'Existential Crises' Grips Village Voice Film Section

november 17, 2006  11:51 am
Despite the upheaval in the alt-weekly's legendary film pages since its merger with New Times, there may yet be reason for hope among cinephiles, one film site is reporting. The Reeler, a Web site devoted to New York film, acknowledges the fear and loathing accompanying recent personnel changes under the new regime and decries an apparent de-emphasis of local, art and foreign film. The good news is that Jim Hoberman is staying put and now New Yorkers can read top-notch film criticism from Voice Media's 16 other papers.