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Tag Archives: 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

“Between Us”, “Dean”, “Win!”, and “Youth in Oregon”: Tribeca Wrap Up for 2016

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 find something I completely fell in love[...]

“Dean” is a delight and one of the award winners at Tribeca

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 absolutely fantastic, it was also declared[...]

Kevin Smith continues to evolve with a contribution to the horror anthology “Holidays”

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, but I’d also make the argument that Smith is exercising new[...]

“Between Us” is one of the top entries at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

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. This is the sort of festival entry that might[...]

‘Elvis & Nixon’ speculates on a very odd moment in history

I’ll mention this tidbit again before the week is out, but a lot of things debuting currently at the Tribeca Film Festival are also just hitting theaters this weekend as well. One such movie is Elvis & Nixon, which I’ve seen and enjoyed for the most part. I don’t especially[...]

Over 60 titles to look forward to at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

For the past week and change or so, I’ve been attending pre screenings for the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. This lead up to the fest is always interesting to me because it represents a small sampling of what I’ll get to see during the few weeks that represents Tribeca. For[...]