‘Mistress America’ director Noah Baumbach and actor Greta Gerwig, who plays entrepreneur Brooke in the film. Photograph: Ryan Pfluger/The New York Times

As a filmmaking duo, Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig get the zeitgeist like no one else. Baumbach recently wrote While We’re Young, which skewered hips(...)

Max Joseph’s ‘We Are Your Friends’ stars Zac Efron as a young DJ perfecting his art in the contemporary San Fernando Valley

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If you’re not entirely sure what you were doing for a year or two around the new millennium, Eden may help fill in the blanks. The fourth feature f(...)

British film director Steve McQueen (left)  with the star of his film 12 Years A Slave Chiwetel Ejiofor. Photograph: Reuters

The 71st Golden Globe Awards will be held in Los Angeles tonight with two films vying for many of the key honours. American Hustle and 12 Years a Slav(...)

The Perm State Ballet production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’: ‘a rare privilege’
Our cultural highs and lows of 2013

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Computer Chess
Computer Chess

The most interesting thing about 2013’s cinematic landscape is the coming-of-age of Mumblecore. America’s post-Cassavetes kids are stumbling out of sp(...)

Frances Ha

Not for the first time, Noah Baumbach sets the audience wondering just what he thinks of his own, often-precious Bohemian characters. In his breakthro(...)

Funny girl: Greta Gerwig in 'Frances Ha'

As you may have noticed, it’s been a bit on the balmy side this summer. What better time to lower temperatures with the coolest actress on the planet?(...)

Run & Jump, which took the prize for best Irish feature

After several years of biblical torrents, the weather decided to put on a decent show for the 25th edition of the Galway Film Fleadh. Mind you, was th(...)