The Fall 2014 Issue
[Spring Guide 2014]
Wes Anderson's latest premieres at the Berlin Film Festival.
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 >>
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 >>
As film journalists gird for next week's Tribeca Film Festival, it's useful to recall the invective recently inspired by the city's other major film fest. The 2009 New York Film Festival, presented last fall by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, was the first under the administrative leaders ... More >>
Lefty, blacklistee, and documentary trailblazer
Sure, there were missiles in Cuba. But what about the film critics' awards?
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 closin ... More >>
Plus: Cranes flies at BAM
In the face of Iran's Holocaust denial conference and contemporary desensitization comes this startling German doc
An affair to misremember: Gondry and Kaufman reinvent the amnesiac romantic comedy
Hopscotching chronology elevates New Age mysticism in a heart transplant melodrama
Susan Sontag's Notes on Japanese Film
Eric Gautier's Rhythm Method
Martha Graham's Heritage Strides On