One of the ongoing traditions of the Toronto Film Festival remained very much alive on Sept. 7, as the Sony Classics dinner at Creme Brasserie drew Daniel Radcliffe, Michael C. Hall, Felicity Jones…
Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist and Brit thesp Olivia Williams are set to topline "The Shadows," an English-language thriller directed by first-timer Ludovic Bernard, who worked as first assistant…
This quixotic documentary seeks to defend Jewish entrepreneur Bernard Natan against claims that he got his start peddling silent-era pornography.
A week after Bradley Manning's sentencing in the U.S., this slick, smarter-than-usual British courtroom thriller challenges the validity of policies that shield key evidence from public scrutiny.
Lots of luck marketing “Soul Doctor” to a general audience. This worshipful musical biography of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the so-called “Rock Star Rabbi” credited with infusing Jewish music with the…
When it comes to nurturing the next generation of New York filmmakers, Marcie Bloom believes in the personal touch.
Glenn Close, Frank Langella, Berenice Marlohe, Lambert Wilson and Olivia Thirlby have joined Anton Yelchin in Victor Levin's indie dramedy “5 to 7.” The film, set to start shooting this month in New…
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.
Best viewed as an ode to victim's rights, this well-intentioned drama forgoes nuanced drama for heart-tugging, head-shaking and rabble-rousing.
Independent film companies in Hollywood tend to be short-lived -- but there are exceptions.