Top 10: Best Performances from a ‘Twilight’ Alum

Few film franchises have endured more ire than the “Twilight” franchise. The first film was produced for a relatively small budget from Summit Entertainment in 2008. While met with middling reviews, it became a massive surprise hit amongst the younger crowds. From there, the sequels skyrocketed in box office, but took a nosedive in quality. […]

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Kristen Stewart’s Directorial Debut Headed to Sundance 2017

Kristen Stewart‘s directorial debut – a short called “Come Swim” – will debut at Sundance next month. The Sundance Institute announced its entire shorts program lineup in addition to this news. Stewart is no stranger to Sundance, as several of her films have screened there in years past. However, this marks the first time she’ll […]

Weekend Openings: An ‘Arrival’ for ‘Billy Lynn’ and Zoe Kazan

This weekend, we have a really nice assortment of new releases. For one, sci-fi fans get a treat with the release of “Arrival.” Independent cinema hounds have a riveting Zoe Kazan performance to bite into. There’s also “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” limping into theaters, among other titles of note. This is another week that […]

NYFF Film Review: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Focuses on Technology and Nothing Else

2016 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: With a luxurious resume that includes timeless films like “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and “Brokeback Mountain,” there has been an expectation that there isn’t anything that director Ang Lee can’t accomplish. His last venture “Life of Pi,” which also premiered at the New York Film Festival in 2013, pushed the […]

NYFF Film Review: “Personal Shopper” Is a Kristen Stewart Showstopper

2016 New York Film Festival: At this point, it seems like a safe bet that Kristen Stewart is capable of making just about anything captivating. For a good portion of “Personal Shopper,” she texts with a potential ghost. Sounds boring, right? Well, at times it threatens to be, but Stewart pushes through. Writer/director Olivier Assayas clearly […]

NYFF Film Review: ‘Certain Women’ Is Quietly Powerful With Stunning Performances

2016 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: A methodical and slowly cooked film focusing on love and women, Kelly Reichardt‘s “Certain Women” is totally engrossing. The film lives and breathes in the quiet. The silence, in which Reichardt decides to focus on the inner emotion of the character, is quite compelling and uncommonly absorbing. Rest assured, you […]

WATCH: First Trailer for ‘Personal Shopper’ with Kristen Stewart, Opens March 2017

We have the first official trailer for “Personal Shopper” from Olivier Assayas and starring Kristen Stewart.  The film will be screening at the 54th New York Film Festival next week. “Personal Shopper” is distributed by Sundance Selects and is scheduled to open March 10, 2017. Maureen is a young American in Paris making her living […]

Certain Women

WATCH: First Trailer for ‘Certain Women’ With Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern and Michelle Williams

Kelly Reichardt‘s “Certain Women” debuted at Sundance to rave reviews. Now, ahead of its screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, the first trailer for the film has arrived. Writer-director-editor Reichardt tells the story of four different women whose lives intersect in meaningful ways. Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams and newcomer Lily Gladstone all […]