While Straight Outta Compton has been a runaway success at the box office, the film has come under fire from some who allege that it glosses over N.W.A.’s misogyny, musically and otherwise, and in particular, Dr. Dre’s physical abuse of women.
Jake Gyllenhaal shows off some killer abs in the trailer for his new boxing drama, Southpaw, but it’s his performance as a washed-up pugilist struggling for redemption that could see him in the Oscar race next year.
The Oscars sum up Hollywood quite tidily: The most popular people get together to find out who has been selected as being especially notable, and then everyone claps. If you’re the type who likes attention – and let’s face it, most who excel in Hollywood do – getting that moment onstage is a dream come true.
All Gage Garmo wanted was to meet his idol, Eminem.
Garmo, 17, suffered from a rare and aggressive form of bone cancer, and his health was spiraling downward. His friends rallied around him, opening a GoFundMe account for the family – and starting a social media campaign to raise awareness of Garmo’s wish.
Despite the fact that Taylor Swift and Spotify are never, ever getting back together, plenty of people the world over are still using the music streaming service, which makes it an invaluable tool for discovering people’s music preferences.