Freaky Fridays continues this week with Stan Winston's Pumpkinhead (1987)... screening on 35mm, naturally.

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NewFest kicks off Thursday with a slate of funny, touching, and inspiring films about the LGBT experience.

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Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo (RDV '14) starring Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou returns to Film Society starting Friday.

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Award-winning documentary The Kill Team opens Friday with director Dan Krauss is person for Q&As.

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Tickets now on sale to our scintillating retrospective This Is Softcore: The Art Cinema Erotica of Radley Metzger.

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NewFest’s ‘The Foxy Merkins’ Director Madeleine Olnek on Hustlers, Comedy, and Housewives image

NewFest’s ‘The Foxy Merkins’ Director Madeleine Olnek on Hustlers, Comedy, and Housewives

The Foxy Merkins director Madeleine Olnek shares her thoughts on adapting male-hustler movies, comedy, and catching the attention of Artforum prior to its Manhattan bow as part of NewFest this week.

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NewFest’s ‘Age of Consent’ Gets Down and Uninhibited

Co-director Charles Lum shared with FilmLinc Daily how Age of Consent became a full-blown feature, owing some influence to a 1981 film set in Berlin. He also reveals his and fellow filmmaker Tom Verow's experience diving into hardcore London and finding an audience for their film.

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NewFest Matures and Eyes Hetero-geneity in 26th Year

The diversity of this year’s NewFest, which opens at the Film Society on July 24, is the most hopeful and exciting aspect of modern queer cinema. The 26th edition spans 20 films and three collections of shorts from around the world.

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Kaiju Shakedown: Angela Mao

Destroy, she said: a look at action star Angela Mao's Golden Harvest films

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Rep Diary: Seventies Domestic Discontent

Each unhappy in its own way: Film Comment Selects Double Feature of Portnoy's Complaint and Diary of a Mad Housewife screens tonight!

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s ‘Birdman’ to Close 52nd New York Film Festival

Birdman centers on one-time action hero Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton, who attempts to be taken seriously as an artist by staging his own adaptation of Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.

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‘Gone Girl’ Writer Gillian Flynn Talks Opening the NYFF and Revisiting Nick and Amy Dunne image

‘Gone Girl’ Writer Gillian Flynn Talks Opening the NYFF and Revisiting Nick and Amy Dunne

Gone Girl author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn provides insight into how media plays a particular role in sensational cases of foul play. She also shares her thoughts on working with director David Fincher and seeing her characters come alive via Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.

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World Premiere of Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’ to Screen as NYFF Centerpiece

Set in L.A. in the '70s, Anderson's adaptation of the novel by Thomas Pynchon stars Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon and Benicio Del Toro.

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Bombast: Ad Hominem, Ad Nauseam

The art of (flame) war: on civility and criticism

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