Last night, I attended the opening of Olatz, Olatz Schnabel's fine-linen boutique - a new very high-end linen shop on Clarkson Street.
I was alone so I first peered shyly into the storefront window to assess what level of social sophistication I needed to project. Since it was relatively empty and I was seduced by the amply stocked bar I decided I had nothing to lose and headed straight for a glass of red wine. No red wine! Absolutely no red wine! A full bar ... Read More
I loved this movie, despite all those nasty reviews by people who were looking for history lessons or brilliant dialogue, neither of which Alexander provides to any competent extent.
For dialogue, I’ll stick to All About Eve, and for history, you might watch the many “who was Alexander?” specials on the History and Discovery Channels, google the guy up (there are over a million hits), or even read a book, of which there are many. But Alexander is, when the monologues, the ranting, and the very confusing geography lessons move to the background, the most gorgeous “big” movie in years. Those deserts, those ... Read More