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Stephanie Zacharek

Stephanie Zacharek

Stephanie Zacharek is the principal film critic for the Village Voice. She also co-hosts the Voice's weekly film podcast, Voice Film Club. She's a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and of the National Society of Film Critics. In 2015, Zacharek was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for criticism.

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  • Though Citizen Kane is generally cited as Orson Welles' greatest film, the man himself claimed the 1965 Chimes at Midnight was his favorite, and it may offer the most clues to his imposing soul. A bold and sensitive melding of text...

  • 9 months ago | Film and TV

    Though Citizen Kane is generally cited as Orson Welles's greatest film, the man himself claimed the 1965 Chimes at Midnight was his favorite, and it may offer the most clues to his imposing soul. A bold and sensitive melding of text from five of S...

  • What a difference a comma makes — or would make, in the case of Jessie Nelson's lumpy, wretchedly unfunny Love the Coopers, whose title commands us to love people it's impossible even to like. Diane Keaton and John Goodman head up a...

  • Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin's sweet nectarine of a jazz standard "Easy Living" figures, in a glancing yet potent way, in Todd Haynes's Carol, adapted from Patricia Highsmith's 1952 novel The Price of Salt. Even though the lyrics...

  • 10 months ago | Film and TV

    So many of the best movies are really quite sick, and so it is with Joseph H. Lewis's 1950 crime-spree noir Gun Crazy, playing at the Museum of the Moving Image on November 20 and 21, part of the museum's tribute to blacklisted screenwriter Dalton...

  • 10 months ago | Film and TV

    Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin's sweet nectarine of a jazz standard "Easy Living" figures, in a glancing yet potent way, in Todd Haynes's Carol, adapted from Patricia Highsmith's 1952 novel The Price of Salt. Even though the lyrics speak of contentme...

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