Michael Feingold will return to chair the 2014 Village Voice Obie Awards -- Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway's highest honor -- to be presented Monday, May 19, at Webster Hall.
Roman Coppola Gives Charlie Sheen the 8 1/2 treatment
The only thing all of the bands playing CMJ have in common aside from the fact that they're all playing CMJ is that they all have names. As they have been in the "indie" world for quite a while, animal-inspired band names are very popular this year at CMJ. The most respected animal continues to be t ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 22, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 25 film in focus By Andrew Sarris Alfred Hitchcock came to town recently to pick up an honorary degree at Columbia University to the unalloyed delight of resident Hitchcockians at the Film Division of the ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 16, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 11 films in focus By Andrew Sarris It seems that the first question everyone asks about "THE GODFATHER" is concerned with Marlon Brando's interpretation of the title role. That is the way the movie has ... More >>
Mordecai Richler gets a downgrade
David Zwirner hosts the artist's new show, 'Corporate'
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 28, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 22 29 'Obies' Awarded For 1969-1970 Season The 15th annual Village Voice Off-Broadway awards were presented Monday night at the Village Gate. More than 500 guests gathered to applaud the 29 winners of the 196 ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 23, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 32 The Limits of Power In a Garden of Delights by Michael C. D. Macdonald At first, things don't look good. Backstage, a network reporter complains, "no crowd releases, seats look a bit empty as the show st ... More >>
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 >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 26, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 32 Village Voice 'Obie' Awards 1965-66 The Eleventh Annual Village Voice Off-Broadway Award were handed out on Saturday afternoon in a gala ceremony at the Village Gate. Anne Jackson, herself a previous "Obi ... More >>
Talking with the smart Jeff Daniels and plotting our Tonys revenge.
Other attorneys general were satisfied when Craigslist nixed its much maligned Erotic Services section for a closely monitored Adult Services section. But New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo remains miffed with the Web site. "Several weeks ago, we informed Craigslist of an impending criminal c ... More >>
"The thing about a film is that it's like a really, really bad, extreme cocaine habit that's out of control--the cost is like, a small house, every few weeks." Robb Reiner and Steve "Lips" Kudlow The rockumentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil has been called a "30-year overnight success story"--and th ... More >>
(Arthur) Penn in the margins
The truth behind Hairspray
Only in the early '70s could Elliott Gould have been a matinee idol. Since then? The Brooklyn schlemiel's long goodbye.
Playing against type, Will Ferrell can't quite ground this artificial comedy
A Late Summer Afternoon with Hesse and Klimt
Recapping a reclusive auteur's brilliant career, from the Jewish new wave to a legendary bomb
Another marathon reading of 'War and Peace' protests our latest quagmire
David O. Russell gets to the ♥ of the matter with an existential farce and a Gulf War II doc
Schumacher and Grisham both found guilty as charged in crime-drama-cliché festivals
So You Wanna Be a Wanksta
Oscar Declares War on the War
Double Your Pleasure
NARAS Sifts Through an Arty Bunch in a Don't-Miss Year
Maybe, in Our Hemmed-In World, One Step Back Could Mean Two Steps Forward
David Fincher stages a theater of war in Fight Club
The Two Faces of Carl Bernstein