Lois Weber’s films have been long unknown, mostly lost; some of the few surviving ones only recently became available and are getting the attention that they deserve. But, a century ago, between 1908 1921,
Five handsome men, dressed sharp. Golden-voiced singers, each distinctly soulful, harmonizing on hit after hit. That they could also move well, smoothly executing snazzy, classy choreography, might have
I was impressed by how long Tarell Alvin McCraney was willing to sit in silence until I asked him something. When I first met him, on the campus of Yale University, where he is chairman of the playwriting
In 1985, Michael J. Fox was one of the biggest stars in the world: “Back to the Future” and “Teen Wolf” occupied the top two spots at the box office, and “Family Ties,” the long-running sitcom on which
Bibi Ferreira, an indefatigable grande dame of the Brazilian stage who performed internationally and helped bring Broadway musicals to Brazil in the 1960s, died on Feb. 13 at her home in Rio de Janeiro.
Katherine Helmond, a versatile actress who was especially known for her roles on the long-running television series “Soap” and “Who’s the Boss?,” died on Feb. 23 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 89.
LONDON — They are among the last drawings that Michelangelo ever produced: ethereal depictions of Christ on the cross, his legs a nebulous haze, his face a spectral blur. Grieving at his feet are the Mary
ROME — While working on “Otello” and “Falstaff,” his final two operas, the composer Giuseppe Verdi tucked dozens of pages of musical drafts and sketches into folders, scribbling on their covers: “Burn