Articles Tagged 'New York Film Festival'

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WATCH: Director Paul Greengrass on Humanizing Pirates in ‘Captain Phillips’

The general verdict on opening night at the New York Film Festival was that British director Paul Greengrass had triumphed with his hijacking thriller Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks. His film is based on the real-life hijacking of the U.S operated container ship, Maersk Alabama, by Somali pirates in 2009. As Greengrass explains, “It’s a […]

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WATCH: Carey Mulligan on Justin Timberlake: ‘He’s a Wonderful Actor’

The New York Film Festival is in full swing, and one of the big attractions has been the Coen Brothers‘ latest movie Inside Llewyn Davis, in which Carey Mulligan plays a rather unpleasant type. “She’s pretty aggressive, pretty angry,” says Mulligan when describing her character, a singer in the early ’69s folk music scene in […]

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New York Film Festival to Honor Ralph Fiennes

The New York Film Festival knows quality when it sees it. The prestigious festival has just announced that it will be honoring the British actor Ralph Fiennes with a gala tribute on Oct. 9. In making the announcement, the festival, running from Sept. 27 to Oct. 13 in Manhattan, explained that its galas celebrate “individuals working in film […]