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See Robin Williams Play a Closeted Banker for One of His Last Roles, in Boulevard

Robin Williams's last dramatic role sees him playing Nolan Mack, a closeted banker, in Dito Montiel's quiet drama Boulevard, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival last year and opens in select theaters July 10. Nolan, who is married to Joy (Kathy Baker), begins to have a sexual awakening at the... More »

11 Things We Learned About Goodfellas from Saturday's Tribeca Q&A

Last night, the Tribeca Film Festival presented a 25th anniversary screening of Martin Scorsese’s 1990 masterpiece Goodfellas as its closing night event. After the film, actors Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Paul Sorvino, Lorraine Bracco, and screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi joined The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart onstage for a Q&A. (Joe Pesci couldn’t make... More »

Kurt and Courtney’s Old L.A. Apartment Is Available on Airbnb

With Brett Morgen’s documentary Montage of Heck playing at the Tribeca Film Festival and on HBO on May 4, the intimate details of Kurt Cobain’s life are getting a fresh look. And now fans of the late musician have a new, even more intense way to experience the Nirvana icon's... More »

Amy Schumer Flawlessly Parodies Friday Night Lights to Skewer Rape Culture

“[Joking about rape] is always a risk,” Amy Schumer told an audience at the Tribeca Film Festival early this week, after showing "Football Town Nights," the brilliant Friday Night Lights parody that debuted in last night's Inside Amy Schumer premiere. "You might look at this scene and think we’re making... More »

The Strange Experience of Having My Memoir Turned Into a Movie

This past weekend I saw my life on the screen for the first time, when the movie version of my memoir The Adderall Diaries premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. For the record, I’m grateful — primarily, to be frank, I’m grateful for the money, which changed my life more than the... More »

January Jones on Betty’s Career Plans and Why She’s More Modern Than We Think

January Jones has kept busy post–wrapping Mad Men with credits in Fox's The Last Man on Earth and the forthcoming film Good Kill, which premiered last night at the Tribeca Film Festival. But with three episodes to go before Mad Men’s series finale, we still have Betty Francis on our minds. We... More »

Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Lab for Women

During a Sunday panel at the Tribeca Film Festival, it was announced that Meryl Streep has funded a screenwriting lab for women over 40, which will be run by New York Women in Film and Television. As reported by Variety, the lab will accept submissions this year from May 1st... More »

Shia LaBeouf Explains How His Sia Video Is Like Scarface

Earlier this week, the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival welcomed none other than noted performance artist and rattail enthusiast Shia LaBeouf, executive producer for Alma Har'el's new documentary Love True. LaBeouf previously worked with Ha'rel on Sigur Rós's video for the song "Fjögur pianó," for which he was completely nude.... More »

23 Movies to See at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

Since its birth in the early ’00s in the shadow of the fallen trade towers, the Tribeca Film Festival has been a proudly mixed-bag, a piñata if you will, its chief goal to assemble a new and adventurous community of film lovers in downtown Manhattan. Audiences buy passes of various... More »

Talking to Jon Favreau About Chef, Returning to Indies, and Maintaining a Vision Inside Blockbusters

We originally talked to Chef director Jon Favreau in April for the Tribeca Film Festival. This is a repost of that interview. It's been almost 20 years since Jon Favreau's breakthrough movie. Writing Swingers, he thought it might get him some acting work; he never imagined the career he would... More »

Watch a Trailer for the Joss Whedon–Written In Your Eyes

Earlier this month, the Joss Whedon–written In Your Eyes premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. There, Whedon announced that it was "not just the world premiere, but also its international release date," as it was available for download immediately. New distribution models are cool and everything, but it's not enough to... More »

When Seann William Scott’s Family Hates His Film

Seann William Scott would be the first to tell you his filmography is far from highbrow — which is why, when we found the American Pie star walking the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival (where he stars in Courteney Cox's Just Before I Go), he confessed that his... More »

Marshall Curry and Matthew VanDyke on Fighting in the Middle East and Directing Point and Shoot

This year's winner of Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival was Point and Shoot, a fascinating story about Matthew VanDyke, an American adventure junkie whose travels across the Middle East eventually led to his joining the Libyan revolution. Camera in one hand, a gun in the other, VanDyke found... More »

Watch a Video of Aaron Sorkin’s Newsroom ‘Apology’

That not-really-an-apology Aaron Sorkin gave for The Newsroom at the Tribeca Film Festival? You can now see how it went down. You see, he's apologizing for the misconception other people had about why the show was set in the present day. Not to insult the way journalists handled those stories, just... More »

Kate McKinnon on the SNL ‘Dyke & Fats’ Origin Story

A few weeks ago, SNL aired one of its most hilarious, subversive sketches in recent memory: "Dyke & Fats," a '70s cop show starring Kate McKinnon and Aidy Bryant. Vulture caught up with McKinnon last night at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of the movie Intramural to learn more about... More »

How Whedon-esque Is Joss Whedon’s New Film, In Your Eyes?

How Whedon-esque is Joss Whedon's new film, In Your Eyes? The film, which premiered last night at the Tribeca Film Festival and is now available for rental online, was written and produced by the Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and Avengers director, but he's not the director — Brin Hill is.... More »

Chris Messina Defends the Mindy Project Breakup

Fans of The Mindy Project were caught off guard last week when Danny and Mindy broke things off so quickly after finally hooking up. So when we ran into Chris Messina this weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his directorial debut, Alex of Venice, we asked him to... More »

Rent Joss Whedon's New Film Right Now Via VOD

Experimenting with digital distribution models seems to be the hip thing to do these days, and now Joss Whedon has jumped on the bandwagon. Following Tribeca's Sunday night premiere of his new supernatural-romance In your Eyes, featuring Zoe Kazan and Michael Stahl-David, Whedon announced that this was "not just the... More »

16 of the Best Films Playing at This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival

Over the past 12 years, the Tribeca Film Festival has shed and tried on multiple identities. But in recent years, it seems to have found one that sticks: It's a festival where you go to see some of the most exciting documentary work around. (It shows narrative films, too, but... More »

Watch an Exclusive Trailer for the Nas Documentary, Time Is Illmatic

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Nas's seminal hip-hop album,Illmatic. A documentary about the legacy of that record — Time Is Illmatic — is this year's Tribeca Film Festival's opening-night movie. (It premieres Wednesday, April 16 at New York City's Beacon Theater.) Watch the film's trailer below:... More »

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