Abel Ferrara Calls Out "Punks" At IFC Films Who Want Him To Cut 'Welcome To New York'

Abel Ferrara has never had the easiest time when it comes to U.S. distribution for his films. He usually winds up with tiny companies who can only afford limited releases ("Chelsea On The Rocks") or ...

Abel Ferrara Talks '4:44 Last Day On Earth' & Says His Dominique Strauss-Kahn Pic Will Be "Eye Opening"

Abel Ferrara is a handful. With wild gestures and expertly timed jokes, he piles the digressions high, but is much sharper and in control than his legendarily hard-living persona would suggest. The ...

Abel Ferrara Says David Lynch Is Done Making Films & Says Download His Movies If You Can't Find 'Em

If you generally like depraved movies and you love temperamental and mercurial curmudgeons, it's pretty much mandatory that you adore Bronx-born filmmaker Abel Ferrara. Maybe you don't think all his ...

Steve Zahn's "Marshall" Plan, a Double Bill in Chelsea and More New DVDs

A look at what's new on DVD today: "Calvin Marshall" (2010) Directed by Gary Lundgren Released by Passion River Steve Zahn exemplifies the adage those who can't do teach as a college baseball ...

Director Abel Ferrara going to Broadway

This was a tad unexpected. Over the past few years, Abel Ferrara has had quite an underground career. Films like Go Go Tales and Chelsea On The Rocks were pretty much unseen by the public, and even ...

Now in Theaters: "Chelsea on the Rocks" (Abel Ferrara, USA)

Above: Abel Ferrara directs Bijou Phillips on the set of Chelsea on the Rocks. If you think of Chelsea on the Rocks, the new movie by Abel Ferrara, as an “informative documentary,” then it probably ...

Chelsea on the Rocks

Release Date: Oct. 2 (limited) Director: Abel Ferrara Writers: Abel Ferrara, David Linter, and Christ Zois Cinematographers: David Hausen and Ken Kelsch Studio/Run Time: Aliquot Films, 88 mins. ...

Film: Review:Chelsea On The Rocks

There’s no better director to chronicle the history of New York’s Chelsea Hotel than Abel Ferrara, whose best films draw energy from the city’s bohemian decay. Home, briefly or otherwise, to an ...

Zombies, Lies and Videotape

This week's offerings give us the choice of walking with death or battling the undead. For those taking it easy this week, there's also roller skating with Ellen Page and having fun playing God (or ...

Miff Honors Director Abel Ferrara & Screens Documentary "Chelsea On The Rocks"

Gentrification is defined as the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents. Along ...

Chelsea On The Rocks NY Debut No Longer On

Anthology Film Archives regretfully announces that it will not be able to open the new feature Chelsea On The Rocks for its premiere engagement, which had been scheduled to screen daily from March 20 ...

Cannes Producer's Patch: Wild Bunch

* As usual, Wild BunchWild Bunch [/link] comes to Cannes this year loaded up in film offerings with most notably three antcipated titles in post production status: Aronofsky's The Wrestler,  Belge ...

Best Bets Cannes 08: Un Certain Regard

* I’m guessing that with one third of the films representing first time efforts, this year’s Un Certain Regard section will be a crapshoot for buyers and critics alike. Those that stick out among the ...

Complete 2008 Cannes Line Up: Main Comp, Ucr, Director's Fortnight & Critic's Week

* Here is the complete 2008 Cannes Line Up. Main Competition: Nuri Bilge CeylanNuri Bilge Ceylan [/link] - Three Monkeys (Turkey-France-Italy) Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne - Le Silence De Lorna ...

2008 Un Certain Regard Selections: Strong Batch of Contempo Auteurs make up Slate

* Apart from film examples such as The Band's Visit, Munyurangabo (Liberation Day) and L'avocat de la terreur (2007)Terror's Advocate [/link], last year’s Un Certain Regard Section had its share of ...