See the giant prehistoric snake everyone's been talking about at the Natural History Museum, starting Friday, March 30 through January 6, 2013
March 29, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Tales of ancient Greece go hand-in-hand with movie special effects.
March 29, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
The blockbuster book adaptation isn't the first story to feature televised death matches
March 23, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
The Kenneth Lonergan film that many critics hailed as one of the best of 2011 has had a long and tortuous journey to the theaters. It opens in New York tomorrow
March 22, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Sculptor Kevin Hockley unveils his fearsome replica of Titanoboa—the star of an upcoming Smithsonian Channel special and National Museum of Natural History exhibition
March 22, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
How a shoe designed to address male inadequacy has become a symbol of female fashion sense
March 21, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
The real prize for Kaleb Harris, winner of the American History Museum and Smithsonian Channel's Black History Month essay contest, was meeting Joseph McNeil, one of the leaders of the 1960 Greensboro sit-in
March 20, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
Your one and only chance to see a meticulous restoration of the silent French epic is quickly approaching
March 16, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Weekend Events March 16-18: Evolution of Video Games, Saint Paddy Party, and Masterworks of Three Centuries
This weekend, "Art of Video Games" curator Chris Melissinos leads a panel on the past, present and future of video games, Saint Paddy Party turns the Discovery Theater green, and baritone William Sharp performs Schumann.
March 15, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
A primer on where the documentary got its start and how the film genre gets its funding
March 14, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
From the real-life version of "Bones" to a very smart octopus, these fantastic videos capture the best of wildlife, history and travel
March 12, 2012 | By Smithsonian.com
The HBO film has roots in two acclaimed documentaries that covered the 1992 and 1960 presidential elections
March 09, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
With two big-screen adaptations about to arrive, here are earlier versions of the fairy tale that you might want to see.
March 07, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
If flashy package design can lure people into eating factory-extruded chemical slurries, why shouldn’t it work to trick junk food addicts into eating a vegetable?
March 06, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
The benefits and drawbacks to streaming video
March 02, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Compiling and comparing movie lists
February 29, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Bassist Carol Kaye blazed her own trail, as the only female studio musician to record some of the greatest songs of the ’60s and ’70s
February 28, 2012 | By Kent Hartman
The Oscar-nominated writer tells how he adapted Brian Selznick's bestseller for the screen.
February 24, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
As always, Academy voters have their tendencies, but there's one short this year that stands out among the rest
February 22, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Here's a quick look at the five nominees.
February 17, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan