Sometimes all you need is a good cry. The Notebook, A Walk To Remember, Toy Story 3 — each tearjerker had us sobbing in the best way possible. But, have you ever left a movie theater and felt completely down in the dumps? That's got to be one misérable film, wouldn't you say?
Hilariously Sadly, one Long Island family recently ended its afternoon trip to Tom Hooper's Les Misérables overwhelmed by emotion. More specifically, Mama and Papa Ferguson were caught bawling their eyes out while their children, Ryan and Kevin watched filmed happily. Ever immortalized are Mr. Ferguson's words, "We've been to funerals less upsetting" and Mrs. Ferguson's response to the question, "What was your saddest part, do you think?" ("At the end, his eyes. He was old.")
Now sure, we all shed a tear or two when Fantine's time was over, but we considered ourselves more than slightly prepared for the characters' collective impending doom. Unfortunately for the Fergusons, their surprise will live on in internet infamy. (Gawker)
"There's a kind of brotherhood between this place and my own," says Sang Yoon, burger in hand at DBGB on the Bowery. "It's my home away from home." Home is Father's Office, Yoon's pair of L.A. burger joints famous for dry-aged beef and a strict no-ketchup policy. read
The French have Cannes, the Italians have Venice, and we've got Tribeca. Each spring, the Tribeca Film Festival transforms downtown Manhattan into a cinema hub — with directors, actors, and movie lovers dropping in from Tinseltown and beyond.
It's guaranteed to be a meeting of brilliant minds — if you're lucky read