Fill the Void 4 stars Directed by Rama Burshtein Starring Hadas Yaron, Irit Sheleg, Yiftach Klein Rated PG In Hebrew with English subtitles Opens Friday at the Landmark Sunshine and Angelika
“Fill the Void” takes place almost exclusively inside a small apartment in Tel Aviv’s ultra-Orthodox community. It explores a segment of religious Jewish culture that will seem foreign to many, with the...Read more »
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks 3.5 stars Documentary by Alex Gibney Opens Friday at the Angelika and Walter Reade Theater
It was only a matter of time before Alex Gibney, our most prolific documentarian, got around to WikiLeaks. Few hot-button issues escape his grasp and only a handful have been as galvanizing as the story of Julian Assange’s website/leak repository, which famously...Read more »
Before Midnight 3.5 stars Directed by Richard Linklater Starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy Rated R
Opens Friday at Lincoln Square and Angelika Every nine years or so, filmmaker Richard Linklater reunites with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy to produce another installment in their series of movies about lovers Celine (Deply) and Jesse (Hawke), who first met on a train to Vienna in 1994.
“Before...Read more »
Anthony Weiner has stopped beating around the bush about his political future.
Two years after resigning from Congress in a lewd photo scandal, the former U.S. Representative announced in a video message early on Wednesday he is running for mayor.
"I made some big mistakes and I know I let a lot of people down, but I also learned some tough lessons," Weiner said in the video....Read more »
"Sesame Street" trash cans, the Ninja Turtles' lair and Miss Piggy's exquisite wardrobe will have a new home in Astoria next year.
The Museum of the Moving Image announced Tuesday that the Jim Henson family will donate 400 puppets, costumes, props and other memorabilia to the Queens museum for a special gallery.
Henson's daughter Cheryl said her father was always fond of the...Read more »
Members of preservation and community groups will take to the streets Wednesday to show support for a 100-year-old East Village church at risk of being demolished.
The rally will be held at 6 p.m. at Mary Help of Christians Church at 436 E. 12th St., a lot developer Doug Steiner bought to turn into new apartments and ground-floor retail.
Andrew Berman of the Greenwich Village Society...Read more »
Staten Island has some new, but expected guests: cicadas.
Billions of cicadas will emerge from their 17-year slumber on the East Coast in the coming weeks, and are already appearing on Staten Island, according to Ed Johnson, director of science at the Staten Island Museum.
Hundreds of cicadas turned up on Monday night, he said, in areas such as Great Kills, Anadale and Tottenville, and...Read more »
“Bachelor” host Chris Harrison seems to be making his own love (or at least like) connection these days.
The divorced 41-year-old was spotted looking more than friendly with a pretty, younger blonde at a TriBeCa Starbucks this week.
Though the two didn’t engage in any PDA, “she was very flirty,” said a witness. Last year, Harrison and ex Gwen Jones split up after 18 years of marriage....Read more »
Jamie Foxx celebrating a friend’s birthday at Greenwich Project
Victor Cruz having dinner with seven friends at S PRIME in Long Island City, where he ordered salmon
Joe Jonas hanging out at the Paige Group’s Ainsworth Park ...Read more »
Hours after the city rallied against the killing of a gay man in Greenwich Village, three gay men were attacked in two separate incidents in lower Manhattan, the NYPD said.
Party promoter Dan Contarino was attacked near Avenue D and Fourth Street by Roman Gornell, 39, according to the NYPD, after the two had drinks in the area. They began discussing Contarino's sexuality, and Gornell first...Read more »