12th May2017

Interview: Lauren Adams talks Season 3 of ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

by Catherina Gioino

With such a hit series bringing so much hubbub about it, there’s nothing we shouldn’t expect from the third season. There’s been plenty of controversial moments and even more laughs, but there’s something about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt that keeps reeling us in for more. Whether’s it’s Kimmy going to school or the return of the priest that captured her, the show […]

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11th May2017

Interview: The real Frank Serpico on the film ‘Frank Serpico’

by Catherina Gioino

We all know the story, thanks to Al Pacino’s 1973 Oscar-nominated film, Serpico. And we all know the man behind the story, at least now, with a new documentary premiering at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, Frank Serpico. Take a deep inside look at the NYPD cop who told the world – and his department […]

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08th May2017

‘The Clapper’ Interviews: Tracy Morgan, Brenda Vaccaro and more

by Catherina Gioino

Previously, we sat down in an exclusive interview with The Clapper writer (of the novel and film) and director Dito Montiel and star Russell Peters. Here are other interviews we grabbed with Tracy Morgan, Brenda Vaccaro, and Russell Peters as well. The Clapper held its world premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on April […]

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04th May2017

Interview: Gilbert Gottfried & Neil Berkeley at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

We know him from Aflac. We know him from Aladdin. And we know him from his terribly hilarious jokes. But most of all, we know his voice, and it’s not until you’ve seen Gilbert that you get to find out what he actually sounds like. Gilbert Gottfried is of course we’re talking about – the comedy legend who went from […]

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03rd May2017

2017 Tribeca: Michael Moore talks ‘Bowling for Columbine’

by Catherina Gioino

America tends to have a problem with guns. While the United Kingdom correctly banned handguns after its first and only school shooting, the United States has yet to understand the correlation with mass shootings and gun ownership. Nonetheless, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore is set on controlling guns even after he hoped his film Bowling for Columbine would […]

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02nd May2017

Tribeca 2017 Exclusive Interview: Dito Montiel & Russell Peters of ‘The Clapper’

by Catherina Gioino

The Clapper tells the story of Eddie Krumble, a professional audience clapper in a talk show who loses his job and reevaluates his life. The film stars Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried, Russell Peters, Tracy Morgan, Alan Thicke (his last film), Brenda Vaccaro, PJ Byrne, and more. Dito Montiel directed the film as well as writing […]

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21st Apr2017

2017 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Gilbert’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

Features: Gilbert Gottfried, Whoopi Goldberg, Artie Lange, Arsenio Hall, Bill Burr, Richard Kind, Howie Mandel, Jay Leno, Penn Jillette | Written by Neil Berkeley, James Leche | Directed by Neil Berkeley If you don’t know his face, you’ll definitely know his voice. But what about his personality? Gilbert Gottfried has seen the typical comedian’s rise to fame, […]

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07th Apr2017

2017 Tribeca Film Festival presents the first Tribeca Games Festival

by Catherina Gioino

Now in it’s sixteenth year, the Tribeca Film Festival has been a staple in the film community, contributing to some of film’s finest filmmakers and ideas. In keeping with the festival’s mission to bring about new modes of storytelling, this year’s festival will include the inaugural Tribeca Games Festival, allowing audiences to experience what happens behind the […]

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02nd May2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Curmudgeons’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

Stars: Danny DeVito, David Margulies, Lucy DeVito, Sarah Hayon, Kett Turton | Written by Joshua Conkel | Directed by Danny DeVito Danny DeVito. The late David Margulies. A senior citizen home. Love. Curmudgeons. Need I say more? Written by first time writer Joshua Conkel, the short stars DeVito and Margulies as Jackie and Ralphie, respectively, as […]

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02nd May2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Family Fang’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

Stars: Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Kathryn Hahn, Christopher Walken, Marin Ireland, Harris Yulin, Eugenia Kuzmina, Michael Chernus, Josh Pais, Maryann Plunkett | Written by David Lindsay-Abaire | Directed by Jason Bateman Performance artists. What good are they anyhow? It’s not like they put their lives on the line, or make a strong statement about anything going on […]

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29th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Greenleaf’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

What do you get when the producer and writer behind Six Feet Under and Lost teams up with Oprah Winfrey? A dysfunctional Christian family that may or may not be laundering money, of course! After almost two decades of starring in films and as guest stars in series, Oprah returns to her acting chops in Greenleaf as the recurring character Mavis […]

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28th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Elvis & Nixon’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

Until February 1971, President Richard Nixon had meetings in the Oval Office unrecorded, unable to be called upon by him and his staff as well as those that came after him. One of those such meetings included the December 21, 1970 meeting he had with the king, Elvis Presley. In a bizarre twist of actual […]

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28th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘A Hologram for the King’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

Tom Hanks has become such a universal actor that you just can expect him to play any role and know that you’ll be entertained - even if one of those roles calls for him to pop a giant cyst growing on his spine. Blood and vomit aside, Tom Hanks shines in A Hologram for the King, a film […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Youth in Oregon’

by Catherina Gioino

What happens when your father decides that it’s time to end it all, that he’s tired of causing you and your family so much grief and pain, that he himself is tired of suffering and just wants, well, to die? The implications of Youth in Oregon is far greater than what’s seen on screen. Written by first […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Phenom’

by Catherina Gioino

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival saw its fair share of first time filmmakers as well as returning and well experienced actors and directors. In an eclectic ensemble of actors, writers and directors, The Phenom stars Ethan Hawke and Paul Giamatti as they play the father and psychiatrist respectively of a rookie pitcher who loses his A game. […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Poor Boy’

by Catherina Gioino

At your wit’s end and you have nowhere else to go, what do you do? Obviously, you become a thief and a robber, and eventually become so good at that that now other con-men start coming to you for help and you start robbing them. Much easier said than done, at least what the cast […]

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25th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: Nicole Kidman & Jason Bateman talk ‘The Family Fang’

by Catherina Gioino

Just what do you do when your parents are performance artists and go missing? Are they crying wolf and trying to pull another stunt? Or rather, are they actually in trouble and need your help? This is the dilemma Annie and Baxter Fang find themselves in, in The Family Fang. In Jason Bateman’s second directorial film since Bad […]

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25th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: NY Shorts Program

by Catherina Gioino

Of the many films the Tribeca Film Festival shows, one of the biggest categories that often gets overlooked is the shorts category. Shorts are most definitely much harder to make considering their limited screen time and the need to fit a whole story within that time. Taking that into consideration, the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival […]

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18th Apr2016

‘Love True’ at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

In 2011, Alma Har’el won the Best Documentary Feature Award at the Tribeca Film Festival for her doc Bombay Beach. Now just five years later, Har’el is back with another documentary at Tribeca, called Love True. Grammatically it may incorrect but visually, it astounds the audience’s eyes with amazing aesthetics of the past, present, and future of three characters. […]

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18th Apr2016

‘Nerdland’ at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

Now in its 15th year, the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival has offered thousands of filmmakers their chance to showcase the hard work they’ve placed on their passions. Whether it’s any first time writer or director, to the iconic, multi-award winning actor and producer, Tribeca has given these people a venue for their work, and it […]

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19th Jan2016

Exclusive Interview: Kevin Pollak talks ‘Misery Loves Comedy’

by Catherina Gioino

We previously covered Kevin Pollak’s directorial debut with the film Misery Loves Comedy, in which he dedicated to Robin Williams and featured countless interviews from the likes of Martin Short, Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, and more. Now check out our interview with Pollak at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, where he talks about his creative […]

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17th Jan2016

‘Misery Loves Comedy’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

In his directorial debut, Kevin Pollak signs on an impressive roster of actors, comedians, stand-ups, writers, and more, all to come together and answer one of the most dumbfounding questions known comedy lovers everywhere: do you truly have to be miserable in order to be funny? Actors from Sam Rockwell, Bobby Cannavale, Matthew Perry, Nick […]

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