This comes from a source, not from me first-hand, because my invite obviously got lost in the mail along with all the other good stuff. Anyway, the first one to leap to their feet at the curtain? Ali MacGraw, who was way ahead of everyone else! I guess Ali liked the part where Bette's character (a ... More >>
A '70s car-chase flick for the Utne Reader set
M83 Central Park Summerstage Wednesday, August 8 Better than: Being forced to watch that Victoria's Secret commercial over and over again. M83 are at a crossroads. Last fall's daringly expansive Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, coupled with its equally cinematic long-form video components, unabashed comm ... More >>
Sure, The Tree of Life won, but did it really win?
Sal MineoThese photos will really get you in a lather! You can thank our own Gregory Moore for them--but not right now, please. I've already got him on the phone so I can gush my gratitude. Photos of people getting clean have never been so delightfully dirty!
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 >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 6, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 21 The Celebrities Are on the House by Walter Troy Spencer Other people are always bumping into celebrities in West Village saloons. Some bartender-on-the-way-up he was in the Riviera on a Saturday morning ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 24, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 2 Films by Andrew Sarris Norman Mailer's "BEYOND THE LAW" (at the Art) represents an infinite improvement over "Wild 90," Mailer's maiden effort in cinematographic expression. "Beyond the Law" is at lea ... More >>
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
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