ArtsBeat: Cicely Tyson and George Lucas Among Expanded Class of Kennedy Center Honorees

The other winners of the annual award are Carole King, the Eagles and Seiji Ozawa.









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Encounters: 50 Cent, Renaissance Man

Rapper. Entrepreneur. Investor. Producer. Actor. Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent, is a restless soul intent on conquering one business after the next.









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Jerry Weintraub, a Force in Film and Music, Dies at 77

Mr. Weintraub’s career touched musical entertainers as grandly diverse as Elvis Presley and Led Zeppelin, and films like “The Karate Kid” and the “Ocean’s Eleven” casino heist trilogy.









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Danny Elfman Brings Music From Tim Burton’s Films to Lincoln Center

Mr. Elfman, who has scored nearly 100 movies, has reorchestrated 15 suites from the ones he made with Mr. Burton.









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Review: ‘Amy,’ an Intimate Diary of Amy Winehouse’s Rise and Destruction

Asif Kapadia’s documentary is a harrowing look at the singer’s life that drives home the costs of celebrity and fandom.









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‘Amy’ (With Movie Trailer): Asif Kapadia Narrates a Scene

Asif Kapadia, the director of this documentary on Amy Winehouse, discusses a sequence where she records the vocals for “Back to Black.”









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‘Straight Outta Compton’ Film Plays a Role in Suge Knight Murder Case

A video attached to a trailer for the film is a focal point in a murder and attempted murder case against the music entrepreneur.







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In ‘Love & Mercy,’ Brian Wilson Is Portrayed by John Cusack and Paul Dano

In “Love & Mercy,” a biopic of the essential Beach Boy, two actors play him at different stages of his life.







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