Get a close-up of Samantha from “Sex in the City.” Kim Cattrall plays a capricious 1930s divorcee in Noel Coward ’s “Private Lives.” Honeymooning in the south of France with husband No. 2, she unexpectedly runs into husband No. 1, who’s also on a honeymoon -- and staying in the next room.
Pablo Picasso met Francoise Gilot, then a 21-year-old painter, in a Paris restaurant in 1943 during the Nazi occupation, and the two became lovers. While artists such as Max Ernst fled Paris for the U.S., Picasso hung tough even though the Germans prohibited his art from being shown.
During their lavish Mideast escapade in “ Sex and the City 2 ,” Carrie and the girls gawk at an Arab woman slyly munching French fries through her veil. The scene grabs your attention, then quickly fades away -- just like the rest of the movie.
“Shrek Forever After,” from DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. and Viacom Inc. ’s Paramount Pictures, was the No. 1 movie in the U.S. and Canada for a third straight weekend with $25.3 million in ticket sales.