A '70s car-chase flick for the Utne Reader set
By Ryan Weyls Charlie Sheen's "Violent Torpedo of Truth" show became such a violent barrage of heckling at Radio City Music Hall Friday that Sheen fled the stage barely an hour into his promised 90-minute set. That much was expected. But even more than what Sheen would talk about, the questi ... More >>
Four actors and their very good year
'Work of Art' gets its own 'crit' from three Village Voice writers
He represents Queens, she was reared in Wasilla. Sometimes, we make mistakes. Like that time we declared doorknob-dead the street credibility (or: "cred") of Queens-bred rapper LL Cool J. As it so happens, LL himself has remedied the situation, and even left his mother out of it..
Brother, can you spare $12?
Sensible people took Sarah Palin's amusing SNL appearance for what it was. imjustsayin77, for instance, twittered, "Sarah Palin actually has a little rhythm. No wonder she's got five kids. Shorty can work it!" But rightbloggers, who are not like you and me, saw in Palin's cameo portents, prejudice, ... More >>
Two movies ask: Do the masses or the man make the difference in history?
Julian Schnabel captures the music, moment, and mood of Reed's once-maligned record
The goods on Gargano: A seamy tale of nepotism on the Brooklyn waterfront
When the Levees Broke brings Katrina's devastation into clear and timely focus
Cinematic campaigning: This fall, filmmakers assault the status quo at a theater near you
La Petite Mort
A rundown of the season's movies handpicked for their potential wondrousness or probable woefulness.
Why Paul Newman Nixed PEN's Gala