It used to be that a Broadway show that got raves would have a pretty good chance of being a hit and one that got trashed by critics would most likely fold. This was the complete opposite of movies, whereby something that got great reviews could easily flop if it didn't have mass appeal, while the ... More >>
Shouldn't the making of Psycho be more interesting?
No, this has nothing to do with Diana Rigg -- or even Uma Thurman in the terrible movie version. It's the upcoming May release which brings together more Marvel superheroes than there are stars in rehab. Does it look superheroic?
Steven Spielberg's War Horse (above) is about to trot into theaters, and lordy is that a beautiful creature! I like the horse, too. Anyway, here are some of my other favorite equine stars from Hollywood history.
Nick PintoApproximately 80 were arrested Saturday in connection with Occupy Wall Street, according to the NYPD's press office. Throughout yesterday afternoon Occupy Wall Street used Twitter to chronicled arrests and various acts of force being used by the NYPD against protesters. They say at ... More >>
IFC, the channel of Portlandia if that says anything, is sponsoring the LoCo Awards & Sweepstakes, a celebration (which is actually just a huge promo for one of their new shows) of those zany, cheaply made local commercials that we all love to hate so much. Although you can still nominate com ... More >>
Manu_HDear New York, On this date in 1653, you (then named New Amsterdam -- you never really looked like a New Amsterdam) were incorporated. You've had your ups, your downs and even that weird phase in the '80s when you got heavy into drugs and synth music.
Press Clips has long, if intermittently, been the name of the media column at the Village Voice, years ago on paper in the hands of journalists like Sydney Schanberg and Keach Hagey, before being brought to this blog by some untamed rabble-rouser called Foster Kamer. But as a wise man once wr ... More >>
The last year in Broadway theater saw the appearances of names like Scarlett Johansson and Catherine Zeta-Jones not just on stages, but in the same award categories as their Loyal-to-New-York-Theater co-stars. The trending caused our own lead theater critic Michael Feingold to pen an epic scr ... More >>
At newest Chelsea gay bar, baseball and beer. Plus: Broadway and bears
Political Powerhouses Jessica Simpson and Jimmy FallonNo one with any sense of perspective believes that Real America -- most of the nation, fly-over country, everywhere but the coastal cities, whatever you want to call it -- gives a quarter of a shit about the White House Correspondents Dinner. ... More >>
Time editor Richard Stengel, Gayle King and MSNBC's Savannah GuthrieHappy May Day! Or happy White House Press Correspondents Dinner Day, depending how famous you are, how closely you follow the high school side of politics or how much you wish you were famous. Or! How much you wish you were c ... More >>
It was announced yesterday that Mamma Mia! producer Judy Craymer will create and produce a new musical called Viva Forever, based on the songs of the giddiest girl group of all time, The Spice Girls. If you wanna be my lover, you're gonna have to agree with me that while this isn't going to ... More >>
Person-to-person with Sully Sullenberger, Michael Fassbender.
Scarlett Johansson smolders Broadway
Brooklyn's best and worst live act records a typically messy full-length
Not nearly as galling as it could've been
If you can't fix it, you gotta stand it? The 'Adam Sandler gay-marriage movie' crassly disagrees.
Proposed legislation would freeze liquor licenses; Rated X is back
Míssha offers makeup at a bargainif women will trust it
Performers like Kimberly Kane challenge anti-porn rhetoric
Fashionable highlights and lowlights from last night's Golden Globes
Where everyone from Parker Posey to Miss Guy played during the holidays
Woody Allen's Cannes-hyped, Brit-inflected latest is a mildly pretentious mediocrity
Real teen movies have bell curves
The Other of Invention