Lara Zarum is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.
I Love You, Daddy is a natural next step for Louis C.K., a button pusher who for the past five years has been dogged by rumors of sexual misconduct with female comedians. With a deliberately provocative plot and the undeniable homage it...
"I dreamed in brown," Laura McAllan (Carey Mulligan) muses in voiceover as Mudbound begins, and you have to believe her. Dee Rees' gorgeous film opens with the sound of thundering rain and footsteps in muck. Set on a cotton farm in the...
5 days ago | Film and TV
“I wish I could live through something,” the title character laments to her mother in the opening scene of writer/director Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird. Played with comical intensity by Saoirse Ronan, 17-year-old Lady Bird — nee Christine — is too you...
6 days ago | Film and TV
The movie turns on a series of revelations about the characters, whose hushed, intimate narration — split between Laura, Jamie, Ronsel, Hap and Florence — reveals rich inner lives
10 days ago | Film and TV
Set in present-day New York, the film has a classic Hollywood texture and a classic Hollywood conceit: a brilliant old man paired with a beautiful young ingenue
16 days ago | Film and TV
Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of the Dana Carvey Show streams on Hulu Toward the end of the excellent new documentary, Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of the Dana Carvey Show, Dana Carvey describes the final installment of a bit ...