Posts Tagged ‘Alec Baldwin’

Blues For Mr. Allen

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

A Madoff parody that’s ripe for sniping Cate Blanchett’s singularly obnoxious character in Blue Jasmine blocks our empathy. First because she’s such a phony–having changed her name from the mundane Jeanette to the pretentious Jasmine (“My mother’s favorite flower”), next because she embodies superciliousness (comically indifferent to everyone’s interest besides her own love of couture-brands [&hellip
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Cuomo’s Hydo-Fracking Decision Imminent

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Governon Cuomo. Photo by azipaybarah, via Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio Following the completion of a Department of Environmental Conservation environmental impact study, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to decide this week whether or not to allow natural gas companies to extract gas by hydro-fracking, a drilling technique that blasts a high-pressure mix of water, chemicals and other materials deep underground [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Billy Baldwin Says Brother Alec’s Chances of Running for Mayor Real

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Alec Baldwin. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. Manhattan Despite the holiday, the Espaillat-Rangel race is still in full-tilt. The dispute at the Board of Elections harkens back to a past race. State Senate How competitive will this year’s state Senate elections really be? 2013 Mayoral Race Billy Baldwin says Alec Baldwin’s prospects of running for mayor are real. Eva Moskowitz (who’s not [&hellip
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Woody Allen’s “To Rome With Love” Lands in New York

Written by Avenue Insider on . Posted in Lifestyle

Penelope Cruz, Woody Allen and Greta Gerwig. Last night The Cinema Society, along with The Hollywood Reporter and Piaget, hosted a screening of Woody Allen’s newest flick, To Rome with Love. The A-list came out in full force for the screening held at Manhattan’s Paris Theater—including the film’s writer/director and star Woody Allen; stars Alec Baldwin, Penélope Cruz, Greta Gerwig, Allessandra Mastronardi who donned [&hellip
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Assault Prompts Reporter to Say There’s “Something Wrong With [Alec Baldwin]”

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Alec Baldwin went to City Hall yesterday with fiancée Hilaria Thomas to obtain a marriage license, when an altercation broke out that provoked a witness to tell the Daily News something is “wrong” with the star. Baldwin is now at the center of a criminal investigation after allegedly assaulting a photographer on scene. According to [&hellip
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“Rock of Ages” Fails to Rock at All

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, Film, Theater

Clearly no one was in a rockin’ mood this weekend. “Rock of Ages,” the musical adaptation starring Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin and Catherine Zeta-Jones, earned just $15 million over its opening weekend, the Huffington Post reports. It ranked behind “Prometheus” and even “Madagascar 3,” proving a star-studded cast can lose out to aliens and cuddly, [&hellip
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Celebrity State of Mind

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Our Town Downtown

celeb_1 Could downtown’s A-list set really be so…normal? By Leonora Desar Alec Baldwin is on top of the world, perched high above the deserted city on the rooftop of an exclusive nightclub just before the break of dawn. “Hand that back,” he says to Mary-Kate Olsen—or is it Ashley?—who snatches Baldwin’s cell phone away before sinking [&hellip
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Elysian Fields Forever

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

There’s nothing definitive about the new Desire revival It’s hard to breathe new life into a classic work. With performers ranging from the iconic Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh to Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Jessica Lange, Frances McDormand, and Treat Williams breathing life and resuscitating it into the immortal roles of Blanche DuBois and Stanley [&hellip
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