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Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

"Elvis & Nixon," starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, recounts the story of the two men meeting at the White House.

Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Tribeca 2016

Tribeca Film Festival hosted a preview screening of the first two episodes of "The Night Of," starring Riz Ahmed and John Turturro. The show will premiere on HBO in July.

‘High-Rise’ Falls Short

‘High-Rise’ Falls Short

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Tribeca 2016

"High-Rise," a highly anticipated title at TFF starring Tom Hiddleston, centers on the class hierarchies of the residents in a tower.

‘Untouchable’ Questions the Unspeakable Truth

‘Untouchable’ Questions the Unspeakable Truth

By Sidney Butler, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

"Untouchable" is a vital documentary that chronicles sex offender laws and those affected on all sides.

Tribeca 2016: Anthony Bourdain’s Doc Brings an Eccentric Cook Back Into the Light

Tribeca 2016: Anthony Bourdain’s Doc Brings an Eccentric Cook Back Into the Light

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

A documentary screening at Tribeca called "Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent" follows the life of the famous chef.

Tribeca 2016: Deb Shoval and Breeda Wool talk ‘AWOL’

Tribeca 2016: Deb Shoval and Breeda Wool talk ‘AWOL’

By Sidney Butler, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

Director Deb Shoval and star Breeda Wool sat down with WSN to discuss their new film "AWOL" which is screening at Tribeca Film Festival.

Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

Our dispatches from Tribeca begin with a review of "Contemporary Color", a documentary about the color guard concert put on by David Byrne at Barclays Center last year.

Tribeca 2016: ‘All This Panic’ is Heartfelt and Stunning

Tribeca 2016: ‘All This Panic’ is Heartfelt and Stunning

By Sidney Butler, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

"All This Panic" is a documentary that follows a group of girls for three years as they grow up in New York.

What to See at Tribeca 2016

What to See at Tribeca 2016

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival is underway and here are the high-profile films and events to look out for.

Alum’s Road From Tisch to Cannes

Alum’s Road From Tisch to Cannes

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch alum Jeremy Saulnier's new film "Green Room" stars Patrick Stewart as a Neo-Nazi.

“Louder Than Bombs” Experiments With Time Successfully

“Louder Than Bombs” Experiments With Time Successfully

By Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief

April 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Jesse Eisenberg stars in "Louder than Bombs" a family drama directed by Joachim Trier.

Honest Depictions of a Troubled Teenager Render ‘Standing Tall’ Worthwhile

Honest Depictions of a Troubled Teenager Render ‘Standing Tall’ Worthwhile

By Sydney Rappis, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The opening film of last year's Cannes Film Festival, "Standing Tall" is a character study of a teenage delinquent and the adults surrounding him.

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