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Review: ‘All is Lost’

Review: ‘All is Lost’

by Jake Kring-Schreifels Written & Directed by JC Chandor Starring Robert Redford Above all else, it’s Robert Redford’s hands that director J.C. Chandor chooses to emphasize the most in ‘All Is Lost‘. Scarred and weathered, they pull his yacht’s sails and grip rope, highlighted by his golden band. They throw flares and wave for help,

12 Years a Slave: Lost in Space

by Jake Kring-Schreifels The local cinema is currently housing several movies that are about spaces grand and beautiful as much as they are about isolation and detachment. Without even considering Robert Redford’s latest venture in All is Lost, Paul Greengrass’s Captain Phillips and Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity tackle both the infinitudes and limits of water and

51st New York Film Festival Review: ‘CAPTAIN PHILLIPS’

Directed by Paul Greengrass Written by Billy Ray Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi Early in Paul Greengrass’s ‘Captain Phillips,’ the film’s titular character (Tom Hanks) frets to his wife over their teenage son, who is slacking off in school. That kind of attitude, Phillips worries, will dog him as he enters an increasingly competitive workforce…

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER Announces HBO On Cinema Conversations, NYFF Emerging Artists & NYFF Shorts Selections at the 2013 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced  its 2013 NYFF HBO® Directors Dialogues participants will be Richard Curtis, Paul Greengrass, Agnieszka Holland and Frederick Wiseman and the popular HBO® On Cinema conversation will feature James Gray. FSLC also announced the selection of Joanna Hogg and Fernando Eimbcke as the two filmmakers whose work will

Ben Stiller’s THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY Announced as Centerpiece Gala Selection for 51st NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

Ben Stiller’s highly anticipated adaptation of James Thurber’s classic short story ‘THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY‘ which also stars Stiller alongside Kristen Wiig, will make its World Premiere on Saturday, October 5, 2013 as the Centerpiece Gala presentation for the upcoming 51st New York Film Festival. Stiller directs and stars in the remake of

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