Sponsored by HBO®, NYFF Live features actors, directors, writers, critics, and other industry insiders participating in daily evening discussions that starte September 28 – and end October 9 in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. Remaining Dates are October 3 – 12. – Gregg W. Morris
UNCUT GEMS by Josh and Benny Safdie Adam stars Adam Sandler as Howard, a diamond dealer dangling on the edge of the abyss. His relationship with his wife (Idina Menzel) is imploding; he owes a hefty chunk of money to pissed off racketeers who would find kneecapping too gentle; and he is sinking into the quicksand of an escalating scheme to make a fortune by selling a diamond to Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett (playing himself and looking good). – Gregg W. Morris
You are accredited to cover the upcoming 57th New York Film Festival. Screenings to begin September 16, and the P&I screening information and schedule will be sent out in early September. Your accreditation permits you to attend (solo) the advance Press & Industry screenings, as well as any scheduled press conferences.
By Gregg W. Morris – This year’s Main Slate showcases films from 17 different countries, including new titles from celebrated auteurs, extraordinary work from directors making their NYFF debuts, and captivating features that earned acclaim at international festivals.
By Gregg W. Morris – About the rapid tangling and gradual untangling of impetuosity, resentment, and abiding love between a married couple negotiating their divorce and the custody of their son. Starring Adam Driver as Charlie, a 100-percent New York experimental theater director; Scarlett Johansson as Nicole, his principal actress and soon-to-be LA-based ex-wife. Siding with Nicole is Nora Fanshaw played by Laura Dern and on Charlie’s side is a “nice” character played Alan Alda and “not-so-nice” character played by Ray Liotta.
The roster of rich talent behind and in front of the camera and at the core of THE IRISHMAN are four great artists: Joe Pesci as Pennsylvania mob boss Russell Bufalino, Al Pacino as Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa, and Robert De Niro as their right-hand man, Frank Sheeran, each working in the closest harmony imaginable with the film’s incomparable creator, Martin Scorsese.THE IRISHMAN will be released in select theaters and on Netflix later this year.