All kinds of cats pepper world literature, from the Cheshire cat that would tease Alice while perched on a tree branch to Dr. Seuss's famous Cat in a Hat. Although many people have a soft spot for Felix the Cat, one of my all-time favorites is Bill the Cat, from Bloom County.
When I approached two of my male dancers about shooting what I envisioned as a tender but very physical love scene, I expected resistance and came prepared with a speech about my personal commitment to portraying fully formed gay characters. Alas, the speech was unnecessary.
While two years ago talking about films like Cairo Exit and City of Life drew blank stares in NYC conversations, these days it's becoming increasingly challenging to secure tickets for any film from MENA screening in the Big Apple.
The Big Bang may have been the theme of this year's Watermill Center extravaganza of a summer gala, with its outsized red phalluses, neon ninjas, and popping balloons, but many East End events make big noise.
For most Americans, it may be hard to believe there is another nation on Earth for whom 9/11 is a defining day -- but to Chileans, it is, and was so, long before ours. In fact, Chile's 9/11 occurred with the aid of unseen US influence facilitating a bloody military coup d'etat.
Could the Times go out of business? That's the question nervously circled by Andrew Rossi's riveting new documentary. I sat down with Rossi to discuss whether our society, lost in the digital din, cares about hard facts and truth.
Boasting a cast with the likes of Kevin Spacey and Demi Moore, Margin Call trains a laser-like beam on the players at a giant Wall Street firm over a 24-hour period preceding the world economic meltdown.
Rendezvous with French cinema has blown into New York for its annual March ritual, and who but the French would give a film about crazy love -- crazy being the operative word -- the hectic pace of an action flick?