Here's the Trailer For Sydney Pollack's 'Lost' Aretha Franklin Documentary

In 1972, Aretha Franklin performed a set of gospel songs inside a Los Angeles church that eventually became Amazing Grace—the biggest-selling album of her career. But Franklin wasn’t the only person recording that day. The late director Sydney Pollack took behind-the-scenes footage of Franklin’s show, and IndieWire is »8/20/15 4:45pm

Aretha Franklin Is an Old Lady and She Sounds Like It; Good for Her

I can't recall a public performance more divisive than Aretha Franklin's cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" on the Sept. 29 episode of The Late Show with David Letterman. The conversations I had about it fell into two distinct camps: those who loved and those who hated it. Both were adamant. One person on the… »10/22/14 11:45am

Beyonce 'Didn't Think There Was Anything Wrong' with Crushing Our Patriotic Dreams

It looks to be official—Beyonce did, in fact, lip-sync the "Star Spangled Banner" to a pre-recorded track at Monday's inauguration. Which is obviously unacceptable, because...because...it deprived the people of America of the chance to hear our national anthem belted into a frigid and acoustic-less void and almost… »1/23/13 8:00pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Is Cockblocking Cameron Diaz Until She Gets It Together

Once upon a time, Cameron Diaz turned 40 and started making depressing and obvious statements to Access Hollywood like "Look, the alternative to getting older is [being dead]." Diaz has since found herself in what the tabloids are calling "a bit of a mid-life crisis" since her split from Alex Rodriguez and a fling… »1/23/13 9:00am

Actors Will Need to Audition for Aretha Franklin Movie in Front of Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin is taking a very hands-on approach with the movie being made about her life: She approved a story treatment based on her memoir, has commissioned a script, and is negotiating with directors and producers. And, as USA Today reports, the Queen of Soul has started casting — she is looking for actors. »9/06/12 1:00pm