On the Sons of the Bronx, George and Mike
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 28, 1967, Vol. XIII, No. 11 Films by Andrew Sarris "THE GRADUATE" has been adapted by Mike Nichols, Buck Henry, and Calder Willingham from a novel of the same title by Charles Webb. I like the move much better than the book, ... More >>
You know you're a NYer when . . . you recognize locations in these movies. Ba da bum.
In this week's column, I talk about American Swing, a new documentary about the legendary '70s sex club Plato's Retreat. Well, I've now seen the movie twice and here's the really shocking thing--it turns out the club was straight! Yes, you must believe me, it was a haven for rampant hetero sex! Bree ... More >>
Though not his best-known, this is Forman's finest American foray
This redux is a rare device: a TV remake for the big screen that works on its own terms
Plus: Before anime there was . . . animation
From Rent Boys to Weathergirls