Composer John Powell explains what he looks for when he scores a scene and why the powerful emotions of DreamWorks Animation's summer hit made his job especially difficult — and exhausting.
Seven new albums poured into the U.S. top 10 last week as sales continued to crater and most releases showed short legs. However, embattled music retailers will shake it off next week: Country-pop…
The Apollo Theater has announced the election of six new members to its board of directors, including singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams. Williams joins the now 32-member board along with Robert K…
Variety's Hollywood's New Leaders profiles those to look out for in the worlds of film, TV, digital and more. For more of the New Leaders, click here. Ike Barinholtz, 37 Actor-writer-producer He…
Jack Bruce, the Scottish bassist and singer best known for his work with 1960s hard rock pioneers Cream, died on Saturday at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Bruce's death was announced by…
John Denver was 27 years old the summer he moved to Aspen, Colo., a place with which the then-emerging singer-songwriter -- born Henry John Deutschendorf, the son of a U.S. Air Force officer -- would…
When john denver wanted to commune spiritually with the world, he often did so by snapping photographs of the people and the places around him. "Over the years I've always enjoyed taking photos as a…