Tag: Joanne Woodward

  • Cannes Diary: What Are the Women in Their Dresses Hoping For?

    Nearly everyone I know who has seen the official poster for the 66th Cannes Film Festival — a bird’s-eye view of a kiss between a young Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward — has been crazy about it. The couple’s lips meet in the center of a perfect sunburst. She’s two o’clock, he’s eight o’clock — […]

  • Paul Newman at BAM

    Save a perfunctory screening of The Hustler, BAM’s eulogy for Paul Newman strays wide of the beaten path. No Sting Cassidy and the Cool Hand Hud, but there’s Torn Curtain, with more lovely Hitchcock stanzas than you remember, and if Slap Shot isn’t as rollickingly, raunchily funny as it thinks, Newman’s middle-aged player-coach, hustling to […]

  • Home of the Moan

    As President Clinton’s recent troubles have demonstrated, it’s not the economy, it’s the body, stupid. And like his alleged fondness for blowjobs, vaginas are going public. On V-Day (formerly Valentine’s Day), a host of big muthas will perform Eve Ensler’s Obie-Award-winning The Vagina Monologues at the Hammerstein Ballroom Theater. The usual suspects—Whoopi Goldberg, Lily Tomlin, […]