Movies get crazier and more incomprehensible every day, but you don’t know demented until you see Winter’s Tale. This metaphysical howl is such a plodding, pretentious, time-wasting speed bump in the history of motion pictures that it’s hard to believe it wasn’t directed by Charlie Kaufman, Wes Anderson or Andy Warhol. Only time will tell, but I doubt if even the fans of unwatchable trash such as Synecdoche, New York and I Married a Monster From Outer Space will sit through it in one piece.
Milk’s Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black told The Observer that he was opposed to President Obama’s recent declaration of support for same-sex marriage. “Well, because I think marriage is between a man and a woman, I was incredibly upset,” Mr. Black said, biting a nail. He was joking, though in a quiet, grave tone–the premiere Read More
Red Carpet Real Estate
What’s the perfect corrective to the now-in-the-Farmers’-Almanac Oscar Season? How about This Had Oscar Buzz, a blog compiling all those movies that the punditocracy–or the publicistarati, or just Harvey Weinstein–told you were guaranteed Oscars? It’ll make the mere fact that any The King’s Speech gets to the Oscars seem miraculous once you consider Read More
After their Park Slope adventure, Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly decided to head back to Manhattan, investing in a $6.9 million Tribeca penthouse. Apparently Tribeca didn’t suit them either, however, as they have just put the place on the market, Curbed reports.
2003: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days: Kate Hudson plays a beautiful reporter for a lightly fictionalized Cosmopolitan called Composure.
2004: 13 Going on 30: Jennifer Garner plays a beautiful editor at a lightly fictionized, let’s say Elle, called Poise.
2006: The Devil Wears Prada: Meryl Streep plays the imperious editor of a Read More
On the wobbly heels of the disastrous atheist film The Ledge comes another hopeless flop about the hypocrisy and homicidal passions of evil born-again Christians, called Salvation Boulevard. I’m not taking sides. I’m just telling you it’s a stupid farrago of aborted ideas, misguided actors, lame direction, submental writing and follow-the-dots plotting that never Read More
Running time 108 minutes
Written by John Collee
Directed by Jon Amiel
Starring Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Northam
reation is a sluggish tome on the life of Charles Darwin and his long and painful creation of The Origin of Species, the controversial work of revolutionary thinking about evolution advancing the theory Read More
Christiane Celle, founder of the Clic Bookstore & Gallery in Soho, East Hampton and St. Barth, started visiting coveted Tribeca pediatrician and GQ subject Michel Cohen 14 years ago with her two boys, Julien and Adrien. Through the doctor, Ms. Celle got to know his wife, artist Jennie Weissglass, who will have a solo exhibit Read More
I was really looking forward to seeing He’s Just Not That Into You. Don’t judge! Admit it—you were, too. It’s been a cold, dark and depressing winter (and I’m not just talking about the weather), so is it any wonder that the ubiquitous and sunny trailer for the film—chock full of beautiful people like Jennifer Read More
He’s Just Not That Into You
Running time 129 minutes
Written by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein
Directed by Ken Kwapis
Starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper, Ginnifer Goodwin, Scarlett Johansson, Justin Long
Up to the eyeballs in Read More