I was peacefully enjoying the live auction at City Harvest's "Practical Magic" fundraiser at Cipriani 42nd Street last night when a surprise item came up for bidding. John Legend came up from the audience and offered to give a private concert to anyone who had room for a piano in their house! Shock ... More >>
There are actors (like Peter O'Toole and Glenn Close) who've gotten nominated a whole lot of times and never won. Yet. But how about the ones who've never even been nominated? In the case of the dead ones, I'm pretty sure they never will be! Now that's gotta hurt. Here are some of the top omission ... More >>
A tale of crazy love right in time for Valentine’s Day
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 >>
That's what insiders are saying--the kind of insiders who are usually right sometimes. Oscar's Best Actor locks already seem to be: Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln Duh. We knew this the second the movie was announced. Denzel Washington for Flight People are so happy he got a quality script agai ... More >>
Richard Gere has been in a lot of pretty memorable movies, including Days of Heaven, Yanks, American Gigolo, An Officer and Gentleman, Pretty Woman, Unfaithful, and Chicago. But he's never been nominated for an Oscar! And that should be his Oscar campaign!
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In stark contrast with the man covered in Julia Roberts tattoos, this dog simply cannot bear the sight of the Pretty Woman star. Wonder how he'd react to Richard Gere?
Tony Ward, Hustler WhiteIt's the guys' turn. These are the studs who sold it to their audience as persuasively as they did to their screen clients. Get out your PayPal accounts.
WikipediaYou can call him Al. OMGEEZE ANOTHER ROYAL WEDDING. Okay, so this one isn't quite as engrossing as the Kate and Wills hoopla in April, but there are reasons to get excited about the upcoming nuptials of Prince Albert II and South African former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock. The ... More >>
Good as ever: fried pork dumplings at 99 Allen Fried Dumpling, the city's first dollar dumpling stall, was evicted in March, 2009 by its landlord, the Heaven Way Buddha Church (suck it up, Richard Gere!). As if by miracle, the place reopened this last September, with a spruce new décor, and ... More >>
Philippe Bertineau has been named the new head chef at Balthazar. He previously helmed the kitchen at now-defunct patisserie, Payard. [Nation's Restaurant News] Richard Gere's Westchester B&B, The Bedford Post Inn, is losing executive chef Brian Lewis, following the departure of pastry chef ... More >>
Macy*s flower show opens Sunday, opening with the Petacular Fair, featuring Lady Bunny and a pet runway show. Also Sunday: this year's grand opening of the Cyclone in Coney Island.
From Rio de Janeiro to Fifth Avenue
So we've all heard that one silver lining to the whole economic meltdown is that New York is
Remember the old Mother Goose tale that Richard Gere got a sexual thrill out of sticking gerbils up his ass for nightly bouts of squirming captivity? Remember when every douche nozzle in town claimed to know someone who knew someone who had a copy of the X-rays of the little critter suffocating in G ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 10, 1957, Vol. II, No. 37 Village Voice Auto Rally Sunday An impressive galaxy of foreign and American sports cars will line up this Sunday, July 14, at 12:30 p.m., to vie for prizes in Greenwich Village's first auto rally. The cars wi ... More >>
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
Unconventional swordplay and vamping, plus blind items that will make you go blind
Chatting with Legally Blonde's Orfeh. Plus: Outtakes from the urban-myth closet.
A chat with con-man Clifford Irving
In The Hoax, a lying president (Nixon) begets a lying author (Richard Gere). Good thing that wouldn't happen today.
Out of Season: Lushly rendered film can't bring Goldberg's fragmented family to life
Armani at the Guggenheim
Fall brings hope of a brave New World and a historic Violence
Thousands Of New Yorkers Await The Dalai Lama's First Visit Here Since 1999
Shameless Eurocheese Puts the Tears and Tempo Back Into Dance Music
'The Believer' Makes the Long Pilgrimage to the Silver Screen
Why Is It Libelous to Call an Action Actor Gay?
Armani at the Guggenheim
What actor was boyfriends until recently with that hotshot director who helped guide him to Oscar?