Claudette Didul, the show's decorator, explains how she brings 1964 to life... in 2013
There's something about watching Mad Men that makes me want to kick my feet up on a desk, light a Lucky Strike cigarette and have a brooding conversation with a colleague over a glass of Scotch – neat. When a show has that ability – to transport its ... More
Your cheat sheet to the next seven days in the arts – highbrow and low (plus everything in between)
Each week, there's an avalanche of new albums, films, books, theater, and art to take in—from monumental new voices in culture to guilty pleasures worth indulging in. We're here to help narrow down what deserves your attention. Our picks for the week are below:
The Album: Singer Charles Bradley's sophomore ... More
In an interview, the singer/actor talks about popera, dating and his upcoming album
"I can't believe you can't say tits on PBS."
These are basically the first words that spill out of Josh Groban's mouth as he sits down at the hip Tribeca watering hole Tiny's to talk about his new album. He's telling a ... More
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau made his name as a warrior, but Hollywood awaits
When Nikolaj Coster-Waldau first encountered fame, he did his best to outrun it.
"I had this weird success in Denmark, but I didn't stick around to enjoy it," the 42-year-old actor says of the celebrity that came with his 1994 Danish hit Nightwatch. "I wouldn't have known how."
Almost ... More
With The White Queen, Max Irons emerges as the clear successor to an acting dynasty
Strange things happen when Max Irons sleeps.
"I've been having the most vivid dreams, involving all real people, really clear and believable dreams," the 27-year-old Irons says, staring intently to make it clear he's serious. "Some nice, some not."
Blame melatonin for what's going on at night with the jet-lagged actor, who's ... More
The actress bringing one of TV's most multilayered characters to life is just as dynamic off-duty
On any given day, Diane Kruger rides a cream-colored Vespa around Los Angeles. She buys white wine in Los Feliz or sees action movies—recently Pacific Rim—at the ArcLight in Hollywood. If you surf onto enough gossip websites, it's easy to follow the 37-year-old German-born model and actress performing any number ... More
The men behind Sunday night's Academy Awards show tell all
When the 85th annual Academy Awards airs on Sunday night, the nominees won’t be the only people hoping for a win. This year’s Oscars broadcast has been put together by veteran film and TV producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan—who've worked on everything from Footloose to Hairspray and Smash—and when DuJour caught up ... More
The Broadway vet goes from on stage to on screen and joins the NBC show
When Smash, the addictively soapy NBC series about a Broadway-bound musical, comes back for its second season Feb. 5, there will be more than just new songs to catch the audience’s attention. A slew of new characters will be popping up around the troubled, fictional production of Bombshell, which follows ... More
Inside the making of Netflix's thrilling new original TV series, starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright
By now, people are used to surfing over to Netflix when they’re looking to stream TV. Classic series and recent offerings are easy to sample or binge on—you can run through the entire first season of Revenge in a few days if you want, or just watch a few and ... More
The star of "Shameless" has a new album and a go-to karaoke song
Emmy Rossum might fit snugly into the actress-turned-singer mold, but it should be the other way around. While Rossum is most widely known for her role as Fiona Gallagher in the Showtime series Shameless and she’s appeared in films like The Phantom of the Opera and the upcoming ... More