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  • At Tribeca's New Innovation Week, the Future Is Now

    With its newly launched Innovation Week, the Tribeca Film Festival is calling on coders, gamers, hackers, directors, screenwriters, techies -- and anyone with a story to tell. The fest's latest addition features a series of discussions called Future of...
  • Quincy Jones Recruits Jazzsters Hancock, Spalding for Tribeca Fest Concert

    The rapper Nas won't be the only musician performing in support of a documentary ("Time Is Illmatic") at the Tribeca Film Festival. Quincy Jones, producer of the music doc "Keep on Keepin' On," has recruited jazz stars Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding,...
  • Nas Thanks Robert De Niro at Tribeca Film Festival: 'He Plays Me in the Movies'

    The opening night selection of this year's Tribeca Film Festival was another music documentary -- "Time Is Illmatic." So does that mean Robert De Niro has a favorite Nas song? "No," De Niro said, admitting he wasn't familiar with the rap star's lyrics....
  • TV Review: 'A Day Late and a Dollar Short'

    Whoopi Goldberg wears so many hats it's easy to forget that she can be a pretty fine actress when she gets the opportunity. Such is the case with "A Day Late and a Dollar Short," a crazily soapy Lifetime movie so steeped in melodrama that the two...
  • 'Black Coal' Makes Mark Before Tribeca Outing

    BEIJING - China's Berlin Golden Bear winner "Black Coal, Thin Ice" has passed the symbolic RMB100 million ($16.2 million) landmark just three days ahead of its outing this week at the TriBeCa Film Festival. The box office total, reached after 24 days...
  • Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era

    Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era
    NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored). There was no artist more influential in that...
  • Letterman, Seinfeld, Scorsese to Headline Spike's Rickles Tribute

    Some of the biggest names in comedy, TV and film will be on hand to fete funnyman Don Rickles during the Spike TV special "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles." David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro, Martin...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Time Is Illmatic'

    It's unlikely that hip-hop documentary "Time Is Illmatic" will have many showings as thrilling as its opening-night slot at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, where it preceded an impassioned live performance by its subject, the artist born Nasir bin...
  • Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability

    Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability
    NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear. The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Five Star'

    Straight out of Brooklyn comes Keith Miller's "Five Star," a low-key but powerfully affecting urban drama that tells a familiar story -- of drugs, power and respect on the inner-city streets -- with such unusual authenticity and dramatic force that it's...
  • Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise

    Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise
    Phil Jackson's emergence from retirement to take over basketball operations for the New York Knicks last month completes a basketball circle that began, of course, when the young North Dakotan was drafted by the team and helped lead it to two world...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Ballet 422'

    Director Jody Lee Lipes delivers an exhilarating third feature with "Ballet 422," tracing the two-month creation of a new work by New York City Ballet dancer/choreographer Justin Peck. Sampling various stages of the process from initial conception through...