After the tragedy at Newtown, New York had one of the quickest legislative responses in the country. A month later, the state Senate and Assembly had voted to expand the state's definition of assault weapons, banning military-style upgrades on semi-automatic rifles and certain features on handguns, ... More >>
Bear in mind I loved Sofia Coppola in The Godfather III and enjoyed Pierce Brosnan's singing in Mamma Mia! But still, hear me out. Adam Sandler is roundly derided for putting out crappy, unfunny comedies which get scathing reviews and tons of awards--Razzies, that is. But I just saw Just Go With ... More >>
Fifty years in, out of time
James Bond will no longer be ordering martinis "shaken, not stirred." The Bond franchise has sealed a marketing deal with Heineken, rumored at $45 million, to have the spy sip on the Dutch beer instead of the usual martini in the upcoming Bond film, Skyfall.
WikipediaPablo is not happy. Oh art thieves, your crime of choice sure does seem like a glamorous business when you're envisioning yourself as Pierce Brosnan in The Thomas Crown Affair remake. But then you get caught like Mark Lugo, a 31-year-old from Hoboken, who was arrested in a hotel in N ... More >>
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
Dan Weiss is the author of the blog Ask a Guy Who Likes Fat Chicks and he's profiled in this week's feature, "Guys Who Like Fat Chicks." He put together a list of ten males who appreciate larger ladies in Western mass culture because, frankly, there aren't all that many. Fat Admirers do exist, and ... More >>
The Devil Wears Prada Movie stars don't get older, they get better, especially when it comes to my five fave hotties over 50. (5) Mark Harmon. Mamma like, mamma like. (4) Pierce Brosnan. Come to me, Pierce. Your singing in Mamma Mia! will be totally forgiven.
Old timers, newcomers, and even Leo make the list
A lot can happen in 10 years. Here, the highlights.
Pierce Brosnan's singing in Mamma Mia! Sofia Coppola's performance in The Godfather III Jar Jar Binks Dancer in the Dark McDonald's chicken fajitas Showgirls Woolworth's Viva Laughlin Bookstores So shoot me!
So we've all heard that one silver lining to the whole economic meltdown is that New York is
The Greatest: a mourning-family turkey with all the trimmings What is the shape and size of a human soul? Does it look like a chickpea? A gumdrop? A pet rock? And if you could somehow extract your soul from your body, what would be left? Would you still be you? These are among the concerns taken u ... More >>
Thank you for the music. But your movies kinda drab.
At the buffet table with Rachel Dratch, missing Osama, and why Harvey Fierstein is always right
Inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s chamber drama doesn't quite compare
Xecrets and lies with the director and screenwriter of Married Life
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy and comes up aces
Hustle and crow: Big deals, bigger boasts dominate festival
The season's globe-trotting films bring mankind closer together, or at least pretend to on-screen
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Tina Brown looked stunning in a green, flowing ensemble. (Oh, that was Lady Liberty.)
Faye said she felt Chinatown 'gave people something to put their dreams on.' (It's better than a wire hanger.)