As is always the case, the annual slate of Tony Award nominations, which were announced Tuesday morning, offered some unusual picks and unexpected snubs. Below are some of the most glaring omissions.
You will notice that my list does not include Hollywood names such as Jessica Chastain (“The Heiress”), Paul Rudd (“Grace”), Al Pacino (“Glengarry Glen Ross”) or Scarlett Johansson (“Cat on a... » more
Forget twosomes! John Legend and Chrissy Teigen plan to bring a third wheel on their upcoming honeymoon.
Who? Their dog, the pair was overheard saying at a soiree in SoHo on Wednesday for Delta's soon-to-open T4X lounge at JFK.
Besides having a furry travel companion, the gorgeous model has another in-flight preference: delicious grub like ribs. "She loves them," a party spy said.... » more
The glitz and glamour of "The Great Gatsby" took over the Big Apple on Wednesday night.
After the star-studded premiere of Baz Luhrmann's upcoming film version of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, celebs flooded the Plaza Hotel for a beyond-swanky bash.
The flick's star, Leonardo DiCaprio, was the first to arrive at the Roaring Twenties-themed soiree, causing a major "stir"... » more
Catskill native and Williamsburg transplant Johnny Iuzzini has taken the four-star food world by storm for the past two decades.
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, the pastry chef has worked at the The River Café, Daniel, Payard, Café Boulud and Jean Georges, to name a few. In 1998, he studied pastry at some of the finest patisseries in France. He won the James Beard Foundation’s... » more
Cinco de Mayo: While many aren’t entirely sure what it’s really about, (the celebration of the Battle of Puebla, where the Mexicans were victorious over the French forces in 1862, by the way), the day has become a beloved American tradition of margarita drinking and sombrero wearing.
And because we believe in the sanctity of such a holiday, we’re here with your guide to the city’s best celebrations,... » more
Dead Man’s Burden 2.5 stars Directed by Jared Moshe Starring Barlow Jacobs, Clare Bowen, David Call Not Rated Playing at Village East
Jared Moshe’s “Dead Man’s Burden” belongs to the brutal school of Westerns, that minimalist strain of filmmaking in which the frontier’s vast emptiness mirrors the brutality of the soul. It ignores the grand Western myths, instead opting for an uncompromising... » more
The Iceman 3 stars Directed by Ariel Vroman Starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta Rated R Playing at Lincoln Square and Landmark Sunshine
“The Iceman” is awash in grimness, a relentlessly downbeat mob movie with a terrifying protagonist. But one shouldn’t expect sunshine and roses from a biopic starring Michael Shannon as notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski,... » more
What Maisie Knew 3.5 stars Directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel Starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård, Steve Coogan, Onata Aprile Rated R Playing at the Angelika
A modern-day adaptation of a Henry James novel that’s scripted and shot almost entirely from the perspective of a young girl, “What Maisie Knew” is an unlikely success story.
The movie works, powerfully so, thanks... » more
Amanda Bynes has chronicled her bizarre antics with tweets and photos, and now she’s firing back at those calling her crazy.
“I have no clue [why people say I’m insane],” Bynes told In Touch magazine in a recent interview. “Every time I’ve heard it, it came from an ugly person’s mouth, so I don’t care. The only ones lying about me having a mental illness are people I don’t talk to.”
Bynes,... » more
Solange eating lunch with two gents at STK Midtown
Alicia Keys walking out of the 240 W. 35th St. office building
Harvey Fierstein having dinner with two others at Ruby Foo’s in Times Square on Tuesday, the same day his musical with Cyndi Lauper, “Kinky Boots,” scored 13 Tony noms
Katharine McPhee buying a pair of high-waisted skinny jeans at Earnest Sewn’s Meatpacking District... » more