Hollywood classics, docs, silent films and experimental works spanning 1919 -2002 are among the 25 motion pictures joining the National Film registry of the Library of Congress. Their designation will mean the titles will "be preserved as cinematic treasures for generations to come."
Lesli Klainberg, Managing Director of the Film Society for two years and producer the last three New York Film Festivals, is the fifth woman to lead the Film Society of Lincoln Center, which was founded in 1969.
The days of Martin Scorsese as an active moviemaker may be numbered. Speaking over the weekend at the Marrakech Film Festival, where he is presiding as jury president, the Oscar-winning filmmaker said that he expects to retire after making a "couple more" films.
Tis the season to be frightened! If you haven't yet heard, a 1984 horror classic, Charles E Sallier Jr.’s Silent Night, Deadly Night is being granted a new theatrical re-release this month thanks to ScreenVision and Fangoria Magazine. The film will be screened in a brand new HD transfer across the country, and so FilmLinc Daily decided to speak with the creative team behind the film for this special occasion.
Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier's anticipated Nymphomaniac will head to theaters as two separate full length features.
Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Wes Anderson have recently released short films commissioned by major companies (Dolce & Gabbana, Prada and DirecTV) to promote their products. A cheap ploy to draw attention to perfume or a new avenue for filmmakers to explore their craft within a shorter format? You decide.
If you find yourself anticipating the hit Sundance Channel program, "The Returned," gather round! The first two episodes of the highly anticipated series will screen in a free premiere event on Saturday November 23rd with select producers in person for a Q&A.
A few changes took place in the New York film critic community recently. In a week where J. Hoberman was named the new DVD columnist for The New York Times, David Fear was let go as Film Editor of Time Out New York.