Two films on our radar this week are Stephen Frears' heartwarming drama "Victoria & Abdul" and Doug Liman's "American Made." Both features offer intelligent, entertaining stories and a superb cast. VOA's Penelope Poulou takes a look.
We've got another hot-shot debut this week - this time from a British singer who's been on hiatus - but Sam Smith is back with a ballad you're gonna love; meanwhile Taylor Swift continues to dominate the Top 5 with a catchy tune called 'Look What You Made Me Do'
Hugh Hefner, the publisher of Playboy Magazine has died at the age of 91. Famous for his smoking jacket, his magazine and his lifestyle Hefner singlehandedly changed the publishing industry, and maybe the world. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.