52nd New York Film Festival: Provocation and Pleasure – Rania Richardson Comments

Many of the films in the recently concluded 52nd New York Film Festival will fill theaters, fuel discussions, and collect awards for months to come. Topping the list is Citizenfour, a late edition to the tightly edited festival’s main slate of 31 features. Other films of particular interest include Birdman, Inherent Vice, and The Wonder.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Sept. 29-Oct. 3: GONE GIRL

Opening Oct. 3, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Gone Girl, David Fincher’s hotly anticipated adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling page turner. Flynn has also written the screenplay, which sees Ben Affleck as an adoring husband who must fight to prove his innocence when his wife (Rosamund Pike) disappears. A stylish, intriguing thriller where nothing is as it seems…Read on…

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