The Village Voice Film Guide: 50 Years of Movies from Classics to Cult Hits by Dennis (edt) Lim
Reviewed by Gerry Donaghy
"Late last year, there was an editorial equivalent to the Nacht der langen Messer at the venerable New York weekly the Village Voice. Mostly this was focused on their arts columns, and out the door went the bulk of the music and film writers, including the dean of American music criticism Robert Christgau. For devoted readers of film criticism, the departure of film-section editor Dennis Lim was a devastating blow. Choosing to rely more on syndicated pieces from sister newspapers (thankfully they kept Jim Hoberman), the Voice's film section has (for the most part) been neutered of the passion and intellectual verve that made it essential reading for cinephiles...." Read the entire Powells.com review.