Skip to content

The Mix

AP's top albums of 2020: Toni Braxton, Teyana Taylor, JoJo

AP's top albums of 2020: Toni Braxton, Teyana Taylor, JoJo

NEW YORK — The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu (a playlist of the albums can be found here ): 1. Toni Braxton, “Spell My Name": I can breathe again, thanks in part to the living legend Toni Braxton.
Toronto International Film Festival releases Top Ten lists for 2020

Toronto International Film Festival releases Top Ten lists for 2020

TORONTO — Features from Deepa Mehta, Tracey Deer, and Michelle Latimer are among those on the Toronto International Film Festival's best-of-the-year list.

Pornhub calls halt to unverified users posting on its site

NEW YORK — Pornhub said Tuesday it was halting unverified users from uploading video material after a report alleged that the pornographic website was showing videos of rape and underage sex.
Massey Hall joins music venue complex under deal with Allied Properties

Massey Hall joins music venue complex under deal with Allied Properties

TORONTO — Massey Hall’s multi-year facelift is becoming the anchor of a major Toronto music complex, under a new investment from a local developer.
Steven Soderbergh among producers of upcoming Academy Awards

Steven Soderbergh among producers of upcoming Academy Awards

Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh is going behind the scenes for the next Academy Awards.
Q&A: Soderbergh on his 'boat movie' & the blockbuster's fate

Q&A: Soderbergh on his 'boat movie' & the blockbuster's fate

NEW YORK — Steven Soderbergh calls it “the boat movie” even though he’s not supposed to call it “the boat movie.
Billy Porter to join New Year's Eve show from Times Square

Billy Porter to join New Year's Eve show from Times Square

Last New Year's Eve, Billy Porter was working in New Orleans. This year he'll still be working — but in New York City. The “Pose” star will join Ryan Seacrest and Lucy Hale on ABC in Times Square on Dec.
SiriusXM, Howard Stern sign five-year contract extension

SiriusXM, Howard Stern sign five-year contract extension

NEW YORK — Howard Stern has reached a five-year deal with SiriusXM to continue making his show for the satellite radio company through the end of 2025. Terms were not disclosed.
Gary Oldman on finding the frequency of 'Mank'

Gary Oldman on finding the frequency of 'Mank'

NEW YORK — The first time Gary Oldman and David Fincher met was in London 1990, when Fincher was looking to cast him in “Alien 3.” “And he had the sense to say no,” Fincher recalls.
Tone deaf? Prince William's tour criticized amid pandemic

Tone deaf? Prince William's tour criticized amid pandemic

LONDON — A national train tour by Prince William and his wife Kate has received a frosty welcome from leaders in Wales and Scotland, with one Welsh official saying he would rather “no one was having unnecessary visits” during the coronavirus pandemic