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New York Film Fest: ‘White Noise’ Kicks It Off, Angling to Break Into Wide-Open Oscar Race

The 60th New York Film Festival kicked off Friday night with the North American premiere of the film that had previously opened the Venice Film Festival, Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s allegedly “unadaptable” 1985 novel White Noise. The satire about existential angst, which stars Baumbach’s two most frequent muses, Adam Driver (Frances Ha, While […]

New York Film Festival Director Eugene Hernandez on Why the 60th Edition Is a “Culmination”

The 2022 New York Film Festival is both the 60th edition of the event and the last one for executive director Eugene Hernandez. Before he departs to head up the Sundance Film Festival, the movie industry veteran spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about his best memories from overseeing NYC’s landmark movie conference and shares what […]

Netflix Owns the Fall Festival Season, but Still Won’t Release Its Movies in Theaters

Netflix, it’s fair to say, owns the fall festival season. Noah Baumbach’s streamer-produced White Noise opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, Aug. 31, and Sally El Hosaini’s true-life refugee tale The Swimmers, another Netflix movie, will kick off the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Sept. 8. With four movies in competition in Venice […]

Venice: Noah Baumbach’s Fest Opener ‘White Noise’ Gets Warm Reception

The world premiere of Noah Baumbach’s White Noise received a warm reception as the opening-night film of the Venice Film Festival. The Venice gala audience gave the film a three-minute standing ovation, with big cheers for lead Adam Driver in particular. The first-ever Netflix film to open the world’s oldest festival appeared to amuse and amaze […]

Venice Film Festival Kicks Off With Netflix’s ‘White Noise’ and a Message From Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky

The 79th Venice Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with the world premiere of White Noise, Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don Delillo’s “unfilmable” 1985 novel and a video cameo by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. Starring Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig, and with a cast that includes Don Cheadle, Jodie Turner-Smith, May Nivola, Raffey Cassidy and […]