Today from NYFF, Nick Pinkerton goes long with Oliver Assayas's
Something in the Air
Written and directed by Oliver Assayas
Screens Friday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m.
Writing about Jean Eustache's second feature, 1974's Mes petites amoureuses, Luc Moullet recollected a conversation with the direc ... More >>
This past Wednesday, February 22, 2012, marked the 25th anniversary of Andy Warhol's death, which we remembered with this week's cover. As an institution, the Village Voice has a history of Warhol interactions, from the pop artist's many cameos in Jonas Mekas's seminal "Movie Journal" column to Warh ... More >>
BreerA pioneering kinetic sculptor, a key member of the great generation of American avant-garde filmmakers, and one of the most influential animators in cinema history, Robert Breer died last Thursday at age 84.
Trained as an engineer before he became a painter, Breer spent much of the 1950 ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
September 23, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 38
films in focus
By Andrew Sarris
Norman Mailer's "MAIDSTONE" is being exhibited these days at the Whitney Museum, and "exhibited" is perhaps an apter term for the enterprise than "shown" or "released ... More >>
The film world last week lost a great historian, an irreplaceable resource and, for many, a cherished colleague with the sudden, untimely passing of Callie Angell. A woman of considerable intelligence, passionate dedication, fierce integrity, and wry humor, Callie devoted her life to avant-ga ... More >>
Avant-garde filmmaker Werner Schroeter died April 12 in Kassel, Germany -- although his death, of complications following an operation for cancer, was only reported here yesterday in Dave Kehr's New York Times obit.
The missing link between the New York underground and West Germany's neue k ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 13Blowin' in the Wind: A Folk-Music RevoltBy Jack NewfieldOn the frontier of every art form guerilla bands of prophets and crackpots are nourishing the orthodoxies and fashions of tomorrow.A decade ago the frontie ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 26, 1963, Vol. IX, No. 10Best Films of 1963PETER BOGDANOVICH -- The following are the best new movies I saw this year, listed in the order in which they were seen: "The Elusive Corporal," "The Courtship of Eddie's Father," "The Trial," " ... More >>