Japan Society announced the online film series 21st Century Japan: Films from 2001-2020 streaming on Virtual Cinema in February.
Film Comment’s annual end-of-the-year survey of film critics, journalists, film-section editors, and past and present contributors is out, and Todd Haynes’s Carol, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin (pictured above), and George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road take the top spots among films released in 2015. Of the films that made appearances at film festivals or special screenings worldwide but have not received stateside distribution this year, Hong Sangsoo’s Right Now, Wrong Then, Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Chevalier, […]
26 Films Including World Premiere of Steven Spielberg’s BRIDGE OF SPIES on Main Slate for 53rd New York Film Festival
26 films will comprise the Main Slate official selection of the 53rd New York Film Festival (NYFF) taking place September 25 to October 11. The 2015 Main Slate will host four World Premieres: Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies (pictured above), starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance in the Cold War story of the 1962 exchange of a U-2 pilot for a Soviet agent; Laura Israel’s Don’t Blink: Robert Frank, a documentary portrait of the great photographer […]