What's fascinating, new and neglected across all major video platforms.
Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>
Download this week's Voice Film Club podcast before you get on the plane or maybe listen to it on your way to a restaurant where you'll eat turkey and get a little drunk on red wine."I was appalled and disappointed," says Village Voice film critic Stephanie Zacharek of Spike Lee's Oldboy on this wee ... More >>
Coming of rage
Lionel DeluyMore like an interpreter of hitmaking: Fabolous In this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla hops the trans-Brooklyn express with Oneida, New York's finest purveyor of impromptu noise-punk trilogies. Sean Fennessey on Fabolous's new Loso's Way: "A classic mixtape rapper with no cl ... More >>
A vampire pic!
On Catholicism, revenge, and how to make tasty fake blood.
This time, it's visceral
Our longtime film critic J. Hoberman spent this year's Cannes filing regular dispatches. This is his last one. Enter the Void Memorable for its in-your-face sensationalism, the 62nd Cannes Film Festival opened with the 3-D computer animation Up, saving the "Yours" for the final minutes of the comp ... More >>
Our veteran film critic J. Hoberman is filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes Film Festival. It's day three and, so far, Hoberman has been underwhelmed. But more importantly, has he found those wild strawberries? Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank: the 15-year-old embodiment of a bad attitude A ... More >>
From Hilary Duff to Hoosiers
Lesbian schoolgirl terrorists and hair extensions gone wild? Must be the NYAFF
Vengeance is mined one last time as Park concludes his viscerally traumatic trilogy
Better luck tomorrow: Bubbly cast and clever banter can't overcome blatant Tarantinoisms
Get your avant-garde fix with plenty of experimental cinema this season
Geopolitickin' and an East Asian invasion highlight the 43rd New York Film Festival
An indie distributor gambles on the explicit and the extreme
Mind trips and psychotic inventions at annual Asian series
A gonzo, gear-shifting first feature from Korea confronts an ominous Andromeda strain
Best served cold, Park Chanwook's brutal revenge feast comes with a side of live octopus
Samurai slaughter and political journeys collide at a cinemaniacs' annual playground date
Cannes '04's Eden of East: A possibly unfinished pop symphony and an anime cyber-noir
Superior Education, feel-good agitprop, a hell-raising Moore dot the Cannes firmament
Berlin's Body Politic