Richard Roeper will replace Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times as its movie columnist, the paper said Thursday. Roeper co-hosted the television series At the Movies from 2000 - 2008 with Ebert, who died in April.
NYFF Filmmaker in Residence Andrea Arnold talks about her ideas for the program and how it will benefit her new project set in America, why she thinks of herself as a "Method Director," and what she's looking forward to during her time in New York.
Writer-director Andrea Arnold has been named the Filmmaker in Residence for the upcoming 51st New York Film Festival. The inaugural program, spearheaded by Film Society in partnership with Jaeger-LeCoultre, aims to "further the goals of filmmakers at an earlier stage in the creative process."
In his contemplative family drama Stray Dogs, which recently won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival, Tsai Ming-liang makes use of a drenched, urban setting to draw powerful emotional connections between the streets and their occupants.
Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Dermot Mulroney and director John Wells were on hand Tuesday, capturing headlines and touting their Oscar-tipped feature August: Osage County, while filmmakers and stars also used media attention to call on Egypt to release a local filmmaker.
Acclaimed South Korean director Hong Sang-Soo returns to the New York Film Festival for the seventh time with Nobody’s Daughter Haewon, a thematically complex yet eloquently simple portrait of a young woman in search of herself.