‘Good Posture’ Spotlights an Unlikely Female Friendship

Set in present-day Brooklyn and shot over only 10 days, Dolly Wells’ directorial debut “Good Posture” extends a generous empathy to each of its characters. The film, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival,...

‘Aamis’ Team on Their Flesh-Eating Romance at Tribeca

For all the surprises it holds, “Aamis,” writer and director Bhaskar Hazarika’s latest film, looks regrettably generic at first glance. A married clinician named Nirmali (Lima Das) and a younger man, Ph.D. scholar Sumon...

‘One Punch Man’ Season 2 Pulls Its Punches for Now

“One Punch Man” was an instant hit with anime fans in 2015, taking the internet by storm with memes and parodies featuring its dopey, bald star. A second season was soon announced, but in...

‘The Quiet One’ Tells a Rock Star’s Life Story Through His Own Archives

Sitting alone amid piles of cameras, photos, videos and more, Bill Wyman begins to give the audience a trip through the archives he has built across five decades. The former Rolling Stones bassist opened...

Tisch MFA Alum Cenk Ertürk’s Journey to Tribeca

When Turkish immigrant Cenk Ertürk first set foot in the United States, he came with a dream of being a filmmaker despite having no formal education in the craft. Little did he know that...

‘Framing John DeLorean’ Attempts to Capture the Man Behind the Name

When you hear the name DeLorean, what do you think of? “Back to the Future?” The car itself? Cocaine scandals? No matter what image the name conjures, many people have something they associate with...

Presenting the Youngest Director in Tribeca Film Festival History

For most people, junior year of high school consists of hustling to maintain their GPA, gearing up for college applications, hanging out with friends and dreaming about prom. Phillip Youmans was instead writing a...

‘Scheme Birds’ Is a Scottish Story Long Overdue

“Maggie Thatcher took the steel industry from Scotland and Ireland, gave it to England.”  Twenty-one-year-old Gemma sums up the history of her sleepy Scottish hometown as documentary “Scheme Birds” gets its bearings. She is...

Staff Recs: Best Movies to Watch With Parents

These recommendations are for when your mom wants a movie night and you don’t want to waste an hour going through Netflix trying to find something you’ll both like. “The Paper” (1994) Let’s face it — parents...

‘The Silence’: A Netflix Algorithm Mishap

Netflix’s “The Silence,” directed by John R. Leonetti and based on the novel of the same name by Tim Lebbon, chronicles the world as attacked by blind, flesh-eating, pterodactyl-like bats called Vesps. The movie...

How a Tisch Junior Ended up Shooting for Chanel

Jason S. Lee likes to say that he’s lucky. After only a year of handling a camera, he won a Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Award at 16. Only a few months later, Lee’s award-winning...

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: April 19 to 21

With 4/20, Easter and Earth Day all approaching back-to-back, I’m sure everyone’s weekend schedules are packed. But on the off chance you have some free time in the next few days, here are some...
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