The holidays are creeping in on us. And you know what else is? A freakish Christmas elf! Catch a screening of the 1989 B-movie Elves at Spectacle Theater. But before that let's figure out what films are actually doing to our brains at ArtLab's Film and the Unconscious.
Jennifer Lawrence is both on fire and in the process of becoming, and it’s magnificent to watch.
A giant adventure's old-fashioned spirit
The White Horse Tavern as it looks today Stay in one place long enough, many bars have found, and you're likely to eventually develop literary cachet. Indeed, many of the city's most venerable taverns - Old Town, McSorley's, and the currently-defunct Chumley's - are or were lined with the dust jac ... More >>
Now that you've stocked up on water, soup and booze, we suggest you make like the New York Stock Exchange and take the rest of the day off. To help combat fears of Armageddon, curl up on the couch and spend a few hours with one of our five favorite food movies. Did your favorite film make the list?
Last night, after much anticipation, we finally saw The Hunger Games. We're assuming that you are aware of this dystopic young-adult novel turned blockbuster film about a noble and bad-ass girl fighting in a government-mandated death match with other teens and children. If not, you have likely not b ... More >>
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
The Devil Wears Prada Movie stars don't get older, they get better, especially when it comes to my five fave hotties over 50. (5) Mark Harmon. Mamma like, mamma like. (4) Pierce Brosnan. Come to me, Pierce. Your singing in Mamma Mia! will be totally forgiven.
Plus, camping out at Burlesque
Who's doing what to whom? Your guess is not as good as mine.
In another February 2 ritual, the 2010 Oscar Nominees were announced this morning. The Best Picture list, expanded to ten nominees this year, are: An Education Avatar The Blind Side District 9 The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire A Serious Man Up U ... More >>
As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Big Apple Barbecue Block Party Madison Square Park June 13 & 14 The Seventh Annual Snapple Big Apple Barbecue Block Party returns to Madison Square Park this we ... More >>
All it takes to cure the Depression is a little Miss Sunshine
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 21, 1957, Vol. II, No. 43 Joe Gould, Bohemian "What ever happened to Joe Gould?" At least someone in the Village must have asked that question every day for the past five years. The secret is now out -- and the story is over. Joe Gou ... More >>
In The Hoax, a lying president (Nixon) begets a lying author (Richard Gere). Good thing that wouldn't happen today.
Epic Danish drug trilogy is alive with detail from dope deals to chop shops
Bryan Singer resurrects Superman, while Meryl Streep sinks her teeth into the fashion world
Baggage claim: In Spielberg fable, Hanks's idiot savant takes American customs to heart
Hope Davis's Ordinary Magic
The Lactose-Intolerant Detective; Trio's Honky-Tonk Blues
The Elementary Article
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
The Diary of a Legendary Village Bohemian Surfaces at NYU