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Day four of Cannes is all Coens
Sun May 19
Our critic loves the brother filmmakers' latest I've got just one film for you today, but it's one of the festival's most anticipated titles. Joel and Ethan Coen's hilarious and moody portrait of a down-and-out '60s folk singer is a melancholic delight. Click here for my thoughts. Read more of our dispatchesSee more in Film You might also like Review: Star Trek Into Darkness The 50 most classic movie mothers Review: Frances Ha The 100 best films set in New York City
The Great GoogaMooga officially canceled for Sunday
Sun May 19
Inclement weather forced the fest's organizers to pull the plug on GoogaMooga's final day. This just in: The final day of the Great GoogaMooga has been canceled, due to the crummy weather currently bearing down on New York City. The fest's organizers will offer all VIP ticket holders refunds, according to its Twitter feed. NYC Parks Dept, Prospect Park Alliance & #Googamooga have canceled today's event in the interest of safety & prevention of damage to park— Great GoogaMooga (@GoogaMooga) May 19, 2013 Due to cancelation, all VIP ticket purchases to today's event will be refunded in full— Great GoogaMooga (@GoogaMooga) May 19, 2013 You might also like Summer concert survival guide A music writer’s tips on getting through the season. Summer brings with it a surge of sunny, musical revelry. But before you start conjuring up images of carefree frolicking to buzz bands and big names, be prepared: Following a few tips can mean the difference between triumph and dashed hopes during this...
Third dispatch from Cannes
Sat May 18
Our critic is moved and intrigued by two new films On my third day in Cannes, I got misty over Hirokazu Kore-eda's moving family drama Like Father, Like Son and found a lot to like (contra many of my colleagues) in Arnaud Desplechin's talking cure period flick Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian. Click here to view the post. Read more of our dispatches.See more in Film You might also like Review: Star Trek Into Darkness The 50 most classic movie mothers Review: Frances Ha The 100 best films set in New York City
Scarecrow and four more movies to see this weekend
Fri May 17
Time Out New York's Film editors have your picks for the best movies playing in NYC Gene Hackman and Al Pacino search for an elusive American dream in Scarecrow, a low-key ’70s road movie. Read our review A vacationing British couple lets its buried criminal impulses run wild in Sightseers, a top-notch black comedy from filmmaker Ben Wheatley. Read our review RECOMMENDED: We're at the Cannes Film Festival, reviewing all the new movies! More impressive with each outing, actor-turned-director Sarah Polley turns a documentary eye on her family’s history in Stories We Tell. Read our review The power struggle between a 19th-century neurologist and his exploited female patient adds erotic frisson to Augustine, a historical French drama. Read our review Selling a prized mastiff is much harder than you’d think, as demonstrated in Old Dog, a meditative, deadpan Tibetan drama. Read our review See more in Film You might also like Review: Star Trek Into Darkness The 50 most classic movie...
Happy birthday, Brooklyn Bridge! Here's where to celebrate
Fri May 17
The iconic East River crossing turns 130 next week—here are the events, tours and exhibits where you can celebrate. The Brooklyn Bridge turns 130 next week—and thanks to a rehabilitation project that began in 2010, the massive structure is on its way to looking better than ever. Want to celebrate the landmark’s birthday? You’re in luck: There are a few events over the next week that mark the anniversary—check out these tours, readings and more: Who better to offer some historical perspective on the landmark than Kristian Roebling? His great-great grandfather was Washington Roebling, the engineer who directed much of the bridge's construction—and the younger Roebling is embracing his lineage with a new Roebling's Brooklyn Bridge Tour app. You can listen to a guided walking tour or plot out your own exploration using a Google map dotted with historical points of interest, while a photo gallery offers insight into the men and women who helped make the bridge's construction possible....