This season’s Bible-based plot of “Dexter” wasn’t much of a revelation. Even a gimmicky “Fight Club” twist couldn’t elevate the Doomsday Killer (Colin Hanks) into the show’s pantheon of memorable murderers.
“Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” the prequel to the 1968 science-fiction classic, opened as the No. 1 movie in U.S. and Canada theaters this weekend, with $54 million in ticket sales for News Corp.’s Twentieth Century Fox.
Stephen Greenblatt won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in New York last night for “The Swerve: How the World Became Modern” (Norton), the history of an ancient Roman book, Lucretius’s “On the Nature of Things,” and how its rediscovery fueled the Renaissance.
Here’s a surefire way to spend some time with Scarlett Johansson : An Audemars Piguet watch signed by the film and stage star is one of 27 luxury timepieces slated for the auction block tonight. The Johansson model, with her signature engraved on the back, will probably cost you $32,000 and change.