George Washington loses his head, plus some other good decay
In Albert Nobbs, Glenn Close (above) convincingly plays a woman who dresses like a man in order to nab some employment in 19th-century Ireland. But it's the kind of stunt that can also nab you awards consideration.
Plus: Sue de Beer at the High Line; Eija-Liisa Ahtila at Marian Goodman
Whether they were playing drag queens or women, a lot of name actors have been willing to step into the heels and do it up. Who's your favorite? Liev Schreiber in 'Taking Woodstock'
Showstoppers and rip-offs in the blowsy movie musical. Plus: Paper's Nightlife Awards
Sifting through the rubble of the Giants' devastating 21-20 loss to San Diego yesterday, one statistic jumps out big: the Giants -- playing at home -- had nine penalties for 104 yards to the Chargers' three for just 20. Moreover, the Giants had nearly 100 yards in gains negated by those penal ... More >>
Talking with the smart Jeff Daniels and plotting our Tonys revenge.
That's the message of this week's column, in which Jeff Daniels--currently in the rom-com The Answer Man--tells me that when he worked with Jack ages ago in Terms of Endearment, he was amazed to learn that the superstar isn't always the answer man himself. Daniels also tells me about whether he's g ... More >>
Ken Russell and other crazy people we love.
A nutty performance in a too-busy movie
A multi-perspective, mega-annoying assassination thriller
Sean Penn delivers a soulful road movie and refuses to define his subject
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA
Hometown hero Cronenberg elicits applause and shocked silence with his menacing History
The Devil's Playground
''How can you dislike a Barbara Walters co-anchor who had a birthday party at Hooters?''