Sigh. Here we go again. Robert De Niro is letting his antivaccine freak flag fly again, this time even higher than usual, by revealing that in the wake of the antivaccine debacle at his Tribeca Film Festival he is going to make his very own documentary about vaccines. It’s the continuation of a process that,…
“You have to create a safe environment for everybody — both on the set and in the office — to come together and do their best work. You want them to emit that spark of light, like a firefly, but they may have to go back and forth and back and forth, changing their mind […]
THE BLUR AND THE FILM BEAST Steven Zeitchik John Turturro and Steve Zallian are just two of the latest film guys to make the jump to TV John Turturro talking at the Tribeca Film Festival about "The Night Of," a very film-like HBO project. (Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festiva) The upcoming crime...
“Tiger Raid” has been drawing buzz lately at Tribeca Film Festival. I had a chance to speak with Writer/Director Simon Dixon, producer/co-writer Gareth Coulam Evans and the films stars Brian [...]
There's been a lot of bleekness, bigotry, whitewashing and Racist McShootface chicanery of late. So let's take a moment to celebrate some genuinely good news for movie fans. Always Shine, the Tribeca Film Festival standout that had us raving, has...
At the Tribeca film festival this year, actor Joel David Moore made his directing debut with the feature film Youth in Oregon. A Portland, Oregon native himself, his film addresses Oregon’s "right to die" laws through the lens of a family dramedy. I spoke with Joel and star Mary Kay Place, a veteran writer-director-actress herself, about their collaboration.
This time of year, Jane Fonda is usually at the Cannes Film Festival, but this year she is working back home. After a screening of the first two episodes of the second season of Netflix' Grace and Frankie, part of a new Tribeca Talks...Show More Summary
During an action-packed day at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, a bevy of women professionals participated in a series of panel discussions about the many obstacles women face in Hollywood. A “One on One” Tribeca Talk with actress and...Show More Summary
"Notes on Blindness" is a beautiful example of using sound to tell a story in virtual reality.
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Filmmakers, writers, producers, and actors such as Jane Fonda, Viola Davis, and more speak out against anti-LGBT legislation.
Last week, I was invited to a screening at the Tribeca Film Festival of the first episode of the Rootsremake, set to premiere on the History Channel on Memorial Day. During the screening, which took place at the School of Visual Arts Theatre, a random white woman sat in the seat right next to me while dozens of other seats were available. Show More Summary
Recently I was in NY City giving a presentation at the Tribeca Film Festival's Hatchery Innovation Day sponsored by Bloomberg Charities. The Innovation Day was a summit of leading innovators on virtual reality, AI, coding futures and...Show More Summary
Fresh off its Tribeca Film Festival premiere, Jason Bateman's The Family Fang, starring himself along with Christopher Walken and Nicole Kidman, begins its theatrical run. This is Bateman's second directorial feature, following his 2014 debut, Bad Words. Show More Summary
An alarming look at police militarization. Read more...
What do Richard Branson's home videos look like? Like him flying across the Atlantic Ocean in a crazy massive hot-air balloon, is what. Last week at the Tribeca Film Festival, the madcap $5.2 billionaire and Virgin Group founder debuted a documentary, Don't Look Down, about his pursuit of world records ... More »
It's fitting that the morning I first experienced Deep VR at the Tribeca Film Festival, billed by its creators as a meditative virtual reality experience, I was already approaching peak anxiety levels. At 9:30AM, I was behind schedule...Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Robert De Niro got us all riled up when he scheduled an anti-vaxxing documentary into the Tribeca Film Festival. He then got us further riled when he pulled the film (because of said rile), then went...
Last Wednesday I had the absolute pleasure of being in the presence of the mighty O--that's right Oprah and her all-star cast of OWN's newest addition Greenleaf. The show which Winfrey executive produces and also guest stars in, takes...Show More Summary
The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival increased its event slate dramatically this year, featuring more immersive performance experiences, filmmaker interviews, and conversations with some of film’s most notable actors, including TomShow More Summary