Chart-topping songwriter and producer Amund Bjørklun must have thought that the ClockTower building at 1 Main Street in Dumbo was irreplaceable.
Mr. Bjørklund, half of the duo that is Norwegian hit-factory Espionage, just bought a $1.7 million loft in the building with his impossibly lovely wife, former model Sunniva.
Tonight’s Grammys are to feature a tribute to Whitney Houston and a comeback-from-surgery performance by heavily-favored multiple nominee Adele. We’ll be watching closely to see if the British chanteuse can claim Record, Song, and Album of the Year–or if other big nominees like Bon Iver (for the song “Holocene”) and Foo Fighters (for the album Read More
Taylor Swift, looking very vogue (Getty Images)
Hollywood Life has an image of the upcoming Taylor Swift cover of Vogue. (Cruelly, a cover line invites us to get “Smooth, Young Skin Fast,” a mission we might achieve were we a wealthy 22-year-old singer.) Ms. Swift is following in the Read More
When we think of Versace we think of couture. We think of cutting-edge design that costs us more than our annual paycheck. We think…H&M? That’s right: last night Donatella Versace unveiled her line of disposable affordable fashion for the retailer at Pier 57 in meatpacking district.
Running time 100 minutes
Written by Roy Freirich
Directed by Rowan Woods
Starring Kate Beckinsale, Guy Pearce, Dakota Fanning, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Jeanne Tripplehorn
Fragments is aptly titled. In style and format, it’s another connect-the-dots movie cut from the same bolt of cinematic fabric as Crash, 21 Grams, and Babel. Read More
We didn’t plan on watching the 51st Grammy Awards (see the winners here), but all the glitz and ridiculousness simply sucked us in. This show was so humongous that U2 was the opening band! Let’s put it this way: pop chanteuse Katy Perry got lowered onto the stage in a 20 foot-long banana Read More
Scarlett Johansson has reportedly let Woody Allen‘s adoration go to her head. [P6]
Like everyone, Lindsay Lohan has an opinion on Sarah Palin; Ms. Lohan is not too fond of the vice-presidential candidate’s sponsorship of a conference to "convert" gay people. [Celebrity Myspace] Read More
Plum TV has posted a video of the infamous Hamptons gallerist getting arrested for serving alcohol illegally and resisting arrest. Oh, and it’s narrated by Kelly Killoren Bensimon! [Plum TV via Daily Intel]
Screenwriter David Benioff and wife, Amanda Peet, like to get it on in bathtubs. [Read More
Tonight, Out magazine will honor its 100 most influential people in gay culture with a big bash at Cipriani Wall Street. Kathy Griffin must be on a cruise ship somewhere, so Tori Spelling and Tim Gunn will co-host the camp affair, where the five people on the cover of Out’s Read More
Let the countdown begin. In addition to the rest of the holiday-season avalanche of awards announcements, 10-Best and 10-Worst lists, and last-minute openings to lure Christmas shoppers, moviegoers are now scratching their heads over two movies with titles similar enough to result in shopping-mall panic. Behold: in this corner, The Good German. In that corner, Read More