Read up on Savages and you'll rake in a list of adjectives that peg them as the latest band to redefine "punk"--pop-punk (The Guardian), post-punk (Pitchfork; MTV Hive; BBC) and neo-post-punk (Brooklyn Vegan, MOJO) are all monikers that have painted an honest picture of the paradoxically meticulous, ... More >>
Anatomy of a Tough Guy
The original meaning of "cult" film
Hoi Polloi adapts Shadows at the Collapsable Hole
For a month at MOMA, digital is not the savior of cinema
Drag star Hedda Lettuce presented Rosemary's Baby last night at the Chelsea Clearview and was delightfully satanic enough to bring me onstage beforehand to talk about my love for the 1968 horror classic. I advised the audience to look for various sitcom regulars who Polanski purposely cast as witch ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 25, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 41 Films by Andrew Sarris "ROSEMARY'S BABY" has been blessed with such extraordinary popularity from the printed page to the silver screen that it seems superfluous if not presumptuous for a critic to reco ... More >>
The Addams Family: ghoulish turns into goulash. Get it?At least other nightlife isn't such torture.
Plus: half-naked Brecht!
What may we expect of a third Mike Bloomberg term? Few people pay closer attention to city politics than Wayne Barrett, so he's your man for "A Bloomberg Score Card: The Mayor's Hits and Misses." He still thinks "the self-serving reversal of term limits was the greatest abuse of power I have ... More >>
The last 30 minutes of this French-Tunisian stew redeem the preceding two hours
Ivo van Hove's radical reinterpretation of Opening Night
One of the scariest movies of all time turns 40
The film society
Old Milwaukee chandeliers, but Sixpoint in the pitchers
Recapping a reclusive auteur's brilliant career, from the Jewish new wave to a legendary bomb
Schmucks, yuks, HK cool, film school, and a sociology experiment: 2004's best DVD sets
Long thought lost, Cassavetes's early version sees the light
Gridlock in Paris, Gunfights in L.A.
First-Time Filmmaker Todd Field Goes Behind Closed Doors
Hurts So Good
Distributing the Art-House Wealth on the Cheap