Today we wind down our weeks of New York Film Festival coverage with Nick PInkerton's look at Robert Zemeckis's return to live-action movies: Flight.
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Screened Sunday, Oct. 14th
More than a few viewers who saw this year's New York Film Festival opener Life of Pi ... More >>
Or is it a metaphor for the slaughter of American Indians?
Both theories are floated in Room 237, a documentary playing the New York Film Festival, which has various cinephiles--some astute, some bonkers--spewing their ideas as to the hidden messages in Stanley Kubrick's 1981 horror classic based o ... More >>
The big news to emerge from yesterday's New York Film Critics Circle voting--held early this year to scoop the other year end awards--is, of course, the second coming of homeboy Harvey Weinstein.
Not only was The Artist voted best picture and its director Michel Hazanavicius anointed Best Director ... More >>
"Sex without connection is bad for you" is not exactly an original theme, or something the liberal media (or me and my friends) want to readily embrace.
But Steve McQueen's new film, Shame -- which I saw at the New York Film Festival -- is at least a provocative look at the all ... More >>
Twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth Olsen -- younger sister to those eternally cute little monkeys the Olsen twins -- started getting Oscar buzz a while ago, as my eyeballs rolled like pinballs.
What next -- a Nobel Prize for Jaleel White's cousin?
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 >>
From Meek's CutoffMidway through the Venice film festival, the competition is notable for a pair of features by American women: Sofia Coppola's Somewhere and Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff -- both minimalist, open-ended exercises in myths debunked and protagonists lost.
Evidently inspired ... More >>
Mo'Nique turns out to have a plus-sized talent as an actress in the ghetto-fabulous Precious, and as you know, there's been Oscar buzz on her performance for months now.
But the word is that she's so caught up in demanding money for appearances to care much about her self promotion as a risi ... More >>