This time, it's Captain Asskick goes to Washington
For Robert Redford, Sundance's opening day was a bummer. He woke up to learn the Academy had snubbed him for a (deserved) Best Actor nod for the sparse yachting drama All Is Lost, and had to spend his typically triumphant morning press conference swatting down questions about being sad. Luckily for ... More >>
F. Scott Fitzgerald's jazz-age-set novel The Great Gatbsy has long been considered pretty unfilmable, despite it's having been filmed again and again. The story of a war vet peeking into the lavish life of the title rich man and finding parties, costumes, and lunacy, just might be better on the writ ... More >>
Sneakers celebrates 20 years at 92Y Tribeca
Interesting factoid: the Watergate scandal caused enrollment in journalism schools to be at an all-time high in 1974, since budding journalists wanted to be just like Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. JY CINEMASHUP - All the President's Boys from Jeff Yorkes on Vim ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 3, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 31 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Cinema, like politics, makes strange bedfellows. "THE CANDIDATE," for example. (I couldn't.) It so happens that I find myself more in critical harmony with Bella Abzug's ... More >>
You figure out the names.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 29, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 44 Film: Little Fauss By Molly Haskell Can Robert Redford be a nasty skunk? Can Jack Nicholson be without charm? Or Jane Fonda without bail money? Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spot ... More >>
How many nuts win multimillion-dollar state leases?
With more than 250 films to see, there is no one, definitive festival experience. Here's mine.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 15, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 35 Films By Andrew Sarris "CASINO ROYALE" is said to be doing spectacular business despite moderately unfavorable reviews. Most of the proceedings were too esoteric for this reviewer. At times, it seemed th ... More >>
Hes not a journalist, but he played one in the movies
So we've all heard that one silver lining to the whole economic meltdown is that New York is
Catch The Sting at Bryant Park
Staffers flee. New blood moves in. And still the question remains.
A movie with troubled assets, indeed
In honor of Election Day, the New York Times has been featuring for the last week a video "Critic's Picks" from A.O. Scott on the subject of Michael Ritchie's The Candidate (1972). "I don't think there's any movie that captures the chaos and intensity of Democratic politics quite as well," Scott say ... More >>
At the buffet table with Rachel Dratch, missing Osama, and why Harvey Fierstein is always right
The sanctity of property vs. the health of the land in Austin
The odd upside of Robert Redford's terribly earnest, utterly terrible war drama
Activist fest takes on global warming, suburban sprawl and, as if war weren't enough, AIDS in Iraq
Removed from the Park City hype, Sundance comes to Brooklyn
My Life is a dog: Redford self-actualizes, Freeman bears the burden in new Hallstrom
Really ordinary people: Robert Redford and family keep their patrician chins to the wind
Find out how many used Great Gatsbys it takes to build a boat
Sundance '04: A growth industry, but Biskind's tell-all both thrills and chills the indie set
A Patriotic Hollywood Celebrates Its Own Beautiful Mind
Sundance's Real Deals
Hardest Movie Quiz Answers Revealed
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Beyond the Buzz
Sundance Takes a Tumble