Tuesday, February 28, 2017

New York Film Festival

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Mixed reviews greeted Ang Lee's long anticipated "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" at the New York Film Festival on Friday night, casting further doubts over the promise of Hollywood's latest technological savior: high-frame rate filming.

The premiere was one of the fall movie season's...

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Director Mike Mills had some advice for his audience at the New York Film Festival: Make a movie about your mom.

Mills premiered his "20th Century Women," starring Annette Bening, on Friday at Lincoln Center, where his film is playing as the festival's centerpiece. In it, Bening stars as...

Friday, Sep. 30, 2016

The 54th New York Film Festival kicked off Friday under gray autumn skies, cloaked by an unusual degree of topicality.

Ava DuVernay's documentary on mass incarceration, "The 13th," opened the festival, the first documentary to ever mark the start of the Film Society of Lincoln Center's...

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2015

In the months and years after Sept. 11, the World Trade Center was swept out of the movies. The Towers were removed from such films as "Zoolander" and "Serendipity" that were shot before the tragedy. Since then, the skyline where the Towers once formed the "H'' in...

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

When Michael Keaton met Barack Obama shortly before Obama would become president, the then-senator had a question for the actor.

"Why don't you make more movies?"

It's a quandary that has long bedeviled moviegoers just as it has, so it seems,...

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014

With a pair of much-anticipated book adaptions, two heavyweight American filmmakers frame the 52nd annual New York Film Festival.

The Lincoln Center event, arguably the most prestigious film festival in the country, kicks off Friday with the world...

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the selections for the Spotlight on Documentary section for the 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 – October 12). Spotlight on Documentary will feature a lineup of new films by filmmakers such as Les Blank, Debra...

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the 30 films that will comprise the Main Slate official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (NYFF, which runs September 26–October 12), including  the work of such notable directors as Lisandro Alonso, Asia Argento, Olivier Assayas, Nick...