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Oscar-winning director Ang Lee announced Tuesday that he no longer plans to direct the pilot for the new FX drama "Tyrant."
According to Deadline, the former Larchmont resident released a statement explaining why he was no longer able to helm the TV pilot, which would have been his first project since winning the best director Oscar for “Life of Pi” earlier this year.
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Glitz and glamour are the hallmark of the annual Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off in the French Riviera Wednesday. While the event will attract movie stars and filmmakers from around the world, it will also feature two talents with Westchester ties, both of whom are Oscar winners but are attending the festival for very different reasons.
Bedford resident Michael Douglas will be in Cannes...Read more »
It's the first edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week to honor excellence in Vine, the fledgling social network that's similar to Instagram but features 6-second videos in lieu of photographs. But is that honoree Martha Stewart, Joan Rivers, Richard Blais or Peter Gallagher?
Because the following embedded tweets, links, photos and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed...Read more »
In this special edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, local celebrities ranging from Howard Stern to Joan Rivers were among those to take to Twitter to honor heralded film critic Roger Ebert, who died Thursday at age 70.
The following tweets are presented in chronological order. Because they involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser.
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International Waffle Day, marked annually on March 25, is a time to indulge in the batter-based cake that can be eaten as a meal, snack or dessert. If you’re looking to eat some waffles locally, here are three spots in Westchester where you can get your fix.
City Limits Diner in White Plains
“At City Limits, our goal is to introduce guests to approachable fine dining and reimagined comfort...Read more »
The world waited Wednesday to see who would emerge as the new head of the Catholic Church. Among the curious were celebrities who have called the Hudson Valley home and took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
In chronological order, here are some of the most interesting tweets from Wednesday's big reveal.
As white smoke began to billow from the Vatican's chimney, signaling to the world...Read more »
“Skyfall” was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2012, and also the highest-grossing James Bond film of all time. So it comes as a surprise that “Skyfall” director Sam Mendes has opted out of helming the next 007 flick. According to an interview published in Empire magazine today, Mendes said that although directing the movie was “one of the best experiences of [his] professional life,” he needed...Read more »
Premiering last night, "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" features a few controversial stars with Hudson Valley connections — including host Donald Trump.
Although the format of the NBC reality TV competition and its Trump catchphrase ("You're fired!") have remained unchanged since its inception, the contestants are another story. Early seasons of the show were just known...Read more »
Joan Rivers has never been shy when it comes to mocking celebrities, but her recent comments about Adele and Heidi Klum have caused the Larchmont native to get caught up in a maelstrom of controversy.
Rivers, who is scheduled to perform stand-up April 7 at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, first drew criticism for her remarks about Adele while a guest on “The Late Show with David...Read more »
There's a lot to look for at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony tonight, from red-carpet analysis to handing out of hardware in the most coveted categories.
ABC's coverage from the red carpet begins at 7 p.m., and the ceremony starts at 8:30. But before then, Newsday Westchester is offering five incentives to watch the broadcast in its entirety, keeping a focus on Hudson Valley connections.
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