'The Artist' This black-and-white silent film won seven Oscars and three Golden Globes, and deserved every one of them - probably even more. Quite frankly, this is a beautiful, inspired film that fires on all cylinders, from the excellent acting performances from stars Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo to the exquisite score by Ludovic Bource. Dujardin plays a silent film star on the top of his game,... » more
The cast of the soon-to-be-released movie "People Like Us" got their party on Monday night.
After a special screening of the flick, Clearview Chelsea Cinemas, cast members including Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks flocked to The Americano's swanky rooftop pool bar, La Piscine, for a star-studded bash. Among the guests were Zachary Quinto (Pine's pal from "Star Trek"), Tony... » more
More than 20 passengers on a city bus were injured Tuesday afternoon when a truck slammed into the MTA bus as it was dropping off riders at a stop in East Harlem, officials said.
An oil tanker side-swiped a box truck, which then slammed into the back left corner of a Bx15 bus at 125th Street and Madison Avenue at about 1:45 p.m., transit and emergency officials said. At least 25 people --... » more
"White Collar" star Matt Bomer came out of the closet to the public earlier this year, but the actor said he wasn't trying to "hide" his sexuality before that.
"I never really endeavored to hide anything," Bomer, 34, told E! News. "But there were times I chose not to relegate my history to the back page of a magazine, which to me is sort of akin to putting... » more
Jennifer Lawrence wasn't playing around with this bout of heroism.
The "Hunger Games" actress came to the aid of an underage girl who had passed out in front of Lawrence's Los Angeles apartment complex, according to reports.
The 21-year-old starlet was walking her dog when she noticed the girl sprawled out on her back on the complex's lawn, TMZ.com reported. She rushed to assist,... » more
A wrong-way driver who slammed into a packed van on the Belt Parkway Tuesday morning was arrested for allegedly causing the multiple car pileup that injured at least 11 people and snarled traffic on the busy roadway, officials said.
Police say Henry Brimsley, 30, was traveling in a black 2000 Honda Accord at a "very high rate of speed" at about 6:15 a.m. yesterday while driving east... » more
Now, no one wants to be followed obviously. But if it happens, hopefully it will be a baby duck, as was the case of this man who made the strange friend.
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Cops are hunting for a 23-year-old man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Brooklyn and then shooting at police officers trying to question him late Sunday night.
Police were canvassing an area of Brighton Beach at around 11 p.m. Sunday looking for a man who had allegedly attacked the unidentified 21-year-old woman when they came across a man who fit a description she had given... » more
Rife with interruptions, detours and sudden epiphanies, the celebrated WNYC program "Radiolab" fairly crackles with intelligence. The infectious curiosity of co-hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich draws listeners deep into cross-talking inquiries into life's inner workings.
This week, hometown listeners will get the chance to see them live in "Radiolab Live: In the Dark,"... » more
The city passed its $68.5 billion budget Monday not only on time but also without sacrificing essential services.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who was flanked by virtually every City Council member at a news conference, said under the deal, taxes would not be raised and there would be no cuts to the Department of Education, fire department or after-school programs.
"Working together... » more