For the past few weeks we've been locked in the basement at Yankee Stadium, subsisting on nothing but Bergen Bagels, listening to the best songs about New York City through headphones endorsed by Lou Reed. Our mission: to come up with a list of the 40 best songs ever written about our city, songs th ... More >>
I just made the comparison, and it's absolutely shocking. Here are the top 10 box office films of 1968, domestically, in descending order. 2001: A Space Odyssey, Funny Girl, The Love Bug, The Odd Couple, Bullitt, Romeo and Juliet, Oliver!, Rosemary's Baby, Planet of the Apes, and Night of the Livi ... 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.
P.S. 1 and MoMa have announced the lineup for the 2011 edition of Warm Up, the Saturdays-in-summer series that allows visitors to walk around the Long Island City museum's courtyard and listen to music and marvel at the intricate, shade-providing installations set up outdoors. This year's lin ... More >>
Why do they scream and curse at you?
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 >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 15, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 3 Films in Focus by Andrew Sarris Every year about this time a large number of critics make up 10 best lists, an a smaller number write boring articles attacking 10 best lists. You do or you don't, I supp ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 12, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 48 Andy Warhol: 'I Thought Everyone Was Kidding' by Leticia Kent Andy Warhol is alive and well. Last Thursday, accompanied by the inevitable coterie of business associates and superstars, Warhol went ... More >>
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 >>
Stable relationship: Gay frontier weepie is Hollywood's straightest love story in years
Eager young bands kneel down to altar, re-create history of psychedelic rock in own image