Well, we are now down to the top 5! Which means we are so close I can almost taste the confetti.
Hannah Montana is dead. Long live Hannah Montana? Nah, the new Miley Cyrus, now that she's a young woman of 20 and seemingly fully liberated from her Disney/Billy Ray shackles, is way more fun.
Though it had its premiere earlier in the festival, Sarah Polley's new film Take This Waltz, her second writing and directing effort after 2006's Away From Her, had another Tribeca Film Festival screening this afternoon for press stragglers like myself and, you know, the public.
Last night's Top Six episode of American Singing Competition began what I fear are the two or three most languid weeks of the season (other than auditions, naturally): The Top Six Creep really doesn't end until there are about three people left and the show starts to get exciting again.
Late last night news broke ("news broke" is sort of a dramatic phrase for this, but whatever) that Gossip Girl writer/producer Josh Safran will be taking over as the showrunner of NBC's Smash from creator Theresa Rebeck. Will this do anything to change the trajectory of the sadly disappointing show?
I am coming to you live from the Cadillac® Tribeca Press Lounge (which is actually in Chelsea), eating a bag of Lays® potato chips, drinking a Diet Coke® (other options were water, either of the Smart® or Vitamin® variety), and sitting next to an actual Cadillac® automobile.
Last night PBS aired the first installment of a new Frontline documentary called "Money, Power, & Wall Street," which was about, as you might imagine, that whole big ugly messy thing that happened in the financial sector a few years ago.
Yesterday we learned that Lindsay Lohan, the last decade's fiery queen of destruction, has officially landed the starring role in a new Lifetime biopic of Elizabeth Taylor. It's a decent-sized coup for the largely unemployable actress, and, one hopes at least, a sign that Lohan is finally growing the hell up and getting her act together.
The show is still far from perfect, but the second season has actually been significantly better.
Amidst all this talk about Girls, what with its New Yorkness and its girlness and its youthness, it was easy to forget about the other young New York woman who was recently dominating/trolling the pop culture conversation. Meaning: guys, we forgot all about Lana del Rey! Lucky for everyone, then, that she has just released a new video for us to scream at/about.
Here's some good, surprising news for you: Something genuinely great is happening in Washington.
Today we review two movies about romance, The Lucky One and Goodbye First Love.
Time magazine released their annual 100 Most Influential list today and while it's mostly your typical mishmash of heads of state, captains of industry, and stars of stage and screen, there are a few things about this year's list that strike us as particularly wrong.
Yesterday, two football players from Tennessee, Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson, announced that they plan to sue ABC and the producers of The Bachelor for racial discrimination.
There are some important things you can do right now to start getting ready for America's best season. Here is our list of ten ways to get an early jump on making Summahtime 2012 the best one ever.
Amidst all the big prestige cable shows currently clogging up Sunday (plus Once Upon a Time), it can be all too easy to forget another gem on the end-of-weekend lineup, CBS' sharp and surprising The Good Wife.
Today we review two new sci-fi-ish thrillers, The Cabin in the Woods and Lockout.
OK, that was some hot chicanery on American Idol last night, was it not? That was some straight up flimflammery, a scam and a cheat and an ol' run-around. That was a scheme faker than a Jennifer Lopez song. We've been had, America. Hoodwinked and bamboozled.
I must first admit to some bias. I approached Girls, HBO's new series about the aimless youngs of Brooklyn, with more than a little snide skepticism.
There was nothing terribly adventurous about any of the singtestants' endeavors last night, but, you know, this really isn't a bad group. There are no true clunkers, which is a rare thing on American Idol these days. So thank god at least for that.
Today: The two cool guys are putting something together, AMC gets back in the comic business, and LMFAO is trying to make it official.
Over the Easter weekend, a busy one for New York theater, Disney's smash-hit musical The Lion King became Broadway's smashest hit ever, surpassing ancient veteran The Phantom of the Opera.
Last night Lifetime: Television For Room-Temperature Wine Drinkers debuted its newest series, The Client List, a supposedly sexy and scandalous show about a gal (Jennifer Love Hewitt) who joins the oldest profession (sort of) to make ends meet in these tough economic times.
Today we review two new movies based on faded youth, the American Pie gang getting back together for American Reunion and Whit Stillman's revisiting college life with Damsels in Distress.
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