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Dancing in the Rain: Nicole Kidman's Femme Fatales

  • By Caitlin Hughes
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  • October 9, 2012 5:00 PM
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In the New York Film Festival film "The Paperboy" Nicole Kidman returns to the role of a femme fatale. How her performance compares with the one she played 17 years ago in "To Die For."

Please Turn On Your Cell Phone: The Dark Side of Smartphones in New York Film Festival Movies

  • By Blair McClendon
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  • October 9, 2012 2:44 PM
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A pair of New York FIlm Festival movies put the spotlight on the role of smartphones in modern society.

'Lincoln' Addresses the New York Film Festival, to Mixed Response

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 8, 2012 11:32 PM
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Tweets suggest some great performances and maybe a languid pace.

An Inconceivable 'Princess Bride' Reunion at New York Film Festival

  • By Corey O'Connell
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  • October 8, 2012 11:30 AM
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Plus: William Goldman and Rob Reiner talk about their dreams for a "Princess Bride" sequel.

YouTube Aesthetics Invade Film Festival Documentaries

  • By Alec Kubas-Meyer
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  • October 5, 2012 2:20 PM
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Comparing two very unusual new documentaries -- "Room 237" and "Leviathan" -- which bear two very different influences from YouTube filmmaking.

Holy Celluloid Versus Digital Passion

  • By Peter Labuza
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  • October 3, 2012 12:25 PM
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Comparing the representations of digital filmmaking in a trio of New York Film Festival selections

Meet the Members of the New York Film Festival Critics Academy

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 26, 2012 10:20 AM
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Allow us to introduce the young critics who will be covering the New York Film Festival for Criticwire.

Film Society of Lincoln Center Installs Two Critics as Directors of Programming

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 13, 2012 3:40 PM
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Kent Jones and Robert Koehler will replace Richard Peña as directors of programming.

Last Call For Applications for the Critics Academy at the New York Film Festival

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 30, 2012 10:06 AM
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If you want to learn what it's like to cover a film festival alongside the pros, the deadline to apply is September 4th.