NYFF

10 Films To See In May

While Cannes Film Festival is the big cinematic focus this month, we also have the start of  the summer blockbuster after Fast Five gave a humongous jump st...

10 Films To See In March

With the Oscar season finally over and weak early months of the year coming to an end, we can finally look forward to 2011. We recently posted Our Most-Anti...

10 Films To See In December

2010 is coming to an end and with it, we have a slew of Oscar hopefuls the month of December. My current favorite film of the year is hitting, as well as on...

[NYFF] Clint Eastwood’s ‘Hereafter’ Press Conference

This past weekend, TFS Contributor Raffi Asdourian and myself attended a press conference for the film Hereafter, which was the closing night film at the New York Film Festival. The film follows three parallel stories about three people who have been impacted by death and their own mortality in some way. In attendance at the press conference was director Clint Eastwood, screenwriter Peter Morgan, and actors Matt Damon, Cécile de France, and Bryce Dallas Howard....

[NYFF Review] Another Year

Mike Leigh's new film Another Year, like Mike Leigh's old films, is all about real people and their interactions with each other. This time around, the subj...

[NYFF Review] Certified Copy

Abbas Kiarostami films are a true delight for those familiar with his deliberately slow and restrained style (10, The Taste Of Cherry Blossoms) which is fil...

[NYFF Review] Of Gods and Men

In 1996, a group of French Cistercian monks residing in Tibhirine, Algeria were kidnapped and then later killed, supposedly when negotiations broke down between the French government and the terrorist group. Based on factual events Xavier Beauvois' Of Gods & Men (Des hommes et des dieux) examines the decision by the monks to remain in the war-torn country, even after being threatened by Islamic extremists....

[NYFF Review] LENNONYC

John Lennon, too many, is the most influential musician of the last century. He led the one of the most iconic bands of all time into the history books and ...