An ambitious revue film with a two-pronged mission: making Western audiences laugh and exploring why Mideast audiences might not.
Director Sanaa Hamri is accustomed to being a one-woman intersection -- of Arab and American roots; of an African high school education and a scholarship to Sarah Lawrence College; of female…
A provocative premise is undone by limited exploration and basic incoherence.
A fractured narrative and some equally fractured characters make "Snap" an engrossing, bitter and even bittersweet journey into crime, remorse, dysfunction, abuse and nervy, audacious filmmaking.
Half eco-docu, half art, "Climate of Change" is social-action cinema with a twist -- it suggests that human beings might actually deserve an unspoiled planet.
Overacted, overwrought and not over soon enough.
Pretty people kicking major ass is a fairly solid formula for success.
Whether or not Shrek has outlived his usefulness as a profit center, time has passed him by.
The shorthand on this year's Tribeca Film Festival -- maybe even a good marketing mantra -- could be "Shrek and Spork."
A lopsided whine about the state of American public schools.