Posts Tagged ‘Nora Ephron’

Maura Tierney is a Lucky Girl

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Celeb_Maura Tierney (c) Starla Fortunado The actress talks about Margaret Thatcher, Hudson River Park, and Tom Hanks By Angela Barbuti Maura Tierney has a lot to feel lucky about. Not only has she moved back to NYC, but she won a leading role in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, where she gets to work alongside Tom Hanks every night. The 48-year-old, [&hellip
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Seven Important Lessons I Learned from Nora Ephron

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, NY Press Exclusive, Uncategorized

Nora Ephron, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director and longtime journalist/essayist, passed away in Manhattan last night at the age of 71. Ephron’s career was vast and had much to offer in the way of teaching. She was beloved for her romantic comedies as much as her own brand of feminism, which included no shortage of realist [&hellip
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Nora Ephron: In Memoriam

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film

ephron “Tell me I’ll never have to be out there again.”   It’s that line, delivered by Marie (Carrie Fisher) to Jess (Bruno Kirby), after learning that their mutual best friends Harry and Sally (yes, Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan) have switched up their friendship from platonic to “it’s complicated,” that makes Nora Ephron’s screenplay for [&hellip
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Julie & Julia

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Talking Heads’ “Psycho Killer” underscores the Julie & Julia scene where Julie (Amy Adams) is called “lobster killer” by her husband as she prepares a dish from Julia Child’s cookbook. It’s an inane music-movie idea, but the Heads classic gives this pedestrian film a couple minutes of genuine art—and fun. Surely director Nora Ephron nixed [&hellip
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