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Hollywood MIA at Lincoln Center

Hollywood MIA at Lincoln Center

BY STEVE ERICKSON | There’s something new about the 55th edition of the New York Film Festival that may not be apparent at first glance. There’s basically no participation from conventional Hollywood studios. The festival has not given up on showing mainstream cinema, such as the opening night film (Richard Linklater’s “Last Flag Flying”; Sep. 28, 6 […]

A Privileged Character

A Privileged Character

BY STEVE ERICKSON | It’s hard to draw a dividing line where the media starts to exploit people, especially in an age where people are willing to objectify themselves for a shot at fame. I was startled to see a recent documentary about the Syrian civil war include ISIS snuff videos in their entirety, a […]

The Best Films of 2014

The Best Films of 2014

BY STEVE ERICKSON | Among the past year’s films, I have chosen the 10 best, another 10 runners-up, and three that did not enjoy distribution but should have. “Boyhood” (Richard Linklater) Yes, I know. Consensus is boring, but I loved this film as soon as I saw it at an advance screening, well before it […]

Intimacy and Alienation

Intimacy and Alienation

BY STEVE ERICKSON | I’m not sure that there’s a more instructive contrast between two films playing New York theaters now than Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” and Richard Linklater’s “Before Midnight.” “Gatsby” excites when it uses CGI fakery to create impossibly opulent parties in mega-mansions, but when it turns to matters of the heart, it […]