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Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Brontë braves lines of color
Late, great Richard Burton's diary is coming out, and it's filled with lots of admiration for Liz and a whole bunch of scorn for a lot of other people. About Lucille Ball: "She is a monster of staggering charmlessness and monumental lack of humour... "She is a tired old woman... "Nineteen solid ... More >>
The full quote is: "You know, she was a nymphomaniac. And I'm a premature ejaculator. Not a good matchup." Yikes. It sounds even worse than the typical movie star pairing. Laurence Olivier said that quote to Frank Langella when they worked on Dracula, as recounted in Langella's colorfully rivetin ... More >>
Again, Gregory Moore is the man to thank for uncovering, as it were, these photographic nuggets. Just waiting for any one of these guys to bend over and pick up the bar of soap.
William Forsythe, Martha Clarke, Shantala Shivalingappa, and more.
You didn't think I'd let the ladies get all the glory to themselves, did you? Your choices are as follows: *Robin Williams in Patch Adams Granted the material was syrupy to the point of vomit-inducing, but he didn't have to go along with it so eagerly, did he?
Tyrone Power, Captain From CastileSome classic movie star studs looked way better in clingy tights than others--but all the ones I've included look amazing or they would have stayed in the remainder bin. Enjoy, and let's bring back this fashion trend, but only on hotties like these, if you p ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 20, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 16 films in focus By Andrew Sarris The 44th annual festivities of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences began with a whimper and ended with a bang, demonstrating that, among other things, Oscar ... More >>
David Zwirner hosts the artist's new show, 'Corporate'
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 >>
No phonies allowed at this Salinger exhibit
My choices in ranked order: (1) James Stewart (2) Robert DeNiro (3) Spencer Tracy (4) Jack Nicholson (5) Jack Lemmon
It's true, people: Two-time Oscar winner Marlon Brando was desperate to sell stuff on QVC, according to a new book by his aide, Alice Marchak. Could you just gag? This is the first real shocker since Madonna wrote a children's book! Marchak swears that shortly before his death in 2004, Brando was a ... More >>
Next year in Orlando! Nailing Florida's born-again theme park. Back here, the usual unholier- than-thou experiences.
Lorca, London, and the Beatles: the doyenne playwright's new work
I'm worshiping Foster Hirsch's Otto Preminger, The Man Who Would Be King, a gorgeously researched biography of the erratic, moody, but sometimes brilliant Hollywood director who wielded a whip made of chutzpah. Otto's one of the main luminaries of my bad movie club thanks to some of his stellar misf ... More >>
The Living Theatre turns 60, plus Warhol, Woodfall, and Brazil in N.Y.
Spencer Tracy and the studio that made him
Two choreographers enter history, bringing it to bear on the present and the personal
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren
A Purge of the Beijing Opera in Chay Yew's Red