The Time 100 is out, and it’s the usual mix of Atul Gawandes and Sonia Sotomayors, with a healthy handful of Robert Pattinsons for good measure.
Big news, though: Ben Stiller has made the leap from Artist to Hero because of his Web-based effort to build temporary schools in Haiti, StillerStrong.org. Robert De Read More
Terry Richardson would like you to know that he can be fun and totally not creepy, as he demonstrates in this video of a photo shoot with Ben Stiller. We will grant Terry this instance of non-creepiness, but we would probably be more impressed if Ben Stiller were tall, 19, and female. Read More
RUNNING TIME 107 minutes
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY Noah Baumbach
STARRING Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans
3 Eyeballs out of 4
When Noah Baumbach’s wonderful (and still totally underappreciated) The Squid and the Whale came out in 2006, it quickly sent a wide swath of New York’s male population spiraling Read More
Girls in high heels teetered down the aisle of the theater at Cinema 2 on Third Avenue, searching for their names on the red cushioned seats, getting reading to watch the New York City premiere of the documentary The Cove, a heart-wrenching film about the 23,000 dolphins that are killed in one little cove in Read More
Hollywood is officially on a bender. For a second straight week, The Hangover narrowly topped Pixar’s Up to earn the number one spot at the box office, grossing an astonishing $33.4 million in the process. Among the new releases, it was a tale of have and have not: The Taking of Read More
Monday: Nurse Jackie
Is Nurse Jackie television’s first half-hour drama? Paired with Weeds (which returns for its fifth season 30 minutes earlier at 10 p.m.), the new series is being positioned as another dark comedy with a strong female lead—the “Life is full of little pricks” tag line on the publicity campaign tells you all Read More
It’s 2 AM and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully-lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
Need a movie to keep you Read More
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and what better way to spend the weekend than by watching some movies?! Four such diversions hit theaters today, and, as usual, there is something for everyone. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
What’s the story: If this Read More
It’s 2 a.m. and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
Need a movie to keep Read More