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‘Once’ director John Carney does it again with ‘Sing Street’ (+video)

CHICAGO — The last time I had coffee with writer-director-Dubliner John Carney, it was nine years ago — the year of “Once.” Carney’s beguiling 2007 romance starring Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, for which the song “Falling Slowly” won the Oscar, took flight that January at the Sundance Film Festival, warming up the chilly Utah environs.

Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ turns life’s lemons into furious pop (+video)

However many senses you have, Beyoncé wanted all of them working overtime on Saturday night with the presto-release of her sixth album, “Lemonade.” You could stream it as a dozen songs on Tidal, or you could watch it as an elongated music video on HBO. If you spent any time pondering the album’s title, your tongue might have tingled. And if you sang along, you definitely caught a whiff of something foul.