Too Good to Be True
In Grace, Craig Wright's exploration of faith and folly in Florida, a quartet of characters combust due to the way they deal with crises based on their varying degrees of belief. A smooth-talking Christian named Steve (Paul Rudd) is excitedly planning a chain of gospel hotels, though his wife Sara ... More >>
The debate between digital digging and its analog analogue is the same useless arguing as the one pitting digital playback against the analog kind. In 2011, if it sounded good, it was worth listening to. The resulting stew was a mix of past and present where classic house met nu-disco and created a ... More >>
Famed director Sidney Lumet, who gave us the true grit of Twelve Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network, was memorialized at Alice Tully yesterday afternoon. Daughter Jenny Lumet MC'd the event, bringing out the speakers and smilingly announcing, "No matter how esteemed they are, they get ... More >>
Remembering the American theater's poet of embattled dreamers
You'll never guess who I saw on my latest outing.
There are currently more than 120 Joe Jonases, at least 45 George Bushes, and exactly 13 Octomoms on Twitter. And while fake social networking profiles have been around since the dark ages of Friendster, the newest crop of Fakesters have embraced the most massive venue for Internet oversharers, th ... More >>
Agnès Varda, speeding at 80; Cowardly behavior
In Richard Ledes' new suspenseful thriller, The Caller, legendary actors Frank Langella and Elliott Gould team up to tell the story of two men whose lives turn in strikingly different directions but whose common past brings them back together. Reached on the phone in California, Gould took some ti ... More >>
At the buffet table with Rachel Dratch, missing Osama, and why Harvey Fierstein is always right
Famously busted for his Revolution-era sub, artist/mariner Duke Riley returns at Magnan Projects
Movie musical of the musical of the movie is nowhere near divine
The trailer's exciting. If that's not your thing, then try Hairspray. It grows on you.
For the man who has everything, Tom Ford's new store offers umbrellas dipped in gold
The Fountains of Wayne's commuter rhapsodies cry out for an alternate route
Latest Sandler vehicle evolves into an improbable cultural critique
The season's globe-trotting films bring mankind closer together, or at least pretend to on-screen
Woody Allen Courts a New Demographic; A Cross-Cultural Musical Flirts With Disaster
All Talk and No Action
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance
New Yorks Indie Filmmakers Prepare for a Summer Shutdown
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
Why the resistance to Cher's single? One insider told me, 'American radio doesn't go for older artists.' Perhaps they'd like some of her boyfriends.