Entries by Larry Jaffee from 10/2012

Seen at NY Film Festival: Sally Potter's 'Ginger & Rosa'

| Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sally Potter was 13 years old when the Cuban Missile Crisis was going on in 1962. Apparently it made a deep impression on the teenager growing up in England. Fifty years later, she used as a backdrop of her new film the threat of a nuclear war between the US and USSR through the eyes of two BFFs, the title characters of Ginger & Rosa, which played the New York Film Festival earlier this week.

Hollywood Strikes Long Island's Gold Coast

| Posted 10.29.2012 | UK Entertainment

It's not yet a household name like Sundance or Tribeca, but the Gold Coast Film Festival, bringing the best of cinema to the geographic ritzy section of Long Island, NY celebrated in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, is gaining momentum for the cineaste set.