Last night, at what is widely hyped as the best night in New York fashion, the attendees of the annual gala benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute did not disappoint. Patterns, we saw a few: a lot of black, a lot of neon, a lot of feathers, and a lot of sheer. And Read More
A severe cross-costal storm system (apparently of Los Angelino origin) bore down upon the Metropolitan Museum of Art this week. The tempest, however, was not unforeseen. Squalls have been detected all week, as Hollywood winds have breathed flash-bulbous air over the city. Finally, at prime cocktail hour Monday, the heavens burst. Instead of rain, legions of celebrities precipitously poured forth.
On Tuesday, August 19, the Paris Theater played host to the New York premiere of My One and Only, which stars Renee Zellweger as young George Hamilton’s mother, traveling cross-country in her Cadillac convertible looking for a man to support her and play father to her two sons.
“I decided to dress up a Read More
My One and Only
Running time 108 minutes
Written by Charlie Peters
Directed by Richard Loncraine
Starring Renée Zellweger, Logan Lerman, Mark Rendall, David Koechner, Eric McCormack, Kevin Bacon, Chris Noth
A stampede of new end-of-summer films arrives next week in time for Labor Day, and my vacation getaway—too many to adequately cover Read More
To visit the Hamptons over Fourth of July weekend in 2009 was to enter a state of denial about any “global financial crisis.”
On Friday, July 3, business was booming at Savanna’s restaurant in Southampton—a favorite of effusive Real Housewife Ramona Singer. “The people that are running it are from T-Bar in the city, Read More
At around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 18, a procession of women in billowing gowns was making its way in the courtyard of the Metropolitan Opera House for the American Ballet’s spring gala.
“I cannot wait to see Michelle Obama!” said the fit morning-talk-show host Kelly Ripa, adding that she was wearing fake eyelashes for Read More
Fresh off a wide(r) release and 10 Oscar nominations, Slumdog Millionaire seemed positioned perfectly for the backlash that goes hand-in-hand with having front-runner status. But did anyone expect it to happen so soon? This week, stories splashed all over the Internet claiming the child actors in the film didn’t receive adequate compensation for Read More
New in Town
Running time 96 minutes
Written by Kenneth Rance and C.Jay Cox
Directed by Jonas Elmer
Starring Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr., J. K. Simmons, Siobhan Fallon Hogan
Limping into the New Year, the romantic comedy New in Town stars Renée Zellweger as curvaceous Lucy Hill, a boiled, Read More
Sometimes we dump all over Renée Zellweger, and honestly, we’re not really sure why. We loved her in Jerry Maguire and Bridget Jones’ Diary—even her small role in White Oleander. But our feelings for her turned—perhaps it was more all that red carpet mincing in Carolina Herrera gowns than any particular role … though Cold Read More
In this week’s New Yorker, Tad Friend (we’ll read anything by him since that awesome 2003 article Jumpers about suicides off the Golden Gate Bridge) has written a totally bananas and utterly fascinating article about movie marketing, focusing particularly on Tim Palen, who is really good at it as co-president of Lionsgate’s theatrical Read More