The young writer/director speaks with film critic Amy Taubin about the process of getting the film made, moving to Los Angeles after his directorial debut, and being referred to as "the next Scorsese" on this week's episode of the Film Society's podcast, The Close-Up.
Laura Poitras's CITIZENFOUR was named Best Documentary Monday at the 24th Gotham Awards and by the New York Film Critics Circle. The Gothams picked NYFF's Birdman as its Best Picture for 2014, while acting prizes were given to Michael Keaton, Marion Cotillard, and Timothy Spall.
This two-part episode of the Film Society's weekly podcast, The Close-Up, features two conversations with the late Mike Nichols, including a 2007 event with Elaine May at the Walter Reade and a wide-ranging talk with Wendy Keys in 2004.
NYFF52's Birdman by Alejandro G. Iñárritu lead today's Independent Spirit Award nominations. The February event will also honor Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice and Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher.
The Australian filmmaker spoke to FilmLinc about her terrifying first film, which begins its one-week theatrical run at the Film Society on November 28.
FilmLinc spoke with filmmakers Tina Mascara and Guido Santi about meeting Nicholas Vreeland via a newspaper article and his initial reluctance to be filmed. Their documentary Monk with a Camera screens at the Film Society of Lincoln Center for a one-week exclusive run.
The French animated classic, largely unseen by American audiences until now, begins its two-week theatrical run today. The film will screen in both dubbed and subtitled versions.
In June, 2011 a candid Mike Nichols sat down with Jason Reitman at the Walter Reade Theater to talk about his acclaimed 60s film Carnal Knowledge. Filmlinc is re-posting its coverage of that event today in honor of Nichols who sadly passed away Wednesday at 83.
We spoke with Matt Livadary about his film, which opens the Mountainfilm series at the Film Society on Friday. Queens & Cowboys: A Straight Year on the Gay Rodeo follows a year in the lives of extraordinary cowboys and cowgirls as they follow their dreams, no matter how wild or daunting.