Steven Spielberg's upcoming movie about Abraham Lincoln doesn't make the President look like E.T., Jaws, or something out of Jurassic Park. In fact, it makes him look exactly like Daniel Day-Lewis, who's playing the part. With a hint of Walter Huston. Here's' a stirring image from the film, whic ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 27, 1958, Vol. III, No. 44 Notes a Bit Late on 'River Kwai' By Jerry Tallmer "The Bridge on the River Kwai" was one of those exceptional movies that seemed to please everybody -- in-group, out-group, the film professionals, the midd ... More >>
Watching a career sore. And hearing amid the praise for Day-Lewis: 'Huston. We have a problem.'