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The Best and Worst Documentaries of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

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Falling as close as it does on the calendar to Sundance and SXSW, the Tribeca Film Festival — which ended yesterday — doesn’t always get the first picks and highest-profile of narrative movies. But for years now, those who attend and cover the fest have watched it quietly become one of the best showcases around for documentary film, and this year’s 14th annual installment was no exception. Your film editor took in 21 of the nonfiction entries, and there’s barely a dud in the bunch; here’s a brief overview of what to keep an eye out for.
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Roseanne Barr on Democracy, Weed, and Her ‘Roseanne for President’ Documentary

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In retrospect, perhaps the surprising thing isn’t that Roseanne Barr ran for president — it’s that it wasn’t a bigger deal. After all, if you told anyone back in 1990 or so that Roseanne was gonna run for president, they’d probably lose their minds, as you would if Amy Schumer or Louis C.K. decided to run today. That’s how big she was; her eponymous sitcom was the number one show on television, she was splashed across magazine covers, and she was one of the biggest stand-up acts in the country. And yet, in 2012, she lost the Green Party nomination to Dr. Jill Stein. Who? Exactly.
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The 30 Harshest Comedian-on-Comedian Insults in History

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Continuing our beloved series, Flavorwire looks into the rivalries, feuds, frenmities, and good-natured(ish) ribbing of an industry filled with the fragile egos, big personalities, and sharp wits that make for excellent insults: comedy. From Comedy Central roasts to Jay ‘n’ Conan to Twitter spats, there’s no shortage of verbal spats out there, but here’s a selection of the very best. Spoiler: there’s little love lost between Chevy Chase and, well, everyone else.
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10 Celebrities We Wish Would Quit Twitter

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Former married couple Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold recently destroyed each other on Twitter over, well, divorced couple stuff. Barr was not happy after Arnold tweeted about giving his old wedding videos to Goodwill, and the resulting feud was not just biting (“I’ve got old wedding videos from several women. Why you think it’s all about YOU? Good lord I feel sorry for Monsanto with you on their asses”), but pretty depressing. It was like listening to your parents fight, and hearing it all through social media made it that much worse. Both of them could probably use a break from Twitter, as well as the following ten celebrities.
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