Actor Paul Walker, best known for his roles in the "Fast & Furious" action films, died from "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries" in a car accident, the Los Angeles County coroner said on Wednesday.
Walker, 40, was a passenger in a fiery one-car crash on Saturday in Santa Clarita, California, about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The driver of the...Read more »
Billy Joel is moving in ... to Madison Square Garden.
Starting on Jan. 27, 2014, the legendary singer will play concerts once a month at the midtown venue as long as interest from fans is there, according to MSG.
Joel will keep on playing "as long as there is demand" for him to do so, MSG said.
Joel, 64, previously announced four 2014 concerts at the Garden; tickets go...Read more »
The New York Film Critics Circle named "American Hustle," a film about 1970s con artists forced to work with the FBI, as best film of 2013 on Tuesday and gave its top acting prizes to Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett in the first major movie honors in the run-up to the Oscars.
British director Steve McQueen won the best director prize for "12 Years a Slave," the historical...Read more »
Jessica Hart's Angel wings aren't going anywhere.
The model is keeping her job with Victoria's Secret following reports that she was canned for dissing Taylor Swift, who performed at last month's VS Fashion Show.
"There is no truth to the rumors that Jessica Hart has been fired or that she will no longer work with the brand," Ed Razek, president and chief marketing officer...Read more »
The "Fifty Shades of Grey" flick has added another sultry star it its cast: Rita Ora.
The 23-year-old British songstress will play the adopted sister of Christian Grey in the upcoming film adaptation of E.L. James' erotica novel.
"It's official!" Ora announced via Twitter. "I've been cast in @FiftyShades of Grey as Christian's sister Mia....Read more »
Penn & Teller produced the new documentary "Tim's Vermeer" but don't be fooled. It's not some elaborate con, a sleight of hand, an act of deception.
The film, which follows the efforts of inventor Tim Jenison to replicate the revolutionary painting techniques of 17th century master Johannes Vermeer, offers a radical theory to explain Vermeer's photo-realistic works: Vermeer produced...Read more »
When soul and jazz-influenced singer-songwriter Matthew E. White put together the group that recorded his debut album, "Big Inner," he wasn't just looking to form a band. He was trying to build a community.
He did exactly that, partnering with his fellow musicians to create Spacebomb Records, a label and recording studio with house band, in his hometown of Richmond, Va.
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While still not as good as the "X-Men"-proper films -- especially "First Class" -- this sequel to the spinoff is mighty fun thanks to Hugh Jackman, who is always enjoyable in the role of Logan, aka The Wolverine, the mutant with healing powers and metal claws coming out of his hand. This film has Logan in Japan where he loses something very important and...Read more »
Now that the Jonas Brothers have broken up, Joe Jonas is tossing his Disney-manufactured image in the trash.
In a first-person essay in this week's New York magazine, the 24-year-old talks about everything from smoking pot (his first time was with Miley Cyrus and ex Demi Lovato) to losing his virginity at the age of 20.
"The first time I smoked weed was with Demi and Miley,"...Read more »
Singer Beyonce was named the most-searched person in 2013 on Bing, the online search engine said on Monday, edging out 2012's list-topper reality television star Kim Kardashian, who came in second.
Beyonce, 32, topped the list in a year where she made a carefully choreographed return to the musical spotlight after taking time out to give birth to her first child, daughter Blue Ivy, with rapper...Read more »