Samuel Taylor Coleridge famously drew a line: "prose -- words in their best order; poetry -- the best words in their best order." Granted, Coleridge was a poet, not to mention a stoner of the first order, and therefore probably had a tendency to be defensive about things. He was right, though. Had ... More >>
They're calling it "Lindsay Lohan's confusing new movie trailer", but it's quite clear to me. It's a loving sendup of a 1952 pulp drama, this one featuring Lindsay and a real porn star, James Deen. The film is called The Canyons and it's written by Bret Easton Ellis and helmed by "the never nomina ... More >>
Hillbillies versus peacocks
Daddy Long Legsfrontman for local blues-bashing, clothes horsing around trio of the same namedoesn't want me to tell you his real name. Could it be there's a spurned lady out there trying to track him down? Some traffic tickets piling up? More likely, Mr. Legs (and they are long ones, ... More >>
One man's "sloppy" is another man's "shindig." That is the essential truism you should keep in mind when checking out local loonies Foster Care. In the fine tradition of later-2000s Brooklyn dive-dwelling riff-rammers like Live Fast Die and DC Snipers, Foster Care get faster, more furious, and drunk ... More >>
You'll have to do your own private research to get total nudes. But in the meantime, historian and "La Daily Musto" reader Gregory Moore has found some wondrous shots of old-time movie idols in their bathing suits and ready to take a dive, or simply shirtless because they felt like rotating ... More >>
Forties/Fifties hunk Guy Madison overwhelmingly won my recent poll asking "Who was the hottest old-time movie star?" (and Anne Ramsey didn't even place.) So the resourceful Gregory Moore has come up with a whole other batch of photos of my Guy, all providing a tantalizing trip down Madison A ... More >>
"We rob banks."Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 8, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 17 Films by Andrew Sarris The readers of The Village Voice have responded in unprecedented numbers to the fourth annual poll of ten-best lists. For the record, the previous winners are "D ... More >>
But we'll explain him anyway
Films from the end of a great career
And stunning, where Bardem and the Coens are concerned. Plus other dark visions, and peaceful chats with Mamet and Lauper.
Only in the early '70s could Elliott Gould have been a matinee idol. Since then? The Brooklyn schlemiel's long goodbye.
Erotic obsession and cold, cruel truths about unrequited love
Killer B's: Sprawling retro of lesser-known noirs celebrates an ultra-gritty nihilism
The career-launching music of another kind of '60s counterculturalist
Sprite of the hunter: Jim Carrey journeys through a postmodern 'tween-gothic neverland
Self-titled Libertine Carl Barât battles his junko partnersPete Doherty and the brown
Speaking of slavery, Cold Mountain doesn't. Its pale version of history is a whitewash.
A Decade Under the Affluence
Alienated Dreamers and Lusty Rebels
World's Hardest Movie Quiz
Berlin's Body Politic
Joseph Paul Dimaggio, 1914-1999