Arts & Entertainment

Did bad marketing keep 'Chi-Raq' out of the Oscars?

MTV's chief film critic argues that Spike Lee's latest was the best film of the year, though you won't see it at the Academy Awards this year.

M. Ward breaks down some tracks from his new album, 'More Rain'

The singer-songwriter talks about the inspiration behind the tracks "More Rain," "Slow Driving Man" and "Girl From Conejo Valley."

Academy sues over risqué Oscars gift bags

Don't be confused. Those gift bags filled with vibrators, vapes and a "vampire breast lift" have no connection to the Oscars. The Academy is suing the marketing company behind the "unwholesome" campaign.

God is dead: David Javerbaum quits @TheTweetOfGod

Javerbaum worked on "The Daily Show" for 11 years and was the voice behind Twitter's @TheTweetOfGod, which has over 2 million followers. After more than five years, he's quitting.

Actor Edward Gero reflects on portraying Justice Antonin Scalia on stage

Gero spent a year studying Scalia for "The Originalist," a play by John Strand that was produced last year at Arena Stage in Washington D.C.

Mark Ronson takes home Record of the Year Grammy for 'Uptown Funk'

The producer breaks down his smash hit, which features a vocal by Bruno Mars and contributions from Jeff Bhasker, who was named Producer of the Year.

Eagles of Death Metal perform in Paris for attack survivors

The SoCal rock band performed Tuesday at a highly charged Paris concert filled with fans who survived a terrifying massacre and siege at their last Paris show.

'Mustang' filmmaker challenges patriarchy and gets an Oscar nomination

Director Deniz Gamze Ergüven shot "Mustang" in her homeland of Turkey. But she's also lived in France, which is why her film became that country's Academy Award entry.

Misty Copeland achieves #SquadGoals in the documentary 'A Ballerina's Tale'

Misty Copeland talks body image, ballet, and blackness in the new PBS documentary "A Ballerina's Tale."

2016 Grammy Awards: Swift, Kendrick lead; plus, full results

The 58th annual awards brought forth a lot of winners, but no sweeps. Watch some highlight clips and see the complete list of winners here.

Grammys to feature Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, more

Kendrick Lamar walked away from the Grammys pre-telecast with four awards, while Alabama Shakes, Taylor Swift and the Weeknd won two awards each.

Dodgers set to open spring training with rookie manager

The Los Angeles Dodgers head to spring training in Arizona this week with a rookie manager, the usual high expectations and plenty of questions after another early playoff exit.

'The Revenant,' DiCaprio win at BAFTA awards

U.K. film industry showers Valentine's Day love on Alejandro G. Inarritu's endurance epic, awarding it five prizes at the British Academy Film Awards.

Big 'Deadpool' debut annihilates 'Fifty Shades' box-office record

The R-rated Fox film, starring Ryan Reynolds as a foul-mouthed superhero, took in an eye-popping $135 million from its first three days in U.S. theaters, according to comScore estimates.

'Spotlight,' 'Big Short' win Writers Guild of America awards

Oscar contenders "Spotlight" and "The Big Short" won the top awards for screenwriting from the Writers Guild of America at a ceremony Saturday that was held in Los Angeles and New York.

Sylvester Stallone has mixed feelings about his Oscar nomination for 'Creed'

The actor is grateful for his supporting actor nod, but laments that his co-star, Michael B. Jordan, and director, Ryan Coogler, were not recognized.