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Film Comment’s Essential Cinema: “Captain Phillips”

By Erik Luers on January 10, 2014

Paul Greengrass's new film had its World Premiere as the Opening Night selection of the 51st New York Film Festival and is up for four Golden Globe awards this weekend. Just as exciting: it was also recently included in Film Comment's Essential Cinema series, surveying the best films of 2013. Read More »

Film Comment’s Essential Cinema: “Inside Llewyn Davis”

By Erik Luers on January 8, 2014

Joel and Ethan Coen's latest feature, Inside Llewyn Davis delighted audiences on the festival circuit (Cannes, Telluride, New York) before opening theatrically this past December. As the year-end awards pour in, the film has been on the receiving end of much critical praise and ink and Film Comment magazine is no exception... Read More »

Ben Stiller Shares Becoming ‘Walter Mitty’

By Brian Brooks on December 25, 2013

Ahead of the announcement that The Secret Life of Walter Mitty would have its World Premiere as the Centerpiece Gala at the 51st New York Film Festival, director/star Ben Stiller spoke to FilmLinc Daily about his surprising new project. Read More »

Film Comment’s Essential Cinema: “Nebraska”

By Erik Luers on December 23, 2013

As the year draws to a close, Film Comment is celebrating the best movies of 2013. In the third of 15 pieces from their Essential Cinema supplement, they take on NYFF51 Main Slate selection film Nebraska by Alexander Payne. Read More »

Film Comment’s Essential Cinema: “Her”

By Erik Luers on December 20, 2013

As the year draws to a close, Film Comment is celebrating the best movies of 2013. In the second of 15 pieces from their Essential Cinema supplement, they take on NYFF51 Closing Night film Her by Spike Jonze. Read More »

Film Comment Magazine’s Best of 2013 Lists Revealed

By Nicholas Kemp on December 16, 2013

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. Read More »

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