Killer Joe 2.5 stars Directed by William Friedkin Starring Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Haden Church, Gina Gershon, Juno Temple Rated NC-17
"Killer Joe" is a brave endeavor, if not a successful one. While most movies play things safe, this over-the-top NC-17 madhouse goes for the whole megillah and more.
Embracing the stigmatized rating, veteran director William...Read more »
Con Ed and its employees' union reached a tentative contract agreement Thursday afternoon, sending thousands of union members back to work for the first time in more than three weeks as New York braced for a possible storm.
The announcement came shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo called both sides to his Manhattan office and brokered a deal to temporarily halt an employee lockout until the nasty...Read more »
Make history, or fall short of expectations.
That's the dilemma the Giants face as they report to training camp Thursday. The defending Super Bowl champions are out to do what no team has done since the Patriots in 2004 -- repeat. The Giants know that, as champions, they will be circled on every team's schedule.
But that also gives them something else -- the confidence and the swagger...Read more »
The Jets go into training camp with many on-field issues after last season's disppointing 8-8 finish.
But they wouldn't be the Jets if the biggest question marks didn't have more to do with what's going on off the field.
Star cornerback Darrelle Revis will be in camp when the team opens up Thursday at SUNY Cortland, but it's safe to say that he's not happy about his current contract....Read more »
Local pols want the NYPD to do a better job investigating car crashes.
City Council members introduced resolutions and legislation Wednesday asking police to do more thorough accident investigations, calling the current system "broken."
The pols are pushing the NYPD to have five officers in each precinct to probe serious crashes, instead of relying on its citywide 19-person Accident...Read more »
In an undersized apartment, every square foot counts. From painting the inside of cabinets a vivacious color to building storage space into furniture, small details can make even the smallest space feel larger - and pop.
We chatted with the pros for tips on how to make the most of spaces with stunted square footage. Now get rearranging.
Less is more Rule No. 1 for tiny spaces: Clutter...Read more »
Brooklyn's new development market seems on track to a healthy recovery - and Williamsburg is leading the way when it comes to condos.
A new report on newly developed real estate in the borough revealed that Williamsburg is home to more than 30% of the sales of newly built condos.
Four new condo buildings accounted for 45% of total new development sales: The Edge and Northside Piers in...Read more »
Police have arrested two Bronx men in connection with the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old boy on Sunday night, officials said Wednesday.
Rondell Pinkerton, 17, was arrested on murder charges, while Courtney Kelly, 26, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon.
The 4-year-old, Lloyd Morgan, was fatally shot in the head while in the playground at Forest Houses. Two other men were...Read more »
The MTA is definitely counting on taking more out of riders' pockets.
The cash-strapped agency's board gave officials the green light Wednesday to hold public hearings later this year for a 7.5% fare hike to be enacted in March, 2013.
The MTA unveiled its updated budget Wednesday, which covers 2012 through 2016. Even with the expected 2013 and 2015 fare hikes, internal cost cutting and...Read more »
The Occupy movement went global, and its influence has even landed it in the fictional town of Riverdale.
In the new issue of "Archie," No. 635, Archie and Jughead are caught in the middle of the movement after they happen upon "Occupy Riverdale" at Perkins Park.
amNewYork spoke with Queens resident Alex Segura, who wrote the issue, which was drawn by Gisele and is...Read more »