There's little sense in trying to resist the film's tumultuous visual banquet
"Find God's match for you," is Christian Mingle's motto, the Lord obviously intending for bible-loving people to go to a website, log in, and start hormoning it up on the dating treadmill. And I can only imagine what some of these dates consist of, dialogue-wise. Here's an unholy guess: "Hey, stud ... More >>
Today in unexpected Cannes headline news: a convicted felon turns in one of the best performances at the festival thus far (and it's not Roman Polanski -- rimshot! -- who was the subject of a softball vanity documentary which screened here earlier in the week, and isn't really worth talking abou ... More >>
TV interviewing legend Larry King gets a Friars tribute Monday night at the Sheraton. In anticipation of that glittery gala, I turned the tables and gave Larry a grilling. Here's part two of our chat. Me: Hey, Larry. You're doing TV specials these days. What else?
On September 17, Wall Street will be occupied. Not by warring/face-grabbing traders and not by troops sent in to put the volatile area under martial law, but by protesters who are going to "set up tents, kitchens, peaceful barricades and occupy Wall Street." #OccupyWallStreet has been organiz ... More >>
My last week's column about the annual gay debauch called the Black Party related how I hung out at Roseland till 2 a.m. looking for the raunchy stuff, then came back at 9:30 a.m. because I heard that's when Sodom really hooks up with Gomorrah. And all I could find was some oral action, a ha ... More >>
Oh yes, heathens. In 2010, Pope Benedict gave the divine OK to condom use in certain instances, and now it turns out he also granted a heartfelt blessing to a gay pride festival in Canada! He's clearly putting the Sodom back in Gomorrah.
Book a flight to Walter Reade
You may have heard of the former Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, Judith Kaye. But do you know the man who replaced her, Jonathan Lippman? Do you know he never practiced as an attorney, and barely served as a judge? So how'd he get appointed to this exalted position? Connections, baby -- chief a ... More >>
Cat Power photo by Stefano Giovannini In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla does live karaoke at the Apollo with Cat Power. Tom Hull gives us 2009's first Jazz Consumer Guide. Aidan Levy on downtown jazzbo Andrew D'Angelo's fight with cancer. Annie Fischer remembers the young ... More >>
The Mexican owns up
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantets schoolhouse drama
Nice and sleazy does it: L.A. porn moguls and Jersey mob bosses keep it all in the family
The Oldest Surviving Play Speaks, but Can It Still Sing?
Insects and the City
The Young and the Damned
'The Believer' Makes the Long Pilgrimage to the Silver Screen
The Badass New York Enforcers Aim To Keep the Wussy Skaters In-Line