Last month, Fortissimo Films and Metrodome Group shuttered their doors. As a veteran of the independent film industry, I can't let the closing of two art-house darlings go unnoticed. After three…
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In this modern era of 3D, effects-laden movie spectacles, some of Hollywood's most prolific indie directors are making a colorful splash into black-and-white.
A critical digest of the week’s latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Frances Ha Distributor: IFC Films You gotta love Greta Gerwig: Even as…
"Part of this movie is about the death of youth," said Greta Gerwig. "The moment when you pass out of your youth, which I think happens around 27 or 28, is fascinating and heart-breaking at the same…
When the Brooklyn Academy of Music recently organized a series of iconic movies set in this outer borough, it was no surprise that writer-director Noah Baumbach's "The Squid and the Whale" featured…
IFC Films has closed North and Latin American rights for Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha," starring Greta Gerwig.
IFC Films is in negotiations to acquire Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha," starring Greta Gerwig.
There's been grumbling from the press at Telluride this year that this year's lineup is light on the sort of Oscar movies the festival has gained a reputation for launching in the past.