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Ms. Blunt plays the titular nanny, who brings more than just a spoonful of nostalgia with her. [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
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Mr. Cage uses his outsize performing chops to excellent effect in this idiosyncratic revenge fantasy. [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
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The director Nicole Holofcener discusses a scene in which the lead character (Ben Mendelsohn) breaks into his former home. [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
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“Black Panther” and “A Star Is Born” are likely to make the final cut for best picture, while the best actress race is extra-crowded this year. [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
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“The Predator” unseated “The Nun,” a surprise hit last weekend, after drawing negative attention over an actor’s status as a registered sex offender. [...]
Sun, Sep 16, 2018
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Nicole Kidman in “Destroyer,” Natalie Portman in “Vox Lux” and other star turns are at the heart of a film festival filled with female-centric stories. [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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“Mary Queen of Scots,” featuring Ms. Robbie as Queen Elizabeth I, is one of many movies to explore a notorious battle for power. Here’s a guide. [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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IFP, Filmmaker‘s publisher, announced today that Rachel Weisz and Jon Kamen will receive, respectively, the Actress Tribute and Industry Tribute at the 2018 IFP Gotham Awards, to be held November 26 at Cipriani Wall Street, New York City. From the press release: “We are thrilled to be honoring Rachel with the Actress Tribute this year. Throughout her career she has carefully chosen projects ranging from thought-provoking independent films to thrilling studio blockbusters. Rachel consistently seeks out complex roles and delivers unforgettable portrayals of spirited and intelligent characters. We look forward to celebrating her lasting contributions to the art of film,” [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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I was technical director of the Independent Feature Film Market from 1986 to 1993, and a member of the Independent Feature Film Market Committee from 1989 to 1993. I attended all prior IFP markets too, starting with the first one, a sidebar to the New York Film Festival. Those early IFFMs were a DIY affair, as scrappy, often broke indie filmmakers maneuvered to squeeze every advantage out of this novel new showcase, navigating its opportunities and inventing new ones. Nothing like it had existed before on the American indie scene. Two memories in particular are dear to me. The first [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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When Ingmar Bergman wrote the script for his six-part, five-hour miniseries Scenes From a Marriage in 1973, his wife told him that it was far too personal to connect with a wide audience. She was right about its specificity, but wrong about its appeal — when the show premiered on Scandinavian television it was a smash hit, leaving the streets deserted every night that it was on. Bergman re-edited the material into a feature film of around half the length for theatrical distribution in the United States, where it became a hit on the art house circuit on the heels [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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With tomorrow’s kickoff, IFP, Filmmaker‘s publisher, celebrates the 40th anniversary of its IFP Week and its own 40th anniversary year. The Fall print edition of Filmmaker includes a commemorative supplement, produced by IFP, which contains, in addition to many fantastic archival photos, this article by Paula Bernstein on the event’s history. Tickets to some of the public events at IFP Week are still available and can be purchased here at the link. — Editor “Only one year out of film school, I soaked it all up like a sponge,” says Oscar-winning producer Adele Romanski, recalling her first time attending IFP [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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Nicole Holofcener narrates a sequence from her film featuring Ben Mendelsohn. [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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Reed Morano is taking on the apocalypse in her new film “I Think We’re Alone Now.” It’s lighter fare than her last project, about grieving parents. [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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We asked actresses, directors and writers with this fall’s films to tell us about the forerunners they admire. Tilda Swinton, Rashida Jones, Michelle Rodriguez and others explain in their own words. [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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While they are less frequently talked about, Leigh Bracket, Anita Loos and Frances Marion wrote dialogue for some of Hollywood’s most cherished films. [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
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