On Sunday night, The Cinema Society and Piaget had the pleasure of welcoming Madonna, for the New York screening of her new film “W.E.” The film is, to quote producer, Harvey Weinstein, the “renaissance woman’s” directorial debut, and follows dual love stories: a contemporary affair and the storied romance of Wallis Simpson and Prince Edward.
At the New York Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball, the city gathered to honor–and possibly buy!–the work of academy students, displayed over the academy’s five floors. This wasn’t idle gazing: Naomi Watts was spotted deep in conversation with several young artists. “I bought something downstairs! It will make a lot of sense to my children,” Read More
Running time 95 minutes
Written and directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein
Starring Demi Moore, Parker Posey, Rip Torn, Ellen Barkin
One star out of Four
The inmates are running a different kind of asylum in Happy Tears, a vulgar, happy-as-cancer aberration that takes the dysfunctional family idea to a new Read More
The year 2008 began with an extravagant bang and ended with a painful, economic catastrophe-induced whimper. Here, we relive some of the highlights.
We started the year worrying that pom-pomed moccasin boots were here to stay. Thankfully, we now know they were not.
Meatpacking district original Florent Morellet failed to understand the Read More
The writers’ strike might be over, but we can still feel the afttershocks—just look at what’s gonna be on the tube this spring (i.e., not much). Sure, Lost (ABC, Thursday, 9 p.m.) returned a few weeks back, but it’s still a truncated season (13 episodes instead of 16, boo!). And How I Met Your Mother, Read More
Parker Posey has officially sold her 1845 brownstone on East 10th Street for $135,000 above the list price, according to city records. The Observer‘s Max Abelson broke the news last month that the fourth-floor apartment belonging to the "East Village embodiment" was up for sale for $1.175 million and that Ms. Posey was moving Read More
Last night, Parker Posey said she had a cold.
“Can you tell?” the actress asked in an earnest tone. No, we assured her. And it was true. Considering the flight of otherwise red-faced, smooshy-coiffed guests who had just braved a blizzard to attend the New York Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball, Ms. Read More
A cluster of British fashion students huddled before the 3 p.m. Reem Acra show at the Bryant Park Promenade on Thursday, Feb. 7, holding fashion trade magazines and strategizing about how to sneak inside. They fanned out, walking with purpose.
“It’s a chance to see designers,” one told the Daily Transom, before seeing a group Read More
It’s unfeasible to imagine ur-indie-actress Parker Posey leaving the East Village, just like it’s very wrong to think that cigar-mouthed banker John Gutfreund could leave Fifth Avenue, or that Jonathan Safran Foer might live anywhere besides a Park Slope brownstone. They’re each an enshrined embodiment of their little New York domain.
Because 38-year-old Ms. Read More
Bad news for folks desperately awaiting the arrival of The Return of Jezebel James, the midseason Fox comedy from Gilmore Girls creator (and genius) Amy Sherman-Palladino starring Wuz Girl Parker Posey and Lauren Ambrose. Late last week, the network reduced the order from 13 episodes to just 7, according to Variety. Read More