Life of Pi premiere, opening night NY Film Festival

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER announces the World Premiere of Ang Lee’s LIFE OF PI as the Opening Night Gala selection for the 50th Anniversary of the NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL New York, NY, August 13, 2012 – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that A...
Posted On 13 Aug 2012

Blu horizon: Rosemary’s Baby & The Duallists

Two new Blu-rays coming in a few months are of special interest to auteur-oriented viewers looking to fill gaps in the collections of two of our greatest living directors. Criterion’s edition of Roman Polanski’s 1968 parenting nightmare Rosemary’s Baby will be...
Posted On 13 Aug 2012

Chris Hemsworth in Red Dawn

A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky — shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves prisoners and their town under...
Posted On 12 Aug 2012

Are the Georgia Film Critics’ Awards a thing?

Over a week ago we got word of honors bestowed by the Georgia Film Critics Association.  We never heard of them.  In fact, trying to identify their membership led us to more fishy suspicions than any reliable verification.  So we passed on posting. The “awards” refuse...
Posted On 18 Jan 2012

63 Foreign Language Films vie for Oscar

Updated via press release. Beverly Hills, CA – Sixty-three countries, including first-time entrant New Zealand, have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 84th Academy Awards®. The 2011 submissions are: Albania, “Amnesty,”...
Posted On 13 Oct 2011