| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:15 PM
NEW YORK -- A feature about Israeli female soldiers and a documentary about an American fighting in Libya took top jury prizes at the Tribeca Film Festival Thursday night.
“Zero Motivation,” Talya Lavie’s Hebrew-language look at a...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:30 PM
NEW YORK -- Even as he’s taken the reins of film’s biggest franchise, Joss Whedon has toyed and tinkered with homegrown projects produced outside the system — the smash Web series “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along” in 2008...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:41 PM
NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear.
The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Phil Jackson's emergence from retirement to take over basketball operations for the New York Knicks last month completes a basketball circle that began, of course, when the young North Dakotan was drafted by the team and helped lead it to two world...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:45 AM
NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored).
There was no artist more influential in that...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Clark Terry, the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter whose career spans 70 years, played in Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's bands, performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie and Dinah Washington, and mentored Miles Davis and Quincy...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Tribeca Film and Well Go USA have teamed to acquire North American rights to"Let's Kill Ward's Wife," the directorial debut of Scott Foley.
Actor Foley ("Scandal"), who wrote and directed the black comedy, lined up a cast of familiar faces for the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Paolo Virzi's stylish economic crisis murder mystery "Human Capital" is Italy's candidate for the foreign-language Academy Award race.
"Capital" transposes U.S. novelist Stephen Amidon's eponymous novel about capitalist greed from Connecticut to Italy'...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Since Lincoln Center's 2006-12 expansion, change has been coming fast and furious to the once proudly stodgy Film Society of Lincoln Center. In this first year under exec director Lesli Klainberg, deputy director Eugene Hernandez and year-round director...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS - In a multi-territory deal which reps a large vote of confidence - and passion - for a first feature, James Velaise's Paris-based Pretty Pictures has closed not only France - its usual home territory - but also Germany, Benelux and Switzerland on...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:53 AM
[On Monday mornings, Movies Now will be looking at some aspect of the No. 1 movie over the weekend. This week: What "The Other Woman" says about female-driven movies.]
Over the weekend, a trio of women finally dethroned a muscular superhero from his...