What's the hold up on the long-rumored documentary about one of the more underrated and unapologetically gully bands of the 1990s? Documentary filmmaker Bill Badgley needs money. He's been holding benefits all month on the "Portland-to-Seattle corridor," according to the Seattle Weekly. The above ... More >>
Serious Eats has a roundup of food documentaries, including Fresh: The Movie, which offers an uplifting look at what happens when farmers, business people, and the community band together to get involved in their own food production. If you're still recovering from this summer's Food, Inc., this ... More >>
viaBig L's Harlem mural got a touch-up and a rededication on Sunday, when family, friends, and fans came together at 140th and Lenox Ave to remember Lamont Coleman and catch a preview of a new documentary about the slain rapper, entitled Street Struck: The Big L Story.
The Cove, a tense new Sundance award-winning documentary about a town in Japan where thousands of wild dolphins are captured for marine amusement parks or slaughtered for food, opens in select theaters today.
The House of Representatives passed new food safety legislation yesterday ... More >>
One of the attractions at yesterday's Good Beer at BAM could be found parked on the street outside of the event itself. Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis' Truck Farm, a 1986 Dodge pick-up with delicate rows of greens sprouting in its bed, attracted plenty of stares from passersby, along with more than a f ... More >>
It's Friday afternoon, which means its time to give a shout out to the best posts of the past five days.The Early Word paid a visit to Vue, Gowanus' very own version of Kurve......and checked out the goods at Mantao Chinese Sandwiches in Midtown.Bill Peet, executive chef of Aretsky's Patroon, shared ... More >>
"I judge what we did in the film, what's done in the musical and in the fiction film--I judge all of this in terms of whether the two women would like each one of these things, and I think they would in each case."
Iconic 82-year-old filmmaker Albert Maysles is having a good month. HBO's fictiona ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesApril 11, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 25Movie JournalBy Jonas MekasFor several months I have been hearing about the new film by Al and David Maysles, "The Showman." The Maysles brothers, in case you don't know, were responsible (together with Ricky Leac ... More >>
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! Br ... More >>
What a dirty column this week--you'll have to shower while reading it!
There's an account of my evening as a presenter of the Hookie Awards, for the best male escorts and the johns who pay their rent.
There's an interview with the directors of American Swing, the saucy documentary about a legend ... More >>
I went to the legendary Key West once expecting a gay paradise and instead hid under a rock the whole time on learning that it's a redneck haven with a few gays thrown in. But the drag queens are fierce! Check out this trailer for a new documentary on the Key gals--which will be shown at the NY In ... More >>
Brooklyn director Marcin Ramocki isn't trying to ridicule Williamsburg in his new documentary, Brooklyn DIY (debuting at the Museum of Modern Art tomorrow), although it might come across as such. In the film Ramocki, who also directed the video game documentary 8 BIT, examines the creative renaiss ... More >>
Our upstairs neighbors recently went on a trip to Botswana and South Africa. Last night, we stopped by to eat some wildebeest paté, impala paté, (both good) and crunch on sundried mopani worms, a staple food of northern Botswana.I once swore that I would never eat grubs unless some saintly grandm ... More >>