SMOKEY ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES: "Tears of a Clown." Originally released in 1967, but it didn't become a hit until 1970. Sometimes, a hit takes time.
NEW RELEASES: Pitchfork will point you to The Weeknd, Burial, Sis, and more.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENT has a Top 40 list - and playlist - for you.
ME & THE MONKEE: A Final Visit With Michael Nesmith.
CALVIN SIMON, a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic, died on Thursday. He was 79.
MICHAEL LANG, one of the co-creators of the legendary Woodstock Music & Arts festival series, has died at 77 of a rare form of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at Mr. Big's glam metal campfire singalong "To Be With You."
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Spider-Man: No Way Home continues to dominate in its fourt frame with 33MM on a 41 percent drop. It now appears on the all-time domestic chart between Titanic and Infinity War. Sing 2 places with 12MM on a 41 percent drop and also moves to VOD. The 355 shows with a disappointing 4.8MM debut, and bad buzz seems likely to doom it.
SIDNEY POITIER, whose portrayal of resolute heroes in films like “To Sir With Love,” “In the Heat of the Night” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” established him as Hollywood’s first Black matinee idol and helped open the door for Black actors in the film industry, died on Thursday night at his home in Los Angeles. He was 94. The tributes pour in.
BOB SAGET, the standup comic and actor known as Danny Tanner on “Full House” and the host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” was found dead on Sunday in Florida. He was 65. The tributes pour in.
MARILYN BERMAN, the Oscar-winning lyricist who, with her husband, Alan, wrote "The Windmills of Your Mind," "The Way We Were" and the score for Yentl, died at 93.
THE GOLDEN GLOBES, while bascally boycotted by Hollywood, went to these folks. Congrats?
ANDREW GARFIELD & TOBEY MAGUIRE snuck into a Spider-Man screening.
BEN AFFLECK is done worrying about what other people think.
PAULINA PORIZKOVA: The supermodel who dared to look her age.
IN DEFENSE OF Elite Film Criticism.
A KOALA wowed caregivers by using a spoon to feed himself.
THEY BOUGHT A BLENDER. Three weeks later, their cats continue to hold it hostage.
CAT & DOG, living together...