No country for poor men
The following folk were excluded by the Oscar nominators and will have to either jump off a cliff or just learn to deal with it.
I started thinking those breakthroughs could simultaneously happen if both Quvenzhane Wallis and Emmanuelle Riva get nominated for Best Actress on January 10, when the Academy's list of chosen folk is announced. Wallis, now 9, has gotten acclaim for her startling turn as Hushpuppy in Beasts of the ... More >>
If you look that up, you'll generally find a list that includes a bunch of recent films, both animated and comic bookish, and all very large and loud. But boxofficemojo.com took the time to adjust all the domestic grosses for inflation, so this list that they posted is way more accurate. And sudde ... More >>
As the 100-year anniversary of the Titanic comes to end tonight, millions of people reflected on one of history's greatest mysteries today in more ways than one. In Houston, a $12,000-a-plate, 10-course dinner was served to whoever wanted to (or could afford to) relive the last supper held befo ... More >>
The Titanic rises for one last party
This week in the Voice, out today: Camille Dodero profiles Hunter Moore, the hard-partying entrepreneur behind revenge porn site Is Anyone Up, writing: "Hunter Moore is trying to screw a 20-year-old woman on my lap. It's after 2 in the morning, we're squashed in a stretch limo with 11 others, stray ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanA series of metal plates covers one of the four interior walls of the Elevator Historical Society's newly opened museum in Long Island City. Placed in the center of the leftmost panel is founder and curator Patrick Carrajat's first acquisition, a small silver cover for an elev ... More >>