So, just in time for Thanksgiving, which seems to attract movies about the kinds of New Yorkers who don’t gather ’round the table at Grandma’s for turkey and stuffing, comes the movie August Rush. Robin Williams and Keri Russell are there, and so is Jonathan Rhys Myers. And he sings.
Reuters sums up the Read More
He’s O.K., Everyone!
Man of the Year stars Robin Williams as a comedian who accidentally becomes President. Mr. Williams wasn’t doing press.
“Al Franken’s running for office in Minnesota,” said Mr. Williams. This was his film’s post-premiere dinner, which was hosted by its director, Barry Levinson, at the Upper East Side eatery Amaranth. “But Read More
Beaches beckon. Lobsters lure. Before I head for the hammock and a month’s vacation, here’s a brief lineup of some of the films that will open in August. Except for a few action thrillers like World Trade Center and Snakes on a Plane, the usual plethora of animated kids-out-of-school escapism, and a continuing plague of Read More
Television journalist and memoirist Jane Pauley and her husband, Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, have gone to contract to sell their prized 271 Central Park West duplex for almost $13 million, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.
The Manhattan power couple has been busy shopping for a posh new home. We reported in Read More
Upper West Side Councilwoman Gale Brewer tells us Robin Williams just finished a month of filming in her West 95th Street home.
Brewer tells us Williams’s forthcoming film, The Night Listener, “has something to do with libraries.”
The Booklist review of the Armistead Maupin novel it’s based on begins, “Gay novelist Read More
“The problem with giving up drinking,” Frank Sinatra once said, “is that you know that the way you feel when you wake up in the morning is the best you’re going to feel all day.”
I thought of Sinatra on New Year’s Eve as I sat with some friends on a cream-colored semi-circular leather banquette Read More
Robin Williams fans have seen all the faces and heard all the voices before, but rarely have so many skills combined to forge one creepy, unforgettable character with such uncharacteristic subtlety. In the chilling One Hour Photo , a psychological thriller remarkable for its understated lighting and camerawork, and for its willingness to let the Read More
Robin Williams is one of the funniest and sharpest comic talents working today, and yet there’s a certain logic in casting this merry man as one of the saddest and most delusional creatures on earth: one Seymour (Sy) Parrish, a snapshot developer at the local SavMart, just down the cinematic street from Jennifer Aniston’s Retail Read More
Jodie Foster believes in
recycling. Her screen appearances since playing agent Clarice Starling in The Silence of the Lambs have been rare;
that Oscar-winning role, by her own admission, took a lot out of her. But she
did not invest all those months in the gym, pore through all those F.B.I.
manuals learning how to Read More
Academy Award-winning funnyman Robin Williams has found a buyer for his penthouse at 271 Central Park West–for about $1 million less than his asking price.
Mr. Williams put 12E, his nine-room apartment, on the market for $10 million on March 14, after the co-op board of his building would not allow him to purchase 12W, Read More