If the protean Daniel Day-Lewis wins his third Oscar for Lincoln--which there's a much better chance of happening than Liz & Dick nabbing an Emmy--he'll be the first three-time Best Actor winner in the Academy's history.
Other actors have won three Oscars, mind you, but not all for Best Actor.
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By now, you have surely heard something about Michael Haneke's Amour-- likely that it is a film dealing with the ravages of extreme old age and the human body's gradual betrayal of itself, and the effect this has on those who must bear witness.
You may also know something about its director, Micha ... More >>
At Cinema Village last night, Tippi Hedren--star of Hitchcock's The Birds and Marnie (the 1964 psychological drama in which she was a frigid klepto)--made the above allegation.
After a showing of The Birds, Tippi told interviewer Robert Milazzo, "Apparently I was up for a nomination for Marnie, an ... More >>
Tonight, we'll be covering the 84th Annual Academy Awards, live from a computer. Stay here on Runnin' Scared for exclusive insight and commentary from a Hollywood insider who has seen THREE movies this year (not including a two-part episode of The Mentalist that looked pretty big-budget). Who ... More >>
You probably know that, over the past few decades, crime rates in America's major cities have dropped sharply. New York, which was once a symbol of urban menace, is particularly safe, and tourists freely roam Bed-Stuy and Central Park at night. Even historically troubled Oakland has recently seen it ... More >>
Tonight, you can go to the DOC NYC Festival and see Josef Astor's Lost Bohemia, a reminder of the wacky artistes Manhattan used to be way more respectful of.
The official description:
"For over a century, Carnegie Hall rented affordable studio apartments atop the famous music hall to artis ... More >>
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December 14, 1967, Vol. XIII, No. 9
by Howard Smith
THERE REALLY hasn't been a major male sex symbol since James Dean died and Marlon Brando got a paunch. Dylan is more of a cerebral heart throb and the Beatles have always been ... More >>
Karl Malden was a serious actor in the league of Marlon Brando, James Dean, and Rod Steiger. But he wasn't as showy as they were about it. The Chicago Serbian-American had an unpretentious midwestern manner and lumpy features which may have encouraged him in his behavioral modesty. But Malden, who s ... More >>
Happy Martin Luther King Day! The New York Times celebrates by profiling Bed-Stuy's Martin Luther King Jr. Place, which "has only a handful of buildings that anybody lives in, a sprawling schoolyard playground and a small city park -- all pavement, no grass to speak of." Also, nearby the Marcy Hou ... More >>