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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.

Alum Ido Fluk Talks ‘The Ticket’

Alum Ido Fluk Talks ‘The Ticket’

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Tribeca 2016

Exclusive interview with NYU alum and filmmaker Ido Fluk about his film "The Ticket" which debuted at Tribeca Film Festival.

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.

‘Being 14’ not as innocent as it seems

‘Being 14’ not as innocent as it seems

By Sidney Butler, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Hélène Zimmer's feature debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, "Being 14," portrays a realistic narrative of being young, when the smallest things from gossip to parties are the only elements of life that matter.

Fanning fails to impress in ‘Franny’

Fanning fails to  impress in ‘Franny’

By Isabel Jones, Film Editor

April 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Featuring Richard Gere, Dakota Fanning, and Theo James, "Franny" is one of the star-studded Tribeca Film Festival films. However, despite such, the film fails to portray realistic, quality performances.

Tribeca Film Festival hosts range of events

Tribeca Film Festival hosts range of events

By Sidney Butler, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

The Tribeca Film Festival is starting on April 15 and will include 101 features and 60 short films. This year, the festival will give a platform for underrepresented voices in film, such as how women directed 25% of the films for this year's edition.