Jon Lucas and Scott Moore know a thing or two about R-rated comedies. After all, the screenwriting duo penned "The Hangover" and its first sequel, which made the careers of Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and (to a lesser extent) Ed Helms, and grossed more than $1 billion worldwide.
Lucas and Moore have written and made their directorial debut with "21 and Over," a ribald... » more
War Witch 3.5 stars Directed by Kim Nguyen Starring Rachel Mwanza In French and Lingala with English subtitles
Komona, a 12-year-old girl living in an unnamed African country, is enjoying a peaceful afternoon with her family when rebel soldiers storm the village and force Komona to murder her parents before kidnapping and conscripting her.
The first scene in... » more
Your MetroCard is going to get a little pricier this weekend, as the MTA’s sweeping 2013 fare hike kicks in Sunday.
Under the new fare system, monthly unlimited MetroCards will rise to $112, an $8 increase. Weekly cards will cost a dollar more at $30, and the base fare for a single ride will increase by a quarter to $2.50. The pay-per-ride bonus will drop to 5% from 7%, but will kick in at... » more
Phantom 2.5 stars Directed by Todd Robinson Starring Ed Harris, David Duchovny, William Fichtner Rated R
From "Das Boot" to "Crimson Tide," the best submarine movies draw on the tension spurred by an extended period spent languishing in claustrophobic quarters deep below the sea. In the world of the sub flick, the ocean is like the woods at night, a mysterious outdoors... » more
The developer of Staten Island's future Ferris wheel, set to be the biggest in the world, broke ground on the project.
Crews are conducting soil tests by drilling into the ground to discover the integrity of the land to determine what type of foundation the Ferris wheel will need.
The 625-foot Ferris wheel is being built by the St. George Ferry Terminal and is expected to be ready for... » more
When asked whether she'd host next year's Oscars, Tina Fey gave a resounding "no" in an interview with The Huffington Post.
"I just feel like that gig is so hard. Especially for, like, a woman - the amount of months that would be spent trying on dresses alone ... no way," she said.
The question came after William Shatner's "from-the-future" telecast at this... » more
In recent years, TV has featured historical series with monarchs, knights, gladiators, gangsters, cowboys and a pope.
Starting Sunday, you can add Vikings to the mix.
The History Channel is making its initial foray into scripted series - it aired its first scripted miniseries, "Hatfields & McCoys," last year - with this epic look at the Norse warriors and explorers.
Created... » more
What's your pleasure: Mr. Burns or Miranda Priestly?
While 67% of people don't care if their boss is a man or a woman, four times as many respondents who did have a preference (23%) preferred a man to a woman boss, according to an online poll of 1,730 people conducted by Citi's Connect: Professional Women's Network on LinkedIn. Some 5% said they preferred a woman and another 5% chose "other."
But... » more
A lot of industries suffered from investment decreases during the Great Recession - but New York City real estate doesn't seem to be one of them.
For those who didn't lose their money during the downturn, real estate remained an attractive and exciting business, while others who wanted to up their income found that kind of investing to be lucrative if they played their cards right.
Patrick... » more
"Solid as a rock" is the perfect way to describe Ed Harris, and not because the four-time Oscar nominee played the villainous Gen. Francis X. Hummel in Michael Bay's memorable action flick "The Rock." It's the right idiom for Harris because there simply is not a more dependable actor in Hollywood, a single other performer who has brought conviction and strength to a long list... » more