BEHIND THE SCENES

When Prince Made a Chambermaid His Queen

In 1986, a young motel chambermaid won an MTV dream date with Prince in her tiny Wyoming hometown. On TV, it seemed like a fairy tale. Behind the scenes, coke-fueled chaos reigned.

YEEZY SEASON

We Need to Talk About Kanye West

Twitter tirades. Claims of being $53 million in debt. That Bill Cosby tweet. Rumors of relationship problems. The man behind ‘The Life of Pablo’ seems to be losing his grip on reality.

I Love You, Man

Jake Gyllenhaal’s Cop Bromance

In the police thriller End of Watch, Gyllenhaal and co-star Michael Peña enact one of the most realistic male friendships in the history of movies.

OSCARS KICKOFF

Toronto Fest’s Glittering Opener

The Toronto International Film Festival’s first four days offered many of 2012’s biggest movies and most outsize performances, from ‘Argo’ to ‘Looper’ and Bill Murray to Bradley Cooper. Chris Lee reports.

Aisle Seat

‘Cloud Atlas’ Soars

The sci-fi epic from the Wachowskis premiered to a 10-minute standing ovation in Toronto. By Chris Lee.