When Kent Jones took the reins of the New York Film Festival last year from its leader of 25 years, Richard Pena all eyes were focused on how his stewardship would shift the tenor, tone and aesthetic…
The Social Network New York Film Festival
Transmedia may be a nouveau buzzword, but at the New York Film Festival the term sits alongside established genres like documentaries, retrospectives and restored masterpieces in the fest's sidebar…
This stimulating but overly frenetic docudrama depicts the fast, controversial rise of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.
The New York Film Festival has tapped “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” directed by and starring Ben Stiller, to screen at the festival's centerpiece gala this fall. The world premiere of the pic…
“Captain Phillips,” the Tom Hanks topliner directed by Paul Greengrass, will launch the 51st New York Film Festival. The movie, a look at the 2009 hijacking of a U.S. ship by Somali pirates, is the…
Now that second-screen viewing and audience participation are mainstays, networks can gauge immediate fan reactions and be a part of the conversation. Just how they choose to do that depends on the…
Nine Inch will release a new studio album, their first since 2008, sometime later this year. The recently reunited group made the announcement on Tuesday. “I've been less than honest about what I've…
A spiritual sequel of sorts to 'The Social Network,' Sofia Coppola's film offers a lively and fascinating look at a real-life teen crime spree.
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.
On last Friday's episode of her daily live Web series "Very VH1 with Kate Spencer," the host announced she was undertaking an unprecedented experiment: having a conversation with four guests.