To celebrate the release of "Behind the Candelabra", starring Michael Douglas as Liberace and Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, his secret lover, HBO has displayed a collection of original Liberaci artifacts on loan from the Liberaci Foundation at the Time Warner Center.
5/24/2013 - By: George Whipple
"Now You See Me", a film about magicians with a social conscience, premiered Tuesday at the AMC Theatre on the Upper West Side.
5/22/2013 - By: George Whipple
The "Fighting For The Cure" benefit gala was held this week at B.B. Kings in Midtown.
5/17/2013 - By: George Whipple
A new documentary about the cocktail culture in America, "Hey Bartender," got a recent special screening on the Upper East Side, and director Douglas Tirola and several bartenders featured in the film were present.
5/15/2013 - By: George Whipple
Actors Michael Shannon, James Franco, Winona Ryder and Ray Liotta and director Ariel Vromen talked about their new film "The Iceman," based on the true story of notorious 1970s contract killer Richard Kuklinski, at a recent premiere at the Chelsea Clearview Cinemas.
4/30/2013 - By: George Whipple
Brooklyn took center stage at the opening of the 12th annual Tribeca Film Festival Wednesday night with the world premiere of "Mistaken For Strangers," a new documentary about a Brooklyn-based indie rock band.
4/17/2013 - By: George Whipple
The 12th Tribeca Film Festival is set to open April 17, and NY1's George Whipple sat down with festival co-founders Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro to get a preview.
4/16/2013 - By: George Whipple
Tribeca Film Festival cofounders Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro sit down with NY1's George Whipple to discuss the planning process for this year's event which begins Wednesday and runs through April 28.
4/12/2013 - By: George Whipple
"Disconnect", a new film starring Jason Bateman and Alexander Skarsgard that deals with how we communicate and don't communicate in the Internet age, opened Tuesday at the SVA Theater in Chelsea.
4/10/2013 - By: George Whipple
The 20th Annual New York African Film Festival opened Wednesday night at Lincoln Center.
4/5/2013 - By: George Whipple
The Weather Underground, the radical group from the 1960s, comes back to life via the directing skills of Robert Redford in his new film "The Company You Keep".
4/2/2013 - By: George Whipple
HBO's mega-hit "Game of Thrones" is now an exhibition in a pop-up store on 57th Street, featuring costumes and props from the series.
3/29/2013 - By: George Whipple
The Bible Experience, an exhibit based on the mini-series of the same name playing on The History Channel, opened this week under the High Line in Chelsea.
3/27/2013 - By: George Whipple
he Film Society of Lincoln Center presented the opening night of the 42nd New Directors New Film series at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday featuring "Blue Caprice", starring Tim Black Nelson and Isaiah Washington.
3/22/2013 - By: George Whipple
The UN General Assembly was the stage earlier this month for a musical performance by Rita, the all-time best-selling Israeli recording artist.
3/20/2013 - By: George Whipple
"The Sapphires", a film that tells the story of Australian Aboriginal girls who form a singing group and entertain the troops in Vietnam during the war premiered this week at the Paris Theater on the Upper East Side.
3/15/2013 - By: George Whipple
The closing night of the First Time Fest, a movie festival for first-time filmmakers, was held Tuesday at the Players Club on Gramercy Park.
3/13/2013 - By: George Whipple
"The We and The I", a new film all about kids from the South Bronx on their last day of school premiered this week at the Mist Theater in Harlem.
3/8/2013 - By: George Whipple
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and uniFrance present "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema", a film festival that runs through March 10.
3/6/2013 - By: George Whipple
Stoker", a new film starring Nicole Kidman, premiered this week at the Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center.
3/1/2013 - By: George Whipple
Fashion Week ended on Valentine's Day with some of the top names in the industry -- Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs.
2/26/2013 - By: George Whipple
he 23rd Annual Tibet House Concert was held at Carnegie Hall Thursday Night featuring Jim James from My Morning Jacket, hip hop artist Rahzel, composer Phillip Glass and rocker Patti Smith.
2/22/2013 - By: George Whipple
Apollo Club Harlem, a celebration of the theater's rich jazz history, will be entertaining audiences this weekend.
2/20/2013 - By: George Whipple
After a seven-year hiatus, philanthropic fashion designer Kenneth Cole returned to Fashion Week Thursday night.
2/7/2013 - By: George Whipple
Fashion Week may not start until Thursday, but celebrities hit the runway Wednesday night to raise awareness about heart disease by showing off the Heart Truth Red Dress Collection.
2/6/2013 - By: George Whipple
Steven Soderbergh's latest movie, "Side Effects", starring Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones, premiered this week on the Upper West Side.
2/1/2013 - By: George Whipple
NY1's George Whipple brings us the Sundance Film Festival red carpet movie premiere of "Stoker", starring Nicole Kidman.
1/29/2013 - By: George Whipple
The National Board of Review presented awards to various actors and filmmakers for success in 2012.
1/10/2013 - By: George Whipple
The New York Film Critics turned out to give their awards for the best of the best films of 2012.
1/8/2013 - By: George Whipple
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band recently led the saints marching through New York all the way from New Orleans and will play to crowds here in the city through January 13.
1/4/2013 - By: George Whipple
The American Museum of Natural History recently took a walk on the mild side, as it hosted the premiere of the third season of "Portlandia."
1/2/2013 - By: George Whipple
George Whipple and Mayfair the Wonderdog find out how celebrities plan to celebrate the new year.
12/28/2012 - By: George Whipple
NY1's George Whipple and Mayfair The Wonderdog hear some thoughts from celebrities on what they think New York is like during the holiday season.
12/21/2012 - By: George Whipple
Director Peter Jackson and some of the stars from the movie "The Hobbit" recently hit the red carpet in Midtown.
12/19/2012 - By: George Whipple
"On The Road," starring Kristen Steward and Sam Riley, recently premiered in Chelsea.
12/14/2012 - By: George Whipple
Some of the biggest names in music came together Wednesday for a benefit concert at Madison Square Garden for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
12/12/2012 - By: George Whipple
The Museum of the Moving Image honored Hugh Jackman for a lifetime in film.
12/12/2012 - By: George Whipple
Director Quentin Tarantino was honored at the Museum of Modern Art's annual film benefit.
12/4/2012 - By: George Whipple
In her new book "Thank You Andy Warhol," author Catherine Johnson explores Andy's influence on creative people, both personally and professionally, over five decades.
11/30/2012 - By: George Whipple
The Gotham Independent Film Awards was held at the Cipriani Wall Street Monday where three film legends became career tribute honorees.
11/27/2012 - By: George Whipple