Frozen Three Stars Directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee With the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad Rated PG
By now, Disney has the animated musical thing down to such a precise science that it's fair to wonder how a movie like "Frozen" could deviate from the standard formula. At first glance, it doesn't. The main characters are princesses, it's based on a fairytale (Hans... » more
Alec Baldwin's late-night talk show on cable TV news network MSNBC has been canceled, the network said on Tuesday.
The talk show, "Up Late with Alec Baldwin," was suspended earlier this month after the actor apologized for comments he made to a New York photographer that a gay rights group described as homophobic.
"We are jointly confirming that 'Up Late' will not continue... » more
Homefront One and a half stars Directed by Gary Fleder Starring Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth Rated R
Fans of James Franco's long, strange trip across the pop-cultural landscape really shouldn't miss "Homefront," which finds the polymath taking a break from doing just about everything else to play the bad guy in a Jason Statham movie.
Is Franco's... » more
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Directed by Justin Chadwick Starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris Rated PG-13 Opens Friday at Angelika
"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" is one of those obsessively linear, respectful biopics that begins toward the beginning and ends roughly at the end.
It's a far less interesting form of filmmaking than the alternative, as personified by, say, Clint... » more
Oldboy Two stars Directed by Spike Lee Starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley Rated R
"Oldboy" finds its way into the realm of inexplicable remakes with this re-imagining, which transforms the 2003 Korean horror-thriller classic into the world's most unlikely Spike Lee movie.
Yes, the director of "Do the Right Thing" and other classic American slices... » more
Kelly Killoren Bensimon chats with nightclub guru Noah Tepperberg about his industry experiences.
The nightclub industry isn’t what it used to be, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing, according to New York-raised Noah Tepperberg, who is taking “vibe dining” by storm (and has his efforts recognized by the Harvard Business School). What started with a nightclub in the Hamptons has evolved... » more
Prosecutors in Washington plan to offer Grammy-winning R&B singer Chris Brown a plea bargain on an assault charge arising from an altercation outside a hotel in the nation’s capital, a U.S. attorney said yesterday.
Brown, 24, pleaded not guilty on Oct. 28 to misdemeanor assault stemming from an incident outside a Washington hotel. At the time, he was serving five years of probation under... » more
Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) returns in this sequel to the surprisingly fun 2010 action thriller about former agents brought back together to stop an assassin. In the sequel, Moses reunites with Marvin (John Malkovich) and Victoria (Helen Mirren), as well as his new gal pal (Mary-Louise Parker) where they have to locate a devastation weapon before it gets into the... » more
As the vocal half of reclusive duo Rhye, whose early-year debut "Woman" reminded everyone how great smooth, steely, Sade- adjacent soul can sound, Mike Milosh confounded listeners just by being a man with a high, sensual voice, but as a solo artist he's been actively releasing nakedly emotional electronica for years. Fortuitously timed to his preferred down-tempo heartache sound being... » more
Andrew Cuomo credits his home state with his place on People magazine's recently released Sexiest Man Alive list.
"I think it's about New York. I think New York is sexy. And since I'm the New York governor, that's how they got there," Cuomo said during an unrelated phone call with media on Monday, according to reports.
The 55-year-old governor was included on the magazine's... » more