Ramin Bahrani

This documentary narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch is based on the book by British journalist and travel writer Norman Lewis
Midnight Special opens in theaters March 18th. In mid-April, NYC audiences will be treated to two more unique Michael Shannon
Billed as "Back to Where it All Began," David Amram's program for last week's engagement at The Theater for the New City, was a continuation of his 85th birthday celebration.
It's painful to watch. Dennis Nash (Andrew Garfield) is evicted from his home in the opening scenes of "99 Homes." The sheriffs knock so loudly at the front door that it is clear that it is no longer his house.
If you want to see what may be the best American movie of the year, and what may be the most important American feature film of the past five years, then see Ramin Bahrani's 99 Homes.
The actor's new movie, "99 Homes," opens this weekend.
Depending on which source you believe, there are between one and two dozen -- yes, you read that right, dozen -- films opening this Friday in New York. Here is a brief look at a half-dozen of them.
What Goodfellas did for the mob 99 Homes will do for foreclosure (although some may find little difference between the two).
The tournament also gave attendees an opportunity to interact with Yoko Ono's 1999 work of art, Play it By Trust. The artwork
When I began reading all the "anticipated films of 2015" lists, it became pretty clear pretty quick that my own version of that list would differ greatly from most of what I was seeing.
This wondrous season of endless possibilities kicks off with the Abu Dhabi Film Festival where, from October 23rd to the 1st of November, it's time once again for some magnificent movie watching, some life-changing interviews and the all around welcoming atmosphere of my favorite region in the world.
Shooting this time with a 70-200mm 2.8 lens at 90mm, ISO 1000, f/3.2, and 1/1000, we're able to draw the viewer in by shooting
Get used to hearing the title The Imitation Game because, between the filmmaking of Morten Tyldum and the acting of Benedict Cumberbatch, this is the film they'll be talking about at the end of the year.
The Telluride Film Festival offers a great span of cinema, from premiering Oscar contenders to silent-era black-and-white gems to small budget independents that will never play widely but may earn an enduring cult audience.
Would you use an app that sends a message to other users in the area so they could go break up with your boyfriend, or propose to your sweetheart? Well, artist/filmmaker and writer Miranda July thinks you should.
Arab cinema has a humanity that connects deeply to its audiences, and year by year, is conquering fans all over the world. Perhaps it's because Arab films deal with women who look real, men who act real and stories that really get to the heart of the matter. As easily understood in Beirut, as in Berlin, Baltimore and Bombay.
Over the years, I've developed what I refer to as the 20-minute rule. It basically says that a movie that hasn't hooked me in the first 20 minutes probably isn't going to.