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Nicole Holofcener

Features

Tuesday, January 11 2011

The Best Films of 2010

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.


Reviews

Sunday, November 14 2010

'Please Give' Is a Story About a Family That Lusts

Like many of Woody Allen’s more notable films, Please Give concerns itself with a certain brand of New Yorkers who go antiquing, judge one another by their reading material, and covet their neighbor’s apartment.


Thursday, April 29 2010

Please Give

If giving is always a relationship, giving also entails taking, whether in business, romance or family interactions.


Thursday, April 6 2006

Friends with Money (2006)

'Poor Olivia' (Jennifer Aniston), as her friends call her, is actually poor, at least compared to them.


Wednesday, July 17 2002

Lovely & Amazing (2002)

Even as the girls in Holofcener's world have their own problems, they provide acutely recognizable reflections.


News

Monday, January 6 2014

Six Top Directors Discuss How Memorable Moviemaking Is Often the Result of Learning from Mistakes

They are among the season’s most acclaimed directors. But if you ask the six filmmakers who participated in The Envelope’s fifth annual Directors


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