Based on the 2005 novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, Mark Romanek’s Never Let Me Go follows the lives of three friends from their childhood at Hailsham, a mysterious boarding school, to their adulthood as “donors.” Set in Great Britain in the 60s and 70s, the story is part sci-fi and part romantic drama. In the language […]
Archives for September 2010
In the Woods (ITW) is a mysterious, experimental new film so mysterious and experimental that there’s not much known about it other than a vague description, the cast, composer, and tiny bits of footage found on its nightmare-inducing website. Let’s start with the description: No one knows what the experience is about. Each person agreed […]
Laurie Anderson, who has been making amazing, cutting edge work since before you could say the word “paintbrush,” has just opened the 2010 BAM Next Wave festival with her new piece – Delusion . It’s a multimedia performance about memory, identity and longing that incorporates everything from music to projections to video to animation and […]
Federal agents arrested Brighton Beach Proctologist Dr. Boris Sachakov on charges of defrauding Medicare $3.5 million through fake medical bills. Investigators from the Medicare Fraud Strike Force started looking into Sachakov’s Medicare claims after getting complaints from clients at his Colon and Rectal Care of New York. The Clients claimed Sachakov reported services they did […]
UPDATED: and we have our winners. We have 15 pairs of tickets to give away for tomorrow’s show at Terminal 5. Head on over to Facebook and comment (with your real name). We will choose 15 names at random to be added to the guest list with a plus one. Stars’ fifth studio album, The Five […]
Because it’s Friday, here’s a video of an Indian boy in full Gene Autry regalia jamming out with a Transformer ripoff to a peppy tune about sneaking into a weird amusement park and dancing on the statues… or something. To be honest, my Tamil is a little rusty.
There have been a slew of new bars & restaurants opening in the neighborhood over the past few weeks. Below are a few of our favorites: Ako Sushi: Bedford Avenue’s newest sushi join offers “fresh seasonal gourmet creations” B.A.D. (Breakfast All Day): Add it to your list of late night eateries. B.A.D. serves breakfast items […]
And yes, it’s kind of a big deal. The mix is by the rapper k-os and features guest spots by Drake and, more importantly, Ron Burgundy.
If you’ve ever paid your cab driver, stumbled towards your apartment building, and then thought, “Wait a second, that price can’t be right,” this story may be of interest. The NYPD arrested 59 of “the worst of the worst” shady cabbies in a crackdown against passenger fraud. All tolled, the bad drivers stole around $1.1 […]
Perhaps a little late to make a pie yourself, but not to late to go eat. The raffle items don’t look half-bad, either.