Before Katy Perry was a pop superstar, she was a Christian music singer who dropped out of high school at 15 to pursue her dream. Despite her success -- three studio albums, with her fourth expected in 2016 -- she regrets dropping out and later got her GED.
The highest-grossing movie franchises measure their earnings in the billions of dollars -- and that is often just from the box office ticket sales. Here is a look at some of the most successful 17 film franchises in history based on domestic gross box office earnings reported by Box Office Mojo.
In classic Hollywood style, everything old is new again. They say the book is always better than the movie, but I'm of the mind that nothing's better than experiencing your favorite stories first on the page and again on the big screen.
So which celebrities have desired ancestry? To whom can George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker and others trace their roots?
Johnny Depp's 37-acre estate in the South of France is on the market for the first time since the superstar actor bought the hameau, or small village, in 2001. After many years spent restoring and enjoying the early-19th-century buildings Depp has listed the property.
What do little me have in common with a whole bunch of celebrities? Well, let me tell you a little bit about me, and then I'll give you the answer. O...
The race has begun, every decade brought a ground breaking technological innovation, this decade is starting to unravel a mystery that men like Alan M. Turing spoke about in the 20th century, where machines will be more intelligent than humans, improving by themselves over time.
Consider this your Thursday afternoon pick-me-up. Yesterday, Dior announced Johnny Depp as the new face of a yet-to-be-released fragrance.
Dear Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: You've airlifted your two Yorkies back to their American homeland because, as Australia's Agriculture minister, Barn...
Director Diane Paulus, whose specialty is the creation of enchantment, outdoes herself even in the story's darkest moments. Yes, special effects play a big, dazzling part. This is a story for children who do, in the end, have to grow up.
Madonna gets a lot of heat for behaving in a way many believe is inappropriate for a woman over 50. Men who are also "of a certain age" often behave in rebel fashion, but are usually lauded for their actions.
For this week's show, we start things off by diving into the number one movie in the country, the Clint Eastwood docudrama American Sniper. In addition to marveling at the war pic's record-shattering opening weekend, we also get into Bradley Cooper's performance.
As much as I love Meryl, I'm never going to buy her records, and I haven't been this uncomfortable watching her in a film since, what do you know, Mama Mia! If we're living in any sort of movie musical cinema revival, it's time to start asking ourselves what we sacrificed to get there.
I've been in love with Into the Woods for years. I've seen it performed several times, watched the DVD of the original Broadway production many times, and lost count of how often I've listened to the original cast album.
Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods arrives on the big screen 27 years after it opened on Broadway -- and with the same second-act problems that have plagued it through the years.
You may remember Garrett Hedlund as Dean Moriarty in Walter Salles' On the Road. The Minnesota-born actor played the character inspired by the famed f...