Carrie Underwood Toyota Center, April 23 Seemingly shoved off the queen-of-country throne by Taylor Swift's ascendancy, Carrie Underwood may have taken the title right back now that Swift has crossed over completely into the pop realm. No one will ever mistake Underwood for Loretta Lynn, of course, ... More >>
Introducing music journalism's latest female-penned release, Courtney E. Smith's Record Collecting for Girls. Following suit with like-minded veteran writers like Sara Marcus and Jessica Hopper, Smith's first book boldly tackles the music memoir, a literary genre historically saturated with ... More >>
"Baby Jesus, born to rock..." Amidst the time of year when we're bombarded with cliché holiday tunes and trite Christmas-carol covers, Rocks Off will now take time to appreciate a few original nontraditional takes on festive songs. Whether they're dismal adaptations of holiday malaise, tale ... More >>
An Education and its star, Carey Mulligan, get good marks.
Pop fiction writer tackles younger audience with latest novel, Slam
The Farrelly brothers swing straight and hit the sweet spot
In Good Company is wonderfully funny, a bit sad and unmistakably real
Bridget Jones is betrayed by a dumb, dull sequel
Marah tries and fails to escape comparison to the Boss. Good thing their new album is a classic.
Jack Black makes School of Rock rock
Girls tries a tired lesson -- grow up, already
How two American filmmakers made a very British Boy
Hugh Grant shows real substance in a solid comedy about growing up
Not even Renée Zellweger can make us Jones for this sarcastic romance