| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:00 AM
The Marble Bar at the Congress Hotel was quietly re-listed again last week.
The bar/club, which once hosted the likes of R.E.M. and Iggy Pop, went up for lease in December at an undisclosed price.
But it seems no offers materialized. Congress Financial,...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:11 AM
I don't have time for a full review, but I do want to alert viewers to the premiere tonight on HBO of director Martin Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in the Material World." This is one of the most ambitious and daring biographical films that I have...
| Nov 1, 2006
Absolute Power (1997)
Clint Eastwood stars as the sensitive thief who can save the entire American political system from complete corruption. Too bad he wasn't around during the Reagan administration. Eastwood discovers presidential corruption during...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Lebbeus Woods, an experimental architect who inspired colleagues and architecture students with radically inventive designs and installations that evoked futuristic worlds and cityscapes, has died. He was 72.
Woods died Tuesday in Manhattan, according...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:03 AM
It's a heady time for gamers. Two weeks into 2013, Capcom released “DmC: Devil May Cry,” one of the year's ......
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Optimus has been damaged, alliances are shifting and the Autobots have been defeated as the final season of the Hub's ......
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Fans of “Transformers: Prime” can get an early look at Friday's penultimate episode, titled “Regeneration,” with the above clip from ......
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Mark Walhberg, the Oscar-nominated actor recently feted for performances in “The Fighter” and “The Departed,” is getting back in the ......
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:28 AM
The new film "A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman" attempts, in the spirit of the troupe itself, to tell the life story of the Python member who died in 1989.
The film is credited to directors Bill Jones, Jeff...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Marcel Carne's unforgettable "Children of Paradise" ("Les Enfants du Paradis") — widely (and justly) considered one of the masterpieces of world cinema — showed up in theaters a few months ago in a remarkable restored version. At the time I...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:30 AM
In 2010, the English National Opera in London generated some debate over its modern staging of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" that featured a couple of scenes of sexual assault, including one of a gang rape of a woman.
This season, the company is once again...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Lebbeus Woods, the conceptual architect whose work had a wide-ranging influence on the science-fiction genre, died this week in New York at 72. Woods, who taught at Cooper Union, was noted for his experimental designs that evoked futuristic worlds and...