Yesterday’s news that the Village Voice had laid off its longtime chief film critic J. Hoberman sent shockwaves through the worlds of movie journalism and independent film distribution. Aside from Roger Ebert, it’s hard to imagine a current critic who’s been at his post longer, who’s had more impact on the indie film world and on other critics, or who’s departure would leave a bigger void. His layoff… Continue reading Why J. Hoberman, Fired Village Voice Movie Critic, Matters
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On a day marked by famed film critic Armond White’s annually hilarious Better-Than list, one of White’s many adversaries in the critical world was laid off. The Village Voice let go of long-time film reviewer J. Hoberman, who had been writing for the alt-weekly since 1983.
Hoberman, who started writing for the paper in 1983 and was promoted to head film critic in 1988, was not stunned by the… Continue reading J. Hoberman Laid Off: Village Voice Film Critic Let Go After More Than 20 Years
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Don’t mess with Ashton Kutcher! That’s the message he and his seven million Twitter followers have made very clear after he became embroiled in a bitter war with Village Voice, which he claims is profiting from victims of child prostitution.
The actor began his quest to bring down the paper after it published… Continue reading Ashton Kutcher Targeting Advertisers In Twitter War Vs. Village Voice
Sarah Jessica Parker and a nanny take her twins Marion and Tabitha for a walk in the West Village on Tuesday (May 31) in New York City.
The 46-year-old Sex and the City actress is one of many celebrities who have teamed up with Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity, in order to auction off their shoes for Japan’s… Continue reading Sarah Jessica Parker: Walking In The West Village
Hugh Jackman takes a leisurely stroll through NYC’s West Village on Tuesday (May 17).
The 42-year-old Aussie actor enjoyed the beautiful weather in the Big Apple with his wife Deborra Lee Furness.
Hugh just returned from San Francisco where he was performing his one man show Hugh Jackman in Concert.
“So grateful to every single one of you who came out to see… Continue reading Hugh Jackman: West Village Walk!