Today's NYFF report is a doubleheader from our Nick Pinkerton: a pair of long looks at the old and the new.
The Tiger of Eschnapur
Directed by Fritz Lang
Screened Tuesday, October 2nd
Still functioning today in the 17th arondissement, Paris' Cinéma MacMahon -- the subject of a seven-film sideba ... More >>
The voice is both plaintive and bright; beguiling and stark. It knocks around a quiet range of expression, yet it sings directlyof Marx, erotic transgression, and "the Dinosaur law." And it might have cheekily soundtracked a Volkswagen commercial or two.
The voice belongs to Laetitia ... More >>
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 >>
With cosmic irony, death came to Harold Pinter, playwright, screenwriter, and winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature, on Christmas Eve. The timing, with its overtones of symbolic grandeur, would never have occurred in one of Pinter's works. A master of understatement who revolutionized dram ... More >>