New York Film Critics Monthly Series

NATIONAL PRE-RELEASE  FILM SERIES WITH LIVE HD BROADCAST, STARS, PRODUCERS, DIRECTORS About the NY Film Critics Film Series:  A regular series of ongoing preview screenings is established in approximately 50 selected major markets. Audiences experience all of the excitement of live Q&A sessions held in New York City, hosted by Peter Travers. The big screen events deliver 9-13 curated pre-release films per year to discerning audiences on a monthly basis. Each movie in the Screening Series is introduced live by Peter Travers. Audiences then see award contenders prior to their release followed by live, HD Q&A between Travers, audiences and talent from the films. Each piece brings the energy and VIP nature of prestigious, NYC screenings for nationwide audiences to interact with stars and directors via two way simulcast.

The Series presents interactive, in-theater, pre-release movies and big screen HD simulcast with the stars and filmmakers. You may tweet live with the event. Get the scoop before anyone else on brand new film before they are released. You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy behind-the-scenes stories about Hollywood and Indie Cinema from some of the greats. Past Series highlights have included special appearances by: Woody Harrelson, Anne Heche, Frank Langella, Paul Sorvino, Danny Aiello, Alan Arkin , John Turturro, Steve Buscemi, Anne Meara, Aidan Quinn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sigourney Weaver, and many others.

Next Film in Series —SHELTER










Post screening simulcast Q&A with Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie, and Paul Bettany.

Junkie Hannah (Jennifer Connelly) and immigrant Tahir (Anthony Mackie) fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. SHELTER explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize they need each other to build a future.








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Featured Host: Peter Travers:


Peter Travers is an American film critic, who has written for, in turn, People and Rolling Stone. Travers also hosts a celebrity interview show called Popcorn on ABC News Now and  Travers joined Rolling Stone in 1989 after a four-year stint with People. He’s best known for his basic writing style that eschews a more sophisticated analysis for an easy-to-read and often very opinionated form. According to, Travers is the nation’s most blurbed film critic. Peter has hosted the NYFCS™ for over 10 years. In addition to Rolling Stone Magazine, ABC-TV, Peter appears regularly on Newsweek & The Daily Beast, The  Soho Apple Store, and CNN.   Peter Travers and Director David O. Russell