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    Tribeca Review: 'Sleepless Night' A Deceptively Simple Thriller That Packs A Punch

    Containment thrillers can often be limited by the landscape of their locale, but in the French film “Sleepless Night,” the nightclub where corrupt cop Vincent (Tomer Sisley) races to rescue his son is expansive enough to make it seem like a mini-mall. Writer-director Frederic Jardin some...

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    Tribeca Fest Review: 'Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story' Takes Us Back to 1960s South

    “Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story” is a tragic tale about a black Mississippian who lost his life after television gave him 15 minutes of fame. The doc is also a micro-history of the dark days of the segregationist South, as seen through the life and death of a man who’s described as an accidenta...

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    Tribeca Review: Sarah Polley's 'Take This Waltz' Has Insights And Edges Sharp Enough To Stab

    In Sarah Polley's Toronto-set drama "Take this Waltz," Margo (Michelle Williams) stumbles across Daniel (Luke Kirby) on a business trip, only to find he lives across the street; despite being married to Lou (Seth Rogen), Margo can't stop thinking of Daniel. Or maybe it's becaus...

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    TRIBECA REVIEW: Fascinating 'The Revisionaries' Reveals the Fights and Flaws of the Texas Board of Education

    Creationists and scientists repeatedly clash in a fascinating war of the words throughout "The Revisonaries," Scott Thurman's enthralling look at the resistance to the theory of evolution among prominent members of the Texas Board of Education. While turning to former head board-member and Young Ear...

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    Tribeca Review: 'Room 514' A Talky, Lo-Fi Israeli Version Of 'A Few Good Men'

    Coming off the heels of the formidable "Policeman," a harsh and damning critique of contemporary Israeli society, "Room 514" points a similar analytical eye on its country but comes up with little more than general arguments. Its overly familiar plot and substance weakens its voice and the movie alm...

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    TRIBECA REVIEW: With 'Downeast,' Directors Ashley Sabin and David Redmon Continue to Make Industrial Problems Feel Intimate

    Lyricism trumps reportage in documentarians David Redmon and Ashley Sabin's "Downeast," an engrossing look at the politics and interpersonal dramas behind an attempt to open a lobster factory in the quaint town of Gouldsboro, Maine.

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    Tribeca 2012 Review: "Supporting Characters" Explores Work Partnerships & Friendships w/ Clever Authenticity

    Premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, Supporting Characters written by Daniel Schechter and Tarik Lowe and directed by Schechter, is described by the festival’s write up as a “masculine romantic comedy.” After having seen the film, I can understand how tha...

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    'Mad Men' Episode 6 Review and Recap: 'Far Away Places' and Wrinkles in Time

    In Sunday's all-new "Mad Men" episode, the blissful promise of escape tempts Don, Peggy and Roger. Yet time is a prison -- and keeps us guessing.

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    Review: 'Girls' Tackles Abortion, Sex & STDs Head On With Heart & Hilarity

    Having already established in the premiere episode that the sex in "Girls" that sex in the show (at least for now) will often be uncomfortable and awkward, the second show of season turns up the cringe factor. As the show opens, Hannah and Adam are in the midst of some fairly routine missionary sex,...

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    Review: Armando Iannucci's 'Veep' Off To A Fast, Furious But Only Intermittently Funny Start

    In the midst of an election season, where politics in the United States seems to be more partisan than it ever has been, and riding on the back of the Occupy Wall Street movement that spread across the world last year, there is probably no better time for a political comedy. And for Armando Iannucci...

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