Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor showcases her spectacular ethereal voice with an illuminating batch of original tunes, rangingfrom the anthemic “Take Me to Church” to the life-affirming confessional “8 Good Reasons."
HBO’s incisive documentary explores the media circus that surrounded the trial of former schoolteacher Pamela Smart, who in 1991 was convicted of manipulating her 16-year-old lover into killing her husband.
This breezy caper, based on an Elmore Leonard novel, stars Jennifer Aniston as a 1970s wife who wonders how her husband (Tim Robbins) really feels about her. And she finds out—when she’s kidnapped for a hefty ransom.
In her solo debut, Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops reinterprets folk and country classics. She soars on a jazzy version of the traditional “Black Is the Color” and the Patsy Cline heart-stopper “She’s Got You.”
This album from golden-throated country star Lee Ann Womack is her first in six years—and a beauty. She looks at life’s dark side on the tormented title track and perfectly covers songs by such artists as Neil Young and Julie Miller.