NY Film Fest Review: ‘Everything is Copy’ Doc Pays Tribute to Nora Ephron

Jacob Bernstein, who is the son of Nora Ephron and her ex-husband, famed Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein, decided to make a documentary about his late mother, Nora Ephron, who died at 71 in 2012. The result is “Everything is Copy,” a moving portrait that includes a number of interviews with Ephron’s friends and family, as well as scenes from her films and clips from interviews with the likes of Dick Cavett and David Letterman. It is co-directed with Nick Hooker ....more

NY Film Fest: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Aaron Sorkin, Danny Boyle, Jeff Daniels Talk ‘Steve Jobs’

Kate Winslet makes Michael Fassbender laugh at the “Steve Jobs” press conference at the New York Film Festival 2015 | Melanie Votaw Photo Press gathered at the New York Film Festival the afternoon of Oct. 3, 2015 for a screening of “Steve Jobs,” the new film about the man behind Apple, starring Michael Fassbender as Jobs, Kate Winslet as Jobs’ right-hand Joanna Hoffman, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley, and Michael Stuhlbarg as key Apple player Andy Hertzfeld. Aaron Sorkin wrote the screenplay based on Walter Isaacson’s book, and Danny Boyle directed ....more

Who Will Play the Next James Bond?

When I was a kid, the argument was always: Which James Bond do you like better: Sean Connery or Roger Moore? It was the 1970s, and at that point, no one even considered George Lazenby (“On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”) or David Niven (“Casino Royale”) as contenders for the award. It’s like they didn’t even exist ....more

Woodstock Film Festival: Rosemary Rodriguez Talks ‘Silver Skies,’ ‘Jessica Jones’

This weekend, Hollywood comes to Woodstock, New York for the 16th Annual Woodstock Film Festival. If...more

Dear GH: We Need to Talk – Your Number’s Off on the Five Families

You know what, GH? I was feeling a little antsy in the first half of this week. While lots of things have happened lately on the show, it all seemed to me to be OLD ....more

Nov. 2015 Movie Preview: Kids & Teens – Spectre, Mockingjay, Peanuts & More!

New movies for kids and teens this month include a new James Bond film, the Peanuts gang, a story about a Good Dinosaur and lots more. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s new in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray in November. Note that release dates are subject to change ....more

Keira Knightley’s Broadway Debut Interrupted By Crazed Suitor

Keira Knightley took to the stage tonight for the first preview of her Broadway debut at the theater at Studio 54. The production was Roundabout Theatre Company’s “Therese Raquin,” a play based on an Emile Zola novel. Immediately after the show began, a young man in the balcony leaned over the front railing and screamed, “I love you! ...more

NY Film Festival: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Robert Zemeckis at ‘The Walk’ Red Carpet Premiere

Robert Zemeckis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Charlotte Le Bon at the NYFF Premiere of “The Walk” | Paula Schwartz Photo Robert Zemeckis’ 3-D magical and emotional spectacle, “The Walk,” starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as high wire artist Philippe Petit, who walked more than 100 stories above the ground between the two towers of the World Trade Center on August 7, 1974, was a perfect choice to kick off the 53rd New York Film Festival Saturday at Alice Tully Hall. READ: “The Walk” Press Conference at NYFF Actors Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Cesar Domboy, Clement Sibony, James Badge Dale, Ben Schwartz and Steve Valentine, who Zemeckis called “his accomplices in the coup” – as Petit called his walk and the people who helped him pull off his historical feat – joined the director on stage during his introductory remarks before the film’s first screening at 6 p.m. “This has been a passion project for me for many, many years, and everybody who’s on the stage stepped up to bring their passion to it, and you can see that on the screen when you finally see the film,” said the director from the podium. “I’m so proud to be able to be here tonight and present this extremely unique New York story here at the opening of the New York Film Festival.” Philippe Petit embracing Clement Sibony at the NYFF Premiere of “The Walk” | Paula Schwartz Photo Mr ....more

Security on High Alert for ‘He Named Me Malala’ NY Premiere, Attended by Malala Yousafzai and Her Father

Malala Yousafzai at the NY Premiere of “He Named Me Malala” | Paula Schwartz Photo You may have heard the Pope was in Manhattan last week. The Pope’s visit created traffic jams and streets were closed for security reasons. Even the New York Film Festival was postponed for one day to accommodate all the craziness ....more

Movie Review: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating:...more