jealously guarded myth is the notion that what he does is effortless. You see this in his insistence on composing rhymes without pen and…
Credit set designer Laura Jellinek for a nice piece of deceptive visual design. Her abstract white set makes "What Rhymes With America" look like the avant-garde piece that scribe Melissa James…
Variety's Q&A with songwriter Gerry Goffin
Carole King epitomized the singer-songwriter in its heyday and beyond
A trio of Off Broadway outings have booked their casts, with Sarah Paulson set to star in "Talley's Folley," Chris Bauer and Da'Vine Joy Randolph tapped for "What Rhymes With America" and Frankie R…
There's considerably more rhyme than reason in musician-turned-filmmaker Johnny Daukes' debut feature, "Acts of Godfrey," a strained exercise in dramaturgical gimmickry that would be trying even as…
Pic gives the seminal early '90s hip-hop group as stylish and intimate a treatment as fans could hope for.