Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

The New York Film Critics Circle on Friday named “Drive My Car,” Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s intimate three-hour epic and Haruki Murakami’s short story adaptation, the best film of the year. 

Hamaguchi’s film, about a widowed actor played by Hidetoshi Nishijima, has been widely hailed since its...

Friday, Nov. 19, 2021

For cinematographer Ari Wegner, the opportunity to work with legendary filmmaker Jane Campion initially came in a short burst and grew years later to a feature-length film which has garnered great acclaim on the current festival circuit.

The short-term collaboration took the form of a...

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021

Jane Campion and Kirsten Dunst admired one another before they'd ever met, but it was Campion who made the first move. 

She was enamored of Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides" and wrote Dunst a letter. There were talks of adapting an Alice Munro story, but it would be years until they'd...

Tuesday, Sep. 7, 2021

Movies from 77 countries will screen at the 2021 London Film Festival, as Britain’s leading cinema showcase welcomes mass audiences back to movie theaters after a pandemic-disrupted year.

The festival program, announced Tuesday, includes 158 features, down from 225 during its last pre-...

Thursday, Sep. 2, 2021

Jane Campion has not made a feature since 2009, but after a few years working in television she found herself drawn back to the romance of the two-hour story. 

Campion's grand return to the form is the period piece "The Power of the Dog," a sweeping but intimate family drama set in the...

Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021

Academy Award–nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has been named the recipient of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Tribute Actor Award. The 2021 TIFF Tribute Awards will take place during the 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.

In addition to...

Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021

A year after depending on drive-in and virtual screenings,  the New York Film Festival, one of the premier destinations of the fall festival circuit, will return to in-person premieres at Lincoln Center this September, with vaccination proof required for all attendees. 

Film at Lincoln...

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