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  • If These Walls Could Talk: A Peek Inside the Most Imaginative Hotel in New York
    March 15 at 3:06 p.m. by Darek Solarski

    The Carlton Arms has also evolved over the years as a kind of living, breathing art project: Since the Eighties, artists have taken to painting the various rooms, slapping enveloping, full-size murals on the bare walls...  — Danny King Once a…

     
  • Must-See Treasures at the Met Breuer
    March 15 at 2:27 p.m. by Village Voice staff

    Ever since the Met announced its takeover of Breuer's flipped ziggurat, press releases have trumpeted the institution's access to thousands of years' worth of art. With this vast cultural taxonomy at hand, the curators would have done better to…

     
  • The 2016 Oscar Winners and Nominees: Best Picture, Acting, and More
    February 26 at 2:14 p.m. by Village Voice staff

    Catch up on some of this year's winners and nominees for the 88th annual Academy Awards. From Best Picture to Best Actor and Best Actress, here's what the Village Voice had to say about these films throughout 2015.  Check out more of the Voice's…

     

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  • Scraping the Barrel: 2015's Worst Movies
    December 31 at 4 a.m.

    If you don't already have enough reasons to be happy that 2015 has come to an end, remind yourself of the terrible movies that it produced — and hope that the films of 2016 aren't so bad that they have you wishing for a time machine of your…

     
  • Funny Ha Ha: 2015's Best Comedies
    December 30 at 4 a.m.

    The year's best knee-slappers came from all across the globe: a murder-mystery miniseries made in France, an ancient Greece-inspired look at Chicago's gun-violence epidemic, an old-school vampire flick from New Zealand. Though many of these films'…

     
  • The Most Underrated Movies of 2015
    December 22 at 4 a.m.

    There are several different ways of defining "underrated." Did reviewers not give a certain movie its fair shake, or did a critical darling simply fall through the box-office cracks? Whatever the reason may be, here are more than 20 movies from…

     
  • Quentin Tarantino Talks With His Hands and Other Scenes With 'The Hateful Eight' Cast in New York
    December 14 at 2:47 p.m. by Chona Kasinger

    We all love to gesticulate when we talk—filmmaker Quentin Tarantino included. Ever the enthusiastic speaker, it turns out that Tarantino is a master of both making movies and animatedly answering questions. Now, we've got the gifs to prove it so…

     
  • Can You Name These Indie '80s Movies by Their Pictures Alone?
    July 15 at 2:31 p.m. by Nick Lucchesi

    BAMcinématek's vast "Indie 80s" program (July 17–August 27, 2015), co-presented with Cinema Conservancy, reminds us of the parallel moviemaking that was flourishing in this country at the same time that franchises were taking root. Boasting more…

     
  • 'Seinfeld' Apartment Re-Created in NYC
    June 24 at 10:55 a.m. by Nick Lucchesi

    To promote the debut of Seinfeld on Hulu, the network, with the help Jerry Seinfeld and the show's set and prop managers, meticulously recreated the set for Jerry's Upper West Side apartment at Milk Studios (451 W. 14th Street) on the border of…

     
  • Ten Movies You'll Want to See This Summer
    June 3 at 4 a.m.

    In the decadent 21st century, the summer movie season now sprawls from March through December. (Star Wars: Episode VII is due to awaken the Force December 18; every prior Star Wars picture has come out Memorial Day weekend.) But I’ll stick to…

     
  • Scenes from <I>Game of Thrones</I>, Season 5
    April 7 at 4 a.m.

    Be sure to read our Game of Thrones season 5 preview by Inkoo Kang. The fifth season premieres Sunday, April 12.

     
  • The Famous Faces of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival
    March 18 at 4 a.m.

    At the SXSW film Festival, held March 13-21 in Austin, Texas, established stars and indie newcomers showcase their latest movies. Photographer Nate "Igor" Smith brings back these portraits of the actors, directors and writers of this year's crop of…

     
  • The 2015 Oscar Winners
    February 22 at 4 a.m.

    The linked nominee won the 2015 Academy Award. Click the link to read the Village Voice's review of the movie to see what our critics wrote about the film.

     
  • 2015 Oscar Best Picture Nominees
    January 15 at 4 a.m.

    Announced again in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles—this year by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs—were the nominations of eight films out of a possible ten for the Best Picture Academy Award. Also announced on Thursday,…

     
  • <I>The Interview</I> Opens at a Single Theater in Manhattan
    December 26 at 4 a.m.

    Cinema Village at 22 East 12th Street was the only theater in Manhattan to show The Interview on Christmas Day -- it opened at theaters in Brooklyn and Queens, and online, too -- and showings quickly sold out as the FBI and NYPD monitored the scene…

     
  • The 25 Best Space Movies of All Time
    November 7 at 4 a.m.

    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…

     
  • A 'Twin Peaks' Halloween Party at Glasslands
    November 2 at 4 a.m.

    One cryptic tweet and one not-so-cryptic Showtime promo later, we’re all drawn back into David Lynch’s world of teenage murder, biker gangs, Canadian whorehouses, omniscient logs, sweaters, and damn good coffee. The 1990 series Twin Peaks certainly…

     
  • The 20 Best Modern Vampire Movies, 1979 to the Present
    October 20 at 4 a.m.

    By Amy Nicholson, Alan Scherstuhl, and Stephanie Zacharek. Follow @VoiceFilmClub !function(d,s,id){var…

     
  • Red Carpet Photos from the <I>Gone Girl</I> Premiere
    September 27 at 4 a.m.

    Before it opens nationwide on October 3, David Fincher's Gone Girl, an adaption of the Gillian Flynn novel, premiered on Friday, September 26 at the New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall. Photos by Zachary D. Roberts for the Village Voice. See…

     
  • The 11 Best Found-Footage Horror Movies
    September 5 at 4 a.m.

    Found footage horror movie As Above, So Below follows a team of urban explorers into the catacombs beneath Paris, home to "200 miles of tunnels right underneath our feet!" as announced in the trailer by Perdita Weeks, who plays urban archeology…

     

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