National Society of Film Critics

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Millenium Film Workshop Being Evicted By La Mama E.T.C.

    An interesting story out of the East Village tonight: Millenium Film Workshop, the legendary film collective founded by director Ken Jacobs in 1966 (whose Seeking the Monkey King was just screened at Sundance and won an award from the National Society of Film Critics) is being evicted from the build ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Marlon Brando's Stink-Bomb at the 1973 Oscars

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 5, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 14 films in focus by Andrew Sarris OSCAR WILES (IX): In all the years I have been covering Oscar orgies for The Village Voice, I have never known a single incident to dominate with such paralyzing irrele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Stanley Kubrick's 'A Clockwork Orange' is Pretentious, Boring

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 30, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 52 films in focus By Andrew Sarris By the time this review appears in print, Stanley Kubrick's "A CLOCKWORK ORANGE" may have won the best movie award from both the New York Film Critics and the National ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Best Films of 1970!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 21, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 3 Films in Focus By Andrew Sarris The time has not only come, it is probably long past, to survey the moviegoing year of 1970 (itself either the last year of the '60s or the first year of the '70s), to p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Jafar Panahi, Director of 'The Circle,' Held in Iran

    Panahi​Received yesterday from David Sterritt, Chairman of the National Society of Film Critics: In early March, Jafar Panahi was arrested at his home by Iranian security forces. He has since been held without charge, in stressful conditions that have evidently damaged his health. The member ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Waltz with Bashir Wins National Critics' Award

    The National Society of Film Critics named Waltz With Bashir, an animated fable of the 1982 Lenanon war, its Best Film of 2008. Critics including our own J. Hoberman ("a documentary that seems only possible, not to mention bearable, as an animated feature") praised the film highly, though its chance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Mike Bloomberg launches preemptive trip to Israel; invasion of NYC unlikely

    Waltz With Bashir, a movie that sprang from a previous Israeli invasion of Lebanon, won Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics. A free Madoff Watch T-shirt to the reader who suggests the best title for the first movie spurred by Israel's current invasion of Gaza. On an overseas t ... More >>

  • Film

    September 23, 2008

    Mickey Rourke is The Wrestler

    The onetime Hollywood A-lister climbs back in the ring with Darren Aronofsky's latest

  • Film

    June 26, 2007

    Remembering Edward Yang

    Father of New Taiwanese Cinema dies at 59

  • Screens

    August 15, 2006
  • NYC Life

    July 25, 2006
  • Film

    August 2, 2005

    Romancing the Milestone

    Eclectic retro rediscovers vital Vietnam doc, Edwardian England, and an Oph investigation

  • Film

    March 5, 2002

    Renaissance Man

    Robert Beavers's Spirit of a Vanished Age

  • Film

    February 20, 2001
  • News

    January 30, 2001

    Death in Winnipeg

    Crazy Horses of the Apocalypse: Inside the Osmonds