This month, to celebrate the Internet's unbridled love for wallowing in nostalgia and even greater relishing of talking about why certain cultural artifacts are horrible, Sound of the City presents First Worsts, a series in which our writers remember the first time... they ever hated a song enough t ... More >>
Sorry, I'm leaving out the pretentious stuff and/or the stuff with one-word titles like Yentl or Nuts (though the former certainly had its merits). I'm even leaving out such worthy entries as The Way We Were and The Prince of Tides because they don't happen to be among my six favorites. I'm ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 21, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 25 Hype! Hype! Hooray! by Arthur Bell A heat wave blew into town last week. So did Merle Oberon, Malcolm McDowell, the Burtons, Ron O'Neal, Alice Cooper, Marlon Brando, withered endives, chopped liver fro ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 28, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 4 The Candidate From Parnassus By Frederic Morton We're in 1971 and Presidential noises are loud in the land, coming from guys good and bad. I'm trying to remember the sounds of a Great Good Guy, hear ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 21, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 3 Films in Focus By Andrew Sarris The time has not only come, it is probably long past, to survey the moviegoing year of 1970 (itself either the last year of the '60s or the first year of the '70s), to p ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 28, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 41 Films By Andrew Sarris "WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?" (at the Criterion and Loew's Tower East) has been hailed by some critics as a daring adventure for Jack Warner a dazzling vindication of Elizabe ... More >>
Searching for unmisery with Brooklyn's closet romantic
Only in the early '70s could Elliott Gould have been a matinee idol. Since then? The Brooklyn schlemiel's long goodbye.
From the 'Voice' archives: Remembering Robert Altman through the words of Voice critics past
Bad faith is back: a pair of Clinton-era allegories evoke free-floating late-'90s hypocrisy
A group show in Connecticut gets a G rating.
'Duane Hanson: A Survey of His Work From the '30s to the '90s'
Burt Reynolds and Bobby Simone Pass in the Night