Posts Tagged By JAKE COYLE

Review: Allen casts a limp spell in ‘Magic’

This photo released by courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics shows, Colin Firth, left, as Stanley and Emma Stone as Sophie, in a scene from the film, "Magic in the Moonlight," directed by Woody Allen. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, Jack English)

Woody Allen’s late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn’t have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of “Bananas” or the Fellini-esque carnival of “Stardust Memories”: tidiness.

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Elaine Stritch, brash stage performer, dies at 89

This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo shows actress Elaine Stritch posing for a photograph during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (Stritch died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Michelle Siu, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Elaine Stritch was more than a Broadway actress. She was a New York institution, strolling around in a fur coat, pork pie hat or oversized sunglasses. She often wore shorts and ties, or just black stockings and a white flowing shirt. Her weapon of choice was the zinger.

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Review: ‘Sex Tape’ an X-rated tale with a PG plot

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Cameron Diaz, right, and Jason Segel in a scene from "Sex Tape." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures, Claire Folger)

The high-concept comedies spawned by “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” need to start using birth control.

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