The Tree of Life

“The Tree of Life” Has Won The Palme d’Or

The  drama "The Tree of Life" has won the Palme d'Or prize for best picture at the Cannes film festival. The film of US director Terrence Malick's, is about a family in Texas in the 1950s, but is also a
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Voina: “Our Art Touches People”

Leonid Nikolayev and Oleg Vorotnikov are members of the radical art collective Voina. They painted a large penis on a bridge in St Petersburg, Russia’s second large city. The painting pointed skywards when the bridge was raised. And it faced the St Petersburg headquarters of Russia's Federal Security (more...)

Forgotten Hollywood Art

Are you looking for the history of certain productions in Philadelphia? The Theatre Collection's unique Philadelphia Theatre Index is a good place to start. It indicates when and where professional productions of a show played here between the years 1855 and 2000. With a special focus on Philadelphia, the Theatre Collection contains (more...)

Academy Award Nominations 2011

Black Swan (Fox Searchlight) A Protozoa and Phoenix Pictures Production. Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers The Fighter (Paramount) A Relativity Media Production. David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers Inception (Warner Bros.) A Warner Bros. UK Services Production. Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers The Kids Are All Right (more...)

An Evening With Lennon

This fall, as the world remembers John Lennon on what would have been his 70th birthday and the 30th anniversary of his death, American Masters presents LENNONYC, a new 2-hour film that takes an intimate look at the time Lennon, Yoko Ono and their son, Sean, spent (more...)