Last night's National Board of Review dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street was a long but rewarding evening filled with gratitude and sass.
Presenter Rosie O'Donnell ripped into Lars von Trier's movies and said it was OK for her to trash him; "I'll never work for him--or Woody Allen. Pedophile? Wh ... More >>
Charlize Theron and I had a fun chat at a luncheon promoting her new dark dramedy, Young Adult, in which she deftly plays a woman who eerily believes she belongs with her high school boyfriend, even though they broke up 17 years ago and he's married.
Charlize talked about her admiration for Meryl S ... More >>
Last year, the Tony awards fawned over Hollywood types, and a lot of died-in-the-wool theater people didn't have much of a chance against them.
Well, this time the nominating committee obviously listened to the criticism about all that and swung the curve back to the real theater stars.
(He ... More >>
The dramatics! The emoting! The singing and dancing and screeching for the back row!
I'm talking about what's going to happen when the Tony nominations are announced tomorrow morning.
My final (and 100% correct) predictions are:
Motherf**k ... More >>
Last time she was on Broadway, Oscar winner Frances McDormand was in a muddled production of The Country Girl that should have never come to the city.
But she's having fun again. In David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, Frances anchors the evening as a working class woman who's had some bad ... More >>
Brigitte LacombeGourmet may be dead and buried, but last night's party at A Voce Columbus for Ruth Reichl's Adventures With Ruth didn't feel like much of a wake -- as guests knocked back wine and uni crostini, the deceased was barely mentioned. Reichl, accompanied by the show's executive prod ... More >>
A Serious Man, the new Coen brothers film, is a darkly funny, Kafkaesque tale of a Jewish man in Minnesota, whose marriage, job, and life are all simultaneously in jeopardy.
It's a keenly observed, absurdist gem--though it's so odd I have a feeling it'll be a lot of people's second or third ... More >>
According to the state Health Department, nearly 60 percent of Brooklyn is overweight or obese. The borough is filled with fast-food joints, especially in downtown and central Brooklyn.
[NY Daily News]
Russell Christoff is the man on the Taster's Choice label, but only realized it in 2002. H ... More >>