On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, We're split on Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac: Volume I, but laughed throughout the the latest Muppets movie. The Veronica Mars movie is worth your money, and so is The Great Invisible, a revealing doc about the BP oil spill, which was named the top doc at SXSW ... More >>
Party with nymphomaniacs
Steve McQueen's new film challenges audiences to view slavery from the inside out
Growing up, my grandfather had an above-ground pool annotated by the sign "Welcome to our Ool. Notice there is no 'P' in it. Please keep it that way." Grandpa loved that pool and I remember lots of good times in it, none of which involved me relieving myself (for fear of triggering the mythical dye ... More >>
Mads Brugger is sort of the VICE magazine version of Sasha Baron Cohen, as financed by Lars Von Trier. His last film was The Red Chapel, an exercise in hidden camera comedy with unusual socio-political stakes, which I put on my Top 10 for 2010. In Chapel, Danish journalist Brugger posed as the di ... More >>
Last night's National Board of Review dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street was a long but rewarding evening filled with gratitude and sass. Presenter Rosie O'Donnell ripped into Lars von Trier's movies and said it was OK for her to trash him; "I'll never work for him--or Woody Allen. Pedophile? Wh ... More >>
Critics elaborate on their votes, their favorite movie moments of the year and OK OK WE GET IT YOU LIKE MARGARET
The best movie of the year (that you haven't been able to see). And 9 more picks.
Sure, The Tree of Life won, but did it really win?
The big news to emerge from yesterday's New York Film Critics Circle voting--held early this year to scoop the other year end awards--is, of course, the second coming of homeboy Harvey Weinstein. Not only was The Artist voted best picture and its director Michel Hazanavicius anointed Best Director ... More >>
Daily updates from the Festival
A new exhibition tracks an identity through art
Two nights with Charlotte Gainsbourg and Beck pals
In this week's Village Voice, we present our annual Best of NYC issue, featuring New York's best in Arts and Entertainment, Shops and Services, People and Places, Sports, Recreation, and Sex, Bars and Clubs, and of course Eats and Treats. Elsewhere, Rob Harvilla gets to know the deliciously indulge ... More >>
Fame, the musical is watered-down, unlike von Trier's Antichrist.
Cazwell's 20-minute bashes.
Our veteran film critic J. Hoberman is filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes Film Festival. It's day three and, so far, Hoberman has been underwhelmed. But more importantly, has he found those wild strawberries? Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank: the 15-year-old embodiment of a bad attitude A ... More >>
Stay up all night for BAMs biggest bash
A true coalition of the witless
Geopolitickin' and an East Asian invasion highlight the 43rd New York Film Festival
Desensitized to Cronenberg's 'Violence', jury anoints Dardennes over Jarmusch and von Trier
Prankster Danes and Memphis musicians shine amid dispiriting indie-cinema trends
The season's globe-trotting films bring mankind closer together, or at least pretend to on-screen
22 films from 14 countries: Striking crimson gold at the annual New York Film Festival
Let Their Freak Flags Fly
Cannes-Cannes Kicks Off
Paths Less Traveled
Digital Video at Cannes