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…
The Music Never Stopped Rights
Ready for its masked man to ride off into the box office sunset, Disney hosted the premiere for "The Lone Ranger" at California Adventure, in Anaheim, on June 22, with stars Johnny Depp (who plays…
A humorless tone and relentlessly noisy aesthetics drag down this heavily hyped, brilliantly marketed tentpole attraction.
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I'm standing onstage thinking about the unlikelihood of the band having another hit and I realize Daryl Hall found a way out. Via his TV show, "Live From Daryl's House."
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In September, the four surviving members of the Grateful Dead convened in San Francisco with Mark Pinkus, senior VP of Grateful Dead Properties and Worldwide Licensing for Rhino Entertainment.
A touching if uncomplicated drama that's modest in scale and commercial prospects.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%