Subject:

Andrew Sarris

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Marlon Brando's Stink-Bomb at the 1973 Oscars

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 5, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 14 films in focus by Andrew Sarris OSCAR WILES (IX): In all the years I have been covering Oscar orgies for The Village Voice, I have never known a single incident to dominate with such paralyzing irrele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    'Last Tango in Paris' and 'Deep Throat' Signal End of the World

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 22, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 8 Cock-tale parties on the East Side by Andrew Sarris Scorpio would never have made the connection if he had not been partying all week up and down the East Side Gold Coast where, as it so happens, "T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    'The Godfather': An Intellectual's Daydream About Revenge Without Remorse

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 16, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 11 films in focus By Andrew Sarris It seems that the first question everyone asks about "THE GODFATHER" is concerned with Marlon Brando's interpretation of the title role. That is the way the movie has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Kubrick, Peckinpah, Dirty Harry and John Wayne: 1972 Cinema Awash in Ultra Violence!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 10, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 6 films in focus By Andrew Sarris The subject of violence has been so persistently debated and so pretentiously demonstrated in recent movies that reviewers are beginning to sound more like revivalists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Stanley Kubrick's 'A Clockwork Orange' is Pretentious, Boring

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 30, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 52 films in focus By Andrew Sarris By the time this review appears in print, Stanley Kubrick's "A CLOCKWORK ORANGE" may have won the best movie award from both the New York Film Critics and the National ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Peter Bogdanovich Entitled to Gloat for 'The Last Picture Show'

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 14, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 41 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Who would have thought a few years back that in 1971 Peter Bogdanovich would be traveling first-class on the express train of film history while Dennis Hopper was bummi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Norman Mailer Keeps Trying this Moviemaking Thing

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 23, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 38 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Norman Mailer's "MAIDSTONE" is being exhibited these days at the Whitney Museum, and "exhibited" is perhaps an apter term for the enterprise than "shown" or "released ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Andrew Sarris v. Pauline Kael: King Kane!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 15, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 15 Films in Focus By Andrew Sarris Pauline Kael's two-part article on "Citizen Kane" ("Raising Kane" -- the New Yorker, February 20 and 27, 197[1]) reportedly began as a brief introduction to the published ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Jules Feiffer's Movie: Resisting Voice Internecine Warfare Long Enough to Appreciate It

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 18, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 7 Films in Focus By Andrew Sarris The Village Voice has distinguished itself over the years by the casualness, some would say eagerness, with which it allows its contributors and even its mainstays to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Knicks Win First Championship; Voice Lauds Wilt Chamberlain

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 14, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 20 A Word for Wilt by Andrew Sarris I am convinced that if Wilt Chamberlain appeared on the floor of Madison Square Garden with a supporting team of four arthritic midgets against a team of NBA All-Stars, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Why Norman Mailer Sucked as a Filmmaker

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 24, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 2 Films by Andrew Sarris Norman Mailer's "BEYOND THE LAW" (at the Art) represents an infinite improvement over "Wild 90," Mailer's maiden effort in cinematographic expression. "Beyond the Law" is at lea ... More >>

  • Film

    July 15, 2009

    Bogart's In A Lonely Place at Film Forum

    Playing a tortured writer in a paranoid Hollywood, Bogie kicks off Film Forum's Nick Ray fest

  • NYC Life

    May 13, 2008

    Jean-Luc Godard: Lights, Camera, Paradox!

    Richard Brody offers a massive biography of the original auteur

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    The Birth of the 'Voice': 1955–1965

    From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .

  • Film

    June 29, 2004

    To the Bitter End

    The context of no context: A self-questioning French director who insisted on imperfection

  • Specials

    September 25, 2001
  • Film

    September 11, 2001

    As the Lights Go Down

    Pauline Kael, 1919–2001

  • News

    March 16, 1999
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