‘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 why we adore this elegant film…The Plot:  In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves Read More →

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

The Walk – In theaters now [imdb id=”tt3488710″ plot=”short”] Truly a Robert Zemeckis film, The Walk is best watched as Liz and I did – IMAX 3D. Even those with only a slight fear of heights will be kept pinned to their seats, gripping the armchair, as we both did. There’s so much to appreciate about people who have dreams.   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 stunning cinematography, there were quite a few films that truly stood out from the pack. Here are the Top 10 films that we saw this year. Coming soon… RND’s Top 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 the young woman smitten by her. Their affair is brief but not without it’s repercussions. Todd Haynes knows a little something about 1950s style from Far From Heaven and the 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 baffled. The story takes place in three different timelines: the past (1999), the present (2014) and the future (2029). It mainly focuses on Tao, a young women who is being 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 film, based upon the biography by Walter Isaacson, focuses on three specific moments in the life of Jobs; the launches of the Macintosh, Next, and the iMac. You may think Read More →

New York Film Festival Review: ‘MICROBE & GASOLINE’ is a charming coming of age road movie.

So many of us did not fit in while we were in school. Maybe we wore clothes that were different, has religious parents, or just had quirky personalities that wouldn’t be appreciated until college. Director Michel Gondry tackles the coming of age genre with his new film MICROBE & GASOLINE. With credits like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Read More →

New York Film Festival 53 Review: ‘MIA MADRE’

Impending death of a loved one is something we’ll all face in our lifetime. Everyone deals with it on their own very personal way. In Nanni Moretti‘s new feature MIA MADRE, Margherita knows her mother is on the verge of death, but is in the kind of denial that turns her world into a tailspin. Trying to separate her professional life Read More →

New York Film Festival 53 Review: ‘Ingrid Bergman- In Her Own Words’

While Ingrid Bergman is undoubtedly one of the most iconic faces in film history, her personal life may be an enigma to the average movie goer. In the NYFF53 documentary, INGRID BERGMAN IN HER OWN WORDS, filmmaker Stig Björkman brings her world to life with diary entries, intimate sit down interviews with her children, letters to close confidants, and home movies Read More →

Watch Tom Hanks in new trailer for Stephen Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies’ – debuting at New York Film Festival in theaters October 16th

The new trailer from DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ dramatic thriller “Bridge of Spies” is now available. The story of a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot, “Bridge of Spies” is directed by Steven Spielberg Read More →

New York Film Festival Announces Main Slate – ‘Bridge of Spies’ ‘Carol’ & ‘Maggie’s Place’

Additional NYFF special events, documentary section, and filmmaker conversations and panels, as well as NYFF’s Projections and the full Convergence programs, will be announced in subsequent days and weeks. The 17-day New York Film Festival highlights the best in world cinema, featuring top films from celebrated filmmakers as well as fresh new talent. The selection committee, chaired by Jones, also Read More →

Don Cheadle’s directorial debut ‘Miles Ahead’ to close the 53rd New York Film Festival

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Don Cheadle’s directorial debut Miles Ahead will make its World Premiere as the Closing Night selection of the upcoming 53rd New York Film Festival (September 25 – October 11). Cheadle, who co-wrote the script, stars as the legendary musician opposite Emayatzy Corinealdi and Ewan McGregor. New York Film Festival Director and Read More →

‘The Walk’ starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, directed by Robert Zemekis to open the New York Film Festival this September

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Robert Zemeckis’s The Walk will make its World Premiere as the Opening Night selection of the upcoming 53rd New York Film Festival (September 25 – October 11), which will kick off at Alice Tully Hall. A true story, the film is based on Philippe Petit’s memoir To Reach the Clouds and Read More →