Our film critics didn't come away from Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar with much praise, but it did get us thinking about other flicks -- epics, comedies, and truly weird classics -- set in or about the great beyond. Below are our 25 favorite space movies since the Big Bang.
Found footage horror movie As Above, So Below follows a team of urban explorers into the catacombs beneath Paris, home to "200 miles of tunnels right underneath our feet!" as announced in the trailer by Perdita Weeks, who plays urban archeology student Scarlett Marlowe. "Holding the remains of six m ... More >>
This week in the Voice, out today: Kristen Hinman explores new research on teenage sex workers. Rosie Gray discusses how the community around Zuccotti Park is reacting to Occupy Wall Street's continuous presence. Michael Musto gets personal with fading stars and is determined to get one deg ... More >>
Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss, meeting her public. Photo by Santiago FelipeIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla attempts to describe the planet-obliterating joys of Sleigh Bells, Zach Baron on LCD Soundsystem's sardonically devastating This Is Happening, and Sean Fennessey explains why th ... More >>
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Ben RowlandDas Racist, not thinking Arby's In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla chats with geniuses behind "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell," otherwise known as Das Racist. J. Pablo takes a stroll through Bed-Stuy with dead prez. Bret Gladstone with the Avett Brothers at I ... More >>
Last night, Nathan Lee, the critic at the center of this week's media scandal of the moment, went on the indieWire website--the outlet which originally ran a story detailing a long and fraught negotiation between Lee and NPR over the latter's decision to excise all the names from Lee's review of the ... More >>
Three years ago I was assigned the task of reviewing Saw II for the Voice, and called it a "cursory dud, rushed to theaters exactly a year after its amusing predecessor." In the years since, I haven't kept up with the franchise's annual October sequels, but if the reviews for Saw V are evidence, Jig ... More >>
The Witnesses: erotic, not lurid The 46th annual New York Film Festival opens tomorrow, and as the Voice's own J. Hoberman, one of the festival's five programmers, puts it, "Cannes, as usual, was the prospector's mother lode." Which means, among other things, that the Frenchies are coming. NYFF 200 ... More >>
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Some would say Paris Hilton's best performance was telling Larry King that she's embraced the Bible instead of open bars, but Paris herself feels it's in the romantic comedy The Hottie and the Nottie. The Teflon socialite took her role in the film so seriously that she worked with the same acting c ... More >>
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The good news for Zodiac fanatics is that the DVD version offers new angles on futility and frustration. The bad news is why.
Come on people, how much more do you need out of Princess Raccoon? Also on DVD, Fritz Lang's clockwork noir The Woman in the Window.
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