Carrie Underwood, who recently announced she is pregnant, got emotional during an acceptance speech at the annual ACM Honors event after thanking family and friends.
Underwood, 31, received the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award on Tuesday night in Nashville, Tennessee. When she accepted the award, she said that she was misty eyed at the performances that evening.Full Story
Palestinian filmmaker Khalil Mozayen's latest work was already complexly layered — a movie within a movie about a director and screenwriter producing a film about an honor killing in the Gaza Strip.
Then the latest Gaza war burst in to add yet another layer: An Israeli airstrike leveled the 13-story apartment tower where Mozayen's office, studio and archive were located. So he filmed the mountain of rubble and used it for the final scene of his movie, "Sarah 2014."Full Story
Richard Kiel, who played the towering, steel-toothed baddie "Jaws" in two James Bond movies, died Wednesday aged 74, a hospital spokeswoman said.
The 7-foot-2 inch (2.18-meter) actor, who made a career playing giants and villains, passed away in the Saint Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, spokeswoman Kelley Sanchez told Agence France Presse.Full Story
Thirteen years after the 9/11 attacks, New York Fashion Week made history Wednesday by presenting a catwalk show at the World Trade Center with a stunning collection for Jason Wu at Hugo Boss.
After the romantic elegance of Michael Kors in the morning and much-talked-about group effort by pop diva Miley Cyrus and bad-boy designer Jeremy Scott, Wu unveiled his second collection for Hugo Boss womenswear.Full Story
Think of Tom Hardy and what likely first comes to mind is his stout physical presence: his muscled mixed-martial arts fighter in "Warrior" or his hulking Batman villain, Bane, in "The Dark Rises."
But Hardy is, first and foremost, a talker. As he's developed as an actor, it's become increasingly clear how much voice plays a central role for Hardy. His characters are a richly varied assortment of vocalization. His verbal virtuosity is especially on display in two films this year: the New York crime film "The Drop," which opens Friday, and the earlier-released "Locke," a drama almost entirely composed of Hardy talking on the phone while driving.Full Story
Written by Anthony Sargon
James Brown: The Godfather of Soul. As one of the most recognizable icons in music history, it was only a matter of time before his story was brought to the big screen. But we’ve become all too familiar with the tropes of the modern-day musical biopic, which is why Get On Up is such a refreshing addition to the genre. Not only does it play around with the biopic formula, but it also boasts one of the year’s most impressive performances, courtesy of Chadwick Boseman.Full Story
Bob Dylan, B.B. King and The Cure have all been covered extensively in their own right, but the artists have come together to interpret a giant -- Paul McCartney.Full Story
Written by Anthony Sargon
If you’re interested in checking out something pretty zany and weird, look no further than Charlie McDowell’s The One I Love. It’s a bizarre yet extremely funny little gem, and the less you know about it going in, the better.Full Story
Starlets take note: Hollywood filmmakers pushed a no-fuss, no-makeup look in new movies at the Toronto film festival this week, redefining beauty as "raw."Full Story
A-list designers broke new ground at New York Fashion week with innovative stagings led by wedding couturier to the stars Vera Wang, Polo by Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan.Full Story