Each week new movies open in New York (and online) by the dozen. The Voice reviews all of 'em. Here are some you might not have heard about that got our critics excited, for better or worse:
This week in New York comedy is a mixed bag, but in a good way. Come to think of it, why does the phrase "mixed bag" denote something bad? Mixes are good. They're full of surprises. Show me a bag with ten of the same thing, and I'll show you a boring bag. The next seven days will feature comedy talk ... More >>
Who the hell needs real bands when there are so many great fictional ones? Here's some of the best -- our list goes to 11, of course: See also: Top 10 Concert Films to See Before You Die
For the third time since July, a baby failed to get out of the way of a stray bullet in one of New York's five boroughs -- and since the people of Gotham clearly aren't going to stop shooting each other, we at the Voice feel it's far time that babies take a little initiative here and learn to dodge ... More >>
A 3-year-old Brooklyn boy is apparently terrified to leave his house after a group of thugs robbed a $400 chain he was wearing while in the lobby of his apartment on Malcolm X Boulevard in Bed-Stuy late Tuesday night.If the New York Post won't just come out and say it, we will: his parents, Pedro He ... More >>
Tony Ward, Hustler WhiteIt's the guys' turn. These are the studs who sold it to their audience as persuasively as they did to their screen clients. Get out your PayPal accounts.
KinskiKinski in better and more well-trafficked days.Earlier today, Brownstoner spread word the imminent opening of Karloff, a "cafe with an Eastern European accent." Located on Court Street in Cobble Hill, its menu will feature latkes, pierogies, baked goods, soups, and fresh-squeezed juices ... More >>
via Wikipedia.orgI hate to sink so low as to even dare crown anyone with such a hideous distinction. It's so hateful, so judging, and so unfair to name just one poor zhlub, when even the rottenest actor has some redeeming features, or at least might have some if occasionally offered better s ... More >>
Married in the 'burbs—can we really expect anything but comatose?
My major problem with the new season of Lost is best explained via the clip found at the 6:00 mark of this remarkably thorough anthology of time-travel movies -- why yes, it's from Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, the part where they decide to go back in time and hide car keys behind a bush s ... More >>
I told you so.
Boys will be boys in this shallow look at dirty police
Celebs who won't let you take their picture are bad; non-celebs who demand you do are worse.
Indulging in Cannes's Desserts of the Reel
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!