Shocking Tribeca doc ‘DREAM/KILLER’ finally gets released in theaters!

One of the most acclaimed docs from this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, dream/killer,  is being released in NY today and in LA next Friday, Dec 11th. Fans of the podcast Serial and HBO’s The Jinx, this film is right up your alley, I highly recommend  you seek it out! In the fall of 2005, 19-year-old Ryan Ferguson was convicted of Read More →

Trailer for Tribeca Film Festival’s ‘Applesauce’ has great potential

Perhaps too quirky? This trailer for Applesauce does scratch the indie film itch and was one I wanted to see at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. I’m curious to see if it can live up to its potential. In rising filmmaker Onur Tukel’s latest provocative comedy-drama APPLESAUCE, a married man is severely tested after a string of twisted, mysterious and Read More →

Photos from the Red Carpet at the Tribeca Film Festival of ‘When I Live My Life Over Again’ ‘The Wolfpack’ ‘Maggie’ & ‘Anesthesia’

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Best of the Fest: Liz & Melissa’s 22 Favorite Narratives & Documentaries from the Tribeca Film Festival!

It was a fabulous eleven days filled with movies and interviews, and now it’s time for us to reflect on our favorites. Enjoy! Favorite Comedies Grandma – releasing August 21st Reeling from a recent breakup and still mourning the loss of her longtime partner, once-famous poet Elle Reid (Lily Tomlin) is surprised to find her teenage granddaughter on her doorstep in need Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival reviews: Four Fabulous Films From Female Directors – ‘Bare’ ‘Being 14’ ‘Meadowland’ ‘Sworn Virgin’

Bare – tickets available Director: Natalia Leite Sarah is a young girl on a path of normalcy and domesticity when she meets a woman who is far from both. Dianna Agron, in 1 of 2 Tribeca Film Festival performances (the other Tumbledown), plays Sarah with a moving innocence and curiosity. What makes it so good is that it never explains Sarah’s actions at Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival interview: Kevin Pollak talks his new doc ‘Misery Love Comedy’ with expected hilarity.

Some of my fondest memories as a kid are family game nights, Sunday breakfasts, and dancing in the kitchen. All of these things we still do. We try to outplay each other. We make fun of the everyone’s ever changing diets. We choreograph the best and worst dance moves in the universe. Being the first of 4 children ignites a Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival review: ‘Autism in Love’ puts faces to preconceived notions.

Love is something we cannot explain. It is like magic. Isn’t is difficult enough to find love for two average people? What if you were not considered to be average? It can be torturous to express how we feel. What if you add autism into the mix? Autism is on a wide spectrum. Autistic adulthood is not a common topic Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival review: It’s easier to squirm than to understand ‘A Courtship’, but don’t be too quick to judge.

We’ve all seen The Duggar Family on television. Courting is something that has a tendency to be labeled a bit kooky. No kissing, supervised “dates”, and approval needed from the head of the household (which is a man, of course). While this may seem like something right out of the dark ages, for a percentage of the population, this is Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival interview: ‘CROCODILE GENNADIY’ is a modern-day superhero story.

 Gennadiy Mokhnenko is a pastor in Mariupol, Ukraine. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, hundreds, if not thousands of children have become homeless and addicted to a deadly mixture of cold medicine and alcohol that they are injecting like herion. Gennadiy has taken it upon himself to rescue these children, small groups at a time and bring them to Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival reviews: Docs that will make you face palm humanity. ‘Cartel Land’, ‘Indian Point’, and ‘Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle’

CARTEL LANDFrom poverty comes desperation and opportunistic turn. The mentality of, “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em,” could not be more true in a new doc from director Matthew Heinman, Cartel Land. Mexican drug cartels are running rampant, killing innocent people in their wake, wreaking havoc on what would otherwise be hard working, peaceful folk. Infuriated by the circumstances Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival reviews: Adult comedies ‘The Overnight’ ‘Dirty Weekend’ & ‘Sleeping With Other People’

Let’s not dance around it – these are good, old-fashioned sex comedies. Remember those from the 80s? And they aren’t just about boobs anymore. The Overnight – tickets available, also in theaters June 19th In this hilarious tale of a wild night amongst parental couples, no topic is taboo. What starts out as an innocent dinner ends up in places you Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival review & interview: ‘DREAM/KILLER’ is frightening for reasons you must see to believe. Liz interviews Ryan and Bill Ferguson.

Some of us have a some pretty wild dreams. Maybe monsters are chasing us, maybe we fly like superman, or just maybe, we kill someone. What if someone else’s dream affected your life? What if their dream took away your freedom. This is was happened to 19 year old Ryan Ferguson. After a friend has a nightmare about a murder Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival review: Zooey Dechanel & Anton Yelchin roam ‘The Driftless Area’ of confusion & crime

To say that The Driftless Area is cryptic is an understatement. I’m still not quite sure what happened, but the characters are so complex and interwoven that even though you’re confused, you can’t wait to see what happens next. After he returns home after college, Pierre (Anton Yelchin) meets and falls in love with Stella (Zooey Deschanel). He gets mixed up Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival review: Jennifer Connelly & Cillian Murphy as Mother & Son in ‘Aloft’

A woman, in search for a cure for her youngest son, discovers her own ability to heal others. However, a tragic accident prevents her from curing him and threatens to break up her family. Jennifer Connelly is cold and rigid as the young mother, but Cillian Murphy is bold and emotional as her oldest son in the bleak Aloft. Told through Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival podcast: From screen to screen – Interview with ‘All Work All Play’ Director Patrick Creadon

    There’s a huge following for the online game League of Legends, as over 67 million players MONTHLY play the game. Director Patrick Creadon focuses on both behind-the-scenes of setting up the tournaments and the some of the teams that are world champions in his new documentary, All Work All Play. Patrick gives his thoughts on everything from how Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival podcast: 67 million players per month can’t be wrong – Interview with the Cloud 9 team of League of Legends for the work-in-progress ‘All Work All Play’

  Whether you’re a gamer or not, you can appreciate the time and talent it takes to become a world champion. In League of Legends, the free-to-play online game from Riot Games, two teams of five compete. One of the top North American teams, Cloud 9, is profiled in the new documentary All Work All Play, screened as a work-in-progress Read More →

In Case You Missed It: Tribeca Film Festival Reviews & Interviews so far

    It’s only Tuesday of the festival and we’ve got so much coverage that I thought I’d give you a chance to catch up! Tribeca Film Festival review & podcast: TUMBLEDOWN will win hearts and fans. Including the audio from our roundtable interview with Jason Sudeikis, Dianna Agron, Director Sean Mewshaw, and Writer… Tribeca Film Festival podcast: Liz has Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival review & podcast: TUMBLEDOWN will win hearts and fans. Including the audio from our roundtable interview with Jason Sudeikis, Dianna Agron, Director Sean Mewshaw, and Writer Desiree Van Til.

Music is part of our souls. It can heal, it can hurt, it’s like a sense memory. We’ve lost great artists in their prime like, Leonard Cohen, Kurt Cobain, and Elliot Smith. The impact of their death is felt each time we hear one of their songs. Imagine, for a moment, that your very favorite artist suddenly dies. Now imagine Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival podcast: Liz has tea with Hannah Murray. They chat her new film BRIDGEND, Game Of Thrones fandom, and what’s up next!

Once you find out that a film is based on true events, it tends to enter a different realm. What happens when the usual teenage fair in your new town is one of depression and morbidity? Bridgend captures the imagination and haunts the mind long after you leave the theater. It’s a mysterious and ethereal film, from the locations, to the Read More →