Darlene’s back! Well, sort of. It didn’t take long for The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) to reunite its star Johnny Galecki with former Roseanne co-star Sara Gilbert. The erstwhile awkward TV lovers have been reunited as … awkward lovers! And just in the nick of time. The show is only several Read More
The tots came at the rate of 63 an hour—or 1.05 a minute—gliding by in a haze of Pirate Booty and stroller dust.
It was a beautiful Wednesday afternoon in early October, and all up and down Park Slope’s Seventh Avenue, women were busy being mommies. There were a few nannies, and four fathers Read More
Fall is the season for ‘quality’ movies, the kinds of movies that make good showbiz at the Oscars. But that doesn’t mean that fluffier stuff can’t break out the box office: witness Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married, the No. 1 film last weekend over Elizabeth: The Golden Age (critics Read More
How moviegoers in the multiplexes of middle America choose to spend their ten-spot is probably a big deal in Hollywood.
But here in Manhattan, the hottest movies aren't always the ones making the big bucks nationwide.
Using Nielsen numbers for Manhattan theaters alone and comparing them to the performance of the national weekend box office Read More
HERE'S OUR GOOD DEED for the week: America’s Next Top Model is doing that really annoying thing where it’s listed as a new episode but is really a flashback of “highlights” of the cycle so far. Hey, we’re big fans and all, but let’s get serious—this is not the kind of stuff Read More
We missed this yesterday but Lois Weiss had an item about Halle Berry and Bruce Willis filming at Larry Silverstein’s showroom in 7 World Trade Center. A stroke of marketing genius: Weiss surmises that a lot of clients will want to tour Silverstein’s near-empty tower when filming gets underway. (The only Read More
Hair-raising! Nerve-frying! Gut-wrenching! Open Water is a new film that makes you reach for all the obvious descriptive adjectives in an impossible attempt to describe its shock effects. It deserves them all. As vacation time nears and every New Yorker I know heads out of town to get as far away from Republican convention gridlock Read More
Oscar-winners aren’t having much luck these days. From Hilary Swank and Geoffrey Rush to Angelina Jolie and Russell Crowe, they all seem jinxed. Out in the galaxy of the Governator, when that lucky old sun’s got nothing to do, it leaves them brain-fried. How else to explain Halle Berry in an idiotic dumpster haul called Read More
On the eve of the 74th annual
award celebration of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the
Hollywood hills were alive with the sound of discordant music. Indeed, I can’t
remember a year when the competition was so overloaded with negativity, mostly
directed at the alleged sins of omission in the loosely biographical Read More
HALLE BERRY HAGGLES HER WAY INTO A MIDTOWN AERIE. Halle Berry, one of People magazine’s “Most Beautiful People,” recently bought a two-bedroom duplex apartment high up in City Spire, the 69-story apartment and office tower at 150 West 56th Street, at Sixth Avenue. Ms. Berry, 31, a former Miss Ohio, paid $720,000 Read More