Luc Besson has made a cottage industry out of Eurotrash like "3 Days to Kill," an action-comedy-drama set in Paris that Besson co-wrote and produced.
The gold standard in Besson world, of course, is "Taken," which transformed Liam Neeson and his "set of skills" from a respectable serious actor into the 21st century's Charles Bronson. "3 Days to Kill" is no "Taken."
It's no "From Paris...Read more »
From the outside, it doesn't look like much. But inside a generic warehouse in a strip of industrial businesses in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx is something out of the ordinary. Behind that metal garage door is the first brewery to make beer in the Bronx in more than 50 years.
Shiny silver fermentation tanks, a grain sifter and a "hop-back" are just some of the beer-brewing tools...Read more »
The Nets acquired Marcus Thornton from the Kings in exchange for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, the team announced yesterday.
Thornton, who is scheduled to make $8.6 million next season in the final year of his deal, is averaging career lows in points (8.3), field goal percentage (.381) and 3-point percentage (.318). Now in his fifth season, the 26-year-old guard averaged double-digit scoring...Read more »
It's official: The Kardashians are having a baby line.
Sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloé announced yesterday they will launch a collection for baby girls up to 24 months, exclusively at Babies"R"Us.
The line, called Kardashian Kids, will feature basics such as onesies and caps, as well as two-piece sets, jackets and dresses, with butterflies, stars and animal prints prevalent. The items...Read more »
An ailing Justin Timberlake had to postpone his concert at Madison Square Garden less than three hours before he was supposed to take the stage last night.
Timberlake, who rescheduled the show for Friday, apologized on Twitter.
"There is never an easy way to do this... Unfortunately, I have to postpone tonight's show to Friday," Timberlake tweeted. "I am truly sorry to everyone that...Read more »
An investment banker filed suit over his depiction in the Martin Scorsese film, "Wolf of Wall Street."
Andrew Greene, a former executive at Stratton Oakmont, the now-defunct Long Island brokerage firm, is suing Paramount Pictures and Scorsese for $25 million in a defamation suit.
The firm known for its illegal pump and dump schemes, along with its founder Jordan Belfort, are the subject...Read more »
Darkness & Light: Contemporary Nordic Photography
The relationship between darkness and light can be witnessed in the works of many photographers. In this new exhibit at Scandinavia House, 10 photogs from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden showcase their take on this relationship through more than 30 recent works that range in subject matter from an imaginary journey to...Read more »
Imagine that there is something wrong with your television that causes it to switch channels every minute. That, in a nutshell, is "Love and Information," Caryl Churchill's fast-paced, kaleidoscopic and absolutely infuriating new work.
Not only is it an absolutely pointless, puzzling and pretentious bore, it runs two hours long without an intermission, making the play that much more painful.
Churchill,...Read more »
The Oscars this year are looking divine.
Bette Midler, the two-time Oscar-nominated actress and Grammy Award-winning singer, will perform at the Oscars for the first time during the March 2 telecast, show producers announced yesterday.
The "Divine Miss M," best known for the songs "Wind Beneath My Wings" and "The Rose" as well as her work in the films "Beaches" and "The First Wives Club,"...Read more »
After four seasons, Cee Lo Green is saying "Forget You" to "The Voice."
The singer announced on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday that he'll be leaving his post as a judge on the NBC singing competition.
"I don't want to wear out my welcome there," Green, 39, told DeGeneres.
But, he added, he won't be going very far. "I'm going to continue my relationship with NBC. I have a...Read more »