Our film critics didn't come away from Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar with much praise, but it did get us thinking about other flicks -- epics, comedies, and truly weird classics -- set in or about the great beyond. Below are our 25 favorite space movies since the Big Bang.
Fifty years in, out of time
Who’s your favorite Bond?
A knife is never just a knife in these sex-crazed Italian thrillers
Here's another installation in my six-part series of NYC's Best and Worst Parties I've Ever Been To: THE WORST: *A 1991 club kid outlaw party "Outlaw parties" were the bashes illegally held at some public space or other, where everyone showed up on time for a change, knowing the cops would come ... More >>
Very few things have remained the same since 1984. The highest grossing movie that year was Beverly Hills Cop; now, we have The Hunger Games. Michael Jackson's Thriller ruled the airwaves; 28 years later, Adele's 21 hasn't budged from Billboard's top spot. And who had heard of the Internet yet ... More >>
Darrell Hammond can impersonate you
Film Forum shows off its criminal record
With Hollywood sweater girl Lana Turner for a mama, Cheryl Crane was bound for a life of nonstop rollicking glamour, right? Wrong! Cheryl was continually raped by her stepfather, screen Tarzan Lex Barker, who loved giving her "rough baths" by day and sexually torturing her at night.
We already know that Mother Russia's sexiest spy, Anna Chapman, is, well...sexy. And sometimes topless. But there have been plenty of other good looking spies in fiction, movies and throughout history. And we're feeling patriotic on this day after the Fourth of July, so...how 'bout a roundup ... More >>
Gunning for trouble in Bryant Park
Michael Lohan's engaged, the guy who stalked David Letterman found love, the freaky Catholics from The DaVinci Code make me want to forget about their crazy Jesus anal beads and rock out some Bill Withers. Also, kilts. Hey, look, gossip! From a gossip blogger! Presenting your Wednesday Gossip ... More >>
Straining at the ropes at the International Escort Awards.
So we've all heard that one silver lining to the whole economic meltdown is that New York is
As activism gets wackier and wackier these days look out for September 19th when 50 parking spots will become parks for a day. After last year’s success with 25 spots, organizers now will let you apply for a mini-grant until August 8th. [Streetsblog] Sean Connery faces another lawsuit from no ... More >>
Its very own temple of doom, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull digs Indy into a very deep hole
Two unusual careers, two tributes
Plus: Cranes flies at BAM
The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy and comes up aces
Your Friends and Sabers
Art & Industry
Nation Ignored Foot-and-Mouth Warning, Dooming 910,000 Sheep. A Special Report From the Killing Fields
Sticking to His Hired Guns
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Faye said she felt Chinatown 'gave people something to put their dreams on.' (It's better than a wire hanger.)
A Winter Movie Preview
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