Halloween in New York really is the most wonderful time of the year, and this year, it gets started a bit early--and runs all week long. Here's a selection of the city's more intriguing Halloween bashes that incorporate food and drink, celebrate the human DIY spirit, and steer clear of the parade.
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Last night at the Waldorf-Astoria, the Friars Club saluted Tom Cruise with its Icon Award, so I was there like a top gun, all cocked and sitting at full attention. Tom's Rock of Ages costar Alec Baldwin MC'd a lineup of speakers like Cuba Gooding Jr. and Kevin Pollack, but Jerry Lewis, who was supp ... More >>
Photog extraordinaire Leo Fuchs caputured celebs' intimate moments starting in the 1950s. His black and white portraits have gone on sale today at VandM.com. But before you buy, let me sell you on their beauty.
We all know about classic stuff like Cary Grant making sure they cast Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady instead of him, and Doris Day not tarnishing her image by doing The Graduate--a part that would have resulted in her still working today. But here are some other weird cinematic decisions, courtesy of ... More >>
Sal MineoThese photos will really get you in a lather! You can thank our own Gregory Moore for them--but not right now, please. I've already got him on the phone so I can gush my gratitude. Photos of people getting clean have never been so delightfully dirty!
Whether they were playing drag queens or women, a lot of name actors have been willing to step into the heels and do it up. Who's your favorite? Liev Schreiber in 'Taking Woodstock'
It's the one in the middle. Via Curbed.If you have a spare $4.3 million to throw down, you could buy the most adorable, extremely thin house in New York City, 75 1/2 Bedford Street (1/2!), which has recently come back on the market, reports Curbed. Despite it being a mere eight feet and some ... More >>
Guy MadisonGregory Moore--who brought you those wonderful Cary Grant/Randolph Scott montages--wants us to pose that question, and he's generously provided hot shots of the nominees to help you vote. So stop picking your nose and instead pick your favorite old-school hottie. Oh, and please d ... More >>
I actually said that out loud to a Lincoln Center bigshot a few years ago, begging them to do a Tony Curtis film festival, but that illustrious tribute never happened any more than an Oscar for Jerry Lewis. I've always felt that Curtis was priceless in Some Like It Hot, keeping up with Jack ... More >>
Last week's photo love story of Hollywood glamour gods (and roommates) Cary Grant and Randolph Scott proved to be such a hit with the "La Daily Musto" public that a sequel was inevitable.
This historical observation just came in from regular reader Gregory Moore: "It's happened to me more than once: While conversing with a straight person, Cary Grant's name will come up and the topic of whether or not he was gay arises.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 16 Films in Focus by Andrew Sarris OSCAR GOES TO COLLEGE: You could hardly recognize Oscar this year at the celebration of his 42nd birthday. After years of flaunting his nouveau riche vulgarity and grade s ... More >>
My choices in ranked order: (1) James Stewart (2) Robert DeNiro (3) Spencer Tracy (4) Jack Nicholson (5) Jack Lemmon
Bartender Leo Cook of Bloomington, Indiana has won T.G.I. Friday's Utimate Beverage competition with his "Vanilla Lemon Ice," which will be served at Friday's restaurants starting today. The drink comprises Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, triple sec, lemonade and Sprite. Bring the kids! A young Harlem moth ... More >>
When the philosopher Stanley Cavell coined the term "comedy of remarriage" to name those classic screwball films in which a bickering couple must divorce before they can discover that they're actually made for each other, he didn't have in mind Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. What Happens in Vegas ... More >>
Drunken holiday shopping with Clarence the angel
Offbeat doc and glossy travel ad offer two breezy views of post-apartheid South Africa
How could you believe me when I said I love you when you know I've been a liar all my life