Here are the most anticipated movies of the fall, and the most likely contenders for awards in 2017.
Tom Petty, middle-aged and mid-career in the middle of the grunge decade, released Wildflowers, one of his best albums, turning radios loud.
The festival shooting had echoes of attacks at a music venue in Paris in 2015, the Pulse nightclub in 2016, and Grande's concert earlier this year. Responses have varied.
The frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers was hospitalized after suffering cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu. He could not be revived.
"Look What You Made Me Do," "Bodak Yellow," and — yes — ONE other track are in a tight race for No. 1.
Gaga: Five Foot Two serves as a wonderful and moving montage of, truly, how stardom actually takes a village. And that village needs a piece of its star at every turn.
"I feel like if I don’t make a Chance the Rapper mixtape, like double mixtape, a bunch of 14-year-olds are gonna kick my ass," Glover said at the Emmys.
In his new film I Love You, Daddy, Louis C.K. at the very least points to the elephant in the room.
“There are these areas of the tourist capital of the world that are blighted and we don’t even know it.”
Religious leaders and documentary filmmakers are preaching the same sermon about the environment, connecting glaciers in Greenland to clean air in Atlanta in order to convert the unconverted.
"How did we get ourselves in this shitbox?"
The famed composer behind the Dark Knight trilogy, Gladiator, and The Lion King has advice for women who write music for movies.
The Affleck/Middleton Project contributed $5,000 to the presidential transition effort. "I had no knowledge of it, was never asked, and never would have authorized it. I will get to the bottom of it," Affleck told BuzzFeed News.
From the man behind one of the biggest earworms of the year, to the woman we all wanted justice for in 2016, to, of course, Chris Pratt.
Yes, there's a lot of work to be done, but this past year wasn't all bad.
Was 2016 the worst or the fucking worst?