The following folk were excluded by the Oscar nominators and will have to either jump off a cliff or just learn to deal with it.
For a grim slog, the Oscar movies are pretty fun
The holiday film classics piled up last month--and when I say holiday films, I mean stuff about tsunamis, plane crashes, shipwrecks, and bin Laden. It's all pretty horrible--except that when quality films result, the ennobling glow can be felt all the way to the Academy Awards ceremony. So I've de ... More >>
The end of cinema? Hardly.
The play of the movie of the book
Something must be in the air--like dire desperation or maybe economic collapse--because the slew of quality films coming your way seems to be drawing a lot from horrifying disasters, both real and imagined, as they go to a very dark place in your wallet. Yes, some of them are personal awakenings wi ... More >>
It's never too soon to start guessing Oscar nominations, so I've done some exhaustive research--like talking to one friend in the biz, as well as plumbing the depths of my own usually-semi-right instincts--and decided that the five nominees will probably come from these seven bigshots: Marion Coti ... More >>
I talk to her about her method, spank you very much
Will any of the dancers make a permanent leap? Plus, summer dance picks.
Dying by degrees at the New York Film Festival
Discussed: Carlos Miele, Jill Stuart Stacey AndersonCarlos MieleCarlos Miele is on the chain gang this season; he's one of many designers this season to favor link-metal accents in unexpected places. This morning, in the Bryant Park Promenade, the Brazilian label trotted out its usual discor ... More >>
And Tolstoy. . .
Chekhov enters the ballet world, kicking high
Cormac McCarthy's play dices with death
Gary Shteyngart sings the blues; Tribeca Film Fest goes Bang Bang
Talking with Albert Maysles, co-creator of the first feature documentary
Touring a church in search of literary phantoms made flesh
Ill-fated passion from Russia and ABT's young hopefuls
In Rushforth's second novel, a New York spinster is mad about books
A cerebral version of The Women, with a guest list from hell
Maybe the South shall rise again, but not as a result of this week's Broadway openings
Remembering a Different Kournikova
After 12 Years, the Return of Norman Rush
Integrity's Back on BroadwayHas Anyone Noticed?
The Lost World Of Custom-Made Endings