| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and David O. Russell's "American Hustle" dominated the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s 19th Critics' Choice Movie Award nominations on Monday morning.
Both films, which also tied for the most Golden Globe nods last...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Adele isn't just music royalty, the singer has just become a Member of the Order of the British Empire, a division of chivalry in the United Kingdom.
And, to us Yanks, that literally gets her pretty darn close to real royalty, OK?
The "Rolling in...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Selena Gomez is taking a bit of a hiatus from music. For real.
The "Stars Dance" singer has canceled her upcoming tour dates in Australia, her rep told The Times. The dates would have begun in February and included five stops Down Under.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The highlight of Sam Smith’s recent two-night stint at Troubadour didn’t happen during, “Latch,” his exuberant dance jam with UK electronic duo Disclosure which exploded onto British radio late last year. It came during the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Sometimes the past trips you up. It certainly does Frank, the escaped con played by Josh Brolin in Jason Reitman's new drama, "Labor Day." It definitely unravels Adele, the reclusive single mother Kate Winslet makes so fragile. It is already a defining...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards are being unveiled tonight at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles begining at 7 p.m. PST, and Pop & Hiss will be with you throughout the evening to live blog the proceedings.
Stay tuned to this post, and we'...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:45 AM
— In "Blue Is the Warmest Color," Adèle Exarchopoulos plays a French student who has an intensely passionate, excruciatingly painful relationship with an older woman (Léa Seydoux). Making the film, she says, was much the same.
"He changed my life,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When the 2013 Oscars opened in February, host Seth MacFarlane declared that the show had a theme. The Academy Awards, MacFarlane said, would be celebrating the marriage of film and music. Though such a thesis may have been obscured by the ensuing song-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Whether the country music stars who’ll be front and center at the CMA Awards show from Nashville are coming up with the songs that make the whole world sing could be debated, but they’re certainly some of the most trusted celebrities around....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The bullying dust-up between teammates Richie Incognito (perpetrator) and Jonathan Martin (victim) finally made clear what years of watching huge men physically pummel one another in pursuit of a ball couldn't: The NFL's brute culture just might foster...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:45 AM
— Kate Winslet will be the first to admit that the backdrop and framing of her upcoming movie, "Labor Day," is "utterly insane."
The film finds Winslet playing Adele, an emotionally fragile single mother of a 13-year-old son. She meets and then...