Holiday season is in full swing, which means you must rejoice and be merry each and every day (you have no choice in the matter!). We've got your week perfectly balanced with a variety of events, including a performance by the fabulous Johnny Weir at Bryant Park, comedy on the Lower East Side, and c ... More >>
Editor's note: In "Tweets Is Watching," Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. CJ Fly is an integral part of the Brooklyn-based Pro Era rap movement. Following in the footsteps of Joey Bada$$ and the sadly departed Capital STEEZ, the self ... More >>
I mean, come on, they even showed a closeup of me as cowriter of Moonrise Kingdom. People were congratulating me off the hook! No, wait, that was Roman Coppola. Never mind.
Roman Coppola Gives Charlie Sheen the 8 1/2 treatment
The following folk were excluded by the Oscar nominators and will have to either jump off a cliff or just learn to deal with it.
The end of cinema? Hardly.
Naturally, they might change--especially when I see every last film--but right now, this is what I'm predicting on goldderby.com (where they ask various commentators for their incredibly prescient forecasts and expect them to be accurate). SUPPORTING ACTRESS 1--Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables 2--S ... More >>
Yes, I'm aware that the boxofficemojo.com figures I'm about to give you don't factor marketing expenses into the budget. But they also don't toss in the often huge international grosses. So do some adding and subtracting of your own and take these domestic results with a grain of hot buttered popc ... More >>
Bill Murray leads the Poets House walk
Films, stars, and the festival itself combat easy categorization
One more time, but with feeling
This week in the Voice, out today, Michael Feingold says in his essay on the OBIES that Broadway kinda sucks: "Sitting through Man and Superman and The Caretaker, after a week that had included Ghost, Don't Dress for Dinner, and Leap of Faith, I realized that I didn't hate theatergoing at all: I jus ... More >>
It's 1965, the rainy end of summer on the rocky, isle-strewn coast of New England. Sam (Jared Gelman), a scrawny, bespectacled outcast with an unusual aptitude for cartography, disappears from the Khaki Scout camp supervised by Scout Master Randy Ward (Edward Norton), absconding with a couple of bed ... More >>
MOMI presents a Wes Anderson retrospective