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Mistaken for Strangers

Mistaken for Strangers

Hellin Kay | Posted 05.27.2014 | Arts
Hellin Kay

Courtesy of TFF The best documentaries are the ones that veer fearlessly into an unknown direction, where the viewer uncovers layers both painful ...

Week in Film: The Raid 2, Noah and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Darren Aronofsky is one of the most visionary directors of his generation, a filmmaker who isn't afraid to challenge an audience or to entertain it. I may not always like his films but they always give me a lot to think about.

Jessica Goodman

The Best Rock Doc Of The Year Isn't Even About The Band | Jessica Goodman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment

Tom Berninger didn't set out to make a feature-length movie about his brother Matt's band, The National, nor did he set out to make a movie about depr...

Mike Hogan

Where Do Rock Stars Keep Their Wallets? | Mike Hogan | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

If there's one thing that can fill a room full of journalists with envy, it's a great, original question. Director Tom Berninger came up with an in...

Do You Have To Be Cool To Watch This?

Mike Ryan | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

I know very little about indie rock band The National. One of the few things about The National that I do know is that my lack of knowledge about them makes me uncool. As in, if I knew more about The National, I would immediately be perceived as cooler. (I remember falling for this trap with The Decemberists, pretending to be "into them" in an effort to gain credibility. It didn't work and it's unlikely that I'll ever try again.)

Festival Gets Off To Rocking Start

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.18.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- The Tribeca Film Festival opened in a spirit of brotherly love – both on the screen, and in thoughts for the people for Boston. Ric...

Indie Rockers Go Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment

"Mistaken For Strangers," the new documentary about indie rock outfit The National, opens the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday in New York. Fan...

Indie Rockers Find 'Demons' In New Track

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment

"I'm going through an awkward phase," Matt Berninger sings on "Demons," a new track from The National. Or not; the acclaimed indie rock band is on the...

Great News For Fans Of The National

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.28.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Tribeca Film Festival will open with the world premiere of "Mistaken For Strangers," a new documentary about indie rock band "The National." ...