Doctor Zhivago

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    The 10 Biggest Box Office Movies Of All Time

    If you look that up, you'll generally find a list that includes a bunch of recent films, both animated and comic bookish, and all very large and loud. But took the time to adjust all the domestic grosses for inflation, so this list that they posted is way more accurate. And sudde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Rasputin Restaurant/Cabaret Is The Crown Jewel Of Sheepshead Bay

    Patrick McMullan​Michael and Marina Levitis invited me to their Rasputin restaurant in Sheepshead Bay (2670-Coney Island Avenue; 718-332-8111), so I put on my Cossack hat, grabbed some friends, and raced there with my tongue out to help celebrate the place's 20th anniversary in style. When we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Ask the Critics: Where Can I Get a Spot of Tea?

    Lauren ShockeyA pot of tea for two at Podunk.​Ellen O. Asks: Do you have any suggestions for places to have afternoon tea? I want something fun in Manhattan, but low-key -- not the Plaza Hotel. Dear Ellen: Coffee might be running through the veins of New Yorkers, but there's nothing like a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Richard M. Nixon, Cinephile

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 20, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 34 Film in Focus By Andrew Sarris President Richard M. Nixon may not be quite the cinephile his recent press notices would seem to suggest. Or so we are led to believe by a recent Variety follow-up to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    The Fourth Annual Village Voice Readers' Film Poll -- The Best Films of 1967!

    "We rob banks."​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 8, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 17 Films by Andrew Sarris The readers of The Village Voice have responded in unprecedented numbers to the fourth annual poll of ten-best lists. For the record, the previous winners are "D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    YouTube Treasure: Attack of The Glamorous C Word!

    Ever have a friend who wears a shiny top and a giant babushka that looks right out of Dr. Zhivago via the Afro wigs in Mahogany and who proceeds to cut down your taste ("You know nothing!") and your place ("a shithole!"), along with every single thing you say and do? Then you must be a friend of min ... More >>

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    May 29, 2001

    Art of Resistance

    William Kentridge Animates the Soul of South Africa

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    May 29, 2001


    Cinema Alfresco

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    May 11, 1999
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    December 29, 1998

    Song of My Elf

    One-Bedroom Apartment in Six-Story Tenement

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    July 7, 1998