Pete Dexter

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Bernard King: Not Such a Hall of Fame Guy?

    You think you know a guy. Bernard King was on the top rung of my sports heroes since 1984, when he had incredible back-to-back 50-point games in Knicks victories. (Try that one, Melo.) Like everyone else, I was overjoyed to see him sweep easily into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. In none of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    NYFF: The Paperboy and Our Children

    Today in NYFF reviews: Nick Schager on The Paperboy and Our Children. The Paperboy Directed by Lee Daniels Crass southern-fried exploitation with laughable pretenses toward gravity, The Paperboy takes as its inspiration Pete Dexter's novel about a 1969 true-crime tale and drenches it in sweat, blo ... More >>

  • Film

    October 3, 2012
  • News

    October 26, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    This Week in the Voice: Brooklyn on Film

    ​This week in the Voice, out today: James Hughes talks to director Walter Hill, whose early work, The Warriors, kicks off the Brooklyn Close-Up series at BAM on Halloween, followed by a screening of "his most underappreciated and airtight film," The Driver, starring Ryan O'Neal, at MOMA on Nov ... More >>