NFL Anthem Protest Leader Colin Kaepernick: Police Actions Are “Lawful Lynching”

As much as the National Football League was hoping the off-season would help its efforts to make fans overlook about the kneeling concurrently the nationwide anthem protests, it’s still alive and kicking. On Saturday, Amnesty International gave past San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award for his role in leading the […]

How Tessa Thompson & Nia DaCosta Grew ‘Little Woods’ – Tribeca Studio

Female empowerment is a strong theme at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival and one of the platinum titles playing is Nia DaCosta’s western drama Little Woods which follows two estranged sisters, one a shrewd illegal pharmaceutical seller who is trying to go legit (Tessa Thompson), and the other helpless single parent (Lily James) who are both looking […]

‘Braid’ Director Mitzi Peirone On Existential Thinking Behind Psychological Thriller — Tribeca Studio

An award-winning screenwriter, director, model, and painter with two shorts behind her, writer/director Mitzi Peirone went all out with her feature directorial debut, Braid, bowing in Tribeca today. A visually audacious descent into madness, Braid follows self-proclaimed artists Petula and Tilda as they deal drugs in New York City, losing $80,000 of drug money and fleeing town […]

Trump Tweaks NBC’s Chuck Todd Again, Defends His North Korea Stance

President Donald Trump has turned once again via Twitter to express displeasure with one of his favorite news whipping boys, Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s Meet The Press. The president was a tad less harsh than prior this year, when Trump called Todd a “sleeping son of a bitch” concurrently a rally. But he still mocked […]

Haifaa Al-Mansour Celebrates “Legacy Of Womanhood” With ‘Mary Shelley’ — Tribeca Studio

The first female filmmaker out of Saudi Arabia, director Haifaa Al-Mansour has consistently been an artist who has forged her own path. Telling the facts of an enterprising, young Saudi girl with her first well-received feature, Wadjda, Al-Mansour has continued to pursue “stories of women who are breaking barriers” with her latest, Mary Shelley. Premiering at the Toronto […]

James Cameron Speaks Out On New AMC Sci Fi Series, Oscar Snubs, A Return To ‘Terminator’, And The Effect Of Fox/Disney Merger On ‘Avatar’ Sequels

During a press opportunity this morning for his new six-part TV series, AMC Visionaries: James Cameron’s Story Of Science Fiction (4/30) director James Cameron let loose on the current “politicizing of science”, his commitment to four Avatar sequels and the effect of the Fox/Disney proposed merger on them, the require for rethinking the themes in his upcoming return to Terminator,  and why […]

‘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 — that most likely 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 […]

‘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 after become drug dealers. As she plays host to her friends, they begin to play a game, but as it becomes clear that Daphne is […]