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Nas in 'Time is Ilmatic.' Courtesy Tribeca Film Festival
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2014 Tribeca Film Festival at a Glance—5 Hot Docs

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival begins its 13th season today with the world premiere of the Nas documentary Time …

Out with rebels in Misrata in May 2011, surveying the recent battlefield from a month long siege with Gaddafi's forces. A character from the film, Tarek, took my camera and quickly snapped this shot.
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Award Winning Documentarian Rachel Beth Anderson on Filming in Conflict Zones

Rachel Beth Anderson is a cinematographer-turned-director who has spent her career working almost exclusively in conflict zones. She was…

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From The Dark Knight Rises to Divergent: Composer Junkie XL

Composer Tom Holkenborg goes by the name Junkie XL.  He is a musician, producer, engineer and composer with a…

Chris Evans is Captain America. Courtesy Marvel Studios
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Cleveland’s Flexibility Gives Captain America its Punch

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, …Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), and Nick Fury (Samuel

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Missing 87-Year old John Ford Film Upstream Found, Screened With Live Score

This past Monday, composer Michael Mortilla and Nicole Garcia brought a slew of instruments (a piano, violin, kazoo, handbell, even…

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The Future of Mad Men‘s Secondary Characters

On April 13th, the seventh and final season of Mad Men …premiers on AMC. It’s been a long, wild

JOSH PENCE stars in DRAFT DAY Photo:Dale Robinette ©2013 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All rights reserved.
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The Sports Coordinators on Upcoming Draft Day & Million Dollar Arm

Spittin’ and cussin’ and scratchin’ like a Major Leaguer doesn’t take a whole lot of skill for an actor.…

Kristen Bell (voice of Anna), Idina Menzel (voice of Elsa) sing songs from Frozen live. Courtesy Walt Disney Pictures.
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Top 10 EDM Remixes of Songs from Movie Musicals

So you’re watching a musical. This is great, you think. It’s like a normal movie and a Broadway show…

Anthony Mackie as the Falcon and Chris Evans as Captain America in Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s Composer Henry Jackman on Scoring a Superhero

The versatile Henry Jackman follows his scores for Seth Rogan’s apocalyptic comedy End of the World and the animated…