Back to the darkness of wedding-bell blues. Another Happy Day is another strained comedy about another dysfunctional family, but with some fine performances by a stellar ensemble of first-cabin performers that are definitely worth applauding. Despite the obvious comparisons to Jonathan Demme’s sprightly Rachel Getting Married, Noah Baumbach’s dreadful Margot at the Wedding and a dozen other movies about how weddings bring out the worst in everybody, this one does mark an auspicious feature debut by a very talented writer-director, Sam Levinson, whose career is totally worth keeping an eye on.
I tend to forget how marvelous Ellen Barkin can be until she gets the rare chance to pull out all the stops in a movie like this.
Gina Gershon and her team of lawyers are going after Vanity Fair for alleging that she has been having an affair with Bill Clinton. [TMZ]
Ethan Hawke and pregnant fiancée Ryan Shawhughes, who used to be the nanny of his two children with Uma Thurman, were seen applying for their marriage Read More
Actress Ellen Barkin responded to the lawsuit filed by ex-husband, Ronald Perelman, against her and her brother, calling it “a cynical abuse of the legal system.” Mr. Perelman, 63, filed the claims yesterday in a New York court. He argues that Ms. Barkin and her brother, George, used the money from a company she Read More
On October 10, Christie’s will host an auction of jewelry from the collection of actress—and recent divorcer of billionaire Ron Perelman—Ellen Barkin.
Among the more than 100 objects from her collection, a 22.76 carat diamond ring is expected to fetch $800,000 to $1,200,000. A ruby and emerald Art Deco evening bag formerly belonging to Read More
Julia Roberts’ lower Fifth Avenue co-op has just landed back on the market. Earlier this summer, the actress Ellen Barkin reportedly signed a contract to buy Ms. Roberts’ four-bedroom apartment, which had been asking $4.9 million. According to the New York Post , Ms. Barkin and her husband, the Revlon billionaire Ronald Perelman, agreed to Read More
There in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mick Jagger loomed above them all. Dressed in a white Kangol newsboy’s hat, a white double-breasted jacket with dark piping, orange pants and a sheen of sweat, Mr. Jagger’s arms, legs and even his magnificent lips seemed to be flying off in different directions Read More
If there was any question that things had gotten serious between billionaire Ronald Perelman and the actress Ellen Barkin, the answer lies in the hairstyle that Mr. Perelman has been showing off, along with his date, at a series of public events in the city, including the 40th anniversary of the Four Seasons restaurant.
Mr. Read More
No Central Park West co-op board is going to stand between Mariah Carey and a penthouse triplex. Weeks after being rejected by the board of the Ardsley, where she offered to buy Barbra Streisand’s three-tiered penthouse for $8 million, Ms. Carey is throwing $9 million at a new condominium development at 90 Franklin Read More