A generation of moviegoers has grown up watching Elijah Wood transform from precocious child actor to the central figure in a major blockbuster trilogy and the star of a surreal TV show about a man who has two-way conversations with a dog.
But “Maniac” marks new territory for the 32-year-old, worlds away from “North,” “The Lord of the Rings” or “Wilfred” (premiering at 10 p.m. tonight).
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Michael K. Williams having dinner at Lure Fish Bar
Casey Affleck and wife Summer Phoenix bringing their two kids to see the Off-Broadway show “Potted Potter”
Joe Jonas taking in Broadway’s “Pippin” ...Read more »
The Comedy of Errors 3 stars
The first installment of this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park season is not exactly ambitious: a slimmed-down, family-friendly version of “The Comedy of Errors,” an early, relatively lightweight Shakespeare play marked mainly by physical slapstick built around a mistaken identity premise.
Antipholus (Hamish Linklater) and his manservant Dromio (Jesse Tyler...Read more »
With some 2.5 million people, Brooklyn would be one of the United States’ biggest and most dynamic cities if it stood apart from the rest of New York. And, of course, any great city deserves its own prestigious film festival. BAMCinemaFest, which celebrates its fifth anniversary beginning tonight, is precisely that event for the county of Kings. With an impressive roster of 25 New York premieres...Read more »
John Turturro riding the B train from Brooklyn to Manhattan
T.I. eating dinner at the Sea Fire Grill
Georgina Bloomberg hosting the Bideawee Ball at Gotham Hall
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Teen pop star Justin Bieber struck a photographer with his Ferrari sports car while driving away from a comedy club in Los Angeles on Monday night, but the accident was not considered a hit-and-run, police said.
Video taken outside the Laugh Factory comedy club showed Bieber behind the wheel of his white Ferrari, surrounded by photographers as he was pulling away.
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In honor of Wednesday’s O Music Awards — which celebrate “the best in digital music” — rocker Andrew W.K. resolved to drum for 24 hours straight in the Times Square Oakley store.
W.K, a New York resident, is counting on drawing strength from the Times Square setting, which he called “one of the main apexes of energy in the entire world,” and the adrenaline of playing with guest drummers that...Read more »
Had Mikal Cronin been born at a different time, his power pop songs would be blasting out of car radios soundtracking the summer nights of teens across the country.
Instead, he has critical acclaim and a small but growing fan base drawn to his Beatle-esque melodies, huge harmony-filled choruses, and lyrics about coming of age.
amNewYork spoke with Cronin.
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Kim Kardashian’s baby girl is just “beautiful,” says proud granny Kris Jenner.
“[The baby is] doing great and she’s beautiful,” Kardashian’s proud mom told HLN’s Showbiz Tonight in her first interview since the birth.
“We’re all fine. We’re all good and extremely happy and thrilled for the new baby,” Jenner said.
Kardashian, 32, and boyfriend Kanye West, 36, welcomed their first...Read more »
These Long Islanders are going to have one unforgettable prom.
“Glee” star Darren Criss and former “American Idol” winner Jordin Sparks are slated to perform acoustic sets at the prom for East Rockaway High School, which won Rent the Runway’s Dream Prom contest, the fashion website confirmed Monday.
Rent the Runway doled out the prize — which includes all costs, including dresses and...Read more »