Smithsonian curators reflect on the legacy of the late Poitier, who starred in 'In the Heat of the Night' and 'Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner'
Gravesite readings and performances keep the stories of the dearly departed alive for a new generation
"Thor: Ragnarok" director Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo developed a comedy about Native American teens in Oklahoma that stars four young Native actors
A new film starring Dev Patel as Gawain feels more like a psychological thriller than a period drama
A lecturer at Catholic University discovered the rare costume wrapped in a trash bag in a drama department office
In the era of #MeToo, some view the sculpture—now on view in California—as a symbol of sexism
From medieval European theater troupes to American minstrelsy, the harmful tradition has a surprisingly long history
The Marvel superhero pounced on the scene in the '60s and never looked back
The actress is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Melanie Hamilton in "Gone With the Wind"
In the role of a lifetime, the queer performer was one of the first practitioners of 'method' acting
Mindy Kaling, Liam and Chris Hemsworth, and Benedict Cumberbatch are among the celebrities collaborating to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts
The classically trained actor is reading a sonnet a day on Instagram
A mainstay of 1950s and '60s cinema, Douglas was one of Classic Hollywood's last surviving stars
Diahann Carroll's award-winning series was a hit, but it delivered a sanitized view of African-American life
Julian Rosefeldt’s “Manifesto,” on view at the Hirshhorn, puts a satiric spin on art history’s seminal texts
Behind the scenes of the brutal crimes lurking throughout Quentin Tarantino's new film, 'Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood'
"Que Sera, Sera" is synonomous with the actress and singer who died on Monday at age 97, though she was never a fan of the tune she called 'a kiddie song'
As the National Portrait Gallery acquires a film poster of Hedy Lamarr, it’s worth reflecting on her double life as an actress and a pioneering inventor
A new study of actors' brain activity suggests that they may 'lose themselves' when performing