Great Giggling Gatsbys! After taking a hit for over-romanticizing the gaudy decadence of the roaring twenties in hist latest film (and subsequent press tour), director Baz Luhrmann spoke to The Observer at Lamb’s Club Tuesday night during The Cinema Society, Brooks Brothers and Town & Country‘s after party for The Great Gatsby. Apparently, we should just all chill out and not think so hard about the implications of reveling in the excesses of high society, despite the film’s moral statement against such extravagance. Read More
The more keenly eyed moviegoers amongst you will have noticed the recent trend of movie’s being titled very literally: ‘Bad Teacher’, ‘We Bought a Zoo’ etcetera etcetera. Keeping that trend up is Man on a Ledge, which advance screened last night at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, hosted by The Cinema Society with Gilt Man & Grey Goose. Read More
The Ziegfeld Theatre has had a busy week, and it was overrun again last Thursday night for the world premiere of Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close, the film adaptation of the novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, which fictionalizes a young boy’s experience post 9/11. Read More
“I’ll find something to climb,” Tom Cruise told The Observer last night at the US premiere of his new film, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. “There’s always something.” He was talking about turning 50, a fact that means if insurance companies have anything to do with it, Mr. Cruise won’t be scaling buildings for much longer. Read More
The Ziegfeld Theatre was the chosen venue for the world premiere of Martin Scorcese‘s Hugo, his first venture into 3D cinema. Cast and crew, along with the finest that New York has to offer, turned out in full force to watch this epic.
The evening began with the anticipation of the long walk down the red carpet for the likes of Steve Buscemi, Courtney Love and Ewa Da Cruz at least one of which was (hopefully) going to be adorning the red and blue 3D glasses. Unfortunately for us, and for them, they waited until they were in the confines of the theater, thus banishing us to use nothing but our imagination.
Here are some pictures of them (and everyone else) without any eyewear to help you along the way. Read More
We had high hopes for an energetic evening on Monday night when we arrived at The Sunshine Cinema for the New York Premiere of Another Happy Day, an indie film about a dysfunctional family starring Ezra Miller and Ellen Barkin and written and directed by Sam Levinson. The Observer arrived eager to meet and greet the stars of the winner of the Sundance Prize for Best Screenwriting, but the night delivered a more low-key evening than we anticipated. Read More