Arts & Entertainment

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New “Star Trek” shows flaws of today’s sci-fi

"Star Trek Into Darkness" benefits from 3-D and the latest movie gadgets, but suffers from not having Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry alive to make it original and creative.

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New films tell stunning tales of war, greed, love

More movie reviews from Tribeca Film Festival: greed, love and war on the big screen.

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Is fashion political? See “Diana Vreeland” and decide

It's a celebration of a time when style had a direct and powerful relationship with changing the world.

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Red diaper babies at Tribeca and off Broadway

The award-winning drama Finks is a fictionalized play by Joe Gilford based on the lives of his actor/comedian parents, Jack and Madeline Lee Gilford, who were victims of the McCarthy-era blacklist.

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"Iron Man 3" is more about the man behind the armor

In Iron Man 3, the rich playboy's arrogance costs him and those he cares about dearly.

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Films about African Americans stand out at Tribeca Festival

Films at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival last month that highlighted prominent African Americans and their eventful lives were infused with this dilemma of choosing the right course of struggle against racism and injustice.

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Tribeca Film Festival features new progressive movies

Now in its 12th year, the Tribeca Film Festival in lower Manhattan has grown to world prominence and offers a wide array of international cinema and world premieres.

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Jerry Lewis is alive, well, and performing

Lewis always seems to have unlimited energy. Despite numerous health problems over the years, he continues to carry as an entertainer.

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Film sets "escape fires" to fix health care system

The part-educational/part call-to-action documentary, "Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare," was shown on the campus of the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine.

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"Free Angela" - what you do when wolves come after you

"Free Angela and all Political Prisoners," written and directed by Shola Lynch, brilliantly tells the story about the history-making struggle, to win Davis' freedom. 

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