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New York Film Festival

Erin Whitney

You've Never Seen Steve Carell And Channing Tatum Like This Before

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment

The Oscar buzz for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" has been going strong since the film premiered at Cannes back in May. The drama, based on a true stor...

In the New York Film Fest the Outsize Egos of Artists Rule

Erica Abeel | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

There's sometimes a common theme or recurring character that threads through a film festival. This can be especially striking in a fest as tightly curated as the New York Film Festival. Such convergences usually happen by accident, according to Kent Jones.

Richard Gere and Bill Murray Keep Up the Good Work

Annette Insdorf | Posted 10.10.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Seeing Richard Gere and Bill Murray -- as well as their new films -- back to back this week invites comparison: movie stars for the past 35 years, they continue to do superlative work in both Hollywood and independent films.

Erin Whitney

Kristen Stewart Addresses The Irony Of Her New Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

"Clouds of Sils Maria," the latest film from French filmmaker Olivier Assayas, is one of the most meta, layered films on this year's festival circuit....

Kristen Stewart Brings Camp X-Ray to the Forum Film Festival

Annette Insdorf | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Stewart's commitment to this independent drama -- and her appearance in front of hundreds of law school students Tuesday -- seems far from the "celebrity headlines" she often elicits.

Movie Review: Whiplash -- The Beat Goes On

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This smart, razor-edged film has been out there, tantalizing critics and viewers, ever since it caused a sensation with its debut at Sundance in January.

Matthew Jacobs

Miles Teller Knows You're Angry About 'The Fantastic Four'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment

When I spoke to Miles Teller last week, the next item on his agenda was drinking with Queen Latifah. "We're old friends," he said. I racked my brain t...

Inherent Vice: Just How Important Is a Clear Plot?

Toni Cunningham | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Toni Cunningham

I haven't seen a Joaquin Phoenix film since I'm Still Here back in 2010. I was reminded of what a brilliant actor he is. Not only did he bring an innocence to a role that could have been played much darker, but he brought a physical humor to it.

Erin Whitney

You've Never Seen Anything Like Godard's New 3D Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

Take one of cinema's greatest filmmakers, give him one of the most innovative visual tools of the past decade and the result is something truly specta...

New Doc Tells Haunting 'Tales' Of Ignored Murder Victims

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment

There's only one way to look at "Tale of the Grim Sleeper," and that's grimly. The new documentary, which is screening as part of this year's New York...

Film Review: Inherent Vice. Not Groovy, Man. A Total Bummer.

Brandon Judell | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

There are films that make you want to run to the bookstore or, in reality, Amazon.com. Any Jane Austen or Dickens adaptation. Atonement. Requiem for a Dream perhaps. Then there is Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice.

Revenge of the Green Dragons

Adriana Aristizábal | Posted 10.06.2014 | New York
Adriana Aristizábal

The film "Revenge of the Green Dragons," directed by Andrew Lau & Andrew Loo and presented by Martin Scorsese, is based on the true story of a now-extinct, brutally bloody Chinese gang that worked in Manhattan's Queens and Chinatown in the '80s and early '90s.

Matthew Jacobs

The Eclectic Tastes Of Paul Thomas Anderson Revealed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment

Paul Thomas Anderson's latest project, "Inherent Vice," a kaleidoscopic stoner noir film inspired by the 2009 Thomas Pynchon novel, made its world pre...

Erin Whitney

We're Still Trying To Make Sense Of 'Inherent Vice'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment

Mainstream audiences may not have Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film on their fall movie radar as much as, say, David Fincher's "Gone Girl" or Christo...

Movie Review: The Brilliance of Mr. Turner

Brandon Judell | Posted 10.06.2014 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Friday morning, on an M7 bus heading for the New York Film Festival critics' screening of Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner, I was sitting quite contentedly, reading the latest international literary sensation, Karl Ove Knausgaard's autobiographical novel My Struggle Book 1.

New York Film Festival 2014 #4: PTA's 'Inherent Vice' Stumbles In

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Sometimes, instead of reviewing the movie you're watching, you end up reviewing the movie you thought you'd be watching. This happens especially with a director known for a particular style or genre who then switches it up.

Christopher Rosen

8 Things You Need To Know About 'Inherent Vice' Right Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment

"Inherent Vice" made its debut at the New York Film Festival on Saturday, the culmination of a week that included an in-depth interview director Paul ...

New York Film Festival 2014: The More Things Change...

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been covering the New York Film Festival since 1987 and have, over the years, developed a bit of a love/hate relationship with it, as an institution (specifically, Film Society of Lincoln Center) and as a festival.

Erin Whitney

Ethan Hawke Begged Richard Linklater For A Part In His New Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

"An Evening With Ethan Hawke" is an invitation as mysterious and elusive as they come. Does that entail eating filet mignon and chatting with the Osca...

Crazy Ladies and Other Images of Women From the New York Film Festival

Erica Abeel | Posted 10.01.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

When movies do "talk to each other," says Kent Jones, "that's always great." Certainly it's fair to say that noir films, from Maps to the Stars, to Gone Girl, to Foxcatcher, dominate much of the conversation in the fest's 52nd edition.

The One Problem With Martin Scorsese's New Doc

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese has made 12 documentaries throughout his career, training his lens on such varied subjects as the Vietnam War ("Street Scenes"), Itali...

Erin Whitney

The Exhilarating, Infuriating 'Whiplash' Is 2014's Wildest Ride So Far

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment

The 52nd annual New York Film Festival kicked off last week with a handful of highly-anticipated movies in the lineup. So far, HuffPost Entertainment ...

The First 'Inherent Vice' Trailer Is Here, And It's A Riot

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

After months of not knowing much about "Inherent Vice" beyond its cast list and what's in Thomas Pynchon's 2009 novel, the movie's first trailer is he...

50 Years Of New York Film Festival Photos

The Huffington Post | Jessie Heyman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

On Sunday night, Martin Scorsese's new documentary, "The 50-Year Argument," premiered at the New York Film Festival. A retrospective on The New Yor...

There Wasn't A Surprise Screening Of 'Interstellar' This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" was not the surprise screening at this year's New York Film Festival, but that didn't stop director Noah Baumbach f...