Spike Jonze and cast reunited at the Walter Reade Theater Saturday afternoon to discuss Her ahead of the World Premiere of the film, closing out the 51st New York Film Festival.
The sun is setting on the 51st New York Film Festival. For the first time, Closing Night came a day early, which left us with a day to schedule encore screenings of some of our most popular films. Here's what the critics, and in some cases our programmers, are saying about them.
Shelley Farmer is a member of the NYFF Critics Academy. She examines two festival films, Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips" and Hany Abu-Assad's "Omar," that find personal focus amid a political story and argues that both owe a debt to genre filmmaking.
This batch of photos is mostly from one doozy of a night that brought J.C. Chandor, Robert Redford, Zachary Quinto, Connie Britton, Alexander Payne, Bruce Dern, Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Alfre Woodard, Paul Dano, and even Madonna to NYFF51!
NYFF Critics Academy member Greg Cwik takes a look at NYFF Revivals title Mauvais Sang by Leos Carax and considers the link to its "spiritual successor," Holy Motors, which had its U.S. debut at NYFF 50.