Monthly Archives: May 2007

Soundtrack to the Tribeca Film Festival

Donovan: “Mellow Yellow” on a green guitar. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival) By Mary Lyn Maiscott “Music loves film, and film loves music.” I know, this doesn’t quite make sense, but what if I tell you … Continue reading

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A Clockwork Skinhead

The “enlightened” skinheads of This Is England. Sitting, left to right: Gadget (Andrew Ellis), Milky (Andrew Shim), Kes (Kieran Hardcastle), Woody (Joe Gilgun), and Pukey (Jack O`Connell); standing, Shaun (Thomas Turgoose). Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007This Is … Continue reading

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Manhattan Rhapsody

Kate (Debra Messing) finally gives Murphy (Edward Burns) the time of day in Burns’s Purple Violets. Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007Purple Violets100 minutesWritten and Directed by Edward BurnsStarring Selma Blair, Patrick Wilson, Debra Messing, and Edward BurnsFrom … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect

In a segment called “Happiness,” Forest Whitaker contemplates the delicacy—and power?—of a butterfly. Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007The Air I Breathe97 MinutesDirected by Jieho LeeWritten by Jieho Lee and Bob DeRosaStarring: Kevin Bacon, Brendan Fraser, Andy Garcia, … Continue reading

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