It was 50 years ago this week, Alfred Hitchcock taught the world to shriek. Sunday morning June 16, 1960, Psycho opened at two midtown Manhattan theaters, with crowds already lined up on Broadway.
Was it the insolently blunt title? Hitchcock's hilarious first-person trailer ("and here we ha ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
January 13, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 13
Film Critics Choose Their Favorites for 1965
By Jonas Mekas
Once more we are playing the Best Movies of the Year game. The usual answer this year is that even the best ones are hardly worth listing a ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesApril 11, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 25Movie JournalBy Jonas MekasFor several months I have been hearing about the new film by Al and David Maysles, "The Showman." The Maysles brothers, in case you don't know, were responsible (together with Ricky Leac ... More >>