Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt Releases a Trailer

Oliver Stone’s account of the life of Edward Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, now has a trailer. The film doesn’t open until Sept. 16, 2016, but we can anticipate it with this first glimpse ....more

Tribeca Red Carpet: Ricky Gervais Blasts Donald Trump at ‘Special Correspondents’ Premiere

Ricky Gervais, best known as the trash talking host of the Golden Globes and the creator of The Office, took jibes at Donald Trump on the red carpet at the premiere of his new Netflix comedy, Special Correspondents, Friday evening at the Tribeca Film Festival. Gervais wrote, starred and directed the comedy, which is based on a 2009 French film of the same title. Gervais plays Ian, a meek sound technician, and Eric Bana co-stars as a swaggering, macho star reporter at a struggling Manhattan radio station ....more

PHOTOS: Oprah and ‘Greenleaf’ Cast Talk Church Drama

Fans and press greeted Oprah Winfrey at the Tribeca Film Festival screening of her new megachurch family drama, “Greenleaf,” with religious-like fervor. Oprah, the cast and producers walked the red carpet and participated in a panel discussion following the screening of the first of 13 episodes, which will air beginning June 21 on Oprah’s network OWN. Oprah Winfrey at the Tribeca Film Festival for her church drama “Greenleaf” | Paula Schwartz Photo “Greenleaf” chronicles the life and power struggles of the Greenleaf dynasty and their family business, which happens to be the church ....more

Interview: Adrian Sparks on Playing Hemingway in ‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’ Opposite Giovanni Ribisi, Joely Richardson

Adrian Sparks as Hemingway in “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba” Adrian Sparks plays Ernest Hemingway in the new film, “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba,” which opens in theaters Apr. 29, 2016. Joely Richardson plays Hemingway’s wife, Mary, and Giovanni Ribisi plays the Miami journalist who became friends with the couple while they lived in Cuba ....more

Director Bob Yari, Star Adrian Sparks Talk ‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’ at NY Screening

Giovanni Ribisi and Adrian Sparks in “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba” “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba” is a new film opening in theaters Apr. 29, 2016 starring Adrian Sparks as Ernest Hemingway, Joely Richardson as Mary Hemingway, and Giovanni Ribisi as the journalist who befriended the famous novelist. The film is a true story that is followed to the letter in the script, which was written by the man who lived it – the character played by Giovanni, Denne Bart Petitclerc ....more

Tribeca Film Fest: Britt Robertson on Working With Eddie Murphy in ‘Mr. Church’

Eddie Murphy stars in the family drama, Mr. Church, directed by “Driving Miss Daisy” director Bruce Beresford. The film premiered Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival in Chelsea at the SVA Theater ....more

Tribeca Film Fest: Sarita Choudhury, Alexander Black on Working With Tom Hanks in ‘A Hologram for the King’

Tom Hanks stars in “A Hologram for the King,” a fish out of water story about a middle-aged flailing American consultant, Alan, who travels to Saudi Arabia in a desperate bid to sell a holographic teleconferencing system to King Abdullah’s government. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, where Tom Hanks and cast members Sarita Choudhury, director Tom Tykwer (“Run Lola Run”) and Alexander Black attended and walked the red carpet. Tom Hanks on the Tribeca red carpet for “A Hologram for the King” | Paula Schwartz Photo Playing the kind of Everyman part he does best, Tom Hanks’s character is broke, depressed and recently divorced, and getting this commission feels like his last chance to get a foot-hold in the diminishing American global economy of 2010 ....more

Tribeca Film Fest: ‘Shadow World’ Doc on Global Arms Trade is Scathing, Devastating

A still from “Shadow World” of an image supplied by the Reagan Library It’s difficult to write about “Shadow World” – a documentary screened at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. While I’ve read about and seen other documentaries about war profiteering, if the film is to be believed, it’s absolutely devastating. The U.S. and U.K. governments are implicated at the highest levels as using the global arms trade for not only war profiteering but also bribery and assassinations – for decades ....more

Tribeca Film Fest: 7 Shorts From Broad Comedies to Moving Documentaries

A still from “Super Sex” starring Ed Asner One of the pleasures of the Tribeca Film Festival is watching the short films, many of which are so well-done and, unfortunately, rarely seen by the public. Below is a rundown of seven of the shorts that I saw at this year’s fest. Super Sex...more

Important Docs ‘My Nazi Legacy’ & ‘Armor of Light’ Premiere on PBS in May

A still from “My Nazi Legacy” One of the highlights of last year for me was sitting down with...more