The Swimmers

The astonishing saga of Syrian refugee-turned-Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini is effectively presented by writer/director Sally El Hosaini. The young life of competitive swimmer Yusra Mardini feels custom wrapped for some canny director to waltz in and produce a glossy, inspirational film about her unlikely triumph over extreme adversity. Growing up as a regular teen on […]

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Andrew Morton on His New Book, The Queen, and The Crown Season 5

Andrew Morton regrets little about his bestselling 1992 biography Diana: Her True Story: not the surreptitious manner in which its interviews were conducted; not the warfare it catalyzed between the Prince and Princess of Wales; nor the way it was portrayed in 2022, on the fifth and penultimate season of Peter Morgan’s drama The Crown. […]

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Kevin Hart Says Will Smith Slap ‘Is No Longer The World’s Problem’

By Corey Atad. Published: 5 hours ago Last updated: 5 hours ago Kevin Hart won’t be joining the Will Smith pile-on. Appearing on “Drink Champs” the comedian was asked to pick between Smith and Ice Cube, but he took it as an opportunity to get serious. “Dark times deserve f**king great light,” Hart said. “I’m not […]

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Azaleas ~ A Downtown NYC Bastion of Intimates, Swimwear & Beguiling Extras

By LINDA DYETT Full disclosure right at the outset: I’m a lingerie aficionado who happens to live a tantalizingly short block-and-a-half away from an absolutely knockout-terrific underthings store—Azaleas, located in the heart of New York’s East Village. The ultimate indie retailer, this is a white-walled intimates general store—a Downtown lifestyle mart filled with essentials and […]

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