Deadline reports that fans of Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy’s onscreen romance have a great deal to look forward to: Before Midnight, directed by Richard Linklater, has just completed shooting and is entering the market at the Toronto Film Festival for possible distributors to bid on.
“We have a Shakespearean, Elizabethean temper,” Al Pacino informed a seated crowd Monday evening in Central Park. As part of its 50th Anniversary Gala, the Public Theater was honoring Mr. Pacino with an award, in the form of a prop rapier he had once wielded on stage, “I’m a little nervous,” he laughed. “I wish I had water, but I have a sword,”
Running time 140 minutes
Written by Michael C. Martin
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Starring Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, Wesley Snipes
2.5 Eyeballs out of 4
The opening scene of Brooklyn’s Finest features a conversation between a maybe crooked cop and a definitely crooked career criminal about the Read More
If you’ve been waiting to see Avatar for a fourth time, here’s your chance. Three films hit theaters this weekend, but from the looks of at least two, you won’t be missing anything if you skip them. Welcome to January! Or, as it is more commonly known: “Hollywood’s Dumping Ground.” As we do every Friday, Read More
New York, I Love You
Running time 110 minutes
Written by Emmanuel Benbihy (concept) and Tristan Carné (premise), and various others
Directed by Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner, Randall Balsmeyer
Starring Shia LeBeouf, Bradley Cooper, Blake Lively, Julie Read More
How much worse can things get for journalists?
Newspapers and magazines are closing; the ones that remain grow thinner by the week as if somehow cursed; freelance budgets are being slashed and staffers accustomed to taking it easy are being forced to write like their livelihoods depend on it. (Hint: They do.) The only Read More
At a benefit for The New Group theater company, we learned that even celebrities like Billy Crudup and Justin Long have been fired (not Ethan Hawke, though).
We learned the difference between the man who buys a $300 shirt and the man who buys a $600 shirt at a fashion show sponsored Read More
As the U.S. economy goes ever more deeply down the rabbit hole, the attendees at Monday evening’s benefit at Chelsea Piers for The New Group theater company were in the mood to share their stories of past financial woe.
"I’m a Mac" actor (and former Drew Barrymore dater) Justin Long, who is in town Read More
Last night’s Calvin Klein 40th Anniversary party was held in a John Pawson-designed, temporary structure on 10th Avenue and 30th Street built specifically for the event.
Adjacent to the space—fittingly, it seemed to be constructed from the same building material used to turn Manhattan living rooms into second bedrooms—was the new Highline Park, which Read More
Heath Ledger was reportedly a silent investor in Five Leaves, a Greenpoint bar designed by John McCormick, who also designed Smith & Mills and Beatrice Inn. While the project was at first put on hold after the actor’s death, his father has agreed to fund the project to its completion. [P6]
Christian Bale’s Read More