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Its response from the New York Film Festival was nothing short of rapturous – as if our expectations weren’t already high enough – and today The Film Stage has new behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Spike Jonze’s newest film, “Her.” Rooney Mara is seen with Jonze and Joaquin Phoenix, who plays a closed-off man on the mend from a messy divorce who forms an unlikely romantic relationship with Samantha – his computer operating system (as voiced by Scarlett Johansson). The film takes place in a slightly futuristic LA andRead More
The New York Film Festival has began releasing material from its 2013 slate, which kicks off next Friday with the premiere of “Captain Phillips.” Today they have released the first four clips from Ralph Fiennes’ Charles Dickens biopic “The Invisible Woman,” which stars Felicity Jones as the young actress Dickens romanced at the end of his life. Jones goes blonde and Victorian to play Nelly Ternan, an actress who was only 18 when she met 45 year old novelist Dickens. The two had an immediate attraction that quickly blossomed intoRead More
Ang Lee takes a big step into the Oscar race as it was announced today his visionary adaptation of bestselling novel “Life of Pi” will have its world premiere as the Opening Night film of the New York Film Festival on September 28th. Based on the Yann Martel book, newcomer Suraj Sharma plays the titular Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, who, on a journey to Canada with his family and their small zoo of exotic animals, finds himself stranded on a small lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, a hyena, an injuredRead More
There’s been wild rumors and speculation over a secret, surprise screening of a work-in-progress film from a “legendary director” at this week’s New York Film Festeival. Will it be Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”, with its very New York connections? “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” from David Fincher, who forewent bigger festivals to premiere last year’s “The Social Network” at NYFF? Stephen Spielberg’s “War Horse”, Cameron Crowe’s “We Bought a Zoo” or even, inexplicably, Jason Reitman’s “Young Adult”? Well, the day of the screening is upon andRead More