Stritch marks

Posted on 07 Mar 2014 at 6:15am

It’s Elaine’s world, and we get to watch her live it   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor The last time I interviewed Elaine Stritch, more than a decade ago, the call had to take place at 11 p.m. Eastern, because she was used to getting off the stage around then and was wired. So [...]

My Oscar picks!

Posted on 01 Mar 2014 at 12:28pm

My Oscar picks!

REVIEWS: ‘Omar,’ ‘The Wind Rises’

Posted on 28 Feb 2014 at 10:13am

The Oscars are this Sunday, and you have a chance to see two of the nominees beforehand at the Angelika: The Wind Rises (nominated for best animated feature) and Omar (nominated for best foreign language film). Both are worth your time.

REVIEW: ‘Pompeii’

Posted on 21 Feb 2014 at 9:42am

REVIEW: ‘Pompeii’

Teenage dream

Posted on 07 Feb 2014 at 7:55am

Out actor Michael J. Willett is proud to be everyone’s new ‘G.B.F.’   LAWRENCE FERBER  | Contributing Writer lawrencewferber@hotmail.com “My face has Permanent Embryo Syndrome,” Michael J. Willett says half-jokingly, “so I’ll probably be playing high school roles for another 10 years or so.” Don’t believe his lament truly bothers him. The youthful, openly gay actor [...]

‘Dallas Buyers Club’ scores big with Oscar noms, ‘Gravity,’ ‘Hustle’ lead pack

Posted on 16 Jan 2014 at 10:15am

‘Dallas Buyers Club’ scores big with Oscar noms, ‘Gravity,’ ‘Hustle’ lead pack

What the Oscar race should look like

Posted on 15 Jan 2014 at 12:57pm

What the Oscar race should look like

REVIEW: ‘The Legend of Hercules’

Posted on 10 Jan 2014 at 10:13am

Were I Kellan Lutz, why not preserve your look for gay teenage boys’ masturbatory fantasies for decades to come?

‘August’ in winter

Posted on 10 Jan 2014 at 6:00am

Rolling Meryl-y along in ‘Osage;’ plus geek love in ‘Her’ and a brutal ‘Survivor’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor As if you need more proof that Meryl Streep is our greatest film actress, all you have to do is poke your head into the first five minutes of August: Osage County. The first [...]

The year in entertainment: Screen

Posted on 27 Dec 2013 at 6:30am

Our critics rank the best of 2013 in film, stage and music and more   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES   2013 was the year the world ended. At the movies, at least. Maybe it was the blowback from the 2012 election cycle. Maybe it was the continued influence of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Maybe it [...]