Doug Strassler's Oscar Recap

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Film, NY Press Exclusive

meryl Well, here it is, my last Oscar column for months to come. When all was said and done, The Artist and Hugo, two remarkably well-done films that wore their love for the movies on their sleeves, were the big winners, taking home five golden men apiece. But there were other standout moments throughout the night [&hellip
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What a Way to Make a Living

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, NY Press Exclusive, Theater

07_Theater-RX When the film adaptation of The Hours came out, my boss at the time said, apropos of Julianne Moore’s character, “You don’t need a reason to be depressed.” That truth kept flashing through my mind during RX, the saddest comedy to come along in quite a while. In Kate Fodor’s world, managing editor at American [&hellip
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Introducing The Mandate: The Man with all the Answers

Written by The Mandate on . Posted in Lifestyle, NY Press Exclusive, Sex & Relationships

mystery-man61377 Introducing the Mandate; a peek inside the male psyche for all the readers of New York Press. This column will attempt to bring light to all of your dating conundrums with thorough and brutally honest answers to your burning questions. You may not always like the answer, but the Mandate speaks the truth, the whole [&hellip
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Why the Oscars No Longer Matter

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Film, NY Press Exclusive

oscar (1) It’s that time of year! Welcome to my pre-Oscar haze. As the world’s self-proclaimed Biggest Oscar Fan, the week running up to Hollywood’s golden night has historically filled me with sheer glee. But even I will acknowledge that in recent years, the ceremony has come to feel like more of a formality than a thrill. [&hellip
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How Cougar Town Became a Prime Destination

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, NY Press Exclusive, TV

cougartown When ABC shelved Cougar Town’s third season debut to February, this mid-season shuffle sounded like the death knell for a sitcom that had found a loyal, if limited, fan base, not unlike show co-creator Bill Lawrence’s Scrubs. Lawrence and his cast didn’t take the move sitting down, however; they hunted down as many print and [&hellip
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