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52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Mr Turner’

52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Mr Turner’

Written & Directed by Mike Leigh Starring Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Joshua McGuire & Marion Bailey Now Playing at the 52nd New York Film Festival Authenticity emanates from the painterly glow of director Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner. His latest is a biopic that examines the 19th century English landscape painter J.M.W. Turner, primarily

52nd New York Film Festival Announces Main Slate

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the 30 films that will comprise the Main Slate official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 – October 12), including such notable directors as Lisandro Alonso, Asia Argento, Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, Pedro Costa, David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Abel Ferrara, Jean-Luc Godard,

Turkish Drama ‘Winter Sleep’ Wins Palme D’or at Cannes 2014

‘Winter Sleep‘ by Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, took the Palme d’Or in the Cannes Film festival closing ceremony this past Saturday night. The film is a Chekhovian drama about an isolated actor dealing with marital breakdown in the mountains. Turkish director receives the award, handed out by director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman. Proper choice