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Clint Eastwood - Eastwood Noir

Throughout his career as an actor and a filmmaker, Clint Eastwood has practiced a policy of alternation, seldom repeating a tone, a character, or a genre two films in a row.

Dec 12th, 2004 | 9 comments

Elaine May - About Elaine May

Mike Nichols and Elaine May revolutionized the landscape of American comedy. By perfecting the art of improvisation and introducing it to the public through their appearances in clubs and on television and radio, they forever changed our expectations of comedy, and our sense of humor.

Sep 8th, 2004 | 7 comments

Negro Ensemble Co. - About the Negro Ensemble Co.

Since its founding in 1967, the Negro Ensemble Co. has produced more than two hundred new plays and provided a theatrical home for more than four thousand cast and crew members.

Aug 18th, 2004 | 5 comments

Martin Scorsese - About Martin Scorsese

From the violent realism of MEAN STREETS, TAXI DRIVER, and RAGING BULL to the poignant romance of ALICE DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANY MORE, the black comedy of AFTER HOURS, and the burning controversy of THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST, Martin Scorsese’s uniquely versatile vision has made him one of the cinema’s most acclaimed directors.

May 8th, 2004 | 21 comments

Henry Luce - Henry R. Luce and the Rise of the American News Media

Luce started distinctive and popular magazines, taking these publications to provide a gripping and coherent view of the world.

Apr 28th, 2004 | 3 comments

Eugene O'Neill - About Eugene O'Neill

O’Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society.

Feb 2nd, 2004 | 5 comments

George Balanchine - Master of the Dance

George Balanchine, the Russian born artistic director and primary choreographer of the New York City Ballet, had created over 400 works and was recognized as a 20th-century master.

Jan 14th, 2004 | 9 comments

George Lucas - About George Lucas

George Lucas has been for the past few decades at the forefront of American culture and creative technology both predicting and creating our popular aesthetics.

Jan 13th, 2004 | 20 comments

Dashiell Hammett - About Dashiell Hammett

Though his output was limited to only five novels, Dashiell Hammett remains one of the most influential writers of his time.

Dec 30th, 2003 | 7 comments
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