‘Greatest Hits’: ten years in the fashionable world

Abrams is marking the tenth anniversary of Glenda Bailey’s tenure as editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar with a gorgeous new oversized volume, “Harper’s Bazaar Greatest Hits.” Meant to be looked at as

Watching ‘In a Better World’ after Hurricane Irene

After losing electricity on Sunday — along with a few million of my East Coast neighbors — I had enough battery power stored in my portable DVD player to watch one movie. Should it be a fun escapist

‘Gatsby’: the perfect end-of-the-summer beach book

Danielle Ganek writes sophisticated romantic comedy that doesn’t seem to fit neatly into the “chick lit” niche of the book publishing industry. The New Yorker made a splashy debut in 2007 with the

‘Olive’: turning New York City bile into hilarity

In “Olive and the Bitter Herbs,” downtown cult playwright Charles Busch seems to be channeling the New York City Jewish angst that powered Neil Simon in his peak years (the late 1960s and 1970s).

Is this the end of the road for ‘Final Destination’?

“Final Destination 5” has been fizzling at the box office since it opened a-week-and-a-half ago, so we have probably reached the end of one of the most unusual and most interesting horror film series.

‘Unsaid’: grief, ghosts and the rights of animals

Animal rights issues are percolating in two of the best summer movies — the science-fiction documentary “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and the horse trainer documentary “Buck.” “Rise” puts us on the

‘Completeness’: romantic comedy is alive & well on 42nd St.

Playwrights Horizons on West 42nd St. is starting its new season with a fresh, youthful romantic comedy, “Completeness” by Itamar Moses. I caught the second preview performance Saturday night and am

‘Life 2.0’: a big step beyond pornography and phone sex

The Oprah Winfrey Network will unveil a new documentary Thursday at 9 p.m. — “Life 2.0” — that explores the world of people who start substituting life online for “real world” encounters. Director