As the year draws to a close, Film Comment is celebrating the best movies of 2013 in a number of ways. Earlier today, they revealed their highly anticipated end-of-year lists and, over the next few weeks, they'll be putting online 15 pieces from their Essential Cinema supplement. First up is Steve McQueen's awards-buzzed 12 Years a Slave...
Filmmaker Alain Guiraudie made a splash in Cannes and the New York Film Festival with his latest, Stranger By the Lake, which opened at Alice Tully Hall to enthusiastic shouts and hollers for its U.S. Premiere. The French director will be feted with a weeklong survey of his little-seen early work next month.
We're pretty much in love with these short trailers for our retrospective "The Discreet Charm of George Cukor," which runs through January 7 and includes all 50 of his films.
If you're a cinephile who who craves books about movies — or if you're friends with someone who craves books about movies — than you're in luck. We are too! For the occasion, FilmLinc Daily has put together a list of the top ten books we're most looking forward to seeing under our Christmas trees this holiday season.
FilmLinc Daily speaks with Liv Ullmann about life, passion, control and ultimate friendship in her long and complicated relationship with filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, which is at the center of Dheeraj Akolkar's Live & Ingmar, which opens Friday at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
Admit it: You've been waiting patiently for a marathon screening of Richard Linklater's Before trilogy starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. Maybe you were even thinking of throwing Waking Life into the mix. Enter: "Celine and Jesse Forever," coming to Film Society in January.
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) gave their nominations for the best performances of 2013 with cast members of NYFF premiere 12 Years A Slave receiving nods in a number of categories including Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Chiwetel Ejiofor.
In the last of its major lineup announcements, the Sundance Institute revealed details of the Shorts lineup for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Tuesday.