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Hamptons International Film Festival

Life Before Facebook: An Old-School Documentary Walks Us Down High School Memory Lane

Stacy Schneider | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Stacy Schneider

All American is a time capsule of untouched, original, 1984 footage shot at Torrance High School in California, back when movies were actually shot with film. Remember that?

Jason Reitman's Lonely Planet: Men, Women, and Children

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Every computer-age gadget is deployed to bad effect in Jason Reitman's satiric new movie, Men, Women, and Children, and that's the least of the targets of his scrutiny: how about sex, ambition, and most of all, power, particularly of the parental kind.

Julianne Moore in Still Alice Closes the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Radiant in black taffeta on Guild Hall's stage after the movie Still Alice screened, Julianne Moore said the way you play a woman with degenerating ea...

Bill Murray's Funny Moves in St. Vincent: The Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Murray's shimmying in his seedy Sheepshead Bay kitchen, and singing to Dylan's "Shelter from the Storm," are some of the film's many highlights, but he has nothing on Naomi Watts' pole dancing with a baby bump.

German Slackers: Jan Ole Gerster on 'A Coffee in Berlin'

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

In the vein of Woody Allen, Richard Linklater and other astute observers of the mundane and the absurd, Gerster paints a distinct portrait of a snapshot in time, in a specific location, while still making a story seem universal.

Griffin Dunne and Justin Schwarz Go West in The Discoverers

Kristin McCracken | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Griffin Dunne (After Hours) stars as Lewis Birch, an academic purveyor of not-quite-popular history whose principled refusal to cater to the lowest common denominator has left him without a publisher.

From the Hamptons, Six of the Best

Erica Abeel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Offering a blend of comedies, docs, bios and shorts, HIFF skims off the best from the major fests, from Cannes to Toronto, including high-profile films heading for the academy awards. Here from this year's fest are six of the best.

Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg: Kill Your Darlings Opens the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

After much buzz on the festival circuit, including Sundance, Venice, Toronto, to name a few, Kill Your Darlings opens the Hamptons International Film ...

Journey of a Lifetime: The Last Safari at Hamptons Film Fest

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

For many on the vast territories of the Rift Valley from Nairobi to Lake Turkana, this was the very first time they had ever seen a photo of themselves, let alone a giant one on a big screen broadcast for their entire village to the sound of music. And so the premise for a wonderful documentary, The Last Safari, was born.

Alec Baldwin Learns Life Lessons From 9 Year Old Golf Champ

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Is Alec Baldwin a good sport? At a pre-screening cocktail party at Mary Jane and Charles Brock's East Hampton residence, a property complete with croq...

Featuring Classics and Sneak Peeks of Hot New Indies, FILM @ Southampton Center Kicks Off July 12

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York
Kristin McCracken

Starting on July 12, The Hamptons International Film Festival and the Southampton Center (located at 25 Jobs Lane, in the heart of Southampton Village) will co-present the inaugural season of FILM @ Southampton Center.

Hemingway's Anxiety of Influence: Running from Crazy at the Nantucket Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The masculinity of his myth and prose style made Ernest Hemingway the writer to topple for a generation of novelists in the last century.

Walking the Walk: Twenty Feet from Stardom

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

She may not be as famous as her sister in soul, Aretha Franklin, but that does not make Merry Clayton any less of a diva. Her story may be famous in m...

The Girl on HBO: Do Blondes Have More Fun?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.16.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Aided and abetted by his wife, Hitchcock could lure actresses into his movies. Who wouldn't want to work with such a genius? And, in Psycho, Rear Window, Vertigo, it is clear, he preferred blondes.

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Alec Baldwin Is 'The White, Male Star Jones'

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 10.09.2012 | Celebrity

Alec Baldwin's dramatic weight loss has not gone unnoticed by his celebrity friends. The change prompted "The Good Wife" star Alan Cumming to poke fun...

Ann Roth: Reluctant Honoree at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

How do you pay tribute to a star in the film industry, playfully dubbed "The Meryl Streep of Costume Design"?

In Your Dreams Documentary Premieres at Hampton's: Chatting With Stevie Nicks, Plus Gary "Nesta" Pine's "Fussin' And Fightin'"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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The Gang's All Here: Eric Fishl at Guild Hall and Other East End Galas

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Friday was the opening of Beach Life, the new exhibition at Guild Hall, and Guild Hall's annual summer gala under a tent at nearby Gardiner's Farm.

Searching for Sugar Man at Guild Hall: Alec Baldwin, Honorary Chairman of the Board

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.06.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Searching for Sugar Man tells singer/songwriter Sixto Rodriguez's remarkable story, showing this performer as a construction worker raising a family in a ramshackle house, contrasted with his command of thousands at a concert.

Oranges and Sunshine at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

British children may have been promised oranges and sunshine as they were deported to Australia in the '60's and '70's in a scandalous child trafficking operation affecting some 130,000 kids, but that is hardly what they found there.

New York Film Festival and Hamptons International Film Festival: Autumn in NY

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The great pleasures of the fall film season, the venerable NYFF in its 48th year and HIFF, 18 and growing, leave me reeling (no pun), reflecting upon ...

Sally Hawkins Helicoptered in for the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The crowd-pleasing "Made in Dagenham," about a strike for equal pay for women workers at a Ford plant in mid-'60's England, will remind many viewers o...

Barney's Version: A Who's Who of Canada

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

One of the great pleasures of Barney's Version, the opening night feature of the Hamptons International Film Festival, was the parade of Canadian film...

William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe is Great History

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alec Baldwin

William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe is a wonderful film and his daughters have done a remarkable job in presenting their famous father in an honest, critical light.