Today the tireless Nick Pinkerton is back with a look at the fascinating -- and hard-to-Google -- No.
Directed by Pablo Larrain
Screens Friday, Oct. 12th at 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 13th at 3:00 p.m.
Against Argo's opening weekend, the NYFF has (one imagines, unconsciously) counter-prog ... More >>
The opening credits of the Brad Pitt-starring Killing Them Softly
are set to snatches of Barack Obama's 2008 Democratic Convention
speech, focused on the notion of "the American promise," jarringly
jump-intercut with scenes of Frank (Scoot McNairy) making his way
through a tunnel onto a dismal A ... More >>
This week in the Voice, out today: Sean Manning follows the Second Avenue sandhogs: "Here for 470 million years there had been rock, there are now two 20-foot diameter, butter-smooth concrete tubes--a giant, mile-long double-barrel shotgun buried 100 feet below the Upper East Side... Scant attention ... 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 >>
In this week's Village Voice, we remember Michael Jackson: Greg Tate on the man and his legacy, rapper Jean Grae on what Jackson meant to musicians everywhere, and Jessica Hopper, reporting live from Gary, Indiana the night Jackson died.
Elsewhere, Rob Harvilla describes the daffy sci-fi audacity ... More >>