Richard Kind is the familiar and likeable actor known for Mad About You, Spin City, and many theater roles. At the screening of the documentary One-Night Stand: Creating A Broadway Musical In A Day last week, Richard told the crowd he's coming to Broadway in April in the revival of Clifford Odets' ... More >>
No one plays a legendary movie star like another movie star--I mean, they really know how it's done, or at least they're willing to trot out their best mannerisms and try. Here are some of the most memorable examples (some because they're brilliant, others because they're glittery trash) of filmla ... More >>
I was stunned to find this list posted on imdb.com. But bear in mind I think it was put up there by a single feisty human, and also "favorite" implies a personal like for someone as opposed to a definite feeling that they're masterfully talented.
Boris Karloff, "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E." Thanks to Larry Myers for sending me the J.C. Suares-edited book, Hollywood Drag, which teems with these astonishing visuals.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 6, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 27 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Sergio Leone's "DUCK, YOU SUCKER" doesn't ring true to the American ear as a title. Its internal rhyme only accentuates the relative desuetude of "sucker" as slang. But th ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 16, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 11 films in focus By Andrew Sarris It seems that the first question everyone asks about "THE GODFATHER" is concerned with Marlon Brando's interpretation of the title role. That is the way the movie has ... More >>
Julie Christie in 'Darling'Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 10, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 17 Films By Andrew Sarris The Second Annual Village Voice Readers' 10-best poll, held this year in conjunction with my Films in Focus program on WBAI, received entries from a ... More >>
Karl Malden was a serious actor in the league of Marlon Brando, James Dean, and Rod Steiger. But he wasn't as showy as they were about it. The Chicago Serbian-American had an unpretentious midwestern manner and lumpy features which may have encouraged him in his behavioral modesty. But Malden, who s ... More >>
Taking Melville and Welles to sea
Guilt, self-justification, and Brando's career performance in Kazan's 50-year-old classic
Oscar Declares War on the War
Music of the Spheres
One Woman in Her Time Played Many Parts