Today, our Nick Schager takes on the tumultuous dreamscape that is Holy Motors. Holy Motors Directed by Léos Carax Screens Thursday, October 11 Léos Carax detonates as many traditional notions of cinema as possible with Holy Motors, a fantastic - and sometimes phantasmagoric - saga through a ci ... More >>
Films, stars, and the festival itself combat easy categorization
No Age LimitI wholeheartedly endorse Mary Elizabeth Williams's article in Salon today, "Why teen girls need more vibrators." It comes after the media shockwave over 16-year-old Taylor Momsen's recent exclamation that her vibrator is her "best friend" -- partly because she's young, partly bec ... More >>
Palin the 'big backstabber,' he says. Plus: Don't ask, do tell.
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In this week's Village Voice, Matthew Shaer plays witness as the Brooklyn Book Festival becomes a "destination event," thanks to Didion, Lethem, Klosterman, MacKaye, et al. Annie Fischer visits the Brooklyn Flea Market and reports on the upcoming Superstar DJ Record Fair. Karla Starr investigates ... More >>
And inside the women in Towelhead. Plus Rockwell paints a fucked-up Casanova.
S-F truants, Guillermo del Toro, and ReBoot's dirty secret
A former Vice party girl confronts her demons, both chemical and adolescent
Nicolas Cage sells his soul for another Hollywood hit
The man who screwed too much: Will Smith charms in faux-cynical V-Day romantic comedy