“Between Us” is one of the top entries at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
The film is a drama with occasional funny moments, though it's a very serious subject. We follow a long term couple as they find themselves confronted by the fact that they're not kids anymore and the fear that settling down, getting engaged, etc, means their carefree days are over.
Tom Hanks: His best performances to date
Especially considering how infrequently Hanks acts in small films these days, this is something to take notice of. The film in question? Well, it's A Hologram for the King, of course.
Hollywood Contenders – An Early Oscar Predictions Update for April
Today will be my second update for the upcoming race, so it's still a situation that's very much in its infancy. Things will start to form in some way during the end of the summer, but that's still months off, so take all of this with a big grain of salt.
A few years back, Jason Bateman made his directorial debut with the amusing yet filthy comedy Bad Words. This year, he has a sophomore feature that just hit screens in The Family Fang. I saw this movie a couple of weeks ago at the 2016 Tribeca ... READ MORE
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Ahoy! Whether you can believe it or not, we’re officially done with a full third of the year folks. I’ll be doing a run down of the best of the first third later on this week, but that’s looking back, and today we̵ ... READ MORE
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Last week, I put the Tribeca Film Festival into the rearview mirror for 2016. It was an interesting fest, to say the least, with a number of forgettable movies mixing with the occasional standout flick or outright failure. I was bummed not to f ... READ MORE
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There seems to be a bit of a pipeline that exists between Comedy Central stars and cinematic success over the past decade or so. From seeing Steve Carell move from The Daily Show to a hit film in The 40 Year Old Virgin to Amy Schumer moving from ... READ MORE
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Earlier today, a new full length Trailer dropped for Snowden, the Oliver Stone helmed biopic of a certain notorious whistleblower. This conspiracy/political thriller seems right up Stone’s wheelhouse, with an A-list cast on to help, including Joseph Go ... READ MORE
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Even though fairy tales themselves have often been dark throughout the years, the translation to film from book form has almost exclusively been directed towards young audiences. Occasionally we get more adult themed fairy tales, but they tend to ... READ MORE
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One of the final films that I got to see last week at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival was also ironically the best of the bunch. That film was Dean, the cinematic writing and directorial debut of actor/comedian Demetri Martin. Not only was it absolutel ... READ MORE
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It’s no secret whatsoever that I’m a pretty big Kevin Smith fan, which is something I’ve said more than once on this site. Perhaps to some degree that’s why I’m so delighted by his recent foray into horror/genre work ... READ MORE
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Every year when attending the Tribeca Film Festival, I wait for one movie to stand out from the rest of the pack. This year, so far that title, without question, is Between Us, a relationship drama/dramedy that hit me pretty hard. Th ...
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This week, both at the Tribeca Film Festival as well as opening in theaters, we have an independent movie that stars Tom Hanks. Especially considering how infrequently Hanks acts in small films these days, this is something to take notice of. The fil ...
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