Rom-coms used to be a cash cow --and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Spiritualized w/Nikki Lane Terminal 5 Monday, May 7 Better than: Being in the ICU for six months I would imagine. Bands that have truly seismic musical moments can never maintain that streak for longnot necessarily because their music declines, but because of a fickle and ever-changing publ ... More >>
Who says there are no new angles to the Barry Bonds perjury trial? Kimberly Bell, who is said to have "dated Bonds" - I love that term; it always conjures up a couple at a malt shop or at a high school football game - "until an ugly breakup in 2003," testified that Bonds threatened to cut of ... More >>
Variety reports that Yankees record home-run hitter Alex Rodriguez will be fielding a role in the new Justin Timberlake-Mila Kunis movie, Friends With Benefits, about two friends who take to the sheets to cope after ending disastrous relationships. Though the plot of the film may be predictab ... More >>
Jim Thompson's pulp masterpiece loses its void onscreen
You may know Goldie Hawn merely as Kate Hudson's mother. But I happen to know the lady as an Oscar winning movie star and a terrific comic actress whose memoir A Lotus Grows In The Mud I just managed to catch up with. And one of the book's most memorable bits has pre-fame Goldie going to th ... More >>
Showstoppers and rip-offs in the blowsy movie musical. Plus: Paper's Nightlife Awards
So what are the Yankees getting in Curtis Granderson?So how does the deal for Curtis Granderson shape up for the Yankees? Pretty good, we think. The Yankees lose Ian Kennedy, who never struck us as much with a 6.03 ERA in 14 major league games, allowing more hits (63) than innings pitched (59 ... More >>
Surfing the web for the best post-Tiger Woods car crash humor, we have to go with Craig Ferguson in his Monday monologue: "Economists are saying that so far holiday sales are down, but that doesn't figure in the diamond ring that Tiger Woods is going to have to buy his wife. "Anyway, it do ... More >>
First of all, on behalf of those at the Village Voice who are Yankee fans, let me thank Roy Edroso for the headline on his piece, "Congratulations Douchebag Yankee Fans." We accept your congratulations, and we assume you mean douchebag in the best possible sense. And, yes, we are doucheba ... More >>
There's a perception that Alex Rodriguez has finally "turned around" his postseason hitting with three good games. But he's still not in the same league as Reggie Jackson as a postseason hitter, the radio call-in shows keep reminding us. If that's your perception, then look at the following ... More >>
The real ugly truth? Katherine Heigl needs a new role.
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The awful truth about Nancy Meyers
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