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 >>
The '80s were so fabulous, darlings. We would all drape ourselves around nightclub banquettes and photograph each other on a regular basis--and the photos would actually appear in real publications! The New York Daily News ran this huge picture of "the crowd" to accompany an article about the state ... More >>
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Josh Brolin: "Great actor, Sean Penn. Great actor. Not an asshole like Russell Crowe." The second juiciest one--if rather bizarre--was Brolin saying he thought Ben Brantley was a "motherfucker" and not a good writer. And the cutest was Jenny Lumet's remark, "Dad, that's mine," as Sidney Lumet acci ... More >>
The New York Film Critics Circle has split its top four honors between two films. Milk was named Best Picture and Sean Penn's eponymous role won him the Best Actor Award; Sally Hawkins in Happy-Go-Lucky's title-describing lead took Best Actress and Mike Leigh won Best Director. A 3-1 division in the ... More >>
Wynonna's backwoods backstory (and other therapy issues)