| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Tuesday night as the polls closed on the New York mayoral election, current Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent his evening chatting with Tilda Swinton during the 6th annual Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit cocktail hour. Swinton, the night's honoree, is the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Who speaks up for Gregory La Cava? Not only that, who has even heard of him anymore?
Once regarded as one of the best of Hollywood's comedy directors — W.C. Fields waspishly called him the second funniest man in America — La Cava, despite...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Just as we were catching our breath from the recent wave of art fairs, another is about to hit Thursday night, when opening receptions for Art Los Angeles Contemporary and the L.A. Art Book Fair are held. Both events run through Sunday.
Art Los Angeles...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:21 PM
In the 1941 film noir "The Maltese Falcon," the priceless relic that Humphrey Bogart's Sam Spade is hunting turns out to be — spoiler alert — a worthless fake.
But at a movie memorabilia auction in New York City Monday, the real prop sold...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — The cultural ecology of any great city is a complex organism, its shape shifting over time. But in the modern era, always it starts with the same ingredient. It starts with artists, the yeast that makes the dough rise. Without them,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
NEW YORK — New York's smallest museum has reached its capacity of three, and Nicholas Kokkinis, volunteer docent, feels obliged to amuse the waiting crowd.
He points to the museum cafe (a cappuccino machine mounted on the wall) and gift shop...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Cinema was in a state of transition 100 years ago. Films and movie audiences were becoming more sophisticated.
On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore this seminal time with "A Century Ago: The Films of 1913" at the...
| Dec 7, 2013
The "Diner" guys, Tracy Turnblad and the moody teens of Hamilton will be basking in the New York spotlight this month, thanks to a Museum of Modern Art exhibition focusing on the works of Baltimore filmmakers Barry Levinson, John Waters and Matt...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival has selected 12 films for its Generation section, which shows pics for kids and teens.
Two films make their world premieres in the section: Ines Maria Barrionuevo's "Atlantida" and Matias Lucchesi's "Ciencias Naturales"...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK — The reports of her death are only slightly exaggerated.
The U.S. premiere Friday night of the highly anticipated, all-star, high-culture event “The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic” opened with three actors, wearing masks...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Tilda Swinton wore an outfit designed by Karl Lagerfeld to the Museum of Modern Art's 2013 Film Benefit: A Tribute to Tilda Swinton, which was sponsored by Chanel. And she posed with the designer on the red carpet. [WWD]
Jennifer Lawrence has joined the...