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Josh Brolin and Diane Lane Are Officially Divorced

Josh Brolin and Diane Lane have finalized their divorce.<p>The pair had separated earlier this year, and Los Angeles County Superior Court documents …

Reverse-Engineering a Genius (Has a Vermeer Mystery Been Solved?)

David Hockney and others have speculated—controversially—that a camera obscura could have helped the Dutch painter Vermeer achieve his photo-realistic effects in the 1600s. But no one understood exactly how such a device might actually have been used to paint masterpieces. An inventor in Texas—the …

And Now, a Nazi Art History Lesson from George Clooney

If this whole “movie star” thing suddenly backfires on George Clooney and the world no longer needs handsome humanitarians/tequila manufacturers, the actor seems qualified to transition from Hollywood to the art history program at your local community college. At least, that is how it seems in a …

Watch Cover Shoots | Amy Adams on Bradley Cooper's Pink Hair Rollers and Not Getting Along with Siri | Vanity Fair Video | CNE

January cover star Amy Adams sits down for a fireside chat with Vanity Fair’s senior West Coast editor, Krista Smith.

It’s Good to Be King

It’s been 53 years since Carole King and her then husband, Gerry Goffin, wrote their first No. 1 hit, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” for the Shirelles. (She was 18.) It’s been 42 years since she released her second solo record, <i>Tapestry,</i> which pretty much defined the singer-songwriter genre and went …

And Now, Emma Thompson on Tongue-Kissing Meryl Streep

When it comes to slightly T.M.I. press interview disclosures, Emma Thompson has more than earned her stripes in the past few weeks, first confirming that her ex-husband Kenneth Branagh cheated on her more than two decades ago, and more recently, that she has put together illustrated sex pamphlets …

See Prince Harry’s New Beard in Various Arctic Poses

After being waylaid in Cape Town due to inclement Antarctic weather, Prince Harry and company have safely landed in Novo, Antarctica. But the climate has see-sawed, apparently, as the mild conditions will make the trek to the South Pole even more challenging than it would be ordinarily. Quoth the …

Inside Taylor Swift and Prince William’s Palace Party: Watch Them Sing With Bon Jovi

LONDON—Christmas came early to Kensington Palace this year, complete with fur-covered sleighs and snow showers, for the eagerly awaited Winter Whites Gala in aid of homeless-youth charity Centrepoint. __The Duke of Cambridge,__the charity’s patron and guest of honor, took to the stage with singers …

Black Friday Shoplifter Shot

Congressmen seek medal for WW II-era US spy agency

The men and women who spied on Germany and Japan for the U.S. during World War II parachuted behind enemy lines, led guerrilla raids, invented special equipment such as scuba gear and established a counterintelligence network that endured into the Cold War.<p>Nearly 70 years after its agents played a …

What the Leaked J.D. Salinger Stories Reveal About the Author

Three short stories by J.D. Salinger leaked just before Thanksgiving against the author’s wishes. But is that such a bad thing? What they reveal …

Downton Abbey’s U.S. Fans Are Much More Affectionate; U.K. Viewers Much More Critical, Says Mrs. Patmore

In a new interview, <i>Downton Abbey</i>’s Mrs. Patmore—actress Lesley Nicol—reveals that the period drama’s hometown fans are less enthusiastic about the Julian Fellowes series than their U.S. counterparts, at least from her experiences. While at lunch with MediaBistro’s Diane Clehan, Nicol explains that …

Homeland Recap, Episode 307: After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness?

<b>Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen season three, episode seven of Showtime's Homeland, titled “Gerontion.”</b><p>“After such knowledge, what forgiveness?”<p>That’s the most famous line from T.S. Eliot's “Gerontion,” the poem that lent its name to tonight’s episode of <i>Homeland,</i> and, much as I want …

Kate Middleton’s Ringlets Take the World By Storm

Do not be surprised if, by month’s end, all women (and long-haired men) over the age of 18 begin sporting thick ringlets. Yes, Kate Middleton’s hair was ringlet-happy on Sunday, as she watched the Remembrance Day parade in a black coat alongside the Countess of Wessex. As anyone who’s tried out a …

Is Saving Mr. Banks the Movie Oscar Voters Have Been Waiting For?

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive weekly conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital director Michael Hogan and Huffington Post senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will survey the landscape in advance of the 86th</i> …

Killing Kennedy’s Rob Lowe on J.F.K.: “He Wouldn’t Have Been Elected Now”

Perhaps the most surprising thing about Rob Lowe’s upcoming turn as John F. Kennedy in the National Geographic Channel’s TV movie <i>Killing Kennedy</i> (premiering November 10) is that this is his first time taking on the role. Lowe has the Kennedy look: the dark hair, the chiseled jaw, the innate charm. …

See Angelina Jolie Terrify and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt Make Her Acting Debut in the First Maleficent Trailer

Our first glimpse of Disney’s villain-centric <i>Sleeping Beauty</i>spin-off arrives today with the very first trailer for <i>Maleficent</i>, starring Our Lady Angelina Jolie and a pair of twisted black horns that will scare off the neighborhood children. The character is Sleeping Beauty’s wicked fairy godmother …

The Trouble with Andrew

In the royal-wedding afterglow, Buckingham Palace still has a major P.R. problem: how to handle Prince Andrew, Britain’s trade ambassador and fourth in line to the throne. The prince’s dissolute lifestyle, links to unsavory foreign potentates, and friendship with the American registered sex …

The Vatican’s Secret Life

Despite headlines about a powerful “gay lobby” within the Vatican, and a new Pope promising reform, the Catholic Church’s gay cardinals, monks, and other clergy inhabit a hidden netherworld. In Rome, the author learns how they navigate the dangerous paradox of their lives.<p>Naked but for the towel …

Amanda Peet Used to Help Her Husband Edit Game of Thrones Scripts

Actress Amanda Peet is now officially a playwright. Her first play, <i>The Commons of Pensacola,</i> a drama about the family of a Madoff-like criminal starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner as a mother-daughter duo, opens this month Off Broadway. VF Daily spoke with the actress about the project, …

Homeland Recap, Episode 308: They Did WHAT to Carrie?

People keep saying they’re over <i>Homeland,</i> and I can’t say I blame them. But tonight’s episode was a perfect example of why I keep watching. Sure, the stuff with Fara and her dad didn’t really work, but almost every other scene served up wire-taut suspense and blink-and-you’ll-miss-it intrigue.<p>Let’s …

Green Eggs and Ego: Reviews of New Celebrity Children’s Books

No one gets seriously hurt when a celebrity launches a line of workout clothes or lends his or her name to a restaurant. Maybe the yoga pants are poorly cut; maybe the waffle fries are poorly truffled; otherwise, no harm done. But when famous people write children’s books, young minds are at …

In 1863, New York Times Did Not Care for “Business-Like” Gettysburg Address

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Back in 1863, <i>The New York Times</i>gave the 271-word oration something of a lukewarm review: President Lincoln’s “brief address was delivered in a clear, loud tone of voice, which could be distinctly heard at the extreme limits of the large …

Mitt Romney Wins 2013 Presidential Election!

Mitt Romney is the new president of the United States, according to a <i>Washington Post</i>–ABC News poll. Among registered voters surveyed between November 14 and November 17, “Romney topped Obama 49 percent to 45 percent,” Politico reports. Famously, among 126,849,296 registered voters “surveyed” …

Taylor Swift Has Discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald

Taylor Swift appears to be going through the phase most of us went through somewhere between freshman and junior year of high school where you’re <i>really super into</i> F. Scott Fitzgerald. Symptoms may include referring to classmates as “such a Nick” or “a total Daisy”; wearing seersucker and suspenders …