Little Big Town
How do the four vocalists of Little Big Town respond to the platinum success of the group's most rewarded album, 2012's "Tornado?" Certainly not by playing it safe.
On their sixth album, "Pain Killer," Little Big Town -- Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook -- experiment endlessly with harmonies, arrangements, loops and sound effects. The whistles, odd beats and ...
by John Grisham
John Grisham has been writing legal thrillers and dramas that resonate with readers for almost 25 years, and his latest continues the theme of ordinary people who work in the law profession experiencing a crisis of conscience.
Sometimes following the letter of the law might not feel morally just, and that conflict within the person having to confront the issue head-on has propelled Grisham to the top ...
By JAKE COYLE
The Associated Press
Lynn Shelton is a curious, Pacific Northwest-bred hybrid of high-concept and low production value.
She has made a specialty out of deconstructing sitcom-y setups: two pals trying to follow through on a dare to make a gay porno ("Humpday"); a man betwixt two interested sisters, one of them a lesbian, in a remote cabin ("Your Sister's Sister"). Instead of heightening the broad potential of such stories, she plays ...
By JUSTIN LOWE
The Hollywood Reporter
LOS ANGELES -- In an intriguing cinematic twist, Keanu Reeves' Matrix stunt double Chad Stahelski becomes his co-director with David Leitch on "John Wick," a visceral revenge thriller that marks a confident, muscular action debut. After a marked absence from the genre, Reeves resoundingly returns with an effortless, kinetic style that positions the film extremely well for any potential follow-ups.
With much of ...