Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>
2013 was a good year to be bad. This year's best villains weren't just goons with guns -- although there were a few great examples of those. (Here's looking at you, Sean Penn.) We also hissed at slave-owners, inventors, seducers, producers, and a couple amazing women who left an impression without b ... More >>
Jennifer Lawrence is both on fire and in the process of becoming, and it’s magnificent to watch.
The long, hard truth
Lovable kook and daring actress Karen Black is ill, which makes Nitehawk Cinema's series homaging her even more eye-crossingly special.
There are actors (like Peter O'Toole and Glenn Close) who've gotten nominated a whole lot of times and never won. Yet. But how about the ones who've never even been nominated? In the case of the dead ones, I'm pretty sure they never will be! Now that's gotta hurt. Here are some of the top omission ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 24, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 52 Films in Focus By Andrew Sarris "BREWSTER McCLOUD" wings it in more ways than one as it takes off on such wildly varied satiric targets as Spiro Agnew, Steve McQueen's mod detective in "Bullitt," the ... More >>
Statues of no limitations—the Academy Awards bring the crazy
The horizontal mambo between Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie in the 1973 thriller Don't Look Now was so vivid that whispers got out claiming the two had really done the deed onscreen! On hearing this rumor, Julie's main squeeze, Warren Beatty, ran to the set to demand they cut the footag ... More >>
Ever since its brief theatrical run in 1972, F.T.A. (coming soon to the IFC in a restored archival print) has almost never been seen. The documentary recorded the vaudeville antics of Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland, among other actors, who toured military towns around the U.S. and overseas to offe ... More >>
Doc remembers a persecuted screenwriter
Off-brand bottle rockets
There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaugheyKate Hudson mash-up
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
Only in the early '70s could Elliott Gould have been a matinee idol. Since then? The Brooklyn schlemiel's long goodbye.
Plunge into the archives of the Video Data Bank
The Top 40 Picks of the Tribeca Film Festival
Chinatown scribe dusts off Fante's classic novel of drinking and writing in 1930s L.A.
Fifty years after that triple trip of the tongue, Nabokov's nymphet is as mesmerizing as ever
Ain't no Mountain high enough to keep the American patient from his lonely Southern belle
The End of the Affairs
A Hollywood Daughters Radical Past Winds up on the Cutting Room Floor
Where Genius And Problem Case Meet
Hardest Movie Quiz Answers Revealed!
Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).
A Winter Movie Preview
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