In last week's print issue of the Village Voice, we spent time with Lloyd Kaufman, the Troma Entertainment president and splatter-comedy director who's currently remaking his early '80s original, Class of Nuke 'Em High this summer. Kaufman's known for his prolific career in the independent undergrou ... More >>
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January 1, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 1
Films in Focus
by Andrew Sarris
"THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY?" has finally come to the screen 34 years after the publication of Horace McCoy's classic wouldn't-that-make-a-wonderful-movie novel. I read ... More >>