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
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch as British codebreaker and war hero Alan Turing on Tuesday led a colorful and moving array of biopics making their debut at the Toronto film festival this week.Full Story
Irish superstars U2 released their first album in five years for free on Apple's iTunes Tuesday in a surprise, attention-grabbing step as the tech giant unveiled its latest smartphones.Full Story