“On the eve of her coronation as China’s first female ruler, Wu Zetian’s (Carina Lau) colossal Buddha statue is nearing completion when a series of mysterious events threaten to derail the empress’ rise to power. Two high-ranking officials burst into flames after inspecting the statue, leading to suspicions of foul play targeted toward the empress. [...]
“Dick Kuchera has been pissing people off for 50 years. Leaving a bride at the altar, fooling around with his brother-in-law’s fiancee, and spouting foul-mouthed arrogance while buck naked—none of this has helped. Dick now faces the biggest hurdle in his 20-year path to recovery: steps eight and nine of a 12-step program. Packed with [...]
“Lonesome first-year medical resident Dr. Martin Blake (Orlando Bloom) is eager to impress his superiors, but a few missteps set him back, igniting his hidden insecurities. When he finally gets the respect he so desperately craves from an enchanting teenage patient—Diane (Riley Keough), who is admitted with a kidney infection—he’ll do anything to keep her [...]
BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST directed by Michael Rappaport is definitely worth seeing if you’re a fan of hip hop.
The Good Life is a Danish documentary by Eva Mulvad. The film revolves around Danish mother and daughter Mette and Anne Beckmann, going back and forth between their present day troubles and their luxury filled past. To expand on present day troubles: “At 56, Anne has never held a job. In fact, she still fancies [...]
PATANG (THE KITE) is not necessarily worth seeing at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. It was quite mundane… nothing special or engaging, at least in the first 30 minutes, which was all I could stand on such a beautiful Saturday afternoon.