The Polaroid 20×24 camera looks downright surreal, like one of those old accordion cameras inflated beyond all reasonable proportion. It gets even wackier when you imagine a growing roster of film…
New York Film Festival
Six weeks in New York, all expenses paid, VIP status at the New York Film Fest and private chats with big-name filmmakers. And a worry-free period to work. That's what the Film Society of Lincoln…
As Toronto fought Telluride for premieres, and fest competition for prestige pics reached a fever pitch this year, the New York Film Festival quietly delivered some key victories: world premieres of…
In the city that never sleeps, these are movers and shakers who put the fizz in the biz.
One key advantage of running a film company together is that it's possible to be two places at once. That came in handy on a recent night at the Toronto International Film Festival when Michael…
Surgically precise, grimly funny and entirely mesmerizing over the course of its swift 149-minute running time, this taut yet expansive psychological thriller represents an exceptional pairing of…
Programmers of the New York Film Festival — known for their tight grip on the fest’s small, highly curated lineup — have added a Main Slate special presentation to the 2014 roster: the world premiere…
One suspects Pasolini himself would approve of casting Willem Dafoe to play himself, seeing as how the actor can count both Christ and "Antichrist" among his screen credits. But it's doubtful whether…
The great classical pianist Seymour Bernstein is as graceful a speaker as he is a musician, and his voice rings out with wondrous depth and clarity in "Seymour: An Introduction."
The Los Angeles Police Department's famed motto, "to protect and to serve," has rarely sounded as hollow as it does during Nick Broomfield's "Tales of the Grim Sleeper."