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Tribeca: Zac Efron, Heather Graham Headline 'At Any Price' Premiere

April 21st, 2013 10:01am EDT
zac efron, at any price premiere
Young hearthrob Zac Efron joined co-stars Dennis Quaid and Heather Graham for the premiere of At any Price at the Tribeca Film Festival. The tent was packed with young, eager fans waiting to catch a glimpse of High School Musical alum. 

The film is about the gregarious businessman Henry Whipple (Quaid) who runs a successful midsize seed-farming empire in the robust farm country of rural Iowa, a legacy in which he takes great pride and hopes to someday leave to his son, Dean (Efron). But rebellious Dean has big dreams of becoming a racecar driver and no interest in carrying on the business ...
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2013 Tribeca Film Festival Kicks Off With Premiere Of 'Mistaken For Strangers'

April 18th, 2013 12:00pm EDT
Robert Di Nero
The 2013 Tribeca Film Festival got off to a rockin' start last night with the world premiere of the film "Mistaken for Strangers," a rockumentary following the indie band The National. The star-studded event was held at New York's downtown BMCC; guests included festival co-founder Robert Di Nero, Liza Minnelli, Adam Goldberg and Mira Sorvino.

The city's staple independent film festival runs from now through April 28th. Limited tickets are still available at http://tribecafilm.com/festival

Check out the trailer and more photos from the premiere.

The National

Riley Keough

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Robert Downey Jr. Steals The Show At 'The Avengers' Premiere To Close Out Tribeca Film Fest

April 30th, 2012 12:30pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr
The closing weekend of the 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival went out with an epic bang worthy of superheroes. The Friday night premiere of Queen: Days of Our Lives was entertaining and funny (who knew drummers could be funny?). One of the best bits came when the band described how "Another One Bites the Dust" came about--Roger Taylor explains that John Deacon came up with the baseline; the band thought it was great and they all took a break by going out to pizza, only to find that he'd forgotten his part when they returned. But Taylor remembered!

The first part of the doc was especially ...
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Queen And 'The Avengers' Assemble To Headline Closing Weekend At Tribeca

April 27th, 2012 12:26pm EDT
Queen: Days of Our Lives
The Tribeca Film Festival closes this weekend with a duo of powerhouse flicks that are certain to be all the talk Monday morning. The festivities kick off tonight at 9:30pm with the mother of all rockumentaries, Queen: Days of Our Lives. Legendary guitarist Brian May is scheduled to make an appearance on the red carpet. (BMCC, 9:30pm)

The big show will come Saturday night with the premiere of The Avengers. There has already been so much awesome buzz about this film that Tribeca curiously held many of the available presale tickets. Rush tonight if you can, but you’ll want ...
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Notes From Tribeca: Come And Get 'Mansome' With Jason Bateman, Will Arnett And Morgan Spurlock

April 27th, 2012 10:39am EDT
Mansome
I don’t know why documentaries always have to be so serious. Thank god for Morgan Spurlock. The man who brought us Super Size Me and Freakonomics is back with perhaps his funniest path to discovery yet. Mansome is exactly what it sounds like—an education course in male pampering and grooming.

Anchored by Arrested Development’s Jason Bateman and Will Arnett, Spurlock takes us through the different facets of prettying up in the new century. From waxing to moustaches, we get differing perspectives of male hair from today’s leading experts and celebrities such as Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis...
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Tribeca Notes 4/26: Rob Lowe's 'Knife Fight' A Success, '2 Days In New York' To Premiere

April 26th, 2012 11:20am EDT
Rob Lowe
The premiere of Rob Lowe's Knife Fight last night was a rousing success. It was well-written, funny, and smart. One of the more enjoyable experiences I've had screening thus far at Tribeca.

If you’re looking to rush the ticket line tonight at the Tribeca Film Festival, there are a pair of powerful documentaries playing that are worth your time. the first is Planet of Snail, the story of a blind/deaf Korean man who happens to be an aspiring writer and his tiny, handicapped wife. The most heartwarming scene of all the films playing at Tribeca might just be in this film, when the couple mu...
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Notes From Tribeca: 'Glee' Fans Check Out Chris Colfer's 'Struck By Lighting,' And More

April 25th, 2012 4:58pm EDT
Struck By Lightning
There are many great films this year at Tribeca, though I’m still waiting for the one. This morning I attended the press screening of Struck By Lightning, written and directed by Glee’s Chris Colfer. The story, about a teenager navigating high school while dealing with a manic-depressive mother and building anxiety of one particular college acceptance letter during the final days of his life (got that?),was well-written and terrifically acted.

Though the execution of the story is a bit soft, there is no denying that Colfer will continue to be a dynamic star for years to come. I recommend...
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Stars from 'Una Noche' Escape Cuba – Director And Remaining Star Comment On Situation

April 24th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Dariel Arrechaga in 'Una Noche'
Last Friday, I recommended Una Noche as one of my must-see films for the opening weekend of the Tribeca Film Festival. The film, set in Havana, Cuba, follows the day in the life of three Cuban youngsters in their plight to escape Havana for the greener American pastures of Miami. In the film, the three principles take to the ocean in a homemade raft and spend a full day and night in the water as they row their way to an unknown fate. This past weekend, I had a chance to meet the film’s director and one of her stars only to find out the premise of the film had turned into a reality.

I asked...
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Michelle Williams Headlines The Red Carpet At Tribeca 'Take This Waltz' Premiere

April 23rd, 2012 11:03am EDT
Michelle Williams at Take This Waltz on Sunday
The 11th Annual Tribeca Film Festival came out swinging on its opening weekend with red carpets that were nothing short of fully loaded. From the much-hyped premiere of Jason Segal’s Five-Year Engagement to Freaky Deaky, Tribeca has finally found its form in bringing A-listers out and creating serious buzz around these opening screenings and with moviegoers. There was a lot of talk after Will Arnet showed up mugging his Blue Steel on the carpet for the premiere of Mansome Saturday night, fully GQ’d and headlining a murderer’s row of well-dressed, metrosexually flavoured men.

But perhaps th...
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The Tribeca Film Festival Is Back And Center Stage

April 19th, 2012 2:11pm EDT
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
Every year at the start of the Tribeca Film Festival I write some really nice piece about how Tribeca’s my favorite time of year, how it’s the best month out of all the months. I mean, come on, I get to sit around and watch movies all month and conduct interviews and take pictures of actors and rub elbows with filmmakers and producers; what’s not to love, right? Actually, there’s nothing at all to dislike, as it’s always an honor and a privilege to be doing what I’m doing. But I recognise now, at thirty-something, that when I was [cough] twenty-something, I had two things going for me: the ...
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