It's like those videos of cross-species animal friendships, but even cuter: Daft comedian Eugene Mirman, impresario of the Brooklyn comedy festival bearing his name, onstage at North Carolina's Cat's Cradle club with daft psych-pop cult hero Robyn Hitchcock, the rare rock-era musician whose old-man ... More >>
A look at the late Garner's underrated gems.
One of my favorite actress/singers, Sally Kellerman was Oscar nominated for M*A*S*H and has also popped up through the years in some of my other personal classics like The April Fools, Lost Horizon, The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Welcome To L.A.. And she sings, in a wonderfully lithe and relax ... More >>
The fest's best are the films to watch in the year ahead.
Centuries before The Help, aeons before Coal Miner's Daughter, and even before Carrie, there was Prime Cut, a 1972 Michael Ritchie-directed genre film in which Lee Marvin is a mob enforcer who comes to shake up a slaughterhouse owner (Gene Hackman) who turns his enemies into bratwurst and sells girl ... More >>
Take a wild ride with the NYPD's drug squad
Whether they were playing drag queens or women, a lot of name actors have been willing to step into the heels and do it up. Who's your favorite? Liev Schreiber in 'Taking Woodstock'
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 3, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 31 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Cinema, like politics, makes strange bedfellows. "THE CANDIDATE," for example. (I couldn't.) It so happens that I find myself more in critical harmony with Bella Abzug's ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 27, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 17 Will they snort coke in the White House? By Maureen Orth LOS ANGELES, California -- "I kissed Jack Nicholson," shrieked a teenybopper, her bare midriff quivering with excitement. "Warren Beatty hugged ... More >>
Paying tribute to the actor John Cazale
Forgotten auteur of 70s skepticism and American waywardness
Rendered obsolete by Netflix
There was Popeye Doyle
Mechanical disaster-movie remake removes old people, inserts expensive fireballs
Schumacher and Grisham both found guilty as charged in crime-drama-cliché festivals
John Frankenheimer's Lone Heroes Confront Communists, the French, and Themselves
Wes Anderson's Genius Lessons
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
A Winter Movie Preview
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