Much in the way of Ralph Fiennes' NYFF
entry last year, The Invisible Woman, Leigh's film suffers from its own reverence.
Though premieres have always been a part of the festival, the NYFF
is growing as a fall season platform for Hollywood's prestigious awards contenders.
is sometimes considered less relevant because many of its selections play first at other film festivals, such as Cannes in May and Toronto in September.
Dwn i'm, ond dwi'n cofio bod panto Cwmni Theatr Cymru nl yn y 70au (Wynff fel Fferi Nyff
- cofio?) wedi cael dylanwad mawr arna i ar y pryd.
Avant-Garde." FC 38.6 (2002): 60-61.
"BuyBust," an action-thriller will make its world premiere at NYFF
, along with "We Will Not Die Tonight."
It's a bigger reflexive lineup than at any NYFF
in recent memory.
Unlike the European festivals in Cannes and Berlin that take place in Spring, the NYFF
does not award prizes; moreover, many of the selections in the Main Slate have been scheduled for immediate US release, including several prestige studio pictures that will contend for Academy Award nominations.
: Views from the Avant-Garde: Private Investigations." FC 37.6 (2001): 71-72.
David Clennon, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, David Fincher, Emily Ratajkowski and Missi Pyle at the NYFF
opening night premiere of "Gone Girl"
"Last year, I decided I wanted to have the option of having world premieres in just two slots," says NYFF
director Kent Jones, "just because I didn't want to miss the chance to have something that would be perfect for the festival." He cites "Birdman's" Broadway theme, adding that the decision had nothing to do with competition or any difficulty landing a third premiere.
This Gotham mainstay will debut three hot properties from three fave directors: David Fincher's psychological thriller "Gone Girl," which will open the fest; Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice," which will screen as the NYFF
centerpiece; and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's black comedy "Birdman," which will close the 52nd edition.