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Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard: "The Greatest Star of All"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.11.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A musical of outsized passions as only Andrew Lloyd Webber could compose, Sunset Boulevard trades in hyperbole. "The greatest star of all," in the wor...

A Gala October: Cultural & Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts
Jill Lynne

Cultural & Charitable Catch-Up: A Gala October 2016 Text & Photos © Jill Lynne 2016 Its Gala Season in NYC... Important Charities and Not-for-Pr...

Jessica Lange in Long Day's Journey into Night: "I Like Dark Places"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.28.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Movie icon--and lately best known for her role on American Horror Story-- Jessica Lange has performed on Broadway only twice before, in two Tennessee ...

Aisle View: Long Night's Journey

Steven Suskin | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

This is a welcome opportunity to see the play, and the chance to see a top-flight performance by Jessica Lange. But when you leave Long Day enthusing about the actress playing Mary Tyrone -- well, that doesn't seem to be where O'Neill was heading.

"Louder Than Bombs" Makes Noise for A Director On the Rise

Michael Rose | Posted 04.12.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

IsabelleHuppert, copyright Jakob Ihre Motlys The debut English language film for Norwegian director Joachim Trier, "Louder Than Bombs," introduces Am...

Great Conversations: Gabriel Byrne

Alex Simon | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

I interviewed actor Gabriel Byrne by phone in 2009, my final interview for Venice Magazine. It was simultaneously one of the easiest and most difficult conversations I've ever had. Easy because Byrne and I had that very rare thing: an instant rapport.

Popcorn Preview: Capital

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Capital (2012) "Le capital" Cast includes: Gad Elmaleh (Midnight in Paris), Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects), Liya Kebede (Desert Flower), Nat...

Costa-Gavras: Cinema's Last Angry Man

Alex Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

"I'm always a bit suspicious about ideologies, you know. My basic thinking and feeling is to always respect the dignity and freedom of others. That's what I've always tried to make films about and if I do follow any personal ideology, that's the only one I can say I believe in."

Swords, Boobs And God: The Return Of Period Action-Aventure Shows

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.24.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

It'd be easy to use half this review to point out "Sons of Anarchy"-"Vikings" parallels, beyond the Donal Logue connection. Both shows feature sex, violence and power struggles, and both programs tell the stories of subcultures going to war with other armed groups in order to take what they can (also: beards).

Interview With Actor Gabriel Byrne

Jill Rachel Jacobs | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jill Rachel Jacobs

Byrne, best known as the sympathetic therapist Paul Weston in HBO's series In Treatment and movie The Usual Suspects, shared his views on the importance of storytelling and why we're more similar to the Viking culture than we may realize.

Laura Prudom

Travis Fimmel Previews History's 'Vikings' | Laura Prudom | Posted 03.02.2013 | TV

You might not be familiar with the name Travis Fimmel yet, but after the debut of History Channel's "Vikings" (Sunday, March 3 at 10 p.m. EST), you'll...

Vikings Should Provide the History Channel With Another Hit

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Vikings is not a series that will appeal to everyone. For the fainthearted, it is much too brutal and bloody. On the other hand, for those who like action and adventure, it will become appointment TV.

My Confession and How to Protect Your Child from Pedophiles like Sandusky

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 08.24.2012 | Crime
Tanya Young Williams

For over the past two years, I have been an outspoken advocate in the fight against domestic violence. Only now, am I publicly sharing my truths of being sexually abused, by a much older relative, when I was a child.

Ireland Ups Flow of Greatest Export -- Culture

John Lee | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
John Lee

Lacking much in the way of currently accessible oil reserves, rare earths, precious metals, athletic shoe factories or excessive amber waves of grain, the government placed a $5.2 million bet on something hard to quantify -- culture.

Darling Provocateur: An Interview With Charlotte Rampling

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Charlotte Rampling: photograph for SPREAD by Kareem Black, 2011 "Being ready at 9am in any country," sighed Charlotte Rampling, smartly turned out ...

8 Celebrities Who Played College Sports

Posted 08.09.2011 | College

Although many celebrities have tackled sports in film or participated in the occasional famous people golf tournament, not many have actually played s...

Birthday Tribute: Albert Finney's Finest

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Finney cares a great deal about his work, but very little about publicity. Nominated five times for an Oscar, he has never once attended the ceremony.

The Other French Connection

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Often, when people think of Holocaust films, their attention is focused on events in Germany, Poland, and Austria. France (which fell to Hitler's forc...

A Review of Furious Love by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger

Gabriel Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Gabriel Byrne

"You are my destiny," Richard Burton wrote to Elizabeth Taylor, in one of the many passionate and lyrical letters quoted in this superb biography.

Gabriel Byrne: I Was Molested In Seminary School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Gabriel Byrne revealed to an Irish television show that he was molested when he was 11 years old. Byrne, who plays a therapist on "In Treatment" and s...

"In Treatment" Season 2 Casts New Patients

THR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Hope Davis and John Mahoney have been tapped to co-star on the second season of HBO's drama "In Treatment." Meanwhile, Jeffrey Nordling will co-star o...

"In Treatment" Coming Back

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

HBO has renewed its half-hour psychotherapy drama "In Treatment" for a second season and is moving production on the show from Los Angeles to New York...

HBO's 'In Treatment': Therapy Show Is 'Hypnotic' And 'Smart'

New York Times | Alessandra Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Some things sound simply awful: a family reunion holiday cruise, an all-you-can-eat haggis buffet, a television series set entirely in a psychotherapi...