Justin Bieber got zero Grammy nods this year — nada, zip, nuttin’.
Could it be that the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has finally figured out that high album sales doesn’t necessarily translate to good music? (Maybe not, because it still nominated Maroon 5.)
Anyhoo, Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun, is pissed. “I just plain DISAGREE,” he tweeted. “The kid deserved it. Grammy board U blew it on this one.” Read More
With its story about a solid two-mom household and a sperm-donor dad who ruffles decorum, “The Kids Are All Right” both puts a fresh face on the mainstream American movie family and affirms its traditional values in ways that feel simultaneously relevant and retro.
Nothing profound, challenging or surprising happens in this serio-comedy. But superb performances and rich direction enable it to memorably please. Read More