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Monuments Men

Jewish Heir Searching for Lost Family Art

Elizabeth Rynecki | Posted 04.23.2014 | Arts
Elizabeth Rynecki

My great grandfather saw his role as documenting the world around him; I see mine as uncovering and sharing a world that was lost.

At Risk: Egypt's Heritage -- and Our Own

Deborah Lehr | Posted 03.26.2014 | World
Deborah Lehr

There is a crisis unfolding in Egypt: some of the world's most precious archaeological sites and artifacts are being senselessly looted.

The Man Behind 'The Monuments Men': David Finley and the Roberts Commission

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 03.06.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Katherine Flynn In 1956, Finley brought his case for saving the historic Patent Office Building in downtown D.C. before President Eisenho...

The Long Shadows of War

Sabine Reichel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Sabine Reichel

It was a surprise to discover eventually that nothing has shaped me more than the war I didn't have to live through. I still feel the impact and the traces my parents' generation left in us, the often rebellious offspring of the late '60s.

Modern-day Monuments Men: The State Department's Cultural Heritage Center

Evan Ryan | Posted 02.24.2014 | Impact
Evan Ryan

Events similar to those recounted in the movie are unfolding every day around the world. It's a little less dramatic, but the work by the State Department to preserve, protect, and recover works of art is as vital today as it was in World War II.

(R)evolution at the 64th Berlinale: Clooneymania to Nymphomania Climaxing in a Double Decker Zeitgeist

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Along with a full circle (r)evolution beyond the Uncertainty Principle, the underlying signature of this Berlinale is that European specialty: no holds barred sex exploding mainstream.

On the Future of Wagnerism: Do New Revelations About Hitler's Taste in Art Cast New Light on Wagner Appreciation?

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

What's to be done about someone whose art is or seems to be so great, but whose prejudices were unquestionably contributory to great evil? How do you continue to appreciate art once aware of the enormity it was accessory to?

Beyond The Monuments Men

Christopher Holshek | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Christopher Holshek

The challenge is not the wars we must fight as much as the peace that we have to build in order not to fight them anymore or in the first place.

George Clooney's Monuments Men Touches Chicago Legal Community

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.17.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

One of the rare films I have seen to occasion applause at the end. I saw it at a theater 125 miles north of Cincinnati. Don't want to be a spoiler, so I will only say this. George's dad, Nick Clooney, has the last word in this one, and frankly, steals the show.

George Clooney and Other Monuments Men Attend NYC Premiere

Tom Murro | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

At the party, George is just like you think he is -- charming, incredibly gracious, and completely accessible (especially if you're a leggy blonde under 40).

Christopher Rosen

What It's Really Like To Make A Movie With George Clooney

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment

"The Monuments Men" gave co-writer, director and star George Clooney his best debut yet as a director. The Sony release earned $22 million over its th...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Remembering RoboCop!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

This week's MovieFilm adventure kicks off with us talking up our latest entertainment exploits, including The Lego Movie, The Monuments Men, Ph...

'Monuments Men' Cast Mocks Matt Damon

www.gossipcop.com | Posted 02.07.2014 | Celebrity

he cast of "The Monuments Men" visited Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday (Feb. 6). It was very entertaining from the start — but things really got going o...

Zaki's Review: The Monuments Men

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With The Monuments Men, director/star George Clooney switches gears slightly from the high-minded political meditations of previous efforts such ...

George Clooney Celebrates Monuments Men at the Metropolitan Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On Tuesday night with an ice storm looming, George Clooney worked the room, a very big room. The elegant Metropolitan Club featured its signature ice ...

Jimmy Kimmel's Enemy Is Out For Blood

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.06.2014 | Comedy

Matt Damon has been called a lot of things: A humanitarian, a "garbage person" (thanks, Amy Poehler), a handicapped slurring of his own name in "Team ...

George Clooney And His Cast Took Major Pay Cuts To Make 'The Monuments Men'

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.06.2014 | Celebrity

George Clooney is more than just an actor. As a director, philanthropist and activist, he has shined light on global issues and injustices, making him...

George Clooney Even Pranks His Dad

AP | MARCELA ISAZA | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a leading Hollywood actor decides to make a movie, casting usually becomes as easy as dialing some of your closest A-list bu...

George Clooney Comments On Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment

Before the Tuesday night world premiere of "The Monuments Men," George Clooney, the film's director and star, took a moment to remember Philip Seymour...

What You Really Need To Know About 'Monuments Men'

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — When art historians saw Paris fall to the Nazis in World War II, they immediately realized Europe's vast monuments, art, cathedral...

When Is It OK to Call Someone a Nazi?

Erik Bleich | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Erik Bleich

Heated debates have erupted in the U.S., Israel, France, and Britain over the past few weeks about when it is appropriate to use "Nazi" to describe someone you dislike. I propose a simple set of rules to guide our judgment, illustrated through four recent examples.

The Real Story Behind The 'Monuments Men'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts

When you think "Monuments Men," we wouldn't be surprised if the first thing that comes to mind is George Clooney looking predictably suave in a milita...

An Allied Effort to Save History

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 03.25.2014 | World
Mark V. Vlasic

Antiquities trafficking is not perpetrated by rich and beautiful characters like Thomas Crown and Lara Croft. Experts have warned that instead, organized crime, rebel armies and even terrorist cells may be the ones carrying out and profiting from these crimes.

$10 Could Get You A Date With George Clooney

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.24.2014 | Celebrity

Is George Clooney the cheapest date ever? One lucky raffle winner and a friend will have the opportunity to spend a night out with Clooney as part ...

The Monuments Men

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The story of the "Monuments Men" is fascinating and truly deserving of the attention it will garner through this film. Irene Rawlings calls it "the greatest treasure hunt in history."