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Black Panther becomes first superhero to receive Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Black Panther becomes first superhero to receive Oscar nomination for Best Picture
  • Listen to the Oscar nominees for original song FWC: Listen to the Oscar nominees for original song

    Well, here’s a motley crew. Hip-hop heavyweight Kendrick Lamar, songwriting powerhouse Diane Warren, Broadway darlings Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, pop star and actress Lady Gaga and Americana heroes Gillian Welch and David Rawlings all found themselves in the same Oscar race for original song…

  • Spotify Adding Block And Mute Features For Specific Artists FWC: Spotify Adding Block And Mute Features For Specific Artists

    Thanks to various high profile artists like Tekashi 6ix9ine, Datsik and more recently R. Kelly (though “recently” isn’t as accurate as saying “again for the same thing”) becoming embroiled in high-profile PR scandals, more and more users on music services are voicing their desire to boycott these artists. Up until now, it’s been impossible to passively block an artist on…

  • Oscar nominations shut out female directors — again FWC: Oscar nominations shut out female directors — again

    Once again, the Oscar race to be named best director has narrowed down to five male nominees. The 2019 Oscar nominations, which were announced on Tuesday morning, did not include any female directors. Instead, this year’s nominees in the directing category are Spike Lee (“BlacKkKlansman”), Adam…

  • At APL Restaurant in Hollywood, steak that smells like foie gras and tastes like truffles FWC: At APL Restaurant in Hollywood, steak that smells like foie gras and tastes like truffles

    On Wednesday, APL Restaurant in Hollywood will begin offering a limited number of $150 inch-and-a-half-thick bone-in New York strip steaks carved from short loins that chef-owner Adam Perry Lang began dry-aging more than a year ago, well before the steakhouse opened in May. Lang says it’s a chance…