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…
“De Palma,” the first documentary in which Brian De Palma talks in-depth about his life and career, world-premiered positively at the Venice Film Festival Wednesday. Directors Noah Baumbach and Jake…
Acolytes of Brian De Palma's flavorful, flamboyant filmography hardly need reminding of his acrobatic ability as a visual storyteller; what they'll learn from "De Palma" is that in front of the…
Creative duo Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach stepped out for the Los Angeles premiere of their new film “Mistress America” at the Ace Hotel on Friday as part of Sundance Next Fest. In addition to…
Midway through Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig's "Mistress America," the movie arrives at a long, zany set piece so inspired and brilliantly sustained that it alone would be worth the price of…
If age is just a state of mind, then "While We're Young" is the best kind of therapy that a fortysomething starting to lose touch with the younger generation could hope for.
Juliette Binoche, Tim Roth and Robert Pattinson are attached to “The Childhood of a Leader,” a new drama directed by Brady Corbet, Variety has learned. The pic is Corbet’s feature directorial debut…
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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History