With the wild, platinum-selling commercial success of Joni Mitchell's Court and Spark in 1974, Joe Sample's studio-session career went into warp drive. Throughout the remainder of the decade, he would sprint from one important project to the next. Sample's Crusaders dropped Those Southern Nights in ... More >>
Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film
In the early '90s, Wilson Phillips calmly came onto the music scene with their 1990 self-titled debut album and launched such hits as "Hold On," "Impulsive," and "You're in Love." They received Grammy nominations for Best New Artist, Album of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Grou ... More >>
An unconventional parenting setup in a highly standard rom-com.
Even as sketch comedy tastes have changed, and a segment of the population has sadly written it off as an unfunny relic, NBC's Saturday Night Live is still pulling in cutting-edge, marquee musical guests each week, in the process creating national stars or pariahs. Or sometimes both. Case in point ... More >>
A comedy written by and starring women, Bridesmaids still screwed.
If Twitter is good for one thing, it's the immediate and rapid dispersal of breaking news. If Twitter is good for two things, it's that, plus the immediate and rapid dispersal of whatever trumped-up rumor, lie, or fakery that manages to draw the ire of the millions of poor saps reading along ... More >>
Paying homage to the '80s, from Hot Tub Time Machine to MacGruber.
It's a sad state of affairs when a parody band ends up being funnier/better/more entertaining that the original (we're lookin' at you, The Beatles). She Said started thinking of this list last week after making one in a million lifetime references to the fake band Blues Hammer from the movie Gho ... More >>
Have screenplay, will travel: Dave Eggers makes his film writing debut with Away We Go.
The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.