16 New York Film Festival movies coming to theaters soon

The Florida Project Description: A six-year-old girl (the remarkable Brooklynn Prince) and her two best friends run wild on the grounds of a week-by-week motel complex on the edge of Read More →

New York Film Festival 55 Review: ‘The Other Side of Hope’ is subtle, quirky & timely

Finland’s master of deadpan comedy, Aki Kaurismäki (‘Lights in the Dusk’, ‘Le Havre’), returns with the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and a middle-aged Finnish Read More →

New York Film Festival 55 Review: ‘The Florida Project’ shines.

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while Read More →

New York Film Festival 55 Review: ‘Hall of Mirrors’ exposes investigative journalism at it’s finest

I’m not quite sure which is more interesting: the life of Edward Jay Epstein or the stories he investigates. Add to that an original documentary style and Hall of Mirrors turns into an Read More →

15 U.S. Premieres of the New York Film Festival

A Skin So Soft Description: Studiously observing the world of male bodybuilding, Denis Côté’s A Skin So Soft (Ta peau si lisse) crafts a multifaceted portrait of six latter-day Adonises Read More →

10 North American Premieres at the New York Film Festival

Ismael’s Ghosts Description: Phantoms swirl around Ismael (Mathieu Amalric), a filmmaker in the throes of writing a spy thriller based on the unlikely escapades of his brother, Ivan Dedalus (Louis Read More →

9 World Premieres at New York Film Festival

Cielo Description: The first feature from Alison McAlpine, director of the beautiful 2008 “nonfiction ghost story” short Second Sight, is a dialogue with the heavens—in this case, the heavens above Read More →

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: ‘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 →

‘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 →