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Tribeca Festival Review – ‘Against All Enemies’ Examines the Intersection of Veterans and Extremism in Today’s Political Climate

The storming of the United States Capitol on January 6th, 2021 by a large group that believed itself to be disenfranchised was a startling event, one that has been documented extensively thanks in part to the eager efforts of those there that day to capture what they were doing. Its impact reverberates politically and culturally…

Exclusive Video Interview: Nana Mensah on Making Her Directorial Debut with ‘Queen of Glory’

Check out more of our video interviews on our YouTube channel. Actress Nana Mensah, who starred in Netflix’s The Chair and had a role in the A24 Sundance hit After Yang, makes her directorial debut with Queen of Glory, which won her the Best New Narrative Director prize at the Tribeca Festival last year. Described…

Tribeca Festival Review – ‘Alone Together’ is an Expected Early Pandemic Romance

The number of films being made about the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be increasing, and for good reason: what many thought was going to be a two-week break from normalcy has become, two years in, a new reality where some restrictions are still in place in parts of the country, some people continue to wear…

Exclusive Video Interview: Director Sophie Hyde and Writer Katy Brand on Making ‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’

Check out more of our video interviews on our YouTube channel. Good Luck to You, Leo Grande premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival and is screening in the Spotlight Narrative section of the Tribeca Festival ahead of its streaming debut on Hulu. This warm and entertaining comedy follows Nancy (Emma Thompson) as…

Tribeca Festival Review: There’s No Need to Answer “The Black Phone”

When director Scott Derrickson and co-writer C. Robert Cargill unleashed Sinister onto the world in 2012, they were shot into a new legendary status in the horror community. While the two teamed up for more releases from other horror films to the first Doctor Strange movie, they find themselves back in that Sinister aura for…

Tribeca Festival Review – ‘The Forgiven’ is Typical Social Commentary from John Michael McDonagh

There’s often a tremendous gap between the rich and the poor, and the lack of acknowledgment of that disparity can serve to foster resentment. Many people who have plenty tend to treat those who have little as beneath them, as if hiring them is a gift rather than a contract and they should be expected…

Tribeca Festival / Review – B.J. Novak Makes His Superbly Entertaining Directorial Debut with ‘Vengeance’

There’s a basic human instinct to seek revenge when someone is wronged. What constitutes being wronged is up for debate and will be interpreted differently by each person, but the natural response to any sort of offense will likely be first defined by a desire to get even and then a more rational evaluation of…

Tribeca Festival Review – ‘Hommage’ Pays Tribute to the Art of Cinema

Those who work in an industry like cinema typically have their inspirations that they look up to, the artists whose films they saw at an important moment of youth and were formative in their own creative developments. In some cases, they have the opportunity to meet their heroes and ask them about the projects that…

Tribeca Festival / Review : Everyone Will Love “Somewhere in Queens”

Take a seat if you’re not already sitting down. What I’m about to say might shock many of you. I never really cared about Everybody Loves Raymond. I have no personal distaste for the show itself, or Ray Romano…it was just never my kind of thing. Naturally, I have no real connection to Romano or…

Tribeca Festival Review: “Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song”

While a definitive list doesn’t exist you’d be hard-pressed to find a ranking of the most covered songs of all time that does not include Leonard Cohen’s, Hallelujah. It’s become an instant classic to many music fans. Many who would call it their favorite song, even if they’ve never heard the original Cohen recording. Now,…

Tribeca Festival / Exclusive Video Interview: Larry Wilmore on the Feel-Good Nature of ‘Jerry & Marge Go Large’

Check out more of our video interviews on our YouTube channel. Jerry & Marge Go Large brings to the screen the story of Jerry (Bryan Cranston) and Marge (Annette Bening), a married couple that, thanks to Jerry’s mathematical expertise, figured out a way to play a lottery game as they could be guaranteed to win….