Tag Archives: Opening Night

“The Walk” debuts at NYFF and tries to tightrope walk through the Oscar season

Over the weekend, audiences at the New York Film Festival were the very first to get a look at the new Robert Zemeckis movie The Walk, as NYFF officially got underway. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the film is hoping to take some solid word of mouth and make itself into an[...]

Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” will open the New York Film Festival

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now the New York Film Festival can claim it will open AND close with anticipated world premieres. Days after fest organizers announced that Robert Zemeckis’ “Flight” would close this year’s event on Oct. 14, executives confirmed that Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” will kick off the cinematic[...]

AFI Fest to open with Zwick’s “Drugs,” close with Aronofsky’s “Swan”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It looks like AFI Fest is going to provide us with our first glimpse of Ed Zwick’s “Love and Other Drugs.” The director’s romantic drama has been named Opening Night film for the annual fest, which will be held Nov. 4-11, in Los Angeles. “AFI is where it[...]

David Fincher’s ‘The Social Network’ to open New York Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that David Fincher’s “The Social Network” has been selected as the Opening Night film for their upcoming 48th Annual New York Film Festival, kicking off at Alice Tully Hall on Friday September 24th. Directed by Fincher from a screenplay by Aaron[...]

Film Independent Announces Jury Award Winners of 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival

hollywoodnews.com: Today Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced its 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival award winners at a brunch at CHAYA Downtown. Audience award winners will be announced tomorrow afternoon at the Closing Night film, Despicable Me.[...]