Bill and Hillary Clinton dined with industrialist Len Blavatnik and hedge-fund manager Richard Perry. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. President Gary Cohn left his seat with Anchorage Capital Group LLC’s Kevin Ulrich to visit at their table.
Michael Winner, who died today, was a successful movie director before he started writing about restaurants for the Sunday Times, where his self-professed ignorance about food never inhibited him from trenchant views.
“The Borgias,” Showtime ’s lavish costume drama about the poisonous family that put the machiavelli in Machiavelli , handily beats “The Tudors” and “Rome” in premium cable’s bloody-history sweepstakes.
“Bachelorette” views straight men and women as different species, violently antagonistic and equally deadly. It’s such a cruel comedy that the first laughs it shocks out of the audience are too hateful to be much fun.
The horror tale “The Possession” led U.S. and Canadian ticket sales for a second straight weekend, taking in an estimated $9.5 million for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in one of the lowest three-day movie sales periods in a decade.
As throngs of “Twilight” fans queue outside theaters today for the last film in the teen vampire series, Hollywood studios are lining up too, with more pictures based on young-adult books depicting a dark future.