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October 16, 2014
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Jeremy Renner Stars As Investigative Reporter Gary Webb

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  Jeremy Renner stars as investigative journalist Gary Webb in the heart-pounding thriller “Kill the Messenger,” which chronicles his efforts to track down the link between drug dealers, contra rebels…

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October 8, 2014
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On the Red Carpet at the NYFF: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Trippy ‘Inherent Vice’ Starring Joaquin Phoenix

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  From the stage of Alice Tully Hall director Saturday night Paul Thomas Anderson pointed to the New York Film Festival logo that reads, “Film Lives Here,” and added, “It…

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October 7, 2014
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NYFF: ‘Whiplash’ Director Damien Chazelle and J.K. Simmons Riff On Artistic Perfection

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  “Whiplash,” the Sundance Award-winning film by Damien Chazelle that is screening at the New York Film Festival, lives up to rave reviews. The movie is about 19 year-old jazz…

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October 6, 2014
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NYFF: Richard Gere In a Soulful Turn as a Homeless Man in ‘Time Out of Mind’

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  Richard Gere, in his best role in years, plays a homeless man living on the merciless streets of New York in “Time Out of Mind,” which screened at the…

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September 22, 2014
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Terry Gilliam On His New Kooky Sci-Fi Epic “The Zero Theorem

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Terry Gilliam, the 73-year-old “Monty Python” star and founding member and veteran movie director, was in New York last week to promote his new wacky sci-fi epic, “The Zero Theorem.” Set…

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August 21, 2014
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Brendan Gleeson and director John Michael McDonagh Talk About Priest Drama ‘Calvary’

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“Calvary” director John Michael McDonagh was once “incarcerated for accidentally killing a swan” according to the production notes Fox Searchlight publicists handed out at a press event for the film…

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July 22, 2014
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Woody Allen On His New Rom-Com “Magic in the Moonlight”

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  Woody Allen told journalists Friday at a press conference for his new rom-com “Magic in the Moonlight,” set in the 1920’s in the gorgeous South of France, that in life what…

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July 13, 2014
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Richard Linklater, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke and Ellar Coltrane Talk About Filming “Boyhood”

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  The stars of Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” – Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke and Ellar Coltrane – age in real time in this one-of-a-kind nearly three-hour film. “Boyhood,” which opened Friday,…

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June 23, 2014
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Clint Eastwood and Cast Talk About Bringing “Jersey Boys” to the Big Screen

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  The jukebox musical “Jersey Boys” about 1960’s rock group the Four Seasons is still going strong on Broadway, where it won four Tony Awards, including for best musical and…

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May 4, 2014
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Writer Misan Sagay Talks About Her Jane Austen-Like Heroine in “Belle”

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Misan Sagay, the brilliant and passionate screenwriter of “Belle,” was in Manhattan recently to promote the film. Director Amma Asante and actors Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle), Miranda Richardson and Sam Reid…

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April 30, 2014
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“Belle” director Amma Asante Talks About Her Jane Austen-Like Tale

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  Amma Asante, the 44-year-old English director of “Belle” has created a luscious period drama that combines Jane Austen sensibilities with issues of social injustice and slavery in 18th-Century England….

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April 15, 2014
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More Bone-Crunching Violence in “The Raid 2″

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  Welsh director Gareth Evans returns to Indonesia for “The Raid 2,” another intensely, hyper-violent martial arts film that ups the ante of its predecessor, “The Raid: Redemption.” The bone-crunching…

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March 18, 2014
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Inside the ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ With Filmmaker Wes Anderson

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  “The Grand Budapest Hotel” is Wes Anderson’s least precious and best film. It’s probably going to be his most successful as well. It opened Friday, March 7, in four…

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January 13, 2014
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Martin Scorsese Interviews “The Grandmaster” Director Wong Kar Wai

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  Just before taking off for the Golden Globe, Martin Scorsese took time off from promoting “The Wolf of Wall Street” to champion another film, global art-house director Wong Kar…

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December 26, 2013
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese Talk About Depravity in “The Wolf of Wall Street”

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” is the last major film with Oscar prospects to be rolled out this year and it’s a doozy. As you’ve probably heard,…

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December 25, 2013
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Asghar Farhadi Directs Bérénice Bejo in “The Past”

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi journalists at the New York junket for his new film, “The Past,” that he was sleeping when his publicist called him to tell him that…

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December 23, 2013
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Caroling With “20 Feet From Stardom” Singers Lisa Fischer, Darlene Love and Judith Hill

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  Darlene Love performed “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 20th year in a row Thursday night on the David Letterman show, with musical director Paul Shaffer and his…

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November 22, 2013
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Steve Coogan Talks About Going on the Road with Dame Judi Dench in “Philomena’

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    “Philomena” is based on a true story about an Irish woman – played by Dame Judi Dench in an Oscar-worthy performance – who is on a quest to…

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