New York Film Festival (2010)

The New York Film Festival (2010):  Around the World and NYC In a small amount of time, with a relatively compact film portfolio, the New York Film Festival takes you around the world visiting a plethora of cities, countries  ...

Howl

Howl (2010)Ginsberg Goes Hollywoodhttp://howlthemovie.com/(See trailer below.)James Franco as Allen Ginsberg in Howl"I wrote it for Jack!" says Allen Ginsberg in Howl. "And I started writing poetry because I fell in love and I needed to express my feelings." Ginsberg  ...

Get Low

Get Low (2009) Directed by: Aaron Schneider Starring: Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Bill Murray Screenplay by: Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell MPAA rating: PG-13 Run Time: 102 minutes http://www.sonyclassics.com/index.php Get Low is a complicated, multi-layered movie  ...

Mademoiselle Chambon

Mademoiselle ChambonDirected by Stéphane BrizéWritten by Stéphane Brizé and Florence Vignon (based on the novel by Eric Holder)Starring: Vincent Lindon, Sandrine Kiberlain, Aure Atika, Jean-Marc Thibault, Arthur Le HouérouRun Time:  101 minutesMPAA Rating:  Unratedhttp://www.rezofilms.com/world-sales/mademoiselle-chambonThere is something so sadly affecting  ...

Heartbreaker

HeartbreakerDirected by: Pascal ChaumeilScreenplay by: Laurent Zeitoun, Jeremy Doner, Yohan GrombStarring: Romain Duris, Vanessa ParadisRunning Time: 105 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Ratedhttp://www.heartbreakermovie.com/To Catch a Thief meets Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.  Maybe that wasn’t the official pitch for director Pascal Chaumeil’s romantic  ...

Mesrine

MesrineDirected by Jean-François RichetWritten by Jean-François Richet and Abdel Raouf DafriStarring: Vincent Cassel, Gérard Depardieu, Cécile de France, Roy Dupuis, Gilles Lellouche, Elena Anaya, Ludivine SagnierRun Time: 113 minutes (Part 1); 134 minutes (Part 2)MPAA Rating:  Rated Rhttp://www.mesrinemovie.com/Known as  ...

Gaza-strophe — The Day After

Gaza-strophe – The Day AfterSamir Abdallah and Khéridine Mabrouk, directorsFrance / Palestinecolor100 minutesGaza's Winter shorts by 12 international directorsNajwa Najjar, producerPalestinecolor 50 minutesswww.arabfilmfestival.org www.gaza-strophe.com (screened at the Roxie Cinema, San Francisco, July 29, 2010)Samir Abdallah (left) and Khéridine Mabrouk,  ...

Patrik, Age 1.5

Patrik, Age 1.5Written and directed by Ella LemhagenStarring:  Gustaf Skarsgård, Thomas Ljungman, Torkel Petersson, Annika Hallin and Amanda DavinRun Time: 98 minutesMPAA Rating:  Not RatedSwedish with English subtitleshttp://www.patrickonepointfive.comAh me, the perils of moving to the country! Especially if you  ...

Undertow (Contracorriente)

UndertowDirected by Javier Fuentes-LeónStarring Cristian Mercado, Tatiana Astengo, and Manolo Cardona100 minutes, color2009 (Colombia)In Spanish(screened June 2010 in the 34th annual SF International LGBT Film Festival)www.contracorrientelapelicula.com Manolo Cardona (left) and Cristian Mercado in "Undertow"Who hasn't been between a rock  ...

The Girl Who Played With Fire

The Girl Who Played with FireDirected by: Daniel AlfredsonStarring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Annika Hallin, Per Oscarrson
Screenplay by: Jonas Fryberg, based on the book by Stieg LarssonRun Time: 129 minutes
In Swedish with English subtitles
MPAA Rating: Rated R
http://playedwithfirefilm.com/Based on the  ...