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Sidney Poitier was the first African-American actor to win an Academy Award, he made a successful transition from being in front of the camera to behind it, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, and he was knighted. Those are just a few of the incredible honors bestowed upon the talented actor who grew up the impoverished

Katy Perry might be young in love these days, but at one point she was even younger and maybe even more in love!

An auction site has gotten ahold of a love letter that Perry wrote in 1995 to a lucky boy named Christopher Villar. Based on the letter, it seems the not-yet-famous performer met him at camp and continued to see him at evangelical rallies their families attended.

The full-page… Continue reading Katy Perry’s Childhood Love Letter To Former Crush Goes Up For Auction – READ Her 11-Year-Old Words

2013 was the year of great filmmakers predicting the end of cinema. It started with Steven Soderbergh, then it rolled into Steven Spielberg and George Lucas forecasting the end as we know it. What all three were getting at was how Hollywood studios are in a constant arms race where they’re trying to top one another’s budgets to deliver bigger and bigger movies on more… Continue reading Read Martin Scorsese's Inspiring Letter to His Daughter About the Future of Cinema

We’re suckers for a great love story, so this short film created by the folks behind the Lost Letter Project caught our attention on Open Culture. A letter from a Lt. Joseph O. Matthews was delivered to Abbi Jacobson’s apartment nearly 70 years after it was sent. The envelope was addressed to Mrs. Joseph O. Matthews, and Jacobson’s imagination started to reel.

The letter appeared to be… Continue reading See a Lost Love Letter from World War II Delivered 70 Years Late in the 'Lost Letter Project'

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10/19/2013 at 09:00 AM ET

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Some weeks we happen to get a little more invested than usual in the race for Best Dressed, and this was one of those weeks. Ever since we laid eyes on Taylor Swift’s dazzling Houghton mini, worn to pick up her