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'A Dangerous Method' & 'The Skin I Live In' Latest Gala Presentations At New York Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 15, 2011 5:03 AM
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Get ready New York, the stars are on their way for the New York Film Festival and this afternoon, organizers announced two big additional special gala presentations to the slate.

'My Week With Marilyn' Starring Michelle Williams To Make World Premiere At New York Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 4, 2011 3:57 AM
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One film noticeably absent from the recent announcements for TIFF and Venice has been "My Week with Marilyn," teased by Film Society Lincoln Center in a Tweet this morning as a "movie about movies. Based on a forgotten chapter from memoir about young asst aiming to break into biz." Well, the New York Film Festival now has its centerpiece and another strong film added to the line-up for what will be a starry showing in the Big Apple this fall.

More Photos From New York Film Festival Opener, Roman Polanski's 'Carnage'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 29, 2011 7:51 AM
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Also A Sneak Peek At Alexander Payne's 'The DescendantsAh, the sour taste of buttered popcorn is dissipating and the headier airs of the fall film festival circuit are upon us, as peeks at the films vying for awards are going to be coming in full force.

New Restoration Of Nicholas Ray's 'We Can't Go Home Again' To Premiere At Venice & New York Fests

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 18, 2011 4:36 AM
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Nicholas Ray is a truly fascinating figure. The filmmaker, who was born 100 years ago this year, directed a series of hugely influential pictures in the 1940s and 1950s, most notably "Johnny Guitar" and "Rebel Without a Cause," but never quite got the respect he was due in the States (although the Cahiers du Cinema crowd were obsessed with him), and spent much of his life in the throes of drug and alcohol addiction, working on difficult, experimental projects.

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