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 >>
Rebecca MarxLast week, we noticed that Russ & Daughter's had been requisitioned by the cast and crew of Lola Versus, a comedy starring Greta Gerwig. While walking up Avenue B this morning, we observed that the production had moved on to Zaitzeff. Large lights had been set up on the sidewalk o ... More >>
Rebecca MarxIf you're seeking a Super Heebster this morning, you're out of luck: Hollywood has shut down Russ & Daughters until noon. This was the scene in front of the store about 30 minutes ago, when a small army of crew members clustered around the actress Greta Gerwig, who was sitting on ... More >>