On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl and L.A. Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson are joined by the Washington, D.C.-based critic Chris Klimek, a contributor to the Voice, NPR, Washington City Paper, and The Dissolve. (Voice film critic the pod's co-host Stephanie Z ... More >>
Desolation of Smaug is the fullest realization of the fantasy-entertainment complex
Fifty years in, out of time
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Well before Marc Jacobs's show even got started, it was hard not to be impressed. To design his set, he'd hired artist Rachel Feinstein, who created what appeared to be a crumbling castle in the woods and an elevated winding path leading out into the audience. It immediately called to mind something ... More >>
There were 42 marriage licenses given out Sunday in the Bronx, but wandering in and around the massive building, much of the courthouse crew seemed as indifferent to the historic day as the Yankee crowd had been on the train ride up. As much as I'd enjoyed the fanfare in Brooklyn and Manhat ... More >>
Photos courtesy of Metropolitan Museum of ArtThis year, the Costume Institute fashionably breaks its own premise: for the first time, their annual exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates just one designer: the late Alexander McQueen, an enfant terrible of British fashion turned e ... More >>
The director plays straight man in his own comic world
Things are not as they seem in Henry Selick's stunning stop-motion fairy tale
Siddown and shuddup! It's da Kollege of Musical Knowledge.
Choreographer Matthew Bourne turns revision into an art form
A virtuoso storyteller snips a movie classic into a wordless dance
Fantastical meets political in this stunning for-adults-only fairy tale
From porn to born again: Harron's reverent biopic contemplates its subject's essential innocence
Black and white and red all over
Tony winner Matthew Bourne returns to New York with 'Theater Stroke Dance'
Mike Bloombergs the New Mayor. Happy or Horrified?
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
TV Maverick Mike White Stalks the Big Screen With Chuck & Buck