Martin Scorsese is taking on some martial arts duty. The Wolf of Wall Street director will lend his name presenting Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai's upcoming film The Grandmaster, starring Tony Leung, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen.
NYFF 51 Closing Night film Her will roll out in theaters one month later than initially planned. The feature by Oscar-nominee Spike Jonze is now slated to being its release in December before going nationwide after the New Year.
The Toronto International Film Festival has added additional 3 Galas and 19 Special Presentations as well as its Contemporary World Cinema offerings to its lineup, including an additional 12 World Premieres.
Film Society unveiled titles set for upcoming screenings in its ongoing Indie Night and Art of the Real series. Selected titles include new work from indies and documentary as well as a retrospective spotlight from New Directors/New Films '08.
Veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach has begun shooting on his latest big screen feature, Jimmy's Hall, but his longtime producer said that it is likely to be the 77 year old's last.
Werner Herzog's latest short film, From One Second to the Next was published on YouTube this week and can be seen in-full here. The compilation of four short stories is an emotional account spotlighting four split moments that changed people's lives.
Filmmaker David Gordon Green joined the ongoing Summer Talks series last week ahead of this weekend's roll out of his latest, Prince Avalanche, which the director adapted from an Icelandic film he saw last year at Film Society.
Film Society Executive Director Rose Kuo remembers actress Karen Black who lost her battle with cancer Thursday, giving a personal tribute to a woman she remembers fondly as a "kind and generous soul."