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    Tribeca Reviews: Best Documentary Winner 'Bombay Beach' & Icelandic Comedy Doc 'Gnarr"

    "Bombay Beach"Well deserved recipient of the Best Documentary award at Tribeca this year, "Bombay Beach" is an incredibly moving portrait of failed economic development and the humanity that continues to persevere even though forgotten in one of the poorest communities in southern California located near the Salton Sea. Three subjects are chosen to represent the community -- the elderly Red, a man who spouts prophetic musings and lives on cigarettes and booze; Cee Jay, a high-school football star dealing with the gang-related death of his cousin and hoping to score a scholarship to make a decent life for himself; and Benny, a young and imagi...

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Terminator' Movie To Feature "Entire Original Cast"?

    It seems folks around Arnold Schwarzenegger's camp have become very chatty over the last twenty four hours. Following news this morning of another potential Arnie movie, "Cry Macho," now comes some interesting tidbits about that "Terminator" movie that's currently trying to find a studio to take it ...

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    Guest Post: Sam Rosen & Nat Bennett "Getting Un-Stuck and Making it Work"

    Today's guest post comes from two emerging filmmakers, Sam Rosen and Nat Bennett, who had a screenplay that caught my eye back when. Now they have their first film in the Tribeca Film Festival. Their path to getting it made revealed some lessons, ones that are applicable to all of us. You can boi...

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    Review: 'The Robber' Is A Relentless, Character-Based Thriller

    The following is a reprint of our review that ran during the 2010 New York Film Festival.

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    Watch Condoleezza Rice's "30 Rock" Appearance

    As previously revealed in an interview with Tiny Fey, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was to make a cameo appearance on NBC's hit comedy show 30 Rock; and that cameo appearance happened last night! If you didn't catch it, here's her 1 1/2 minute bit; how did she do?

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    "She Monkeys" and "Bombay Beach" Top Tribeca Film Festival Jury Awards

    Lisa Aschan's "She Monkeys" (Apflickorna) won the best narrative feature prize, while Alma Har’el took best documentary for "Bombay Beach" at the Tribeca Film Festival tonight in New York. The world competition winners for narrative and documentary films were chosen from 12 narrative and 12 document...

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger Adds 'Cry Macho' To List Of Potential Projects

    Hollywood wants Arnie (whether the rest of us do or not remains to be seen) and the former Governator (who turned that moniker into an animated series) has his pick of projects. A new "Terminator" film is currently out at the studios looking for a buyer, and earlier in the year, he was linked to Ji-...

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    Women Win Big Prizes at Tribeca Film Festival

    Lisa Aschan's Swedish film She Monkeys (which I missed and desperately want to see) won the best narrative at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. The film was written by Josefine Adolfsson and Lisa Aschan.

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    "She Monkeys," "Attenberg" Among San Francisco International Film Festival Standouts

    The filmmaking voices that are rewarded at the San Francisco International Film Festival are every bit as quirky as its proudly off-center citizenry. This 15-day affair takes the opposite tack to its cross-country counterpart: Where the Tribeca Film Festival is heavy on premieres but contains only t...

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    [VIDEO] Alma Ha'rel: Tribeca 2011 Short Ends

    Tribeca Film Festival award winner Alma Ha'rel (Bombay Beach) tells a skeptical Eric Hynes about the joys of owning a small dog during a stroll in Central Park.

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