Last year may have brought about the global triumph of Mrs. Carter, the facepalm-inducing skeeviness of Robin Thicke and the tongue, cultural appropriation and subsequent redemption of Miley Cyrus, but Pharrell and his hat are the reigning pop juggernauts of 2014. He got Meryl Streep to shimmy at th ... More >>
Two stars of the stage, small and big screens will co-host the 2014 Village Voice OBIE Awards on May 19 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street) in the East Village. Tamara Tunie, perhaps best known as the lead in the Public Theater's Troilus and Cressida (among more credits listed below) and Hamish L ... More >>
That's the bold contention of Dan Callahan's well written book Barbara Stanwyck, The Miracle Woman. Says he: "Mighty as they were, Davis and Hepburn were actors who sometimes indicated emotions, or ran roughshod over them. "Stanwyck only did that once, in Sorry, Wrong Number, her last Oscar bid. ... More >>
Admiring the attributes of the sixth annual male-escort awards
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 >>
This is the only ballot you'll need at your viewing party
Or: The Netflix meltdown, the resurrection of Harvey Weinstein, and Kristen Wiig's box office coup all in one list
The big news to emerge from yesterday's New York Film Critics Circle voting--held early this year to scoop the other year end awards--is, of course, the second coming of homeboy Harvey Weinstein. Not only was The Artist voted best picture and its director Michel Hazanavicius anointed Best Director ... More >>
Please!!! Descend to the occasion and say something really cliched and obvious, just so we can get it out of our systems and cleanse our palates for some more stimulating exchanges. Come on, bore yourself to tears with something even a slug would have rolled its eyes at five years ago. I ... More >>
Success has mellowed him—and he's actually funny
Every summer, one of the hottest dates in town emerges out of Central Park. And it's back. With Al Pacino.
94 critics voted. The results are in.
Musical chairs with nuns and a Jew.
Rushmore duo gets animalistic
Plus Abe Lincoln's logs and more than 15 minutes at Warhol's birthday party.
Paying tribute to the actor John Cazale
Knowing that our friend, Morning Joe's Willie Geist--"The Oracle of MSNBC"--is a big sports fan, we thought we'd check in with him about the NCAA's Final Four. Willie has fielded some questions from us before, so we're pleased he had time--between Indian-wrestling matches with co-host Mike Barnicle- ... More >>
The Best Picture Oscar nominees are The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, and Slumdog Millionaire. The other top nominations are: Best Actor: Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), Sean Penn (Milk), Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), ... More >>
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Estrogen at the New York Women in Film & Television Muse awards; nights in drag with Murray Hill
Plus, singer-dancer Chita Rivera, drag queen Linda Simpson, and "Boys Gone Wild" at Mr. Black
Ken Russell and other crazy people we love.
And inside the women in Towelhead. Plus Rockwell paints a fucked-up Casanova.
Yet another Rhode trip. Then it's back to Manhattan for cock tales.
An opinionated guide to the New York International Fringe Festival
At 81, Alvin Epstein's trying something classic and new
Sprite of the hunter: Jim Carrey journeys through a postmodern 'tween-gothic neverland
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren
New Yorks Indie Filmmakers Prepare for a Summer Shutdown
Pulvermachers Horticultural Fantasy
Movie Buffs Pick Their Favorite Endings
[Spoilers are in bold]
''I can't believe that all the underground insanity I skanked around for years now comprises cute touristy entertainment.''