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Tribeca 2017: ‘A Thousand Junkies’ is a Comedic Ode to Addiction

Tribeca 2017: ‘A Thousand Junkies’ is a Comedic Ode to Addiction

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Playing at the Tribeca Film Festival, "A Thousand Junkies" draws from the lives of those involved with the film to tell an honest and at times comedic story about addiction.

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Tribeca 2017: Dustin Hoffman and Noah Baumbach Tease and Talk Filmmaking

Tribeca 2017: Dustin Hoffman and Noah Baumbach Tease and Talk Filmmaking

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

During the Tribeca Film Festival, acclaimed actor Dustin Hoffman interviewed indie auteur Noah Baumbach, where the two shared career stories and talked all things filmmaking.

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‘Free Fire’ Is Coordinated Chaos

‘Free Fire’ Is  Coordinated Chaos

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

The deadly hilarious film "Free Fire" parodies an entire era of gangster movies with a veritable cannon's worth of impact and laughs.

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‘The Lost City of Z’ Revives the Historical Epic Film

‘The Lost City of Z’ Revives the Historical Epic Film

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

The real-life tale of explorer Percy Fawcett was turned into a book and now, into a film that gives the man the proper honor he deserves, plus an engaging and fascinating movie to boot.

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Film ‘Heal the Living’ Weaves Stories of Loss and Chance

Film ‘Heal the Living’ Weaves Stories of Loss and Chance

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Katell Quillevere's new film "Heal the Living" is a slow burn, and a carefully crafted examination of narratives of grief.

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New Doc Highlights the Man Who ‘Shot!’ Rock ‘n’ Roll

New Doc Highlights the Man Who ‘Shot!’ Rock ‘n’ Roll

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

"Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock" puts the focus on one of the biggest names of rock you've never heard of — famed rock music photographer Mick Rock.

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‘The Art Life’ Illuminates David Lynch’s World

‘The Art Life’ Illuminates David Lynch’s World

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Jon Nguyen's new documentary on the prolific David Lynch traces one of the most mysterious, enigmatic directors back to his artistic roots — painting.

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The Light Comes ‘After the Storm’

The Light Comes ‘After the Storm’

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

With a painstaking eye for simplicity and detail, Hirokazu Kore-eda's film "After the Storm" breaks down the life of an unexceptionally complex family into something striking and beautiful.

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Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Opening soon at the Film Society at Lincoln Center, "I Called Him Morgan" gives proper credit to one of the most tragically underrated jazz trumpeters, Morgan Lee, whose life was cut short at age 33 when his wife shot him during a show in the East Village.

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Taste the Darker ‘Half’ of Relationships in New Film

Taste the Darker ‘Half’ of Relationships in New Film

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

"The Other Half" is a memorable feature film debut for director Joey Klein — especially considering he tackled the complex and all-too-human story of a couple struggling to deal with trauma.

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Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

In its new series highlighting films made during the rush of production following Canada's revolutionary Cost Allowance Act, the Film Anthology Archives is showing "Blood Relatives," a murder mystery with grits and twists abound.

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“Becoming Warren Buffett,” an Inspiring Story about an Inspiring Man

“Becoming Warren Buffett,” an Inspiring Story about an Inspiring Man

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

HBO's new documentary "Becoming Warren Buffett" takes a larger-than-life icon of our age and makes him into something almost unimaginable — human.

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