I'm interviewing filmmaker and director, Christie Strong of Strong Features about what it means to construct a transmedia story and how she's developing her own unique project using various social media sites to provide an interactive and ever-changing environment for her audience.
It would be a pleasure to report that what John Malkovich has come up with as part of the 2013 Lincoln Center Festival is a refreshing aperitif. It isn't.
Our modern culture is obsessed with celebrity deaths and a celebrity death with a mystery attached takes the cake. We'll never let go of our Marilyn Monroe, and what did happen to Amelia Earhart?
With Justin Bieber becoming the first person to reach 40 million followers on Twitter (nearly eight million more than President Obama), it has become appallingly obvious that we no longer judge people based on character, integrity or even their contribution to society.
The new HBO documentary created in 2012 showcases A List Celebrities, Novelists, Professors reading the personal letters of Marilyn Monroe, an attempt...
Among many resonant moments in Liz Garbus's documentary Love, Marilyn, a pouf-lipped Lindsay Lohan reads from Marilyn Monroe's diary, one in an ensemble of A-list blond stars -- and a few brunettes.
I am a singing telegram delivery girl. When I tell people about my occupation I get one of two questions. The first is, "Do they still have those?" The answer is yes.
We can call Amy and Marilyn icons of fashion, yet fashion is something more than a look. It's really a big, bold, unsecret thing. Fashion and persona. It's powerful art, and some like it hot.
Liberace, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland and Barbara Walters are just a few of the stars I discussed the other day during my delightful interview with one of the brashest woman in show business, Joy Behar, known mostly for being the longest survivor on the gab-fest The View.
There is no death by Dior if we talk about art, there is only life by Dior. And in this book that so remorselessly brings to light long-ago misdeeds, there is something of a reminder how great art outlasts the residue of pain.
Saturday's episode of Smash, titled "Opening Night," showcased the premiere of Bombshell. Our beloved Marilyn musical has finally opened on Broadway and it's a glorious accomplishment for all parties involved.
On Friday evening, I went to the Landmark Nuart Theatre for the opening night of a one-week run of an amazing documentary about Bert Stern by director Shannah Laumeister, who was there for the evening. We met and chatted after the screening.
Beyond a brand -- fine art blends with street, pop, conceptual and appropriation art with razor's edge, using contemporary commerce as a model and as as contextual base for the art, it's manufacturing and its marketing, commenting on social stratification.
After receiving the title "Hippie Hannah" from none other than the queen of America's Next Top Model, Tyra Banks, Hannah has embraced her nickname for what it represents. She passionately promotes global awareness and sustainable lifestyle practices through food, fitness and the arts.
It's challenging to savor, or even comprehend, Stern's marvelous images (the most successful ones are based on triangular configurations, so explains the film) given how Laumeister races through them.
When I sat down to compile my list of the all time greatest performances by an actress in a lead role, I went through all the steps I had gone through when putting together the other acting lists.