Tribeca Film Fest

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Tribeca 2017: Jon Hamm, Jenny Slate Can’t Save ‘Aardvark’

Narrative films at the Tribeca Film Festival tend to get a bad reputation. On occasion, movies debuting with bigger stars will even be looked upon as rejects from other festivals. As with all generalizations,...

Tribeca 2017: ‘A Thousand Junkies’ is a Comedic Ode to Addiction

Many artists are known for infusing their work with autobiographical aspects to tell a personal and richer cinematic story. But it is rare to see someone’s life — step for step, location for location...

Tribeca 2017: Despite All-Star Cast, ‘The Circle’ Is Disastrous

“The Circle” would seem to be the perfect film to begin the summer season, since it has an all-star cast, is based on Dave Eggers’ best-selling book of the same name and has an...

Tribeca 2017: An Anniversary You Can’t Refuse

After almost two weeks of screening new independent films and television, the Tribeca Film Festival came to a close on Saturday night in the same place it commenced: Radio City Music Hall. The festival’s...

Tribeca 2017: ‘Psychopaths’ Doesn’t Craze Any New Ideas

Our darkest intentions join with the darkest hour of night — at least, that’s the case in “Psychopaths,” which premiered April 20 at the Tribeca Film Festival. Up-and-coming director Mickey Keating's new horror feature...

Tribeca 2017: Dustin Hoffman and Noah Baumbach Tease and Talk Filmmaking

When two generations of Hollywood come together — one of the most distinguished stars of the last 50 years and the other a prominent and talented indie filmmaker of the 21st century — it...

Tribeca 2017: ‘Devil’s Gate’ Opens Ideas with No Answers

Too much of anything can easily become too much of a bad thing. That essentially is the case for director Clay Staub’s new film “Devil’s Gate,” a film that uses so many styles and...

Tribeca 2017: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and America Ferrera Talk Women in Film and...

The six-season run of “Girls” ended April 16. The series was extremely important for the entertainment industry, giving voices to women that are rarely shown on the big or small screens. At the Tribeca...

Tribeca 2017: 22-Year-Old Writer, Actor and Director Quinn Shephard Talks ‘Blame’

Quinn Shephard wrote, directed, produced, edited and starred in “Blame,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival April 22, at only 20 years old. What’s more, she wrote the first draft of the film...

Tribeca 2017: ‘Flower’ Nips at Poignant Buds

At 17 years old, Erica Vandross only has two priorities: making money and having sex. These desires become the driving force in “Flower,” a new feature directed by Max Winkler. The film stars Zoey...

Tribeca 2017: Oppressive Humidity, Stifling Grief in ‘One Percent More Humid’

“One Percent More Humid” tells the story of women’s guilt and grief — as told by a woman. Instead of following the melodramatic cliche of tragically heartbroken women as popularized by Nicholas Sparks adaptations,...

Tribeca 2017: In ‘The Trip to Spain,’ Middle Age Is a Comedic Journey

What do you get when you reunite two English comedians who have a penchant for fine dining, insults and near-perfect impressions? For the third time, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon play themselves as they...
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