Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 15, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 15 Films in Focus By Andrew Sarris Pauline Kael's two-part article on "Citizen Kane" ("Raising Kane" -- the New Yorker, February 20 and 27, 197) reportedly began as a brief introduction to the published ... 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 >>
Every two years, these orphans get a home
My choices in ranked order: (1) James Stewart (2) Robert DeNiro (3) Spencer Tracy (4) Jack Nicholson (5) Jack Lemmon
Prodigal Sons director Kimberly Reed fills me in.
Film Forum celebrates the 60th anniversary of The Third Man
Blakroc. This picture just stays being funny. Photo by Jonah SchwartzIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla parses Rated R, the new album from "publicly wounded robo-r&b ice princess" Rihanna, Tom Hull returns with another edition of his Jazz Consumer Guide, Phillip Mlynar chats with the ... More >>
Slashfood rounds up the weirdest celebrity food commercials, including the famously botched frozen pea voice-over by Orson Welles and a cringe-worthy Pringles ad starring a young, shirtless Brad Pitt. As a rule of thumb, the best in celebrity ad weirdness can be found in those commercials filmed a ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJuly 18, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 39'Greenwich Village Story'By Andrew Sarris"Greenwich Village Story" (at the Victoria and 55th Street Playhouse) is so basically stupid in its conception that any detailed analysis would be needlessly sadistic. The t ... More >>
An apolitical look at the epic hero's oeuvre
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.
Taking Melville and Welles to sea
At 81, Alvin Epstein's trying something classic and new
A great period piece, period: Ambersons is still a clear masterpiece despite interference
Oscar Declares War on the War
Hardest-Movie-Quiz Answers Revealed
The 2000 Humana Festival of New American Plays
Notes on Hypothetical Hollywood
''When the press release for Stupid Kids likened the play to Dawson's Creek, there I was in the front row, ready to applaud the acne.''