As the weekend becomes the new week, a collection of profile pieces have landed both in print and on the web, regarding Wednesday’s launch of “The New Talkies: Generation DIY” (featuring several past SXSW premiere hits) at the IFC Center in New York. They include:
Dennis Lim offers a survey of the “mumblecore” movement for the New York Times, and what it holds for the filmmakers folded into it.
At the Village Voice, J. Hoberman says some very nice things about the filmmakers of “The New Talkies,” and how they fit into the history of auteur cinema.
V.A. Musetto profiles Hannah Takes the Stairs star Greta Gerwig, for this weekend’s New York Post.
indieWIRE invited me to write one of their “First Person” articles. My mission: try and explain or discuss why these films matter.
For the New York Sun, Steve Dollar also checks in with the mumblecorps, in advance of Wednesday’s launch.