"Birdman" is 119 minutes of pure chaos, a lyrical comedy with a dark streak that delves deeply into the mind of a fading movie star on the tip of insanity. While certainly not for everyone, "Birdman" is the type of offbeat comedy that is perfect for those tired of the slapstick-heavy comedies of the mainstream, complete with an audacious and pitch-perfect performance from Michael Keaton.
Mike Tyson says that he was sexually abused as a child. Speaking to SiriusXM's Opie Radio on Wednesday, the former heavyweight claims that when he was seven a man "snatched" him off the street. "[He] bullied me and sexually abused me and stuff." Tyson described the perpetrator as an "old man" whom he never saw again. He insisted that the abuse only occurred one time.
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age will feature in an episode of the BBC Channel 4 sitcom Toast of London. Homme was featured in a picture taken on the set, alongside creator Matt Berry and cast member Morgana Robinson. Robinson is the half-sister of Homme's wife Brody Dalle.
Stephen Colbert has announced that "The Colbert Report" will end on Tuesday, December 18. He used the announcement to double as a plug for the paperback edition of his latest book, "America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't." "Stephen Colbert, the guy you've seen here every night for nine years will be gone. All you'll have left of me is this book," Colbert said.
Ludacris has released a snippet of a new single alongside Miguel entitled "Good Lovin'." In one teaser video posted to Instagram, Miguel can be seen sitting at a mixing board in the studio listening to a piano track before the cover art is flashed, which features a nude woman lying on a red background with the parental advisory logo covering up her backside.
The Rolling Stones have announced the release of an autographed photo book that retails for $5,000. The book is named after the band and features over 500 photos from photographers like Anton Corbijn, Annie Leibovitz, Gered Mankowitz and Helmut Newton. "This book isn't just rock 'n' roll, it's a roller coaster through 50 years of memory lane," the band says.
Amanda Bynes has been released from a psychiatric facility just three days after a judge ruled that she spend another 30 days there. According to TMZ, Amanda asked for her release and her request was granted. The facility requires that within four days of hospitalization, the patient must be granted a hearing. Bynes was determined stable enough to leave by her hearing officer.
Jay Rock has released a new track, "Pay For It," which features guest appearances from both Kendrick Lamar and Chantal. "Pay For It" is the second track to be released by Jay Rock recently, as he dropped the track "Parental Advisory" earlier this month.
Soundgarden will release a three-disc rarities album Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across the Path next month, which will features a handful of classic rock cover tunes. In addition to a brand new song, "Storm," Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across the Path features a number covers.
In J.K. Rowling's latest offering, "The story of Dolores Jane Umbridge," she reveals the secret life of Dolores Umbridge. The former headmistress of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is a half blooded witch born to wizard Orford Umbridge and muggle Ellen Cracknell, but presented herself as a full-blooded witch.
Deep Purple have announced details of a one-off show at London's O2 Arena in 2015. The band has revealed that they will play at the historic venue on December 3 of next year. Currently, there are no other U.K. dates scheduled.
Ariana Grande has signed on to appear on the Grammy holiday special A Very Grammy Christmas set to air December 5 on CBS. The event is aimed at building a buzz for the annual Grammy ceremony in January and comes as the Grammy nominations special has faced slipping ratings in recent years.
Marshall Tucker Band have released "Searchin' For A Rainbow," a cut from their recent release Live From Englishtown. The song originally featured on the band's 1975 album of the same name. "The 1977 Englishtown concert was one of the largest shows in the history of the Marshall Tucker Band," said lead singer Doug Gray.
Iggy Azalea revealed plans to release a new studio album next year. After Azalea was asked by a fan on Twitter if she was going to promote Reclassified, the reissue of her hit debut album The New Classic, in the United Kingdom, Azalea responded "but i will when i release a full on album next year. :-)"
"Somethin' Bad," the hit duet by Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, has gone platinum, selling over one million copies since its May release, according to the R.I.A.A. The song also topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, which is the 13th time Underwood has done so, and the fifth time for Lambert.