The Witness: A Myth revealed

I have to confess, lately I’m a a little burned out on documentaries. But after some feet dragging–I just wasn’t in the mood for more true stories of brutal murders of innocent people.  The Witness proved to be more than just a depressing expose on an infamous crime, but a thoroughly engrossing documentary. This eye-opening […]

The Lobster: Today’s Singles are Tomorrow’s Voiceless Animals — or Crustaceans

The Lobster, which was awarded the Grand Jury Prize at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, is the kind of bizarre film I crave. Set in the near future, it takes an absurdist angle to explore what it means to be single (“Single? What’s wrong with you?”). In this gray futuristic story, the uncoupled are arrested […]

A Present from Heaven, Anna Karina

  Wide-eyed and ever-engaging Anna Karina, star of seven Jean-Luc Godard films including: Vivre Sa Vie, Alphaville, and Pierrot Le Fou, has been charming New York City audiences over the past week to promote the recent restoration of Godard’s 1964 French New Wave classic Band of Outsiders. When asked which movie she made with Godard is her […]

MoviefiedNYC’s in-your-face Oscar Predictions: Who Will and Should Win!

Here we are again, just a few short days away from the 88th Academy Awards.  For those of you who are doing some final research for that office pool and want to make a truly informed prediction, the Moviefied NYC team has done all of the leg work.  Managing Editors John David West and Myrna […]

Are you kidding?!?: The Worst Oscar Snubs of All Time

The Academy Awards winners are soon to be announced and the controversy continues over this year’s various snubs, omissions and general shortsightedness over what constitutes a truly great film, great direction, or great performance. When you look back at various lists of Greatest Films in cinema history, it’s shocking to discover that some of cinema’s […]

MoviefiedNYC Best Movies of 2015

It’s finally on, MoviefiedNYC‘s Ten Best Movies of 2015. The year proved to be a pretty good year for movies, a good year for women in film, a good year for LGBT movies, and a very good year for testosterone-induced action films with depth, craft, and fun! It was, indeed, a fun year at the movies! […]

On Netflix: Beasts of No Nation

On Netflix and in theaters, Beasts of No Nation follows, Agu, a young boy who is torn from his family during the onset of civil war in an unnamed West African country. Agu must fight for survival, both physically and mentally as he looses his family, his friends, and his innocence. 
Based on the novel […]

5 New York Film Festival Movies to Catch when they Hit Theaters

The New York Film Festival may have ended a couple weeks ago but the movies that premiered at the festival continue to roll into theaters including Robert Zemeckis’s The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Steven Spielberg’s The Bridge of Spies, featuring Tom Hankes; and Steve Jobs directed by Danny Boyle. In the weeks and months ahead […]

Top Ten Man vs Nature Disaster Movies

With the recent release of Everest, we thought we would satisfy our natural destructive interests with a list of some of our favorite movies highlighting man’s fight for survival against the planets natural forces, be it loud earthquakes, erupting volcanoes, and our course, massive title waves. David’s Top Five Man vs Nature Movies   Poseidon […]

Review: The Martian (Dir. Ridley Scott)

Last night the 53rd New York Film Festival presented a sneak peak screening of The Martian directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon. Based on Andy Weir’s best selling book of the same name, Matt Damon plays astronaut and botanist Mark Watney who is left behind on Mars and thought for dead as the crew encounters a […]