| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Meek Mill’s highly anticipated debut, “Dreams and Nightmares,” got off to a rocky start this week when he found himself in handcuffs before his album release party Thursday.
According to the Philadelphia Police Department, the rapper...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:38 PM
She walks like the First Lady of the United States and talks like the First Lady. Everywhere 51-year old, Jacqui Rankins goes she is mistaken for First Lady, Michelle Obama.
"I think our eyes, forehead, and our height are similar," she said.
| May 27, 2012
| 7:01 PM
She's known as the queen of hip-hop soul, whose album sales and concerts grossed more than $43 million back in 2008.
So why did a foundation that Mary J. Blige set up to empower women write checks that bounced after a star-studded benefit, lawyer...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:23 PM
HOLLYWOOD (KTLA) - The stars hit the 'black' carpet en masse Friday night, for the big-screen version of the Broadway hit musical "Rock of Ages," led by superstar Tom Cruise.
The red carpet at Grauman's Chinese Theater turned black in honor of the heavy-...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:40 PM
Sure, it’s wonderful that Julianne Hough is starring in a big-budget Hollywood musical. And while the inquiring minds sitting around her want to know all about that, they are equally, if not more curious about the status of her relationship with...
| Jun 14, 2012
Zero stars (out of four)
Some things that might be worth noting when making a musical inspired by the attitude and sleaze of 1987 L.A. hair metal:
>> Just because someone loves rock ‘n’ roll doesn’t mean they include the phrase “...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:28 AM
Tom Cruise went from jumping on Oprah’s couch, to jumping on Alec Baldwin’s stage at the Bourbon Room (the old Whiskey A-Go-Go) on the Sunset Strip.
Walking into the screening, I heard one critic say “Why would Tom Cruise want to do...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:14 PM
“Rock of Ages” is adapted from a stage musical that — in the manner of “Mamma Mia” and “Jersey Boys” — uses a story as an excuse to resurrect bygone hits with emotional resonance for an aging demographic....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Patrons waiting to get into trendy SoHo hotspots, W.i.P. and Greenhouse Saturday night, got a rude awakening, when the NYPD showed up and shut them down for code violations. They can thank the Drake/Chris Brown melee of last Thursday for putting the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:44 AM
It is not a good idea to make a “Rock of Ages” movie in 2012. The film is based on a Broadway show that premiered in 2006. I’m sure that back then it seemed like a good idea to stage a musical about performers who sing recognizable 1980s...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Clint Eastwood's soliloquy about unoccupied furniture has been the most entertaining spectacle to emerge from this year's party conventions so far, although the Democratic Party will make its own go of it with a big roster of pop musicians this week....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:49 AM
A soundtrack of rock-music standards remains at the heart of this stage hit as director Adam Shankman ("Hairspray") brings it to the screen. Also somewhat standard is its main plot of a small-town girl ("Dancing With the Stars" veteran Julianne Hough) and...