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 >>
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).
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!
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 >>
Kevin Sorbo, the model who gained fame as TV's "Hercules," served up his misty memories of almost wearing Versace (meaning the man himself), as told on Sirius XM Satellite Radio's "The Frank DeCaro Show".
Sorbo said that after he got a job modeling for Versace in Milan, he get a phone call ... 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 >>