Week in CineLife December 1st 2017

Welcome to CineLife, the national voice of indie film. Each week, we’ll let you know what’s new and interesting in the world of independent and sophisticated film. CineLife and the CineLife app put the spotlight on indie film, art house theatres, and other topics near and dear to your hearts. Disaster Artist is the story of Tommy… Continue Reading

2017 Past, Present, Future

By Mark Ehrenkranz After the cooler months, it is in our DNA that we look forward to the Summer and a nostalgic time of great movies, sumptuous weather and vacations. It usually goes quickly as it only makes up 25% of our year. For many, September and the Fall is a time to get serious… Continue Reading

A Conversation with Shooting Star Director Ben Safdie

By Brian Brooks, Three years after their acclaimed Heaven Knows What, local filmmakers Josh and Ben Safdie return to a sinister New York for their latest film, Good Time. This time, the duo upped the ante with a cast that includes Twilight star Robert Pattinson along with Jennifer Jason Leigh, Oscar nominee Barked Abdi (Captain… Continue Reading

Sofia Coppola – An America Masterpiece

By Brian Brooks Filmmaker Sofia Coppola’s family name is recognizable to nearly any movie fan. She is, of course, the daughter of famed director Francis Ford Coppola who has followed in her father’s footsteps, but she has paved her own path resulting in a number of pioneering accomplishments to her name. Ms. Coppola received an… Continue Reading

Film Festivals: The True Movie Going Experience

By Brian Brooks, The experience of walking the red carpet while cameras are flashing in Cannes may still be elusive for most, but enjoying a film festival experience, meeting filmmakers, celebs and going to parties is certainly not a totally exclusive realm for the privileged few. There is scarcely any time on the calendar when… Continue Reading

Noah Baumbach Interview Curated by Dustin Hoffman

Article by Brian Brooks: Oscar-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach was the focus of an hour-long conversation at the Tribeca Film Festival, though his screen-legend moderator certainly shared the limelight from the stage in a packed theater in Lower Manhattan. Two-time Academy Award Best Actor winner Dustin Hoffman lead the chat which was imbued with heavy doses… Continue Reading

NYFCS – Book of Love Q&A Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

NYFCS – Q&A Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple and Bill Purple – “Book of Love” NYFCS presents “Book of Love.” A touching movie starring Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams, Jessica Biel, Paul Reiser, Orlando Bloom, and Mary Steenburgen. Henry, an introverted architect sets out to help Millie, a homeless teen, to build a raft. Dave… Continue Reading

Danny Boyle Talks T2 at 67th Berlin International Film Festival

Back in 1996, British filmmaker Danny Boyle traversed the cultural zeitgiest with his black comedy/drama Trainspotting. Starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Johnny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle and Kelly MacDonald, the film, based on the novel by Irvine Welsh, follows a cadre of heroin users in a working class neighborhood of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. Two… Continue Reading