This weekend, the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival will take over Williamsburg for the fifth year running. (So it's technically the Williamsburg Electronic Music Festival, but who's counting when you're drunk and dancing to Nick Catchdubs at 4 a.m.?) Last year's Festival brought Matthew Dear, Beat ... More >>
The big news to emerge from yesterday's New York Film Critics Circle voting--held early this year to scoop the other year end awards--is, of course, the second coming of homeboy Harvey Weinstein.
Not only was The Artist voted best picture and its director Michel Hazanavicius anointed Best Director ... More >>
Just like it's already Christmas in certain department stores, the Oscar predix business happens to be in full swing, with goldderby.com asking us pundits for our premature (I mean extremely mature) guesses as to who will get nominated.
Here are mine as of this very moment.
Bear in mind tha ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Bill Jensen profiles Donald Glover, the rapper/comedian/writer/actor who happens to succeed at everything he does. Whether you know him as Donald Glover, Troy or Childish Gambino, he is a new kind of entertainer, "a regular black guy who likes the same stuff white peop ... More >>
We know that Smash is an upcoming NBC series about the making of a Broadway musical about Marilyn Monroe.
Debra Messing and theater actor Christian Borle star as the composers, Theresa Rebeck is writing the series, Hairspray's Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman are the real composers, and some ... More >>
Even adults think their parents are a little lame. Sure, most grown people come to terms with their adolescent authority angst, but even little Malia and Sasha will probably never think Daddy is as ice cold as the rest of the world does. So what must Chelsea Clinton think about Bill and Hilla ... More >>
Self-portraitColton Harris-Moore, known in the mainstream media as the "Barefoot Bandit," was arrested. Wait, who? Associate Press: "The teenage 'Barefoot Bandit' who allegedly stole cars, boats and airplanes to dodge U.S. law enforcement was nabbed Sunday as he tried to make a water escape t ... More >>
Hollywood's voyage to the Third Dimension is continuing apace with announced plans to re-release newly 3-D-ized versions of 2001, Star Wars, and The Passion of the Christ, but the first 3-D musical -- an all-star remake of The Sound of Music -- is proving to be more difficult than anticipated ... More >>
Hoberman, accused!Armond White is miffed that last week I verified what some thought an urban myth by retrieving his 1997 review of Noah Baumbach's Mr. Jealousy from the public library and posting on line it in its entirety, including the final sentence suggesting that Baumbach's mother, form ... More >>
Last week we mentioned that the novel Push, written by Harlem schoolteacher and poet Sapphire and a popular multi-cultural reading assignment hereabouts, had been made into a film and was debuting at the Sundance Festival. Last night the film won the Festival's jury and audience awards in the U.S. d ... More >>