This week the IRIS film finally debuted at the Paris Theater, which is symbolically located adjacent to The Plaza Hotel and across from Bergdorf Goodman where a window display design inspired by Iris Apfel is currently in rotation.
When I'm in New York, the Tribeca screenings have to get in line with all the other things on my calendar -- and most of those take precedence over spending Saturday or Sunday at a multiplex in Battery Park City watching films I probably wouldn't review even if they were released.
"I always felt like Thomas, I always felt like I was on the periphery of all that stuff, and this desire of a wannabe, well, I am an actor, I spent the last 25 years pretending to be somebody else."
The recent diaspora of A-list actors and actresses away from solely signing to big budget films is palpable at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. For the 14th year in a row, the cultural center of Manhattan has shifted downtown as independent films and panel discussions, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Franco, Jessica Biel, Adrien Brody, Olivia Wilde, Lake Bell, Russell Brand, Dakota Fanning, Richard Gere and more, run from the 15th to the 26th of April.
What Thought Crimes and the case of Gilberto Valle tease out are the fuzzy lines between speech and action, between fantasies and realities, and between life in cyberspace and life in the real world.
Years ago, when I first started writing about films, I remember attending a luncheon for the Tribeca All Access program, offered by the Tribeca Film Institute, during the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC.
It's a sexy premise, and the images on the screen are compelling. But after giving the film more than a fair chance, I have to say -- the actually plot and storyline made no narrative sense to me.
I rarely miss either the Sundance or Toronto film festivals each year -- but my relationship with the Tribeca film fest has been spottier. Partly that's due to scheduling: For a variety of reasons, I've been out of town for large chunks of the festival each of the past couple of years.
We know why otherwise capable women abandon technology careers or encounter disproportionate hurdles to advancement in a coding-centric workplace. We recognize all of these symptoms. Now we must decide how to fix this broken code.
At the festival, the documentary film "Prescription Thugs" will be screened. I am honored to be featured in this film and to help educate the public about the grave danger that is posed by the abuse of prescription medications.
Justin Bieber and Scooter Braun - Past Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award Honorees Winston Churchill once said, "Without t...
One of the signs that our future may turn out to be OK after all for me is watching the upward trend on the types of films that secure distribution in the U.S.
At a time when the romantic drama is all but on the endangered-species list, writer-director Victor Levin tacked straight into a headwind with his new film, 5 to 7. The romance is the story of a love affair between a 25-year-old would-be writer and an older, married Frenchwoman.
The film "Revenge of the Green Dragons," directed by Andrew Lau & Andrew Loo and presented by Martin Scorsese, is based on the true story of a now-extinct, brutally bloody Chinese gang that worked in Manhattan's Queens and Chinatown in the '80s and early '90s.
Ann Paisley Chandler: What inspired you to start Every Mother Counts? Christy Turlington Burns: I was compelled to start Every Mother Counts after...
The Genius of Marian is an intimate, poetic documentary about Pam White and her family as they all struggle to deal with Pam's Alzheimer's disease.