In this week's Village Voice film section, we see Joel Kinnaman (best known as street-wise Detective Stephen Holder the U.S. version of homicide procedural The Killing) twice: He gets the title role in the RoboCop redux and plays a "Gatsby-esque" semi-gangster in Easy Money: Hard to Kill. We also ha ... More >>
A drug-trade drama's high fantasy
WikiLeaks is starting to read like George W. Bush-penned fan fiction, with reports today of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad getting slapped across the face by Revolutionary Guard Chief of Staff Mohammed Ali Jafari, who is apparently still alive, somehow. It seems they disagreed about Ir ... More >>
Speechifying on Broadway, plus plenty of cussing and discussing
menwithmeatnames.comShia "the beef" LaBoeuf Brighten up your gloomy, if pleasantly temperate, Friday with this collection of Men with Meat Names. It includes the obvious - Kevin Bacon, Paul Haggis, John Ham(m) - but also such abstract meaty monikers as Chuck Norris, Benicio del Toro, and rap ... More >>
By Fatimah Surjani Ortega Yes, Tiger, this could be your yearSunday ushers in the Year of Metal Tiger, which sounds like a golf club. That's actually appropriate, because things look auspicious for Tiger Woods -- as long as he can keep his dick in his pants. Just in time for Chinese New Yea ... More >>
So we've all heard that one silver lining to the whole economic meltdown is that New York is
Two Guevara movies in one four-hour sitting
Che wins the only Cannes award that really matters: ours
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantets schoolhouse drama
Devout banter about a very different Bible class, plus sleuthing about Sleuth and ragging on Rita
What comes after the nuptials in Susanne Bier's Danish melodrama? A hell of a lot more than the reception
Regal cinema: Desplechin's extravagant soap opera boasts at least four ideas a minute
Black and white and red all over
A phenomenon in Chelsea: Men in tears, women in love
Hopscotching chronology elevates New Age mysticism in a heart transplant melodrama
22 films from 14 countries: Striking crimson gold at the annual New York Film Festival
The Right Way to Infest
'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James Rebounds With 'Stevie'
Summer's Out of Reach
The U.S. Navys Assault on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques
The Academy Award Nominations Were Announced Last Week. Do You Have Oscar Fever?
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!