It's summer in Hollywood again: feminists and intelligent moviegoers may want to lower their expectations.
Prisons are a popular subject for films nowadays, not surprising since more and more people are living behind bars -- 2.4 million in the United States.
Are we preoccupied with determining what's funny, and when and where it's appropriate to laugh?
Some of the films shown at New York's Tribeca Film Festival are receiving immediate theatrical release. Here's what to check out.
Once again the Tribeca Film Festival offers a wide array of thought-provoking cinema.
"Colliding Dreams" is a new documentary film about the ever more hotly debated subject of Zionism.
"If you listen carefully, the subtle sounds and nuances of family life can be louder than the more obvious thunder of bombs."
While some may find the laughs to be loutish and louche, overall this critic enjoyed it.
Marguerite is an exquisite film tribute to the strange, wonderful spirit of would be diva Florence Foster Jenkins.
Amidst the drink, drugs, sex, rock 'n' roll and baseball are funny sight gags, revealing a slapstick sensibility.