While most of the Robert Pattinson-related hubbub today has to do with his non-participation in the sequels to the most recent teen-lit-turned-blockbuster-movie series, The Hunger Games, the more interesting tidbit swirling around is that he is planning on working on a biopic about The Band (which he helpfully clarified as “the one that played with Dylan”).
The Observer found itself well into Friday evening standing in a VIP line outside the New York Public Library with people far better dressed than us. Although we didn’t look nearly as schlubby as another three-named journo who we passed by later in the evening, we stood patiently in our khakis and blazer while those dressed in tuxedos and cocktail dresses waited with baited breath to enter for the annual Manhattan Cocktail Classic Gala, which kicked off several days of panels and parties that celebrate the history and craft of the cocktail.
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If you haven’t bought tickets in advance, you’re out of luck: It’s The Hunger Games—a teencentric movie about attractive young people stabbing one another to death in a thunderdome— which is tipped for a $100 million weekend. Sure, it’s derivative of a lot of other sci-fi stories, but they were all great stories the first Read More
Some people from a popular TV show about a better time in economic history opened the New York Stock Exchange today. Cross-promotion, or just grim irony?
What happens when you are on the ground with scraped knees, shards of broken glass, and adrenaline coursing through your veins? Well, if you are Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games, you might have to power through the hallucinations of a tracker jacker in order to stay alive. In the Boom Boom Room at the top of The Standard, where Calvin Klein and Grey Goose hosted the after party for The Cinema Society’s premiere of the highly anticipated film, the stakes were much lower. And the celebrities so much shorter in person!