Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 11, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 2 films in focus by Andrew Sarris 'Tis the season to grind out 10-best lists, and this is certainly not the year to turn one's back on tradition. Still, there is at least one prominent film critic who ... More >>
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. July 6, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 27 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Sergio Leone's "DUCK, YOU SUCKER" doesn't ring true to the American ear as a title. Its internal rhyme only accentuates the relative desuetude of "sucker" as slang. But th ... More >>
If you were the president’s shrink, how long would you be able to stay quiet about his darkest secrets? About a fraction of a second? Yeah, us too. But for a real pro like James Coburn in The President’s Analyst, Theodore J. Flicker’s uproarious 1967 political satire, now playing at the Film F ... More >>
POTUS's shrink on the run in this '60s spy satire
The countrys safety rests on James Coburn
Plus 007 and oh, Canada
Brothers Grimm meet Donovan in '70s fairy tale
Major improvement: Peckinpah's westernized 'Nam-era parable returns in bloody recut
Doormen in blue: The guest list at Pier 57
On the Academy Awards, I loved the quick cut to Warren and Annette after Whoopi's crack about older men and younger women.
Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).
Paul Schrader Tells a Winters Tale
A Winter Movie Preview
[Some Dates Guaranteed To Change]