“I love a red carpet,” 26-year-old Star giggled excitedly in Chelsea’s Bowtie Cinema last Saturday night. She was wearing a shiny, yellow A-line dress with flowers printed on it, and high-heeled gladiator sandals. In her D.C. accent, she drew out the next sentence so as to luxuriate in it. “I love to be seeeeeeeeeeen.”
At the premiere of A Hologram for the King Wednesday night at the Tribeca Film Festival, Dascha Polanco was feeling herself. (More photos after the jump of her killer eye makeup, all-black ensemble, and general joie de vivre.)
Despite our fascination with the lives of people who have been deemed societally “important” because of accomplishments, fame and riches, the nitty-gritty of how and why we know what we know about them often gets swept under the rug. Vanessa Gould’s documentary Obit, which just premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival,…
To get to the premiere of All This Panic, husband-and-wife team Jenny Gage and Tom Betterton’s documentary about young women coming of age in New York City, I had to walk through my own childhood and the beginning of my teen years.
On Saturday, Tribeca Film Festival co-founder and hapless creator of a media shitstorm Robert De Niro announced that an anti-vaccination film would no longer be shown at the festival. The film’s creators have since issued a statement saying they’re being censored by De Niro and “corporate interests.”
After reaping a whirlwind of controversy over the past few days surrounding the screening of a film by anti-vaccination ex-doctor Andrew Wakefield, the Tribeca Film Festival says it will no longer be shown. Robert De Niro, Tribeca’s co-founder, released a statement Saturday afternoon announcing its cancellation.
This year’s Tribeca Film Festival will include a screening of a film by Andrew Wakefield, the former doctor who was stripped of his medical license after authoring a discredited study that implied a link between vaccines and autism. A spokesperson for the film tells Jezebel that there will be “celebrity support” for…
In the trailer for Miss Meadows, Katie Holmes serves gun-toting vigilante justice all over a small town. Between shots of Meadows teaching children about courage and murdering bad guys, one line delivered by a male voice-over caught my ear; “Personally I'm not buying that a woman is pulling all this off.”
In our Stoli Twitter Room, film insiders (like Deborah Scranton, Tribeca's 2006 Best Doc Feature winner) are Tweeting madly about all things TFF, including Joan Rivers stalking, hawk sightings, and Ashley Dupré's side boob. And a free panty! Gallery inside.
Last night, I attended a screening of Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work—a brilliant documentary about the comedian's life and work (and how the two aren't mutually exclusive)—followed by a Q&A with Joan and the filmmakers.
[New York, April 26. Image via Getty]