Jeremy Saulnier won over his 2013 Cannes audience with the debut of Blue Ruin, about a vagrant who seeks vengeance for his parents' murder amid the backwoods of Virginia. The story of suspense and dark humor opens this weekend at Film Society.
A member of this year's NYFF Critics Academy, Graham Winfrey caught Richard Curtis' About Time at the New York Film Festival last month. The film, about a 21 year-old who uses his ability of time travel to pursue a girlfriend, is now in theaters.
Young Korean actress Kim Go-Eun has won accolades at home and abroad for her role as Eun-gyo in Jung Ji-woo's Eungyo (A Muse), which had its New York Premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival over the weekend.
"A hysteric is a slave looking for a master to rule over." Director Alice Winocour talks about hysteria, dirty jokes, and her directorial debut feature Augustine, which opens Friday at Film Society.
A veteran of the television and comedy circuit in Britain, Alice Lowe makes the move to the big screen in Ben Wheatley's jet-black comedy Sightseers, which she co-wrote and co-stars in with partner in crime (literally) Steve Oram.
Filmmaker Rola Nashef's feature debut Detroit Unleaded centers on her experiences as a young Arab American living in Detroit. Nashef is more than satisfied to stay put in the town where she draws her inspiration.
We spoke with French-Cambodian director Davy Chou, who at young age happened upon the rich filmmaking past of his family. His debut feature, Golden Slumbers, illuminates a golden age of Cambodian cinema that thrived before being stamped out by the Khmer Rouge.
A longtime stage actor and director, Amy Morton has recently taken some roles on the big screen. Her latest is the lead role in Lance Edmands' drama Bluebird, which will have its world premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival.
Our second weekly column spotlighting emerging film talent focuses on Frances Bodomo, whose short Boneshaker stars Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis, premiered at Sundance, and screens this week in the 20th New York African Film Festival.