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    Tribeca Film Review: Rich Cinematography Permeates ‘Sweet Thing’

    2020 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Black and white cinematography, when capably deployed in modern times, is an added bonus to a quality movie. The monochromatic look has the ability to lend poetry and weight to the story. The Tribeca title “Sweet Thing” has that poetic element in spades. A relatively traditional independent cinema story is raised […] More

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    Tribeca Film Review: ‘Pray Away’ Will Break Your Heart

    2020 Tribeca Film Festival: Two years ago, a pair of movies came out that took on the horrid practice of conversion therapy. Both “Boy Erased” and “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” took narrative and heavily dramatic looks at how the devoutly religious can damage their children. Back in 1999, “But I’m a Cheerleader” took a […] More

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    Tribeca Film Review: ‘Banksy Most Wanted’ Comes Up Empty

    2020 Tribeca Film Festival: Among the least interesting things about the artist known as Banksy is the mystery of their identity. Unfortunately, the documentary “Banksy Most Wanted” is almost entirely concerned with this, to the detriment of entire subject. Anyone with an interest in Banksy will likely already know just about everything put forward here, […] More

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    Tribeca Film Review: ‘Call Your Mother’ Arrives Just in Time for Mother’s Day

    2020 Tribeca Film Festival: As Mother’s Day approaches, we’re reminded of just how important mom is. Sure, it’s something we should think about, treasure, and value each day, but a holiday always helps. So too does the documentary “Call Your Mother,” a tribute to the family matriarchs who shaped untold numbers of comedians. Some of […] More