The 12th Tribeca Film Festival, which opens Wednesday and continues through April 28, may not be the biggest edition ever mounted. Yet it’s still enormous enough to be overwhelming, with 89 feature films, 60 shorts and five interactive projects from 37 countries.
“The Croods,” the first major animation film of the year, opened as No. 1 in U.S. and Canadian theaters, with $43.6 million in sales for DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. and its distributor, Twentieth Century Fox.
Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Julie Henderson -- girlfriend of financier Alejandro Santo Domingo -- attended the premiere of “Friends with Benefits” last night along with the Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Joyce DeWitt of “Three’s Company” fame and snowboarder Shaun White.
A train spewing money hurtles along a track, in a scene set to a soaring operatic score. A cliff is revealed. Just before the locomotive plummets, the screen goes black and text appears: “Forward? Don’t let Obama’s failed policies go forward. Vote for Mitt Romney for president”