Elizabeth Blair appears in the following:
Friday, December 02, 2016
The work of art is meant to honor the victims of the November 2015 terrorist attacks. Construction is already underway on
Bouquet of Tulips -- but not all Parisians are pleased with the gift.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
American humorists have a long history of satirizing its leaders. From essays to cartoons to TV, Presidents get poked at and most just take it because it comes with being the most powerful person in the country. President-elect Donald Trump appears to be having a hard time — even now that he has won — with
Saturday Night Live.
Monday, November 14, 2016
A photo of the sun on Trump's transition website looks as if it "could've been stolen from the Reagan campaign of 1984, how 'It's Morning in America again,'" said one brand expert.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson talks about how he scored the science fiction movie
Arrival with inspiration from the movie's images.
Saturday, November 05, 2016
Trolls features not just big hair but surprisingly great music — and a fair bit of scrapbooking. The film, by a veteran animation director, aims to balance feel-good fun with offbeat humor.
Friday, November 04, 2016
Conscientious objector Desmond Doss became a World War II hero during one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific theater. Now he's the subject of a new film directed by Mel Gibson.
Monday, October 24, 2016
Bill Murray received the 2016 Mark Twain Prize Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. He was gently roasted by friends and fellow comics, and he was droll and deadpan and heartfelt.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Temperton wrote some of the most iconic pop songs of the 1970s and '80s, including Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and "Rock With You."
Friday, September 30, 2016
Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood knows tough times. A single mom at 17 who once worked at a French fry factory to make ends meet is Hollywood royalty today. A favorite of director Tim Burton, Atwood is now costume designer for his adaptation of the darkly comic,
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children and the upcoming Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
George has had
many close calls, but did you know he once outran the Nazis? Despite some dated themes (we're looking at you, Man with the Yellow Hat) George is now a multimillion-dollar franchise.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Charmian Carr, who played Liesl von Trapp in
The Sound of Music, has died at the age of 73. She sang the song "16 Going on 17" and was a longtime booster for the classic film.
Saturday, September 03, 2016
OK, fine ... this new chair anthology might not keep you on the edge of your seat, but it does reveal some very interesting ideas about trends in design, culture and social values.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
The famously redheaded Rykiel embodied the intellectual chic and feminism of Paris in the late 1960s. With vibrant stripes or simple black, her clothes hugged a woman's body.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
With its spires, rotunda and colorful facade, the Arts and Industries Building is a festive relief compared with its neighbors. But restoring the Smithsonian's first museum hasn't been easy.
Friday, August 05, 2016
In 1943, the legendary filmmaker tried (and failed) to turn Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's book into a movie. Director Mark Osborne got considerably further. His adaptation hit theaters on Friday.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Birbiglia's new film follows a fictional New York improv troupe.
Don't Think Twice explores the tension between personal ambition and being an "endlessly generous" team player.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
Many film and television productions in the U.K. rely on tax breaks and funding from the EU. They say they're nervous for what the "Brexit" results could mean for their business.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
District Merchants, Shylock is still Jewish, but half of the other characters are freed slaves. The playwright says he was inspired but a reference to slavery in Shakespeare's original text.
Friday, June 24, 2016
The Kiwi actor/filmmaker uses humor to address painful situations in his films. His latest,
Hunt for the Wilderpeople, follows a city kid trekking through the wilderness with his reluctant foster dad.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Older collectors often want to keep their art forever, which is good for an artist's long-term career. Younger collectors are more commercially driven, and that can have ripple effects.