Charles Stockdale

Charles B. Stockdale is the assistant managing editor for 24/7 Tempo, based in New York City. In this position he has primarily covered film, television and music, with a focus on country music. He previously covered numerous other topics, including news, finance and weather. His articles have been published in a number of publications, including MSN, USA Today, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, HuffPost, The Arizona Republic, Fox Business, El Paso Times, and The Mexico Ledger.

Lastest Stories by Charles Stockdale

Some screenplays require actors to go above and beyond when it comes to delivering dialogue. The early films of Woody Allen or just about any episode of “Gilmore Girls” on television feature...
Many of the music industry’s biggest stars make it on their own, thanks to their individual talents for music and showmanship. In some cases, however, two is better than one. Musical duos come in...
The original release of Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” set off a chain reaction that revolutionized the way movies studios operate. The film is now not only remembered for scaring million away from...
Just over half a century ago Paul McCartney announced the breakup of the Beatles, but interest in what many call the greatest band of all time remains high. The 2000 “1” album, a compilation of...
The popularity of the Academy Awards has declined in recent years. The ceremony ins 2018 was the one of the least-watched Oscars broadcast, with nearly half as many people tuning in as four years...
People across the world love pop music. The best songs can be listened to again and again and can endure for years being played on the radio and on television. As implied by its name, pop music is...
The movie industry is populated by movie stars whose images are so ubiquitous in our culture that it can at times be hard to imagine a world without them. But even the biggest celebrities started...
“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the movie that brought tears to her eyes...
Combining elements of rhythm and blues, country, jazz and gospel, rock music has had a strong cultural impact throughout America and the world since its inception in the 1940s and 1950s. In the...
The 63nd Annual Grammy Awards were postponed. They were supposed to take place at the end of January, as they do every year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, however, “music’s biggest night”...
Television thrillers are the roller-coasters of entertainment. They are a white-knuckle ride of suspenseful dramas, mind-twisting mysteries, and adrenaline-rushing car chases, often probing themes...
As they often say in Hollywood, casting is 90% of directing. And when a film is cast well, it becomes nearly impossible to imagine the characters played by anyone other than the actors chosen. The...
Streaming platforms have been active in releasing plenty of new shows and movies to entertain Americans staying at home across the country. Often hidden among the numerous recent releases are older,...
Few movies have been scheduled for a theatrical release across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One highly anticipated movie that came out in 2020 was Disney’s “Mulan.” The...