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Events of the Week: ‘Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour,’ Beyond Fest and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, Beyond Fest and AKA Mr. Chow. New York Film Festival The festival continued to take over Lincoln Center for its second week, with a Priscilla premiere on Oct. 6. Taylor […]

‘Here’ Review: Belgian Drama’s Poetic Gaze Is Low-Key and Profoundly Affecting

A migrant worker meets a botanist who opens his eyes to a world of microscopic beauty in Bas Devos’ Brussels-set mood piece.

New York Film Festival: ‘Green Border’ Director Agnieszka Holland Talks Controversial Film’s “Urgency”

The Polish film Green Border had already courted plenty of international controversy by the time the drama premiered at the New York Film Festival this week. After its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in August, where it won the Special Jury Prize, the film — which depicts the horrific conditions faced by migrants […]

Inside the Whirlwind ‘May December’ Production and Big Netflix Payout

Sophie Mas and Natalie Portman met by chance at the Cannes Film Festival 15 years ago. Portman was on the jury, Mas was introduced through a friend, and they developed an instant friendship. A decade and a half later, they found themselves back at the Croisette — this time to premiere the first project out […]

David Fincher’s ‘The Killer’ Joins New York Film Festival’s Spotlight Slate

The New York Film Festival has added David Fincher’s The Killer to its spotlight selection for its 2023 edition. The pulpy drama that stars Michael Fassbender as an unsettled assassin will screen on Oct. 14 at the Paris Theater and a day later at the Walter Reade Theater. Fincher’s film about a titular assassin (Fassbender) who gets embroiled […]

‘The Boy and the Heron’ Review: Hayao Miyazaki Emerges From Retirement With a Profoundly Personal Swan Song

The Japanimation legend draws on childhood memories to ruminate on love, loss and the intersection between life and death in a world spinning out of control.

‘Poor Things’ Review: Emma Stone Is Stupendous as a Reanimated Woman Reinventing Herself in Yorgos Lanthimos’ Fantastical Odyssey

Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe and Ramy Youssef also star in a genre-defying film that starts as absurdist comedy but evolves into an unconventional reflection on female freedom.

‘Ferrari’ Review: Adam Driver and Penelope Cruz Bring Passion to Michael Mann’s Turbo-Charged Portrait of the Racecar Impresario

Shailene Woodley and Patrick Dempsey co-star in this study of the auto magnate at a turning point, betting everything on a treacherous 1,000-mile open-road race.

New York Film Festival Unveils Spotlight Slate With ‘The Boy and the Heron’ and Garth Davis’ ‘Foe’ Starring Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal

The 2023 New York Film Festival has revealed the lineup for its Spotlight section, featuring world premieres of Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie’s Showtime series The Curse starring Emma Stone, and Garth Davis’ Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal-starrer Foe. A collaboration between Fielder and Safdie, The Curse stars Stone and Fielder as married entrepreneurs who […]

Bradley Cooper’s ‘Maestro’ Will Premiere Stateside at the New York Film Festival

The New York Film Festival technically takes place every year on an Upper West Side street that has been christened “Leonard Bernstein Place.” Thus, it’s fitting that Bradley Cooper’s new movie about the legendary composer and conductor, Maestro, will have its North American premiere at the fest. Film at Lincoln Center announced today that Maestro […]

New York Film Festival Reveals Main Slate Including ‘Poor Things,’ ‘All of Us Strangers’ and ‘Anatomy of a Fall’

The 2023 New York Film Festival has revealed its main slate, adding screenings of Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things, starring Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe, and Andrew Haigh’s All of Us Strangers, starring Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal, and Cannes titles Anatomy of a Fall and La Chimera to its lineup. Justine Triet’s Palme d’Or-winning Anatomy […]

NY Film Festival Sets Michael Mann’s ‘Ferrari’ as Closing Night Selection

The New York Film Festival is set to close with the North American premiere of Michael Mann’s Ferrari, it was announced Thursday. The screening of the Neon film starring Adam Driver and Penélope Cruz will take place on Oct. 13 at Alice Tully Hall. The Enzo Ferrari biopic stars Driver as the racecar manufacturer and […]