‘Song Of Back And Neck’ Tribeca First Look: Paul Lieberstein Makes Adjustment To Directing Movies
EXCLUSIVE: The Office alum Paul Lieberstein's feature directorial debut Song of Back and Neck is making its world premiere today in the U.S. Narrative Competition section at the Tribeca Film Festival. The pic stars Lieberstein and Rosemarie DeWitt; Lieberstein, the Office regular who became the series’ showrunner later in its run, stretches his legs as a feature writer-director after helming TV episodes including The Mindy Project and The Newsroom.
In the dark comedy he… Read
‘Maine’ Clip: Tribeca Drama Explores Self Discovery, Love In Nature
Nature is a place to disconnect from Instagram, SnapChat, YouTube and all other tech-based distractions of the world so that you can find yourself — which probably makes you more open to newfound love. Written and directed by Matthew Brown, Maine explores exactly that as a married woman named Bluebird (Laia Costa) goes on a hike by herself and connects with a younger man named Lake (Thomas Mann).
In the clip above, we see their flirty food fight while they pick berries… Read
‘Braid’ Clip: A Demented Game Is Afoot In Mitzi Peirone’s Tribeca Thriller
From the get go, the new clip from Mitzi Peirone's thriller Braid is wildly haunting as Handmaid’s Tale actress Madeline Brewer as a woman named Daphne who reunites with her childhood friends who have since become drug dealers. As she plays host to her friends, they begin to play a game, but as it becomes clear that Daphne is in a disturbing mental state, the game make-believe turns into a twisted, demented maze of hallucinations, role play, torture…and murder.
From the… Read
‘The Serengeti Rules’ Clip: Scientists Shift The World’s View On Nature In Tribeca Docu
EXCLUSIVE: In Nicolas Brown’s documentary The Serengeti Rules, he follows a group of scientists around the world as they studied different ecosystems to see how nature works. They discovered surprising conclusions in what that led to similar conclusions about life on our planet.
In the clip above, we see a serene scene as an otter swims through a serene environment of kelp surrounded by various creatures. This is just one scene in the documentary which tells the tale with… Read
‘Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable’ First Look: Tribeca Docu Catches Her Wave
EXCLUSIVE: Famed surfer Bethany Hamilton is getting the documentary treatment, with commercials and surf-film helmer Aaron Lieber making his feature debut on Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable, which has its world premiere Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Hamilton of course was the subject of the 2011 movie Soul Surfer, which chronicled her life after losing her arm at age 13 when she was a attacked by a 15-foot tiger shark (AnnaSophia Robb played her). Incredibly… Read
‘Untogether’ Tribeca Clip: Is Jamie Dornan A Horrible Person?
EXCLUSIVE: Emma Forrest's feature screenwriting and directorial debut Untogether, a modern romantic drama starring Jamie Dornan and Jemima and Lola Kirke, is making its world premiere next week at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The story from Forrest, a novelist, centers on a doctor named Nick (Dornan) and writing prodigy Andrea (Jemima Kirke), whose one-night stand evolves into something more — though that is blurry and undefined. She is fully consumed with destructive… Read
‘Suits’ Promo: First Look At The Wedding Of Mike & Rachel
We’re getting a first look at Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding — no not to Prince Harry — but to her soon-to-be TV husband Patrick J. Adams.
USA Network has dropped a promo clip of the long-awaited Mike and Rachel wedding in the Suits Season 7 finale, which airs Wednesday, just a couple weeks before Markle's real-life nuptials to Prince Harry. The season-ender bids farewell to the Mike and Rachel characters and serves as a backdoor pilot for the spinoff starring the… Read
‘The Innocents’ Gets Premiere Date On Netflix; First-Look Trailer For British Teen Supernatural Drama
Netflix has set August 24 for the premiere of The Innocents and released a first-look trailer for the British teen supernatural drama series.
Created and written by Hania Elkington and Simon Duric, The Innocents centers on teenagers Harry and June who run away from their repressive families to be together and are derailed by an extraordinary discovery — June's ability to shape-shift. As the star-crossed lovers struggle to control this strange new power, a mysterious… Read
‘Stockholm’ Clip: Ethan Hawke Runs Into Some Trouble In Tribeca Heist Drama
EXCLUSIVE: Based on a true story, Stockholm stars Ethan Hawke as a man who attempts to raid a central Stockholm bank and based on the clip above, everything doesn’t go as expected.
Directed by Robert Burdreau, Stockholm is based on a 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented a year later in a New Yorker article titled "The Bank Drama" by Daniel Lang. Lars Nystrom (Hawke) dons a disguise to raid a central Stockholm bank. He then takes hostages, one of them… Read
‘Blue Night’ Clip: Sarah Jessica Parker Plays A Devastated Singer Wandering The Streets Of New York In Tribeca Drama
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Jessica Parker has become synonymous with New York City since her iconic role in Sex and the City. It shouldn’t be a surprise that her next project takes place in New York City — but it isn’t exactly a comedic Cosmo-fueled study on women and their relationships with men. In Blue Night, she plays a singer whose world is turned upside down when she gets a life-changing medical diagnosis. The clip above gives us a short — and ambiguous — taste of Parker in… Read
‘United Skates’: Exclusive Look At Tribeca Documentary Exec Produced By John Legend’s Get Lifted
EXCLUSIVE: We’re getting an exclusive first look at United Skates, a documentary produced and directed by first-time feature filmmakers Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown, ahead of its world premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival.
United Skates centers on the battle in a racially charged environment to save African-American roller rinks, an underground subculture that has thrived for decades in the U.S., fostering community and incubating hip-hop by featuring acts from… Read
IFC Films ‘Mary Shelley’ Trailer Details ‘Frankenstein’ Author’s Teen Tumult
The greatest romance of her life inspired her darkest creation. That’s the tag for the new IFC Films release about Frankenstein author Mary Shelley’s tumultuous life, which has a May 25 theatrical debut in New York and Los Angeles after bowing at the Toronto Film Festival and with a Tribeca Film Festival screening coming. VOD follows on June 1.
Young Shelley had a life that seems torn from a novel of the era. Her mother died when she was young, leaving her in the care of… Read