Sunday, October 19, 2014
The Chablis region of France produces the world's purest expression of chardonnay. This statement reflects at least two concepts. First, the practice of judicious use, or even the absence, of oak leaving the grapes to sing their own song.
To finish his first novel, David Cronenberg had to work around a few other projects.
An oil painting attributed to 17th-century Spanish master Diego Velazquez, found languishing in a back room of Yale University, has been returned to Spain for an exhibition in Valazquez's hometown Seville.
Chad Stahelski and David Leitch speak in shorthand when it comes to shooting sprees. Also mixed martial arts throw-downs, crazy car crashes and escaping explosions.
Harry Shearer is hardly the first person to mine comedy from the rich vein where Richard Nixon shines.
Patrick Bruel has long been a face of French popular culture and one of his country's most successful musicians.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Brad Pitt's new war movie “Fury” offers a no-holds-barred view of warfare which some may find hard to stomach — but its director justifies the gore as straightforward realism.
They were both Holocaust survivors from Poland who suffered through unspeakable tragedies. But when director Roman Polanski and producer Gene Gutowski teamed up in the 1960s they never spoke of the war, preferring to focus on life by making movies and partying hard.
Sherlock Holmes never existed but his fictional address of 221B Baker Street still receives a steady flow of letters addressed to the famously intuitive detective.
One of the finest cubist collections in the world, painstakingly pieced together by a U.S. billionaire and pledged to the Metropolitan Museum in New York opens to the public on Oct. 20.