Wednesday, May 21, 2014
He was a Romanian-born historian, professor and philanthropist who intrigued American popular culture by writing a book linking the fictional Count Dracula to the 15th-century Romanian prince Vlad the Impaler.
Gordon Willis, one of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential cinematographers, nicknamed “The Prince of Darkness” for his subtle but indelible touch on such definitive 1970s releases as “The Godfather,” “Annie Hall” and “All the President's Men,” has died. He was 82.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Louise Wilson, the British fashion professor who influenced designers including the late Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Phoebe Philo, has died at the age of 52, her college said Saturday.
Motorcyclists and movie fanatics from as far away as Canada made the pilgrimage to northern New Mexico to celebrate Dennis Hopper and his iconic counterculture film “Easy Rider.”
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Rare film footage featuring President Franklin D. Roosevelt walking to his seat at a baseball game helps dispel the myth that he tried to hide his disability and shows the courage it took to go about his daily life, experts said Friday.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will wed and host a reception at Florence's imposing 16th-century Belvedere Fort on May 24, a spokeswoman at the Florence mayor's office said Friday.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Veteran British director Mike Leigh drew rapturous reviews Thursday for a lush historical portrait of painter JMW Turner as the race for gold kicked off at the Cannes Film Festival.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Taiwanese twins Zony and Yony appeared on the popular “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” for a second time on Tuesday, impressing the audience this time with a dance to Justin Bieber's “Baby.”
When Barbara Walters came on the scene, John Kennedy was in the White House, a motorist could fill 'er up for three bucks and no one had heard of the Beatles.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Venezuelan scientist and doctor Jacinto Convit, renowned for developing a vaccine against leprosy, died on Monday in Caracas at the age of 100, his family said.