Think back with me for a moment.
When it came time to do the film version of the frothy stage hit Annie way back in 1982, some Hollywood genius actually had the brain-cell deficiency to say out loud:
"I know! We'll get John Huston to direct it!
Some of the greatest film directors in history have reaped kudos, won Oscars, and earned a place as eternal icons of cinema art, yet they didn't really do that much on the set.
According to one book I read, John Huston (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of the Sierra Madre) sometimes didn't talk to t ... More >>
"We rob banks."Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
February 8, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 17
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 >>
Since I've already seen every movie ever made, I have to watch them all over again or I'll have chunks of unfilled time on my agenda. But in doing so, something very dispiriting happens sometimes. When I re-view movies that blew me away when I was younger, they don't always hold up!
Yes, Nas ... More >>