The Eight-Day Week
It must have been love, but it’s over now between actress Mira Sorvino and her two-bedroom, two-bath co-op at 200 West 79th Street.
The actress has sold her airy duplex penthouse for $1.725 million, according to city records. It was a rather laudable performance, especially considering that Ms. Sorvino had the apartment listed for only a little over a month at $1.7 million with Prudential Douglas Elliman broker William Postrion. Bravo!
If there’s one force that can affect social change, it’s a bunch of tech types ripped away from their computers and interfacing with one another. Inspired, perhaps, by the monumental leaps forward the TED conference has given our society, the Social Good Summit, presented by web concern Mashable, overlaps with the United Nations’s General Assembly Read More
The acting in Nancy Savoca’s Union Square is so strong it almost makes you forget what a total zero the rest of this undernourished little throwaway film really is. Like another overpraised female director, Lynn Shelton, and her latest chamber-music tedium, Your Sister’s Sister, this lazy little tone poem about two rival and disparate sisters is a talkathon going nowhere. Nothing worth repeating is ever uttered, and nothing worth remembering ever happens. Mercifully, it is over in 80 minutes.
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
Neighbors of Paul Sorvino may be rejoicing-and sleeping better-now that the veteran actor has sold his East 87th Street penthouse. City records show that earlier this year, Mr. Sorvino, 65, unloaded his 1,900-square-foot penthouse at 110 East 87th Street for $2.1 million. According to the New York Post , Mr. Sorvino’s daughter Amanda had lived Read More
Supporting Actress: Curse Holds True
Nothing else makes any sense in the movie business, so why should Mira Sorvino’s career? In one baffling disappointment after another, she’s proving that the old jinx about the best supporting actress Oscar just may be true. In a nightmare called The Replacement Killers , she’s not alone. Her Read More