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This is an actual motion picture. This is not a joke. This is not an SNL skit. This is an adaptation of a great American...

From the Maccabeats, an a cappella group, at Yeshiva University, comes this insanely catchy retelling of the holiday: ...

The Sean Penn–Naomi Watts take on the Joseph Wilson–Valerie Plame story, Fair Game, is coming to theaters on November 5, and though political movies almost...

It is hard to design a memorial, let alone a Holocaust museum. There are a handful of firms equipped to handle the demands of the...

Bedford, Virginia’s D-Day memorial has just been embellished. Among emotionally evocative statues of soldiers dying on the beaches of Normandy accompanied by heroic images of...

Coming in the fall on NBC, according to Variety: The Jimmy Smits starrer "Outlaw"... has its own kind of weirdness, starting with its premise. Smits is...

When a revolutionary cause hits the pop charts, it’s a fair indication that the cause is sunk. Pop stars don’t get behind campaigns requiring action,...

A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York, a new book, and a new documentary (to air again on PBS May...

From a theater review in the New York Times today: Vibrators, leather bars and good old-fashioned sodomy have never looked more wholesome than they do in...

I'm sure you're looking forward to the new off-Broadway musical, "Signs of Life," which offers what promises to be a wonderfully tuneful look at the...

There are times when I am deeply grateful that CONTENTIONS stopped hosting comments. I do not think I could handle the people who would respond...

The subject of Leonardo da Vinci's portrait, after centuries, been conclusively identified: she is Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, long considered the...