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    Fledgling Director Gillian Greene's 'Murder of a Cat' Is One to Watch at Tribeca

    Fledgling director Gillian Greene's "Murder of a Cat" premieres next week at the Tribeca Film Festival. The off-beat comedy stars Fran Kranz as a manchild with a proto-Bieber haircut, various delusions, and who lives at home with his mother (Blythe Danner). Just coincidentally, all of Greene's child...

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    Kevin Spacey Q & A: 'House of Cards' Wouldn't Exist Without Richard III, Focus of Self-Released Tribeca Doc (VIDEO)

    In an in-depth interview, Kevin Spacey explains why "House of Cards" wouldn't exist without Shakespeare's Richard III, how he and Sam Mendes put together the Bridge Project, which took five plays to audiences around the world, and why Spacey financed and is self-releasing a documentary, of the "Rich...

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    Tribeca Exclusive: 'SNL' Players Featured in Stills for Raucous Sports Drama Parody 'Intramural'

    Sports dramas are a dime a dozen: a montage here, an inspirational speech there, and a finale at the Big Game. The genre gets an raucous send-up in "Intramural," and Indiewire has exclusive new stills before its premiere at Tribeca on Sunday.

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #52: Award-Winning Playwright Adam Rapp Returns to the Screen with 'Loitering With Intent'

    ADAM RAPP is an award-winning playwright, theater director, novelist, and filmmaker. He made his directorial debut in 2005 with the Toronto Film Festival selection "Winter Passing," and followed it up with an adaptation of his play "Blackbird."

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    Austra, Xiu Xiu, Trust, Cazwell and CHRISTEENE To Play At First Ever Stargayzer Fest In Austin

    Stargayzer -- the largest queer music & performance festival in the United States -- has announced the lineup for its first edition, a 3 day festival in Austin, Texas running September 12-14 that sounds like a whole lot of fun.

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    With No 'Normal Heart,' Is 'Saint Laurent' Alone In Its Quest For Cannes' Queer Palm Award?

    Is there much LGBT content to be excited about at Cannes this year?

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    CANNES FIRST LOOK: Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Biopic, Starring Timothy Spall

    A first image has arrived for Mike Leigh's much anticipated and long in-the-works J.M.W. Turner biopic -- simply titled "Mr. Turner" -- with Timothy Spall in the lead role as the famed Brit Romantic landscape painter. The film was announced this morning as part of the Cannes competition lineup. Chec...

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    CANNES WATCH: First Trailer for Dardenne Brothers' 'Two Days, One Night,' Starring Marion Cotillard

    With the Cannes lineup dropping early this morning, a first trailer has arrived for the Dardenne brothers' latest, "Two Days, One Night," starring Marion Cotillard as a woman who has a single weekend to convince her colleagues to forgo their bonuses so she can keep her job. The title's playing in co...

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #51: Hans Petter Moland Had 'Fun' in the Cold with 'In Order of Disappearance'

    Norway-born Hans Peter Moland is probably best known for his extensive work with Stellan Skarsgard, from films like "Aberdeen" to "A Somewhat Gentle Man." The two are working together again for "In Order of Disappearance," a chilly story of murder and revenge in the mountains.

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #50: Nick Fenton and Peter Strickland Capture 'Björk: Biophilia Live'

    Icelandic and visually striking Björk performs with innovative visuals by designers from around the world, and Nick Fenton and Peter Strickland have captured her presence on-screen. While this is an early work for Fenton, Strickland has been working on screenplays and shorts since 1996.

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