50 years later, the star--and Godard--still ravish
My old neighborhood not only teems with good Italian food, but they got wit too. At Lioni's, they hawk dozens upon dozens of heroes, each named after an Italian-American celebrity and each one described with a cute little quip.
Way before Adam Sandler did wacky comedy movies opposite himself, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the reigning goofball team of 1950s cinema. Well, I just dug up a book about the singer/shticker duo by Arthur Marx (son of Groucho), and it points to some real affection that lurked beneath the animo ... More >>
Plus, Ray Parker at Washburn; Cinthia Marcelle at Galerie Lelong; and Dawn Clements at Pierogi
The director's Hollywood spectacular at BAM
The sonic muses of Terry Winters, Lisa Yuskavage, John Chiara, Jaime Hernandez, Demetrius Oliver, and James Casebere
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 15, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 35 Films By Andrew Sarris "CASINO ROYALE" is said to be doing spectacular business despite moderately unfavorable reviews. Most of the proceedings were too esoteric for this reviewer. At times, it seemed th ... More >>
Working for the respect he never got, the funnyman as director
I was so Carrie Prejean-ed out last week that I neglected to note the sad passing of Dom DeLuise, the portly and gifted comic actor who elevated such films as Cannonball Run, Smoky and the Bandit II, and Fatso, along with a whole bunch of those boozy Dean Martin roasts of people who obviously planne ... More >>
Also pictured: the Great Satan It's getting harder to imagine a path to survival for RNC Chairman Michael Steele, whose promise to launch the Republican party into "urban-suburban hip-hop settings" was only the beginning of a long downward slide that may well end in a no-confidence vote in April. I ... More >>
Jerry Lewis talks to Peter Bogdanovich
Films from the end of a great career
He may be the greatest artist of the '00s. Don't tell the Dixie Chicks.
They were doing what? And on a table?
The King, all wryly shook up
Vincente Minnelli at Anthology, plus BAM hearts Asian cinema
Plus 007 and oh, Canada
Tashlin's eye-popping '50s artifacts pile on gags like live-action Looney Tunes
Life's a Party for New York Nightlife's Sober Hipsters
The career-launching music of another kind of '60s counterculturalist
Tawdry showbiz Rashomon rethinks Martin & Lewis breakup, ends up dazed and confused
Gay cowboys and masturbatory pet projects steam up fest
Music so unlikely it could be written and performed rather than researched and found
Bottoms up! OU812! 5150! Hike! Stop! Hammer-on time!
Buttons, Diamonds, and Cannabis Soap
Bachelor Father Knows Best
In a Season of Festivals, All the World's Onstage
''In the new George Michael video, two very arresting male cops are locked in a passionate kiss, bringing new meaning to the word entrapment.''