Petula Clark sang some of the brightest hits of the 1960s, like "Downtown" (my theme), "Don't Sleep In The Subway," "Color My World," and "I Know A Place." The woman has sold over 60 million records! That's more than Rihanna.
She's also done theater, made CDs, and still sings with a perfect pitch a ... More >>
Tonight, we'll be covering the 84th Annual Academy Awards, live from a computer. Stay here on Runnin' Scared for exclusive insight and commentary from a Hollywood insider who has seen THREE movies this year (not including a two-part episode of The Mentalist that looked pretty big-budget). Who ... More >>
"I know a place where we can go," as Brit pop goddess Petula Clark sang in one of her 15 consecutive Top 40 U.S. hits that came out in the 1960s.
It's Feinstein's at Loews Regency, where "Pet" is serving you her hits in grand style (without any of the self-conscious I'm-doing-you-a-favor attitude o ... More >>
A small winemaking cooperative in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina is working with six Croats and a Serb to revive ancient regional wine traditions -- and put the horrors of the Bosnian war to rest.
Francis Ford Coppola has lured rockstar winemaker Phillipe Bascaules from Château M ... More >>
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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 >>
Film and winemaker Francis Ford Coppola is taking Vinicor to court for ruining 55,000 cases of wine by supplying faulty bottles and leaky screw caps.
Celebrate the season with beer. Try one of these festive brews: Sam Adams Winter Lager, Jewbelation Bar Mitzvah, or St. Bernardus ... More >>
Vincent Gallo in Tetro
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla testifies to the alternating agony and ecstasy of Brooklyn's own art-rock lobsters, the Dirty Projectors.
Cristina Black talks with downtown ingenue Regina Spektor.
Dan Weiss on Sonic Youth's newest, The Eternal.
Don ... More >>
After a lifetime of political hackery, former city councilmember Noach Dear, who had never even practiced law, became a municipal judge. Who knew he'd become a savior to hundreds of New Yorkers harassed and dunned by unscrupulous and sometimes crooked debt collectors? And that he'd get standing ova ... More >>
Jared GruenwaldTropicalia in Furs
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Charly Wilder tracks down an East Village storehouse of Brazilian psychedelia at Tropicalia in Furs.
Phil Freeman on the Jane's Addiction reunion and three-CD, one-DVD box set, A Cabinet of Curiosities.
Andy Beta talks ... More >>
Oh come on. This picture, and Michael Musto interviewing Joan Rivers? Are you that straight you wouldn't enjoy it?
New York hasn't had this good a mob trial in a while: Roger Khan, exiled drug dealer and a hero to some of his neighbors in Guyana, got picked up by the DEA; celebrity mob lawyer Bob S ... More >>
Our veteran film critic J. Hoberman is filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes Film Festival. It's day three and, so far, Hoberman has been underwhelmed. But more importantly, has he found those wild strawberries?
Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank: the 15-year-old embodiment of a bad attitude
A ... More >>
Our longtime film critic J. Hoberman will be filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes Film Festival. Day zero: Hoberman plans his schedule, looks for strawberries, equates Quentin Tarantino's proudly misspelled Inglourious Basterds to a bad T-shirt.
Inglourious Basterds a/k/a I'M WITH STO ... More >>