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 [...]
New animated film from Google was already at Tribeca.
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...
Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment has acquired all media rights for the U.S. and Canada for The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, starring Jason Sudeikis, Jessica Biel and Maisie Williams. The film, which world preemed at Tribeca, is set...Show More Summary
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.
Among the seemingly endless options of video streaming services out there, Tribeca Shortlist definitely falls on the classier end of the spectrum. The subscription VOD service focuses on selectively curated collections of films put together...Show More Summary
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
Hot off his buzzy role in Tribeca’s opening-night film, Kicks star Jahking Guillory has signed with Innovative Artists. He played the lead role of 15-year-old Brandon, who covets a pair of sneakers that he thinks will help him escape the reality of being poor. Show More Summary
For those outside the mathematics world, you might only know the name Srinivasa Ramanujan when mentioned in a film like Good Will Hunting. He has appeared in a few novels and plays, but with the exception of mathematicians, his contributions to the field went under-appreciated due to racial prejudice and lack of formal education. Robert […]
The Film Arcade said today that Don’t Think Twice will open July 22 in New York, followed by a national rollout. The film from writer-director-star Mike Birbiglia premiered at SXSW and also screened at Tribeca last month. The dramatic...Show More Summary
"Notes on Blindness" is a beautiful example of using sound to tell a story in virtual reality.
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It’s been almost four years since legendary punk trio Green Day put out a studio album. With the band dealing with personal issues, and being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year, rumors had been circulating that Green Day would finally release a new studio album last year. Show More Summary
Filmmakers, writers, producers, and actors such as Jane Fonda, Viola Davis, and more speak out against anti-LGBT legislation.
Brooklyn-based filmmaker Ingrid Jungermann has been one of the emerging voices in entertainment for the past five years. This year, she made her feature film with the debut, Women Who Kill, which won her the best screenplay award in the US Narrative Competition at the Tribeca Film Festival.
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