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  • Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era

    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...
  • Letterman, Seinfeld, Scorsese to Headline Spike's Rickles Tribute

    Some of the biggest names in comedy, TV and film will be on hand to fete funnyman Don Rickles during the Spike TV special "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles." David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro, Martin...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Time Is Illmatic'

    It's unlikely that hip-hop documentary "Time Is Illmatic" will have many showings as thrilling as its opening-night slot at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, where it preceded an impassioned live performance by its subject, the artist born Nasir bin...
  • Bryan Singer allegations part of upcoming sex abuse documentary

    Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg has spent the last two years working on a scandalous new documentary about sex abuse in Hollywood that includes allegations about Bryan Singer, Variety has confirmed. Michael Egan, who filed a lawsuit this week...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Five Star'

    Straight out of Brooklyn comes Keith Miller's "Five Star," a low-key but powerfully affecting urban drama that tells a familiar story -- of drugs, power and respect on the inner-city streets -- with such unusual authenticity and dramatic force that it's...
  • Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise

    Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise
    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...
  • Tribeca 2014: Joss Whedon will make new movie available immediately online

    Tribeca 2014: Joss Whedon will make new movie available immediately online
    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...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Ballet 422'

    Director Jody Lee Lipes delivers an exhilarating third feature with "Ballet 422," tracing the two-month creation of a new work by New York City Ballet dancer/choreographer Justin Peck. Sampling various stages of the process from initial conception through...
  • Joss Whedon Launches Digital Distribution of 'In Your Eyes' After Film's Tribeca Screening

    Joss Whedon surprised attendees at the Tribeca Film Festival's world premiere of new film "In Your Eyes" when he appeared in a video announcement following the April 20 screening to announce that Whedon and Kai Cole's Bellwether Pictures had just released...
  • Tribeca 2014: 'Zombeavers,' 'Sharknado's' newest friend

    Tribeca 2014: 'Zombeavers,'  'Sharknado's' newest friend
    NEW YORK -- With “Sharknado” blossoming into a franchise and “Piranha 3D” now practically a long-canonized classic, it was only a matter of time before other "Thing"-like homages entered the room. And so it's come to this,...
  • Barney Frank on His Tribeca Doc 'Compared to What' (Exclusive New Trailer)

    When husband-and-wife directing team Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler approached Barney Frank about making a documentary, their pitch sounded lighthearted. In late 2011, Frank was preparing to retire from his Massachusetts seat in the U.S. House of...