Here's Nick Pinkerton on two highly anticipated films from NYFF's main slate: Brian De Palma's Passion and Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha:
Brian De Palma and Noah Baumbach have become thick as thieves--odd when one considers that the two filmmakers' bodies of work seem, on the surface, to have positive ... More >>
At the New York Film Festival yesterday, they screened Frances Ha, the Noah Baumbach-directed film in which Greta Gerwig plays a woman who breaks up with a guy, is kind of a likable mess but is maturing, and who has a female best friend who speaks in snappy sentences.
Just like in Gerwig's last fil ... More >>
Film critic Karina Longworth is reporting from the Toronto International Film Festival this week.
For maybe the first hour of Yellow (written and directed by Nick Cassavetes, the man responsible for the national treasure that is The Notebook), I kept thinking about another film premiering here in T ... More >>