Philip Seymour Hoffman lends Le Carré gravity
[Summer Guide 2014]
In 2013, love came in many forms: girl on zombie, boy on smartphone, and James Franco on -- count 'em -- two hot bikini babes at the same damn time. Sure, romantic comedies are as extinct as Oprah Winfrey's chances of winning Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes, but audiences had plenty of ... More >>
Director Richard Curtis uses the time-travel device to achieve a number of aims, not all of them wretched.
The director on Passion's battles—and avoiding sequels
Here's Nick Pinkerton on two highly anticipated films from NYFF's main slate: Brian De Palma's Passion and Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha: Brian De Palma and Noah Baumbach have become thick as thieves--odd when one considers that the two filmmakers' bodies of work seem, on the surface, to have positive ... More >>
Rachel McAdams gets the sense knocked out of her in The Vow
Congrats to the newly elected Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo. As a welcoming gift, this week's Voice cover story would like to warn you and your constitutions of the various leech-like lobbyists waiting to suck your integrity as a public official dry. The inimitable Wayne Barrett reports ... More >>
Today, that is. (Spare me votes for Carole Lombard). Your choices are:
Looking at modern romance in the USA
via Wikipedia.orgWe unanimously decided last week that the worst male actor is...a lot of people. But as the Oscars approach, who's the worst female movie star?
It was announced yesterday that Mamma Mia! producer Judy Craymer will create and produce a new musical called Viva Forever, based on the songs of the giddiest girl group of all time, The Spice Girls. If you wanna be my lover, you're gonna have to agree with me that while this isn't going to ... More >>
I love reading our weekly newspaper competitors and poring over them in search of errors. And bingo, I found one, a real whopper of massive triviality! God help me if this isn't my Waterloo--I mean my Watergate!
Inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s chamber drama doesn't quite compare
Xecrets and lies with the director and screenwriter of Married Life
Who did what to whom? When? How? Where? (Don't ask why.)
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
Craven's gently misanthropic high-altitude thriller provides a nervy close-quarters psych-out
Frat-Packers Vaughn and Wilson look for booty, find adulthood in hollow but charming comedy