Jewish tradition on the big screen
If there is a man who has played in more cool bands than Kid Congo Powers, he's in the Witness Protection Program. Powers has played guitar and crooned haughtily in the Gun Club, the Cramps, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, the Divine Horsemen, Congo Norvell... oh, you get the picture. This suave, fashion ... More >>
Transcending the gimmick in 2011
Daily updates from the Festival
Visa issues alas -- same sorta calamity that torpedoed Joao Gilberto's Carnegie Hall show a few days back. The free Celebrate Brooklyn! gig will go on, though, replaced by a screening of Wim Wenders' Buena Vista Social Club flick, with flamenco dancer Nelida Tirado as the opening act. Full re ... More >>
Art-rock lobsters tote an Excel spreadsheet to Central Park. Rain ensues.
Touristy Americana in Wenders post-western
Get your avant-garde fix with plenty of experimental cinema this season
The end of relevance: Wenders whiffs at social commentary
A detour through the enigmatic life of a B-movie king
Stocked with old favorites, a conservative Cannes proves Newton's Third Law of Motion
Frog-voiced multilinguist as Swiss sailor, Icelandic waiter, Russian count, fallen angel
The year's most essential, best, all-time super-duper boxed DVD setsbar almost none
Old Struggles in the New Brazil
The Bookworm and the Angel
The 'Urbanworld Film Festival'
Mr. Naharin Regrets
The Academy Award Nominations Were Announced Last Week. Do You Have Oscar Fever?
Hooligans, punters, murder, romance, and the existential crisis of the goalie