An intra-family battle over the right to sell Jimi Hendrix-branded items continues to clog up various courts like crosstown traffic. Leon Hendrix, billed as the late guitar great’s “only surviving blood sibling” — who in the past has been blocked from selling Hendrix-related vodka, cannabis, liqueur and speakers — sued the family estate this week,...
What do Dorothy’s red slippers and Joan Crawford’s shoulder pads have in common? They were designed by Adrian, MGM’s star couturier, whose creations for such classics as “The Wizard of Oz,” “Grand Hotel” and “The Women” helped create Hollywood glamour.
Broadway loves an overnight sensation — a newcomer heralded by critics and adored by audiences. The fresh face this season belongs to . . . Danny DeVito. OK, so he’s not exactly an unknown, having made his mark on TV’s “Taxi” and in a slew of hit movies, including “Throw Mamma From the Train,” “Ruthless People” and...
Columbine. Oklahoma City. The Brink’s cop-killing robbery. Gabby Giffords. The 2005 London transport bombings. These and many other rampages had something in common: All of the attackers had copies of “The Anarchist Cookbook,” a step-by-step manual for revolution.
The lives and loves of the British working class, central to the plays of John Osborne (“The Entertainer”), inspired a cycle of so-called “kitchen sink” dramas. Not only did those films make stars out of Richard Burton and Albert Finney, but they changed British cinema — a time celebrated in the Film Forum’s two-week-long festival,...
On the first day of the Western civilization class that he taught at Shaw University in Wilmington, NC, Larry Thomas introduced himself in his usual manner. It was 1990 or ’91.
It’s been a rough “Homeland” homecoming for Peter Quinn. The ex-CIA operative — played by British actor Rupert Friend — was left partially disabled (physically and verbally) and brain damaged after his sarin-gas poisoning last season at the hands of Berlin-based terrorists.
The WWE is taking a deliberately hands-off approach to dealing with an X-rated leak scandal that grows more widespread with each passing day. The leak scandal began in early March when pornographic videos and pictures of WWE superstar Paige popped up online. Paige, who is currently nursing an injury, initially kept quiet about the leak, but...
Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” ”The Newlywed Game” and that infamous factory of cheese, “The Gong Show,” died at 87. Barris died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York, according to publicist Paul Shefrin, who announced the death on behalf of Barris’ family.
Warning: Spoilers ahead from Episode 505 of “Bates Motel” Janet Leigh received an Oscar nomination for her performance as the doomed bank robber Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece “Psycho.” Based on Monday night’s episode of “Bates Motel,” Rihanna shouldn’t expect to see her name among the guest-star nominees at this year’s Emmy Awards.
As the lady’s maid Gwen on “Downton Abbey,” Rose Leslie captured the spirit of an independent-minded woman, circa 1912, who saved up enough money to buy a typewriter and taught herself to type.
Loved the movie? See the show! Broadway hopes you’ll do just that this spring, when the curtains rise on “Groundhog Day,” “Anastasia,” “Amélie” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” — the musicals.
Sacré bleu! The non-stop conversation surrounding the new movie “Beauty and the Beast” hasn’t been about star Emma Watson’s singing skills or Dan Stevens’ bestial bona fides. No, monsieur. Audiences could not care less about the schmancy CGI and Ariana Grande and John Legend’s soulful cover of “Tale As Old As Time.” Instead, people have...
At the end of last year, when the music world was still mourning the deaths of Prince, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and many more, James Blunt tweeted, “If you thought 2016 was bad, I’m releasing an album in 2017.” It was just the singer-songwriter showing the self-deprecating qualities that have won him the kind of...
Just three years ago, Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea was the biggest name in pop, but her fall from grace has been steep. On Thursday, she released the throbbing club-ready new single “Mo Bounce,” and it’s the best thing the 26-year-old has released since her glory days of 2014.
Can’t we just have coal instead? If you hadn’t heard enough of Mariah Carey’s 20-year-old Christmas carol “All I want for Christmas is you,” strap in — it’s becoming an animated movie.
If you were transfixed by FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” you may want to add History’s upcoming “The Commanders” to your watch list. The scripted anthology series will focus on US Presidents, according to an announcement by the channel.
It’s only been four days since his death, but Chuck Berry is already making his comeback. On Tuesday night, the late rock and roller released his first new material in almost 40 years.
Warner Music Group is poised to add some management muscle, The Post has learned. Max Lousada, the head of its UK operation — who helped develop the career of Ed Sheeran and shepherded Coldplay and other acts — is in talks to run all of Warner’s recorded music, sources said.
Broadway loves brand-name titles, from movies (“Groundhog Day”) to books (“Wicked”) to television shows (a “Wonder Years” musical is in the works). So why not . . . board games? Hasbro recently hooked up with Broadway’s Araca Group to exploit its cache of hugely popular games.
Feud Sunday, 10 p.m., FX Of all the monumental performances in FX’s new series “Feud: Bette and Joan,” none marries desperation with exasperation quite like Jackie Hoffman’s Mamacita, Joan Crawford’s (Jessica Lange) stoic Teutonic housekeeper and babysitter.
If a reality series films in a forest and no one is around to watch it, does it make a TV show? For the UK’s “Eden,” 23 strangers were sent to the remote west Highlands in Scotland and tasked with a yearlong social experiment: to build a self-sufficient community without the use of modern technology...
Noted director John Singleton (“Boyz n the Hood,” “2 Fast 2 Furious”) is moving to the small screen for his first TV series — the scripted drama “Rebel,” premiering March 28 on BET.
A contestant on “Wheel of Fortune” on Tuesday missed the show’s answer to a putt. A player identified as “Kevin” was one letter away from solving the puzzle. It read, “A Streetcar Na-ed Desire.” Kevin decided to spin the wheel again and landed on the $600 piece.
The space genre has grown so serious in recent years — “Gravity,” “Interstellar,” “Arrival” — that “Life,” in its cheesy way, is a welcome change of pace. It harkens back to the old days, when aliens mainly wanted to rip our faces off.
Ukraine said on Wednesday it had barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country, prompting a swift rebuke from Moscow, which called the decision a “cynical and inhuman act.” Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said Yulia Samoylova, a wheelchair-bound 27-year-old singer, had violated Ukrainian law by visiting Crimea, which Russia...
Selena Gomez says she wants more people to talk about therapy — and she’s leading the charge. Gomez said in April’s Vogue magazine that DBT, or Dialectical Behavior Therapy, is helping her recover from anxiety and depression.
Tough female detectives are familiar on TV these days — but few have the cutting edge of Ashe Akino on Fox’s new Fox limited series “Shots Fired.” When we first meet Ashe, an investigator for the Department of Justice, she’s cuddling with her daughter, Kai (Laila Lockhart Kraner), in the girl’s bedroom.
Lifetime is set to premiere its TV dramatization about the stunning escape of two killers from an upstate prison — and the lovesick “Shawskank” supervisor at the center of it all.
It’s time to dust off your “Saturday Night Fever” vinyl and . . . resuscitate. The New York Presbyterian-Hospital has just released a playlist of 40 songs that mirror the rhythm of CPR, Quartz reported.