Around this time three years ago, Phil Simms, who will broadcast Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, was broadcasting Super Bowl XLIV, between the Colts and the Saints.(1)
The building, originally commissioned by the New York merchant John Jacob Astor as a public library in 1854, now features a louvered glass canopy, a refurbished lobby, a mezzanine lounge with Italian leather seating, and a spacious exterior staircase that, according to the Architect’s Statement, provides a “dignified entry experience.”(1)
With the new 'Titanic 3-D,' a reappraisal of James Cameron, technology, and why we go down with the ship
As the title screen fades in, the audience will cheer and then laughs at the irony of its own enthusiasm—many people came, after all, to enjoy a fully ironized experience. But something strange will happen around the two-hour mark, about two-thirds of the way through the film: as the ship begins to sink the audience will grow silent, and the laughter will stop.(1)
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?
Mark Rylance is generating a lot of well-deserved attention for the astonishing 30-minute soliloquy, a stunning display of vulgar audacity, he delivers in La Bête on Broadway. Downtown, at the Barrow Street Theatre, Michael Shannon deserves similar for his own performance in Mistakes Were Made.