Best known as Inspector Clouseau and Dr. Strangelove, Peter Sellers tried on a menagerie of roles in his lifetime.
Dora Kallmus began photographing celebrities. After World War II, she changed her focus.
The myth was created in part by an artist from Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
Despite the fact that it’s an Academy Award-winning movie about the Holocaust, “Mephisto” is very good.
Created 100 years ago, Paul Klee’s “Angelus Novus” was Walter Benjamin’s prize possession. But where he saw an “Angel of History,” others saw Hitler.
Celebrating its 70th anniversary, “Kind Hearts and Coronets,” starring Alec Guinness, began its life as a novel called “Israel Rank.”
Halpert really does seem like a 21st-century figure: unimpeachably “woke” before the term existed, tireless in her defense of the marginalized.
“Motherless Brooklyn” is the “La La Land” of film noir.
He seems to believe that pointing out the Greek framework undergirding some recent event is the same as saying something of substance about it.
“This is a hard, bitter book, full of feelings most people lack the courage to acknowledge.”