Jake Coyle, Ap Film Writer Updated 4:58 pm PDT, Friday, September 27, 2019 FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2019 file photo, Martin Scorsese attends the premiere for "Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band" on day one of the Toronto International Film Festival at the Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. Scorsese’s crime epic “The Irishman” is set to make its premiere at the New York Film Festival. The director’s 209-minute opus, starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, is among the most anticipated films of the year. It will play first for members of the press Friday, Sept. 27, and then have its red-carpet premiere in the evening.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2019 file photo, Martin Scorsese attends the premiere for "Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band" on day one of the Toronto International Film Festival at the Roy Thomson ... more … [Read more...] about Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ premieres in New York
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Vox Media, an online publisher, is buying the owner of New York Magazine, a half-century old publication chronicling the city’s culture and events.The companies did not state a price Tuesday evening. They say the editorial brands will remain distinct and The New York Times reports the merger will not result in newsroom layoffs .Vox owns seven sites, including tech blogs The Verge and Recode, food site Eater and Vox.com, which made the online “explainer” style famous. It makes podcasts and TV shows. New York Media has its print magazine and five websites that cover pop culture and food.Falling subscriptions in the digital age have forced a number of deals in recent years. Vox and New York, however, say they are both strong and combining will help them grow. … [Read more...] about Vox buys the storied New York Magazine
By Thomas Barrabi Published September 24, 2019 Media & Advertising FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Varney: The media is losing its mind FOX Business' Stuart Varney on the mainstream media losing sight of what is really important to Americans. Vox Media acquired New York Magazine and its sister brands late Tuesday in an all-stock deal that merges two of the most prominent digital media publishers. Continue Reading Below Vox Media CEO Jim Bankoff will oversee a combined entity that includes New York Magazine as well as its popular digital offerings, The Cut, Grub Street, Vulture, Intelligencer and The Strategist. New York Media CEO Pam Wasserstein will assume the title of president at Vox Media and retain operational control over her former company’s properties. The deal is expected to close this fall, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The deal’s financial terms were not disclosed. MORE ON THIS … [Read more...] about Vox Media buys New York Magazine: Reports
MANILA – It’s been four years since she was crowned Miss Universe, but Pia Wurtzbach is still in demand in New York. The Miss Universe 2015 titleholder is featured on the pages of the latest issue of the New York-based luxury magazine The Hedonist. A glimpse of the article titled “Pia Wurtzbach: Glowing From Within” was shared by the beauty queen on Instagram Stories. Here’s a look: Wurtzbach made waves in the international pageant scene after her controversial crowning in Miss Universe 2015. Host Steve Harvey mistakenly proclaimed Ariadna Gutierrez of Colombia as Miss Universe before closing the program, only to return on stage to say that Wurtzbach is the real winner. After her reign, Wurtzbach went on to score multiple endorsement deals and star in a number of movie projects. She also made history as the first Filipino to have a wax figure at Madame Tussauds. … [Read more...] about LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach featured in New York magazine
NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Sorokin traveled in celebrity circles and tossed $100 tips — all the more reason to believe she was the German heiress she said she was. But behind the jet-set lifestyle and pricey threads, prosecutors say, was a fraudster who bilked friends, banks and hotels for a taste of the high life. Sorokin, 28, lived in luxury New York City hotel rooms she couldn’t afford, promised a friend an all-expenses paid trip to Morocco and then stuck her with the $62,000 bill, and peddled bogus bank statements in a quest for a $22 million loan, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office alleges. On Wednesday, the one-time darling of the Big Apple social scene is scheduled to stand trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges alleging she swindled $275,000 in a 10-month odyssey that saw her jetting to Omaha and Marrakesh before landing in a cell at Rikers Island. “Her overall scheme has been to claim to be a wealthy German heiress with approximately … [Read more...] about A woman in New York City lived life as a German heiress. Prosecutors say it was all a sham.