Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comic tour de force about a bunch of Chekhovian characters full of yearning, who are simply waiting for the blue heron to appear to give them some peace.
David Hyde Pierce and Kristine Nielsen are siblings (by adoption) living in their l ... More >>
Naturally, they might change--especially when I see every last film--but right now, this is what I'm predicting on goldderby.com (where they ask various commentators for their incredibly prescient forecasts and expect them to be accurate).
1--Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
2--S ... More >>
The latest rumor about how the Olympics will close themselves out next month comes from The Sun: "[Oasis's Liam Gallagher] will perform a new arrangement of... 'Wonderwall' with bandmates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock."
12. All of the track & field competitors dress up like Benny Hill a ... More >>
The 1962 Granny Guignol classic Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? is being remade by Walter Hill, and it's time to line up two stars who are over the hill to play the parts.
You know the drill.
Jane is a nutjob who's stuck in her cutesy-pie kiddie routine and is so adorable except that she viciously ... More >>
My column this week is a bouncy interview with husky-voiced talent Kathleen Turner, who has a new movie out!
It's The Perfect Family, in which she's nominated for Catholic Woman of the Year, though the fact that her daughter is a pregnant lesbian might get in the way of the prize.
The film has a g ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
April 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 16
Films in Focus
by Andrew Sarris
OSCAR GOES TO COLLEGE: You could hardly recognize Oscar this year at the celebration of his 42nd birthday. After years of flaunting his nouveau riche vulgarity and grade s ... More >>
We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
The last time I interviewed Oscar winner Faye Dunaway, I asked her what was taking so long with her proposed film adaptation of Master Class, in which she would recreate her L.A. stage role of opera diva Maria Callas.
Faye looked as confused as when Mommie Dearest started being promoted as c ... More >>