Photographer Sante D’Orazio supercedes the title of fashion photographer. Best known for his nude photos of Pamela Anderson, Sante, as those in the know call him, began his career with Andy Warhol, has a TASCHEN book, “Barely Private,” and has been featured in magazines such as Vogue, Interview, Allure and Vanity Fair.
Not only has he photographed some of the world’s most iconic models, but... » more
Pippin 3.5 stars
“Pippin,” which premiered on Broadway in 1972 and went on to play nearly 2,000 performances (and has since been seen at nearly every high school in America), was one of the few remaining classic musicals that had yet to receive the Broadway revival treatment.
With an extremely catchy pop score by Stephen Schwartz and original staging by the incomparable Bob Fosse, “Pippin”... » more
‘Guys and Dolls’ Fox has secured the rights to do a film remake of “Guys and Dolls,” considered by many to be the greatest musical comedy of all time, as reported by Deadline.com, which also noted that Fox is hoping to star Channing Tatum (assumedly as Sky Masterson) and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (assumedly as Nathan Detroit). Perhaps they'll be joined by Anne Hathaway as Sarah and Zooey Deschanel... » more
It’s hard to believe now, but there was a time when a high school basketball player from Brooklyn by way of New Jersey named Lenny Cooke was ranked higher than LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and other then-prep stars.
Clearly, things didn’t work out for Cooke, who once seemed to be such a sure thing for the NBA. You’d have heard of him if they had.
The new documentary “Lenny Cooke” chronicles... » more
Mud 3 stars Directed by Jeff Nichols Starring Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Reese Witherspoon Rated PG-13
"Mud" is an evocative drama set at the precipice of adulthood, that precarious moment where harsh realities seep in and replace the idyll of youth.
It's a coming-of-age story rendered with the distinct vision of director Jeff Nichols, who in "Shotgun... » more
Before rehab comes . . . kickball?
Lindsay Lohan -- who is slated to enter court-mandated rehab on May 2 -- was spotted in a surprising place on Wednesday night: a recreational kickball game on the Lower East Side.
A witness told us that Lohan and two pals unexpectedly moseyed over to the game, held at a school on Stanton Street, around 10 p.m., surprising the adult players -- to say... » more
Arthur Newman 2.5 stars Directed by Dante Ariola Starring Colin Firth, Emily Blunt Not Rated
The characters in "Arthur Newman" desperately dream of being anyone but themselves.
It's a natural human inclination; after a particularly tough day at work, or amid personal strife, who hasn't wondered what it'd be like to radically change things?
But this middling flick has... » more
The Reluctant Fundamentalist 3 stars Directed by Mira Nair Starring Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland Rated R Playing at the IFC Center and Lincoln Plaza
"The Reluctant Fundamentalist" is a decidedly middlebrow adaptation of Mohsin Hamid's 2007 best-selling novel about a Pakistani immigrant to New York City who is progressively radicalized in the years following... » more
It seems “American Idol” execs aren’t all that “Obsessed” with Mariah Carey. Sources told TMZ.com that Fox executives have approached Jennifer Lopez about returning to the show and replacing Carey as judge.
Lopez was a judge on the program for two seasons, but quit last July amid contract negotiations. Carey filled her spot.
This season has been disappointing for the show. In March,... » more
If you’re eager to see “Star Trek” on the big screen, you don’t need to wait until May for “Into Darkness” — you can check out one of the franchise’s finest moments in theaters tonight.
“The Best of Both Worlds,” which joins the two-episode story line from “Star Trek: Next Generation,” is also out on Blu-ray Tuesday (in addition to the Blu-ray of season three of “Next Generation.”)
The... » more