Tribeca Film Festival

J.J. Abrams' Sci-Fi Show 'Fringe' Gets New Life from Fox

Lost-wunderkund J. J. Abrams’ show “Fringe” has been nothing short of brilliant for almost of all its four seasons. Fox finally announced it’s renewing the epic show for a shortened-13-episode season. It was the right call. Truth be told, the current season has been its weakest yet, with a reveal of an alternate universe (always cause for concern!). Yet the acting by principals Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson and, in particular, John Noble, is just off the charts....

Robert De Niro, Tribeca Film Festival Lift New York City

Robert DeNiro and Jane Rosenthal, as they have every year since 2002, kicked off New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival, which has grown to become of the nation’s signature celluloid events. Film festivals are tricky things to arrange; much preparation and thought are needed to get them off the ground, but once they get rolling, they’re both an economic boon, and a creative one, to whatever city is hosting them....