Jerry Tallmer, Village Voice theater critic and founder of the Obie Awards, has died at age 93. Tallmer’s daughter Abby confirmed the news to The New York Times. Tallmer began working at the Voice in…
Serbian feature “My Beautiful Country” won best feature at the Stony Brook Film Festival awards Saturday night. Pic, written and directed by Michaela Kezele, tells the story of a Serbian widow who…
Critics have not gone easy on the Adam Sandler comedy, despite box office predictions in the $40 millions for opening weekend. Here’s what some critics are saying about the sequel to 2010 hit “Grown…
With Disney’s “The Lone Ranger” set to bow on Wednesday, critics have begun weighing in on this summer’s most expensive movies. Here’s what a few have to say about the Johnny Depp Western…
The renowned writer was most recently the chief film critic for the Village Voice, where his reviews, essays and interviews appeared regularly in all 11 Voice Media Group publications.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center Monday announced the surprise departure of Robert Koehler, and the appointment of critic and programmer Dennis Lim as Director of Cinematheque Programming.
Author and commentator Carrie Rickey has written for the New York Times, Film Comment and the Village Voice and has reviewed movies for the Philadelphia Inquirer. At the movies, have you ever…
Already in heavy fest rotation, the pic should also travel far and wide in smallscreen formats.
Scott Foundas has been tapped to take over the post of principal film scribe at Gotham's Village Voice, ankling his current gig as associate program director at Film Society of Lincoln Center.
The press screenings at the Cannes Film Festival typically end with a round of polite applause, scattered boos, or a schizoid mix of both; far rarer are the sounds of actual whooping and hollering.
For a generation of film lovers weaned on Pauline Kael and Roger Ebert, imagining a world where moviegoers make their pic choices without the help of film critics is nearly unthinkable. Fact is, that…