Oscar night is still nearly six months away, but that hasn't stopped insiders in Toronto from proclaiming Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" a frontrunner for best picture.
HBO On Cinema and HBO Directors Dialogues sections return with James Gray, Paul Greengrass, Frederick Wiseman, Agnieszka Holland, and Richard Curtis; Joanna Hogg and Fernando Eimbcke highlighted in Emerging Artists; and Shorts Programs lineup announced.
The Toronto International Film Festival is by any measure a massive event. This year's 38th edition boasts 288 features, which means it's impossible to see everything. FilmLinc takes a look at some of the most hotly anticipated films of the festival having big premieres here.
The 51st New York Film Festival will kick off a retrospective of films by French New Wave master Jean-Luc Godard and Film Society's New Wave group will host a 20th anniversary screening of Richard Linklater's seminal 1993 indie Dazed and Confused.
Combining techno-thriller intrigue and interviews with bastions of the written word, Ben Lewis' Google and the World Brain is a damning portrait of the search engine giant's controversial tactics in their quest to scan every book in the world.
The annual showcase of experimental cinema includes work by Stephanie Barber, Stan Brakhage, Nathaniel Dorsky, Kevin Jerome Everson, Ernie Gehr, Miguel Gomes, Jerome Hiler, Peter Hutton, Chris Marker, Max Ophüls, Lois Patiño, Luther Price, Raúl Ruiz, John Stahl, Travis Wilkerson, and much more!
A fleeting rainbow at Telluride perfectly characterized the way the festival works. Buzz spreads quickly. Crowds swarm around movies they didn't even know about earlier in the week. Days later, it's all over.