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BY SCOTT STIFFLER Like the morons who ignore a zoo’s warning sign not to tease the animals — then end up regretting it when a tiger jumps the moat and mauls them good and plenty — those who wake the dead for fun and profit should see their own destruction coming a mile away. So […]

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BY John Bayles This year’s Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair will have an new, added political component, spurred on by the recent population boom in Lower Manhattan. But like the film festival itself, the event will be geared to all audiences, at least politically speaking. Julie Menin, chair of Community Board 1, came up with […]

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To order tickets: www.tribecafilm.com, or call 646-502-5296. The Presale Ticket Outlets are: Venues #1, 2 and 5. 1 Clearview Cinemas Chelsea (CCC), 260 W. 23rd St. (btw. 7th & 8th Aves.) 2 AMC Loews Village 7 (AV7), 66 Third Ave. (at 11th St.). 3 SVA Theater (SVA), 333 W. 23rd St. (btw. 8th & 9th […]

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By JERRY TALLMER Oh what a beautiful child. Too beautiful. A beautiful child atop a beautiful horse, except that the head of the child was too large for her body, and the face of the child was that of a beautiful grown young woman twice or more that child’s actual age, which at the time […]

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To order tickets: www.tribecafilm.com, or call 646-502-5296. The Presale Ticket Outlets are: Venues #1, 2 and 5. 1 Clearview Cinemas Chelsea (CCC), at 260 W. 23rd St. (btw. 7th & 8th Aves.)   2 AMC Loews Village 7 (AV7), at 66 Third Ave. (at 11th St.).   3 SVA Theater (SVA), 333 W. 23rd St. […]

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With 93 features to choose from, common themes emerge COMPILED BY SCOTT STIFFLER First impressions and early image-making efforts tend to stick long after the sizzle has worn off the branding iron. Say “Sundance” and indie grit comes to mind. “Cannes” conjures Riviera glam and that internationally recognized Palme d’Or jury prize logo plastered on […]

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BY Terese Loeb Kreuzer Sonia Reich will be 80 years old on April 1. She lives in a nursing home in Northbrook, Ill., where she says that she is wearing a Star of David and that the doctors and nurses are trying to poison her. She refuses to sleep in a bed. She spends her […]

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BY GARY M. KRAMER “Uncle Boonmee” director recalls past, plans future Gay Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Cannes award-winning film “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” concerns a dying man who is comforted by family and friends. As the film unfolds in six chapters, Boonmee (Thanapat Saisaymar) recalls his various incarnations — as animals, […]

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By David A. Garfinkel After years of medical testing and counseling, women can finally rejoice: Lack of consistent orgasms during sex is normal, not a disease. That may not be the best news, since 70 percent of ladies can’t reach the finish line from sex alone. But Liz Canner’s first feature documentary, “Orgasm Inc.,” exposes […]

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BY Ed Koch “For Colored Girls” (+) The film is based on the 1970’s Broadway play, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf.” Tyler Perry, who wrote and directed the movie, added a few more characters to the cast. The picture sets forth the burdens of a number of black women […]

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