Cyd Charisse

  • Film

    November 21, 2012

    Cartoonerus Hilarious: 'Chuck Amuck' at BAM

    You deserve two or three lumps of Chuck Jones

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    The Ultimate Gay YouTube Collection

    You don't have to be gay to enjoy the staggeringly entertaining and wildly campy clips I've compiled for you, but it helps. Simply click on the links and you'll see: Joan Crawford/Cyd Charisse, "Two Faced Woman" (narrated by Debbie Reynolds, of course). This defies description. Must be seen to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2010

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​OK, it's vaudeville and it's silly, but your brain has probably had a rough couple of days. The Muppets Take Manhattan, all weekend at Symphony Space (Adults $11; Children $9; Members $8)

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    YouTube Treasure: Crazed Endorsement for Grand Hotel

    I love commercials where they find some shrieking patron to rabidly rave about a Broadway musical, since professional critics would rather stay off camera and maintain some dignity. I'll never forget the ad for whatever show it was, with some wacky British woman saying she adored it, "and I'm not a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Ricardo Montalban, 1920-2009

    Ricardo Montalban, who died today at his Los Angeles home, started out as a sort of ethnic utility man in Hollywood, playing not only a variety of South and Central American characters but also Asians and Native Americans. (He is shown here receiving an award in 1993 from Anthony Quinn, who knew how ... More >>

  • Film

    July 16, 2008

    Mamma Mia! Drains the Fun Out of ABBA

    Thank you for the music. But your movie’s kinda drab.

  • Dance

    August 17, 2004

    Love Stories

    Brilliant Belgian dancers will appear at Mostly Mozart

  • Film

    March 11, 2003

    Hello Stranger

    Alienated Dreamers and Lusty Rebels

  • Film

    November 12, 2002
  • Film

    September 26, 2000
  • Film

    June 29, 1999

    Dark Victories

    Spotlight on Women in Noir