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This is my neighborhood

This is my neighborhood

We can work it out: Darryl Wiggins (Tarik Lowe), left, and Nick Berger (Alex Karpovsky) put their relationship on the chopping block. Schechter’s slice of urban life stays close to home BY SCOTT STIFFLER Decades after “Taxi Driver” and “Annie Hall” left indelible marks on the silver screen, audiences continue to eagerly consume and digest […]

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL DIRECTORY

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL DIRECTORY

To order tickets, visit tribecafilm.com or call 646-502-5296 SINGLE TICKETS: Evening & Weekend screenings (after 6pm, Mon.-Fri. and Sat./Sun. prior to 11pm) are $16. Matinee & Late Night screenings (prior to 6pm, Mon.-Fri. or after 11pm daily) are $8. Tribeca Talks are $25. VENUES: 1 Clearview Cinemas Chelsea (CCC), 260 W. 23rd St. (btw. 7th & […]

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: “Eddie — The Sleepwalking Cannibal”

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: “Eddie — The Sleepwalking Cannibal”

BY TRAV S.D.  |  Certain movies are much better than their titles give them credit for. Off the top of my head, “The Thing from Another World,” “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” and “Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx” all spring to mind. Such is the case, too, with “Eddie — The Sleepwalking […]

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: “Death of a Superhero”

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: “Death of a Superhero”

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN  |  Donald is a teenager with striking artistic talent. Most of his graphic drawings depict a mysterious superhero who fights various evil villains. These ink fantasies fill his books, cover the occasional city wall and increasingly preoccupy his thoughts. Death of a Superhero Feature Narrative Directed by Ian Fitzgibbon Screenplay by Anthony […]

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: “Xingu”

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: “Xingu”

Three brothers go up the river, for 20 years. Photo by Beatriz Lefèvre XINGU Feature Narrative Directed by Cao Hamburger Screenplay by Elena Soarez, Cao Hamburger and Anna Muylaert In Portuguese with English subtitles Runtime: 102 Minutes Sat. 4/21, 9:30pm at Clearview Cinemas Chelsea; Mon. 4/23, 3pm at AMC Loews Village; Tues. 4/24, 4pm & Sat. […]

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: “Francophrenia” (or: Don’t Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL:  “Francophrenia” (or: Don’t Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)

I go psycho: James Franco, with General Hospital fans. Photo by Doug Chamberlain FRANCOPHRENIA (OR: DON’T KILL ME, I KNOW WHERE THE BABY IS) Feature Narrative Directed by Ian Olds and James Franco Screenplay by Paul Felten Runtime: 70 Minutes Sun. 4/22, 5:30pm at SVA Theater; Tues. 4/24, 8:30pm & Sat. 4/28, 12pm at Clearview Cinemas […]

White knuckling the white smoke

White knuckling the white smoke

Michel Piccoli is a papal rookie not ready for his close-up BY STEVE ERICKSON  |  In his 1994 quasi-documentary “Caro Diario,” actor and director Nanni Moretti expressed his fury at a film critic who praised “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer.” Seventeen years later, he made “We Have a Pope,” a comedy set at the […]

Film on ‘female Viagra’ takes on the drug companies

Film on ‘female Viagra’ takes on the drug companies

By David A. Garfinkel After years of medical testing and counseling, women can finally rejoice: Lack of consistent orgasms during sex is normal, not a disease. That may not be the best news, since 70 percent of ladies can’t reach the finish line from sex alone. But Liz Canner’s first feature documentary, “Orgasm Inc.,” exposes […]

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