It's a boy!
Reese Witherspoon and hubby Jim Toth have welcomed their first child together, a son named Tennessee James, a rep for the Oscar-winning actress told us Thursday.
"Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth welcomed Tennessee James into their family today," Witherspoon's rep confirmed.
"Both mom and baby are healthy, and the entire family is thrilled."
Witherspoon,... » more
Crossing the street at the base of the Williamsburg Bridge might nolonger a walk on the dangerous side.
The Department of Transportation introduced changes Thursday to Delancey Street between the bridge and the Bowery streets that are aimed to cut down on the number of injuries and deaths.
Car lanes along the street are better marked, more pedestrian space has been added at corners,... » more
An Enemy of the People 3 stars
Henrik Ibsen's vigorous 1882 drama "An Enemy of the People," in which a small Norwegian community is manipulated into leashing out against a lone critical voice like a rampaging mob, has been long overdue for a major revival. And it is especially relevant in an election season marked by extreme views across the political spectrum.
Dr. Thomas Stockmann... » more
Anderson After being eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars," former "Baywatch" beauty queen Pamela Anderson told viewers that she would soon appear in a Broadway musical, which probably means she'll most likely be doing a run in "Chicago." Frankly, I don't really see her as a newsboy in "Newsies" or a Ugandan in "The Book of Mormon." And I highly... » more
Amanda Bynes pleaded not guilty to two counts of hit-and-run Thursday - just two of a slew of alleged driving violations over the past six months that have led to the suspension of her license.
The misdemeanor charges resulted from two minor crashes in April and August, according to court documents.
The actress, 26, also has two charges of driving on a suspended license and a DUI charge... » more
Four NYC men, one of whom has died, have been diagnosed with a potentially fatal type of bacterial meningitis in the last month.
The outbreak alarms health officials as "we have only had 12 cases since 2010," including those four, said a spokeswoman for the NYC Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene.
The infected men were between 31 and 42 years old and from "several"... » more
Won't Back Down 3 stars Directed by Daniel Barnz Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Oscar Isaac, Holly Hunter Rated PG
"Won't Back Down" is what you might call a meat and potatoes movie. It's basic, dependable fare that's cooked well and goes down easy.
From director Daniel Barnz, this inspirational school drama hits all the usual notes, save one: Instead of depicting... » more
Looper 3.5 stars Directed by Rian Johnson Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt Rated R
There are grand philosophical ideas at the heart of "Looper," writer-director Rian Johnson's impressive new sci-fi flick. Here is a film to be analyzed and debated, with a complicated parallel structure and meaningful insights into the notion of a life fully lived.
But... » more
Iran's president said yesterday that his country was under constant threat of military action from "uncivilized Zionists" and called for a new world order not dominated by Western powers in the service of "the devil."
In his eighth address to the UN General Assembly, a more subdued Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad painted a gloomy picture of a world driven by greed... » more
The "Harry Potter" series may not be over afterall.
J.K. Rowling, the author of the acclaimed "Potter" novels, said she has shut the door on that world, but that if she thought of something truly great, she might put out another story set in it.
"Where Harry's story is concerned, I'm done," Rowling, 47, told the BBC. "Now if I had a fabulous idea that came out of that world -- because... » more