Thursday Snapshots: Day 1 at HIFF 2014

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We’re thrilled to report that HIFF 2014 got off to a rip-roaring start last night, with our Opening Night screening of St. Vincent (opening today in select theaters), sponsored by Delta and Altour. Though the film stars Bill Murray (who is as entertaining as you’d imagine!), Naomi Watts, Melissa McCarthy, and Chris O’Dowd, young Jaeden Lieberher stole the show at the Guild […]

Today at HIFF: Bill Murray Headlines Opening Night; First Day of Screenings!

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Finally, today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for! The 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival kicks off tonight with Theodore Melfi‘s delightful comedy St. Vincent, starring the irrepressible Bill Murray and newcomer Jaeden Lieberher, both of whom are expected to be in attendance tonight at Guild Hall. Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts round out the cheeky cast. St. Vincent Maggie (Melissa McCarthy), a […]

Let ‘Find. Eat. Drink.’ Guide You at HIFF 2014

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You’ve booked your hotel or airbnb, you’ve bought your Founders Passes, and you’re ready for the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival! But don’t forget—watching all those movies requires sustenance; Festival fans cannot survive on popcorn alone… Enter Find. Eat. Drink., an innovative website and app that puts world-class chefs’ recommendations right in your pocket. The savvy editors at F.E.D. have surveyed top […]

Q&A: Amir Bar-Lev on the Complicated Shame of ‘Happy Valley’

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Happy Valley centers on the people of State College, Pennsylvania, and its conflicted reactions to the Penn State football scandal in the months following Jerry Sandusky’s arrest for child molestation. With interviews with those directly involved and die-hard fans alike, documentarian Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story, My Kid Could Paint That) captures the college town […]

Q&A: Anthony Baxter on Davids Fighting Goliaths in ‘A Dangerous Game’

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In A Dangerous Game, the follow-up to You’ve Been Trumped (HIFF 2011), filmmaker Anthony Baxter is still hot on Donald Trump’s tail as the billionaire sets out to build yet another luxury golf course along the idyllic Scottish seaside. As locals unite to halt construction, their counterparts in Croatia are engaged in a similar battle […]