Some names tell you all you need to know about a band: Slayer. Dee-Lite. Metallica. Pearl Jam, eh, not so much. But Deafheaven? Definitely. Black metal (Deaf) heaven (shoe gaze) = a slew of critical acclaim and year-end "best of" nods for the band's 2013 Sunbather, their second LP since forming i ... More >>
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Between the end of the world, and the end of the campaign, and the end of Lucasfilm, this has been the news week to end all news weeks. (And Newsweek!) But here at the Voice we're happy to report on one choice bit of unabashed good news: that Scott Foundas will be joining us as our new chief film cr ... More >>
Today our Nick Pinkerton goes long on the remarkable Tabu. Tabu Directed by Miguel Gomes Screens Sunday, October 14 This has been an unusually exciting New York Film Festival, but even still, the programming tends to accommodate itself to recognizable categories, like faces in someone else's yearb ... More >>
Three former Church of Scientology officials tell the Voice that for years -- at least between 1991 and 2005 -- church leader David Miscavige kept a close watch on Tom Cruise with the use of a man named Michael Doven, who served as Cruise's personal assistant. For much of that time, 1991 to 2001, C ... More >>
The class menagerie on Broadway
On this latest wave of mediocre movies (and the classics that put them to shame)
My Big Fat Greek Collapse
We know you've been working very hard on your screenplay, but before you go looking for some professional feedback, you might keep in mind the following piece by A History of Violence screenwriter Josh Olson. I will not read your fucking script. That's simple enough, isn't it? "I will not ... More >>
Enough with the 12-year-old food critic already. Little David Fishman has already warranted a Times article, made an appearance on The Early Show, and had his story optioned by Paramount. We thought the story would finally end there. We really hoped it would, maybe partly out of jealousy for not bei ... More >>
Brother, can you spare $12?
The next wave of post-9/11 political films trade sobriety for satire
Working hard not to mention the Iraq war
Still, controversy notwithstanding
More movies, fewer screens, and a new game in town means cutthroat competition for indie-film distributors
The good news for Zodiac fanatics is that the DVD version offers new angles on futility and frustration. The bad news is why.
Fritz Lang's sci-fi masterpiece revisited
Plus: Spidey number three, and four from Criterion
Czechoslovakia is no more, but its film tradition lives on
A restrained Oliver Stone redeems an epoch-defining disasterand rehabilitates himself
Nearly 100,000 promise to see 'An Inconvenient Truth'
The Top 40 Picks of the Tribeca Film Festival
The Desert of the Steal
Steven Bernstein's Old-Timey Jazz Comes in From the Cold
Scratch That Pitch
Billy Wilder, 19062002
Hollywood Revises History, Joins the Good Fight
Riding in Cars With Leelee
Jazz Makes Peace With Jerome Kern
New York's Art War Archives