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[Tribeca Review] Freakonomics

Freakonomics, a documentary based on the best-selling nonfiction book by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, proved to be a great close to the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival. Similar to book’s collective article approach, the film is divided into a number of segments, directed by an all-star team of non-fiction storytellers, each bringing their own style to the mix....
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[Tribeca Review] The Sentimental Engine Slayer

If you know little more than the title of “The Sentimental Engine Slayer” going into it, then it’s undeniably dissonant when the main character tries to strangle a prostitute in a dingy hotel room in the opening scene. ...
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8 Films To See In May

May marks the start of the summer blockbuster season. Unfortunately, it may be quite a weak one. Many early reviews and screening reports hint that we may need to wait a month or two to get our first great blockbuster. ...
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‘Metropia’ Press Conference at Tribeca

Tarik Saleh creates a dark and menacing world in his film Metropia, a computer-animated sci-fi feature depicting Europe in the year 2024. Roger (voiced by Vincent Gallo) works a boring job and lives in a filthy apartment in Sweden....
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[Tribeca Review] Earth Made of Glass

Documentaries at their best will both educate you about something you didn't know and subtly enlighten you about the overall human condition. I couldn't find a more fitting description for that criteria than the heart-wrenching Earth Made of Glass which made its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival last night....
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[Tribeca Review] Tetsuo: The Bullet Man

Tetsuo: The Bullet Man is a work of twisted genius by a master at the top of his game, Shinya Tsukamoto. It's pure cyber cinema at its best and delivers a jolt of terrifying techno savagery that will leave your eyelids and eardrums shaken after the end credits roll....
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Tribeca Kicks Off

The ninth annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off today with a press conference and the unveiling of an online fest at TribecaFilm.com, a new virtual festival designed to spread the festival experience around the world....
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[Tribeca Preview] Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, a biopic of Ian Dury, (portrayed by Andy Serkis) will be premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival this week. The film follows Dury's rise to fame, while also depicting his personal battle with the disability caused by having contracted polio during his childhood....