If you’ve ever dreamed of breaking a Guinness World Record, here’s your chance.
Visitors to the Guinness World Records Unleashed Arena in Times Square Wednesday can attempt to break such records as the most seated free throws in one minute, fastest 20-meter butt scoot, fastest time for two people to make a single bed and the fastest time to build a 20-shotglass pyramid.
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Pilots in giant battle armor fighting giant monsters? From Guillermo del Toro, the director of "Pan's Labyrinth"? Yes please. "Pacific Rim" is a fun, old-school monster movie, but created using all the bells and whistles of modern moviemaking. Amazing. (DVD, $28.98; Blu-ray/DVD combo, $35.99; Blu-ray 3-D/Blu-ray/DVD combo, $44.95)
'Shrek the Musical'
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Television is in a new golden age, and many of its greatest shows emerged since amNewYork debuted 10 years ago today. From teachers turned ruthless meth dealers to a high school glee club, here are some of the most important stories to hit the boob tube:
Besides being a hilarious, critically acclaimed comedy, it is significant for a couple of reasons. First, after... » more
'Stuck in Love'
My feelings about this romantic dramedy are quite mixed. On the one hand, you have likable actors (Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins, Nat Wolff) giving solid performances. On the other hand, you have a somewhat pointless film that doesn't really add anything to the world of cinema that hasn't been seen in a bunch of other films. So, why did I like "Stuck in... » more
Comic Con invades the Big Apple
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's thousands of dressed up comic fans invading Gotham! New York Comic Con takes over the Javits Center this weekend, but you partake in the comic frenzy all week -- for FREE, of course! Here are just a few Con-related events happening around the city.
The Baconery & CosPlayNYC Mag's Pre-NYCC Party
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Sean Saves The World
In the first couple of minutes of the new Sean Hayes sitcom "Sean Saves the World," the flamboyant actor -- who once did, in fact, help save NBC as Jack McFarland on "Will & Grace" -- begins to try to tell his daughter why her newly single father, who is now out of the closet, ended up with a daughter from an ex-wife.
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'The Wizard of Oz: 75th Anniversary Edition'
There are some movies that are worth considering an upgrade to a new and fancy format. I think it is safe to say that even having not seen the new 3-D transfer of "The Wizard of Oz" when it came back into theaters, the fact there is a digitally remastered version is significant, especially with it available in 3-D. This new edition of... » more