The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival – Day One
It was a good and appreciative crowd on Thursday, 21 April. The previous night, which opened the 10th Tribeca Film Festival, had seen the usual throngs over at the gala premiere of the new Cameron Crowe documentary on Elton John and Leon Russell, The Union. It was a strange choice for the Festival’s first film, being neither New York-identified nor attention-grabbing, but then Tribeca has had problems like this nearly from its start…
I’ll be posting more coverage of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival next week. My review of one of the first night’s films, Tsui Hark’s gonzo chopsocky mystery flick Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is at PopMatters.