Onscreen, scarring represents a loss of beauty for women and toughness for men, but what about the actors who bear visible scars?
Some celebrities like Buster Keaton and Humphrey Bogart are recognized for not smiling—and when they do, it comes across as, well, unnatural.
The Apu Trilogy of films has been newly restored and re-released
Whatever your thoughts on the Broadway production, An American in Paris is a big deal in the history of movie musicals.
Interpretations of the film may differ by race, media scholar Kelli Marshall finds.
A Freudian reading of The Empire Strikes Back for Star Wars Day
How the transmedia work of Marc Maron engages with fans.
What is a "redneck" exactly? Kelli Marshall explores a brief history of the word.
Academic scholarship on gender in soap operas.
A controversial and little-known aspect of Ghostbusters cultural influence can be found in a seemingly simple suffix, “-busters.”