‘Bountiful’ While “Orphans” and “The Testament of Mary” have posted early closing notices, the producers of the revival of Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful” announced Wednesday that the production will extend through Sept. 1. Star Cicely Tyson scored rave reviews for her performance.
With ‘Orphans’ closing early, Alec targets critic The Broadway staging of the drama “Orphans” was originally... » more
Neil Patrick Harris is coming back to the Tonys.
The Emmy Award-winning actor is set to host the 67th annual Tony Awards on June 9for the fourth timew, organizers said Thursday.
Harris, star of CBS’ “How I Met Your Mother,” hosted last year to huge acclaim, and he said he thrilled to be back.
“It’ll be more impressive than ever – if my math is correct, it will be 267 times bigger... » more
Stories We Tell 3 stars Documentary by Sarah Polley Playing at the Angelika and Lincoln Plaza Rated PG-13
All movies are personal in one way or another for their makers. You simply can't devote the energy and resources required to complete a feature film without pouring at least a smidgen of yourself into the process.
But Sarah Polley's "Stories We Tell" isn't your everyday... » more
Aftershock 2 stars Directed by Nicolás López Starring Eli Roth, Nicolás Martínez, Andrea Osvárt Rated R Playing at the Village East, Cinemart and elsewhere
"Aftershock" is a horror movie set during the 2010 Chilean earthquake, and you wish director Nicolás López hadn't bothered cross-pollinating genres. This is a disaster flick masquerading as a sadistic scare movie, a film crying... » more
Venus and Serena 3 stars Documentary by Maiken Baird and Michelle Major Rated PG-13 Playing at the Magic Johnson and Village East
In modern tennis, no figures loom larger than Venus and Serena Williams. The sisters have irrevocably changed the sport through the sheer force of their personalities and the magnitude of their successes, dominating their era as few players before them ever... » more
A western lawman sent to Mars. Tipsy, ghost-viewing well-to-dos. Amelia Earhart, alive and fighting Nazis throughout history.
The characters that have sprung from “The Thrilling Adventure Hour,” a loving parody of radio theater, are as vivid in the minds of comedy fans as the personalities of the actors who voice them (regular performers include Paul F. Tompkins, Nathan Fillion and Paget Brewster).... » more
WWE superstar Brodus Clay is really imposing.
He’s tall and wide — the WWE lists him at 6-foot-7 and 375 pounds — and covered with lots of tattoos. He’s wrestled since 2006, and before that, he was a bodyguard for Snoop Dogg and a former college football player.
Yet, when preparing for a fight scene in his film debut, the horror flick “No One Lives,” the stunt coordinator wanted him... » more
Summertime is a great time to be a movie buff in New York City, and few seasonal movie festivals are as unique or prestigious as Rooftop Films’ Summer Series. The outdoors fest, in which top-of-the-line flicks are shown on rooftops throughout the city, also offers live music before or after each screening, after-parties and other creative tie-ins as well.
The series kicks off with a screening... » more
Lady Gaga is back on the New York party scene.
After being confined to a wheelchair (albeit a Louis Vuitton chair) following her February hip surgery, Gaga was out, about and looking good in the Big Apple on Tuesday night.
The songstress and boyfriend Taylor Kinney hit up the Cinema Society's presentation of "The Great Gatsby" at the HBO Screening Room, followed by the after-party at... » more
Emma Watson having brunch at Cascabel Taqueria on the Upper East Side
Lucy Liu shopping for beauty products at Bluemercury in Union Square
Adrian Grenier enjoying pupu platters, sushi, and mai tais with five others at The Hurricane
Josh Lucas and wife Jessica Henriquez having tacos al fresco at La Fondita in Amagansett... » more