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

NewFest: ‘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: ‘Age of Consent’ Gets Down and Uninhibited image

NewFest: ‘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 image

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

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 image

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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World Premiere of David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’ to Open 52nd New York Film Festival image

World Premiere of David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’ to Open 52nd New York Film Festival

Fincher's Gone Girl starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike will have its World Premiere as the Opening Night of the 52nd NYFF. Tavern on the Green will once again serve as the after-party for the Gala.

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Director Neto Villalobos on His Latinbeat Deadpan Comedy ‘All About the Feathers’ image

Director Neto Villalobos on His Latinbeat Deadpan Comedy ‘All About the Feathers’

FilmLinc spoke with filmmaker Neto Villalobos about his film All About the Feathers, set to screen on Thursday, July 17 and Saturday, July 19 as part of Latinbeat.

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Spend an Evening with Isabelle Huppert and John Waters image

Spend an Evening with Isabelle Huppert and John Waters

The Film Society has announced "An Evening with Isabelle Huppert." The July 30 event features a conversation between the award-winning actress and superfan John Waters, plus screenings of Catherine Breillat's Abuse of Weakness and Michael Haneke's The Piano Teacher.

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‘Paradise’ in Mexico City: Latinbeat’s Mariana Chenillo Talks About Her Sophomore Outing image

‘Paradise’ in Mexico City: Latinbeat’s Mariana Chenillo Talks About Her Sophomore Outing

Filmmaker Mariana Chenillo won praises for her feature debut Nora's Will back at Latinbeat 2009. Returning to festival with her second feature, Paradise, Chenillo talks about an unpretentious couple who move to Mexico's capital and their adjustment to the big city.

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