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Computerized micro-tweaks to facial expressions and movements are as finely coordinated as a central nervous system and shaded with emotion. [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
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Returning to the role he originated nearly 50 years ago, the 76-year-old actor considers its disorienting impact on his life. [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
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Mr. Zeffirelli’s opera productions sometimes drew critical ire, but audiences generally loved them. He worked in film, too. [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
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Amy Dotson, who recently departed her position as Deputy Director and Head of Programming at IFP, Filmmaker‘s publisher, is headed this fall to Portland, where she will step into the role of Director of the Northwest Film Center and Film and New Media Curator at the Portland Art Museum. Today she gave a speech at the day of industry talks at BAMcinemafest and kindly offered the text to Filmmaker to publish below. Lotta change in the air, ya’ll. So much has happened of late. As some of you may know, I’m on the precipice of new adventures. That said, I’m [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
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Babies made him do it. They fell for his corny humor, and he stuck with what worked. Then his audience grew up. [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
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Following its very good opening night film — Lulu Wang’s The Farewell (also Filmmaker’s forthcoming Summer issue cover) — BAMcinemafest the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s essential early summer fest, is underway. This year’s edition is typical of the fest: a well-curated and relatively compact mix of recent festival standouts, a world premiere or two, and assorted other programs, including tomorrow’s day-long (and free) program of industry panels presented in collaboration with IFP. The festival runs until June 22, and for those in or headed to Brooklyn, here are some recommendations from us at Filmmaker. So Pretty. Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli’s [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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The director Nisha Ganatra narrates a scene from the comedy. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Nisha Ganatra narrates a sequence from her film featuring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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When The World is Full of Secrets showed earlier this year at a festival for debut films in remote Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia, its director, Graham Swon (a 25 New Face of Film in 2016), briefly became almost as much of interest to the public audience and critics there as did his hypnotic cinematic spectacular. That I was there as the only international journalist in attendance to witness Swon fielding eager questions from this newfound audience of intrigued Siberian spectators strikes me now as a fluke of wondrous good fortune. The movie’s long, discursive monologues, in which 15- and 16-year-old girls narrate [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Founded in 2015 by Marie-Louise Khondji, the streaming site Le Cinéma Club relaunches today with an exciting offering: Claire Denis’s long-lost 1991 40-minute short Keep It for Yourself. The only film she’s ever made in the states, it stars Vincent Gallo and Sara Driver, has a John Lurie score and was shot in New York City. After years of unavailability, a copy was found on a Japanese VHS being sold on Australian eBay. (For more on that story, click here.) From the official press release: The opening weeks of programming are completed with other streaming premieres, rarities and films by new [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Mr. Harris, featured in “Westworld” on television, is a four-time Oscar nominee. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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She won Oscar nominations for “Midnight Cowboy” and “Farewell, My Lovely” and gossip-column attention for her indefatigable partygoing. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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The director Martin Scorsese mixes fiction and documentary to match the anarchic spirit of the 1975 concerts themselves. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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