The Sound of Music (Movie)

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    November 6, 2014

    The Top 25 Space Movies Since the Big Bang

    Our film critics didn't come away from Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar with much praise, but it did get us thinking about other flicks -- epics, comedies, and truly weird classics -- set in or about the great beyond. Below are our 25 favorite space movies since the Big Bang.

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    March 27, 2013
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    July 5, 2012

    The Sound of Music Is Coming To TV: I Know Who Should Star

    The Sound of Music is a perfect movie, no matter what Christopher Plummer has been muttering for decades. It happens to be sweeping, enchanting, funny, adorable, and scary--the perfect mix of puppets, moppets, and Nazis. And now that it's been announced to come to TV in a whole new version, I want ... More >>

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    May 25, 2012

    The 10 Biggest Box Office Movies Of All Time

    If you look that up, you'll generally find a list that includes a bunch of recent films, both animated and comic bookish, and all very large and loud. But took the time to adjust all the domestic grosses for inflation, so this list that they posted is way more accurate. And sudde ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    Meryl Won't Win, and Other Surefire Oscar Predictions

    This is the only ballot you'll need at your viewing party

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    January 25, 2012

    Tea Party Princess

    Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Two Veterans Battle It Out For Best Supporting Actor

    Two of the candidates for this year's Best Supporting Actor Oscar are really extraordinary old people. Christopher Plummer shines in Mike Mills's Beginners as the father of the Mills character (played by Ewan McGregor), who comes out of the closet at 75 and really starts to live. Plummer himself i ... More >>

  • Books

    October 19, 2011

    Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark Zooms In

    Brian Kellow's biography tries to tackle the iconic film critic

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2011

    Buy Marilyn Monroe's "Subway Dress" For Only $2 Million

    ​Marilyn Monroe's iconic white dress from The Seven Year Itch is on sale for the low, low price of $2 million. It's the halter dress she wears while standing over the subway grate, trying to keep the skirt down. Actress Debbie Reynolds, 79, who is Carrie Fisher's mother, is also a movie memorabili ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Watch Out, Galliano! There's a New Hitler Lover In Town!

    ​For some reason, creative visionaries have felt emboldened to spill their deep, dark admiration for Adolf Hitler in public lately. First, designer John Galliano was ruined for screaming such thoughts at someone he felt deserved to be in an oven. And now, filmmaker Lars von Trier has been ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Charlie Chaplin Classes Up the 1972 Oscars Ceremony

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 20, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 16 films in focus By Andrew Sarris The 44th annual festivities of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences began with a whimper and ended with a bang, demonstrating that, among other things, Oscar ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 17, 2010

    Colin Firth Said the C-Word!

    Speechifying on Broadway, plus plenty of cussing and discussing

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Bob Hope, John Wayne, Cary Grant -- the 1970 Oscars

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 16 Films in Focus by Andrew Sarris OSCAR GOES TO COLLEGE: You could hardly recognize Oscar this year at the celebration of his 42nd birthday. After years of flaunting his nouveau riche vulgarity and grade s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    When Stars Don't Get The Movie Version

    ​Supposedly there will be a movie made of the Broadway show Memphis, and I bet they don't use the stage cast. They hardly ever do! And I wish they would! Remember when they made a movie of Doubt two years ago and Cherry Jones didn't get the part?

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Your First Movie?

    ​What's the first movie you ever saw in an actual theater? My answer will date myself, but it's nice to date somebody. It was The Sound of Music! And I adored it! It had everything I turned out to need in a film--scenery, music, puppets, lederhosen, Julie Andrews, and Nazi hating! And I g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Is Susan Sarandon The Humblest Star on Broadway?

    Currently costarring on Broadway in the Ionesco play Exit The King, Susan Sarandon took the sly route with her bio in the Playbill. Here it is in its entirety: "Susan Sarandon is a mother, actor, and activist. She is very happy to be returning to Broadway for the first time since she appeared in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Classic Movie Plots That Should Have Been Different

    Even the greatest Oscar-winning epic can be improved with a little tweaking. In fact, whenever I watch my favorite works of world cinema, I'm still bugged by storylines that should have come out differently, for chrissake. For example:

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    February 11, 2009
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    November 26, 2008
  • Dance

    December 4, 2007

    The Thrills Are Alive

    Alert Julie Andrews! Doug Elkins brings Fraulein Maria back to Joe's Pub

  • Art

    September 18, 2007

    Erik Sanko's Creepy Puppets Meet the Kronos Quartet

    Love with strings attached at BAM's Next Wave Festival

  • Theater

    June 26, 2007

    Then Again

    Old Acquaintance evokes a bygone New York, but is that enough?

  • Dance

    December 12, 2006

    Watch Out, Julie!

    Tackling a classic with love and impudence

  • Dance

    April 11, 2006

    Get Up and Try Again

    Life as a vaudeville in which irony squeezes out a tear as well as a guffaw

  • News

    June 1, 2004

    Death of a Salesman

    Ronald Reagan, 1911–2004

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    March 2, 2004
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    November 25, 2003
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    February 18, 2003
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    November 19, 2002
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    March 5, 2002

    Faith No More

    'The Believer' Makes the Long Pilgrimage to the Silver Screen

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    May 22, 2001
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    November 16, 1999
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    November 9, 1999
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    December 8, 1998

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