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Tribeca Film Fest, Robert De Niro Pull Andrew Wakefield’s Controversial Anti-Vax Film After All

After mounting controversy surrounding the screening of a film by wacko anti-vaxxer and former doctor Andrew Wakefield, the Tribeca Film Festival has responded by deciding not to show the film after all.

Robert De Niro is the Tribeca Fest’s co-founder, and he released the statement on Saturday, announcing its cancellation. This is afterMore »


Is Lil Bub Safe In The Hands Of Robert De Niro?

Don’t get me wrong, I am not about to complain about this choice photograph of Robert De Niro clutching Lil Bub at the Tribeca Film Festival Directors Brunch. However. As an animal lover, I do have my concerns that Bub’s saturation level has passed the point of Internet sensation and entered exploitation territory. Bub is… More »


The Good, The Bad & The Totally Meh At Vanity Fair’s Tribeca Film Fest Party

Last night, the Tribeca Film Festival kicked off with a party hosted by Vanity Fair, and dozens of celebs — including Dakota Fanning and Julia Louis-Dreyfus — turned out. The purpose of the Robert De Niro-founded fest is technically to promote films, but famous folk are really there to schmooze and party. Oh, and wear… More »


What Really Happened That “Weekend At Bernie’s”

So we love anything “Weekend at Bernie’s” related–and this parody from “Saturday Night Live” is no exception. This video shows what would probably really happen if two weird dudes tried to pass off a corpse as a real living person (chaos, mayhem and a lengthy court battle). [BuzzFeed] … More »


“Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis” Does Charlize Theron

It’s hard to say who’s more hilarious in the latest installment of Funny or Die’s “Between Two Ferns”: host Zach Galifianakis or actress Charlize Theron. Bonus points to the Academy Award winner for being so game. They should book De Niro next. [via Morgan Murphy] … More »