When the first trailer for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby was released a year ago, it was set to the music of Jay-Z and Kanye West's "No Church in the Wild," from the sometimes duo's incredibly self-important Watch the Throne album. On the surface it made sense. Jay-Z -- who retired as a rapper in ... More >>
While being interviewed for The Hollywood Reporter, Nicole Kidman was told that a recent issue of the same publication featured an excerpt from Going Clear, the book in which Scientology is blamed for her divorce from Tom Cruise. "I'll bet it is," she says before quickly looking at something else i ... More >>
Coming this Christmas for Oscar consideration is another screen version of The Great Gatsby, this one starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan and directed by Moulin Rouge! applier Baz Luhrmann. But if the trailer is any indication, this thing still needs werque...I mean work.
In Moulin Rouge, Nicole Kidman famously said "oui-oui!" but nowadays she's cooing "Wee-wee!" The Oscar winner appears in Lee Daniels' The Paperboy, a hothouse, grindhouse, hyperactive period piece which just got a mixed review at Cannes. It's apparently full of all kinds of outrageous behavior, an ... More >>
Meet Christer Strömholm's 'friends'
Patrick McMullanMichael and Marina Levitis invited me to their Rasputin restaurant in Sheepshead Bay (2670-Coney Island Avenue; 718-332-8111), so I put on my Cossack hat, grabbed some friends, and raced there with my tongue out to help celebrate the place's 20th anniversary in style. When we ... More >>
You've already seen shit on Broadway, but now you can go Off-Broadway for some far more lovely farting. And it's done artistically, even more so than in the gay porn film Farts!, which I wrote about last year after having eaten Mexican.
The company's latest extravaganza flies into Radio City Music Hall
Gaga for Google and every twittle thing that made the Aughts fraught with fakery and fun
Come on people, how much more do you need out of Princess Raccoon? Also on DVD, Fritz Lang's clockwork noir The Woman in the Window.
Shaun of the Dead guys spoof your guilty pleasures. Yes, you, with the Bad Boys DVD.
Fringe Festival roundup: Gay penguins, fart jokes, Oingo Boingo, macramé, and more
Election night parties go sour; say heckno to techno, R.I.P. sonic groove
Somewhere down the crazy river: A naked nihilist confronts being and nothingness
DVD Commentary, You Stole My Gal
With 'Lagaan,' the Indian Movie Industry Is Poised to Cross Over
Vine-Swinging Scholar Meets Lovecraft, Ponders Puppets
A Course in Corsets
New York Bookstores on My Mind
Voice Critics' Top 10s
Bingeing and Purging at Cannes
Cannes-Cannes Kicks Off
Sex Workers and Alcoholics Dominate Popular Music Once Again
In Two New Films, the Creative Personality Becomes a Pathological Type