At Lincoln Center, it's film as urgent jeremiad.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 11, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 2 films in focus by Andrew Sarris 'Tis the season to grind out 10-best lists, and this is certainly not the year to turn one's back on tradition. Still, there is at least one prominent film critic who ... More >>
The results are in
A few months back, we noted an interesting discrepancy in the New York Times coverage of the last New York Film Festival. While critics A.O. Scott and Stephen Holden were unusually harsh in their characterization of the festival as a whole -- the "grimmest in memory," "a high-minded form of ... More >>
We at the Village Voice fly all variations of flags -- patriotic, pirate, freak, or otherwise -- day in, day out as routine business around here. But this week, we're loud and proud of a very specific color (or colors), as that special time of year is here again: The Queer Issue has arrived. ... More >>
Carrie SchechterIf you think I could possibly resist using this cover, you're wrong In this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla interview Laurie Anderson, Francis Davis visits the Murray Hill apartment of jazz vocalist Theo Bleckmann, Richard Gehr basks in the sheer urgency of the polarizing 'Syr ... More >>
The doyenne of French letters and her own industry of trance-y movies
Sure, there were missiles in Cuba. But what about the film critics' awards?
100 is the new 60
This time, it's visceral
Our longtime film critic J. Hoberman spent this year's Cannes filing regular dispatches. This is his last one. Enter the Void Memorable for its in-your-face sensationalism, the 62nd Cannes Film Festival opened with the 3-D computer animation Up, saving the "Yours" for the final minutes of the comp ... More >>
Our longtime film critic J. Hoberman is filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes. The Festival is nearly over, but the question still remains: who will win the Palme? Penelope Cruz in Broken Embraces: Is this Pedro Almodovar's year? The marche has closed up shop, the trades have published ... More >>
Our longtime film critic J. Hoberman will be filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes Film Festival. Day zero: Hoberman plans his schedule, looks for strawberries, equates Quentin Tarantino's proudly misspelled Inglourious Basterds to a bad T-shirt. Inglourious Basterds a/k/a I'M WITH STO ... More >>
Would you believe that even my hometown of Cincinnati--primarily noteworthy for Italianate townhouses, imploding professional sports teams, and homicide--supported a respectable repertory movie theater up until 1996? Once shuttered, the lease was grabbed by a Shakespeare Festival. Moviehouses clos ... More >>
Alain Resnais's Last Year at Marienbad returns
Kick yourself for not seeing these films
Plus: Cranes flies at BAM
Resnais's latest plays like a soap opera. And that's a compliment.
Plus one we've all been waiting for: the Reagen-obsessed serial-killer movie!
Sexual mismatches and menopausal horror in French series
Apocalyptic misanthropy and bourgeois adultery at an annual French film showcase
Hopscotching chronology elevates New Age mysticism in a heart transplant melodrama
Clique on This
They want to know what love is
Previewing the 36th New York Film Festival