Review: Asia Argento's Unexpectedly Affecting 'Misunderstood' Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg

This is a reprint of our review from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. There’s something irresistibly hip about Asia Argento, even as a concept. The sultry, pouty daughter of trash-horror maestro Dario ...

What happened to the Suspiria remake?

Three years ago, a remake of Dario Argento's Suspiria seemed to be ready to go ahead. So what happened to it? Its former director explains. Visually and aurally sumptuous, Dario Argento's Suspiria ...

Incompresa Trailer Captures the Film’s Youthful Chaos

Director Asia Argento's startling new work Incompresa was one of my very favorite films from last year (check out my review) and a new international trailer has surfaced that does a really nice job of ...

The Riviera Maya Film Festival Full Schedule, April 23-29

The Riviera Maya Film Festival was created in 2012 with the goal to meet one of the greatest needs of the film industry in Mexico and perhaps in the entire world: the distribution of quality ...

Riviera Maya Film Festival unveils slate

Riviera Maya Film Festival unveils slate The fourth edition of the festival, set to run in Mexico from April 23-29, will feature three world premieres of Mexican productions and 53 international premieres. The competitive sections of the ...

Riviera Maya Film Festival Announces Slate for 2015

Riviera Maya Film Festival Announces Slate for 2015 AwardsDaily has been invited to attend the Riviera Maya Film Festival for the first time since the fest began in 2012. It features more than 70 films from around the world, and

Why can't Us audiences see Asia Argento's great 'Misunderstood'?

Why can't Us audiences see Asia Argento's great 'Misunderstood'? Earlier today, fellow film nerd Marc Heuck tweeted the following: Incompresa, the moving new @AsiaArgento film, still has no U.S. distributor. Wtf? Dozens of boutique labels here yet nobody's stepping ...

France’s Other Angle Acquires ‘Forests,’ ‘DieuMerci,’ West Coast,’ ‘Machin, Machine’ (Exclusive)

France’s Other Angle Acquires ‘Forests,’ ‘DieuMerci,’ West Coast,’ ‘Machin, Machine’ (Exclusive) Paris-based Other Angle Pictures, headed by Olivier Albou and Laurence Schonberg, has acquired international sales rights to four new films – Safy Nebbou’s “In the Forests of Siberia,” Lucien Jean ...

Daily | Nyff 2014 | Asia Argento’s Misunderstood

Back in May, the New York Times' Manohla Dargis spoke with Asia Argento about her third feature, Misunderstood (Incompresa), "a funny, free, tough-minded film… Set in the 1980s, it centers on a ...

Daily | Nyff 2014 | Asia Argento’s Misunderstood

Back in May, the New York Times' Manohla Dargis spoke with Asia Argento about her third feature, Misunderstood (Incompresa), "a funny, free, tough-minded film… Set in the 1980s, it centers on a ...

Misunderstood (Incompresa) Review | Nyff 2014

[Incompresa has been titled Misunderstood in the U.S. For the purposes of this review I will be referring to it by its original title.] In 1993 Hole’s Courtney Love was asked about the differences ...

Oscars 2015 : Best Foreign Language Film Contenders - Europe Part 1

Early predictions have emerged for most Academy Award categories. As the studios reveal their hopeful offers to be released in the final months of the year, the speculation increases. But despite all ...

Nyff 2014. Main Slate

Opening Night – World Premiere Gone Girl David Fincher, USA, 2014, Dcp, 150m David Fincher’s film version of Gillian Flynn’s phenomenally successful best seller (adapted by the author) is one wild ...

New York unveils main slate

The Film Society Of Lincoln Center announced on Wednesday (12) the 30 films that will comprise the main official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (Nyff), set to run from September ...

Nyfcc unveils main slate

The Film Society Of Lincoln Center announced on Wednesday (12) the 30 films that will comprise the main official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (Nyff), set to run from September ...

New York Film Festival Sets 30 Films for 2014 Main Slate (Full List)

New York Film Festival Sets 30 Films for 2014 Main Slate (Full List) Jean-Luc Godard, David Cronenberg, Mike Leigh and Olivier Assayas are among the directors with new films on tap for the 2014 main slate of the New York Film Festival, which also counts Bennett ...

2014 New York Film Festival slate revealed

2014 New York Film Festival slate revealed The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the full slate of this year's 52nd annual event, and as usual it's a tightly curated assortment of world cinema. World premieres previously announced ...

'Foxcatcher,' 'Mr. Turner,' and 'Whiplash' join New York Film Festival lineup

'Foxcatcher,' 'Mr. Turner,' and 'Whiplash' join New York Film Festival lineup The New York Film Festival announced its Main Slate selection of films today, revealing the 27 movies that will join gala screenings of Gone Girl, Inherent Vice, and Birdman when the 52nd festival ...

2014 Nyff: Chazelle, Broomfield, Bonello, Ferrara, Sang-soo, Hansen-Løve Make Cut

While Sundance (Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash and Alex Ross Perry’s Listen Up Philip) and Berlin (Dominik Graf’s Beloved Sisters, Yann Demange’s ’71, Alain Resnais’ Life of Riley) titles are indeed ...

2014 New York Film Festival Announces an Impressive (If Familiar) Main Lineup

We already knew David Fincher's Gone Girl would be opening the 2014 New York Film Festival and that Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Birdman will be closing it, but today we get a full look at the main ...

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