NYFF54 Review: ’20th CENTURY WOMEN’, the ladies have it.




20th CENTURY WOMEN Mike Mills 2016 USA 118 minutes Mike Mills’s texturally and behaviorally rich new comedy seems to keep redefining itself as it goes along, creating a moving group Read More →

NYFF54 Review: ‘PERSONAL SHOPPER’ shows Kristen Stewart is scary good.




PERSONAL SHOPPER   Olivier Assayas 2016 France French and English with English subtitles 105 minutes Kristen Stewart is the medium, in more ways than one, for this sophisticated genre exploration Read More →

NYFF54 Reviews: ‘NERUDA’ & ‘A QUIET PASSION’- two different films about two unforgettable poets.




NERUDA Pablo Larraín 2016 Chile/Argentina/France/Spain 107 minutes Opens December 16, 2016 Pablo Larraín’s exciting, surprising, and colorful new film is a “Nerudean” portrait of the great Chilean poet’s years of Read More →

NYFF54 Review: ‘I HAD NOWHERE TO GO’ is one of the most unique cinematic experiences I’ve ever had.




I HAD NOWHERE TO GO Douglas Gordon 2016 Germany 97 minutes Autobiography and biography merge in this often shattering, sometimes absurdly funny collaboration between two polymath artists, Douglas Gordon and Read More →

NYFF54 Review: ‘PATERSON’ is poetry in every sense of the word.




PATERSON written and directed by Jim Jarmusch Jim Jarmusch 2016 USA 118 minutes Adam Driver is Paterson, a bus driver who writes poetry and happens to live and work in Read More →

NYFF54: ’13th’ opened the festival, but you can watch on Netflix today!




With such a broad subject matter, it’s quite astonishing how director Ava DuVernay was able to weave “talking heads” with facts, figures and history footage into the coherent and thought-provoking Read More →

NYFF54 Reviews: ‘SIERANEVADA’ & ‘THE REHEARSAL’




SIERANEVADASieranevada takes a peek inside a grieving family and the reality of being stuck in a small space with the people you love and hate. Days after the death of Read More →

Free Events at New York Film Festival – New Talks Announced




The 54th New York Film Festival will be chock full of free events, including HBO Directors Dialogues, NYFF Live talks, Convergence experiences and installations, and more. Tickets to following free events will be distributed Read More →

First full-length narrative film shot in 4k, Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ will premiere at the New York Film Festival




The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Ang Lee’s highly anticipated Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk as a Special World Premiere Presentation of the 54th New York Film Festival (September Read More →

New York Film Festival announces a wonderfully diverse lineup – Jim Jarmusch, Paul Verhoeven & Mia Hansen-Løve among directors




25 features include new films from Maren Ade, Pedro Almodóvar, Olivier Assayas, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Alain Guiraudie, Eugène Green, Mia Hansen-Løve, Hong Sangsoo, Jim Jarmusch, Barry Jenkins, Pablo Larraín, Read More →

‘The Lost City of Z’ from James Gray to close out the 54th New York Film Festival




The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces The Lost City of Z, written and directed by James Gray (The Immigrant, Two Lovers), as the Closing Night selection of the 54th Read More →

New York Film Festival announces Mike Mill’s ’20th Century Women’ as centerpiece




The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the selection of 20th Century Women, written and directed by Mike Mills (Beginners), as the Centerpiece of the 54th New York Film Festival Read More →

Netflix & New York Film Festival announce opening night film, the original documentary ‘The 13th’ from Ava DuVernay




The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Ava DuVernay’s documentary The 13th as the Opening Night selection of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16), making Read More →

‘CAROL’ comes to life on the silver screen today. Here are a few reasons why we think it shouldn’t be missed.




As one of the most anticipated films of this year’s New York Film Festival, CAROL most certainly blew everyone’s expectations out of the water. Here are just a few reasons Read More →

9 movies from the New York Film Festival you can watch this fall




The Walk – In theaters now Truly a Robert Zemeckis film, The Walk is best watched as Liz and I did – IMAX 3D. Even those with only a slight fear Read More →

Top 10 of the 53rd New York Film Festival




This year’s New York Film Festival was full of surprises. While you can always count on big names, great directors (old and new), splendid writing, and some of the most Read More →

New York Film Festival Review: The gorgeous ‘Carol’ with Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara




Not once salacious, Todd Haynes‘ Carol is a subtle and elegant telling of a romance between two women in the 1950s. Cate Blanchett is the title character and Rooney Mara is Read More →

New York Film Festival Review: ‘Mountains May Depart’ when you Go West




Mountains May Depart competed for the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and takes a prime spot at the New York Film Festival. Jia Zhangke‘s eighth feature film left me bewildered and Read More →

New York Film Festival Review: ‘STEVE JOBS’ The idol and the narcissist.




Steve Jobs: Humanity may recognize his face quicker than any religious leader, sports icon, historical figure… even Kardashian. The world knows this man. But, do they really?  Danny Boyle‘s new Read More →