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'Bridge of Spies' Premieres at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jan Donovan Amorosi had just seen Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies at a special screening the night before its New York Film Festival premiere at Alice Tully Hall on Sunday night. "We had no idea what our father had gone through when we were growing up in Brooklyn."

Billy Magnussen Goes 'Into The Woods' and Comes Out a Star

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

Like the movie, you don't always get what you want and you don't always want what you get, but we're all the better for the occurrences that brought Billy to the project.

Meryl Streep Casts a Spell: Into the Woods

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Missing from Monday's lunch at The Leopard, Meryl Streep, wicked as an ugly witch in Rob Marshall's movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical Int...

Meryl Streep Hosts the NY Premiere of My Old Lady at MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Along with Glenn Close, Meryl Streep hosted a premiere screening this week of Israel Horovitz' My Old Lady at MoMA. Her family in tow, husband Don Gummer and daughter Mamie, she was celebrating her pal Kevin Kline's lead performance in this charming romance set in Paris, as well as Horovitz' debut as filmmaker.

First Nighter: 'Sex With Strangers' Is Sexy With Straining

David Finkle | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Since Laura Eason calls her tense romantic comedy Sex With Strangers, audiences can be forgiven for jumping to the correct conclusion that these strangers -- they're both writers -- won't waste too much time before having torrid sex with each other.

A-Sides on the Red Carpet: O'Neill Theater Center Honors Streep in New York

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Meryl Streep is used to awards by now. She is, after all, the reigning queen of cinema and has held that fictitious but totally accurate title for dec...

The Iceman: Chilling With Michael Shannon

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The movie, The Iceman, is all the chillier because it is based on a true story. A hit man procedural directed by Ariel Vromen, the film opens with a c...

Sigourney Weaver in Christopher Durang's Whimsical Take on Chekhov

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Whenever I am blue, I can snap out of it conjuring Sigourney Weaver's image as Snow White. That was the take away when I saw Christopher Durang's Chekhovian mash up, Masha, Sonia, Vanya and Spike.

First Nighter: Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and What Else Is New?

David Finkle | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

There's a huge difference between sketch-writing and playwriting, but Christopher Durang often seems to have trouble remembering what it is.