The Academy gave its shortlist of nine films in the running for Best Foreign Language Oscar nominations this year.
It's George Cukor season here at the Film Society, and as a result, we are currently experiencing some heavy Cukor fever! To help spread the sickness, we recently spoke with some of the nation's top critics, filmmakers, curators and cinephiles to ask them about their favorite George Cukor work. Some are surprising, others timely, and all of them are currently playing here at Lincoln Center.
A warm comfortable theater with great films await you this Winter at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. At present, there are 11 new first-run films will have their theatrical release in the First Quarter of 2014 at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center and Walter Reade Theaters
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.
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel and Ethan Coen took two top nods by the Toronto Film Critics Association, taking Best Picture as well as Best Actor for Oscar Isaac. Fellow NYFF51 selections Her and 12 Years A Slave were runners-up in the category.
The Berlin International Film Festival revealed five of its films screening in Competition in addition to previously announced Opening Night film The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, and Richard Linklater's Before Midnight take the top three spots on the magazine's list of the top 50 films released in 2013, and Philippe Garrel's Jealousy tops the list of undistributed films.