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Kyle Patrick Alvarez Talks About His New Film The Stanford Prison Experiment

Tony Bartolone | Posted 07.17.2016 | Arts
Tony Bartolone

The Stanford Prison Experiment is an endlessly interesting film about the actual study conducted by a Stanford University psych professor and his grad students in 1971. The experiment demonstrated the effect prison has on human behavior.

5 To 7: A Window Opens In New York

Camila Gibran | Posted 06.06.2015 | Arts
Camila Gibran

Brian, a young writer, is walking, he is in his head, we hear his voice: "...In New York City, you are never more than 20 feet away from someone you know, or someone you are meant to know."

Erin Whitney

'Duke Of Burgundy' Is The All-Female Erotic Drama You Need To See | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.02.2015 | Arts

It's easy to call “The Duke of Burgundy” a period drama about a lesbian S&M relationship, or perhaps even describe it as “Blue Is the Warmest Co...

New York Film Critics Circle at Tao Downtown: First Awards in the New Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The New York Film Critics Circle announce their film honors early, so you know just who you are going to see at their annual awards dinner: with Boyho...

Bound By Flesh: The Story of Violet and Daisy Hilton

Alex Doll | Posted 08.27.2014 | Weird News
Alex Doll

As a curiosity, full of salacious possibility, or as the heartbreaking tale of two women, unprepared for independence after success, Bound By Flesh is a humanizing and powerful must-see recounting of the rise and fall of these fascinating women.

Dancing in Jaffa Asks 'Could You Dance With the Enemy?'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.12.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Hope is exactly what watching Dancing in Jaffa gave me. The hope to believe that one day Israel and Palestine will co-exist, away from the settlements and politics. But also the confirmation that cultural activism works.

'Like Father Like Son' -- Searching for the Meaning of Family

Michael Rose | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

In most hands, a switched at birth story would be a pretty shopworn literary device. A new film by Japanese director Kore-Eda Hirokazu turns this into a thought provoking and moving exploration of what it means to be a family in his new film Like Father, Like Son.

Walls Can Talk: A Room 237 Review

Tony Bartolone | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

It would be much too easy to dismiss this chatty little flick as a silly study in crackpot speculation. Rather, its well-crafted eloquence succeeds in raising poignant questions that are pertinent to understanding human behavior.

When You Can See 'The Canyons'

Posted 02.15.2013 | Entertainment

"The Canyons" is coming soon. The much-discussed Lindsay Lohan film was acquired by IFC Films on Friday and will "premiere day-and-date and on digi...

Sundance/IFC's The Ledge -- God as Opiate

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

The Ledge held me on the edge of my seat from start to finish, which is a very good thing these days, when I am tempted to give up on many pictures after only five minutes.

Tickets To IFC Films' 'Heartless' Premiere & After-Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Making the Film: Stolen

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

While neither Steinman nor Anderson would say that everything went according to plan, they still have something to show for an experience neither could truly believe was happening.

Uncut from Northern Ireland

Henry Rollins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Henry Rollins

By day we would interview all sides of the Northern Ireland debate, trying allow different points of view to be aired. By night, I would get e-mails from people urging me not to believe what others told me.

Henry Rollins: Uncut from South Africa

Henry Rollins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Henry Rollins

What I saw in my travels to Africa made me think differently about food, water, life, existence, America, pretty much everything.

Uncut from New Orleans

Henry Rollins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Henry Rollins

I wanted to remind people that while things are better in New Orleans than when parts of the city were submerged, there is still a long way to go to bring the city back to full strength.

Cassian Elwes: Future of Independent Film "Somewhere Over The Rainbow"

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paige Donner

Mark Gill, former head of Warner Independent, one of the recent casualties of independent film's radically changing landscape, explained: "The world is falling apart in independent cinema."