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2016 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners include “The Birth of a Nation”

Though many were obviously keeping a close eye on the guild awards over the weekend, something else of note also went down. Yes, the Sundance Film Festival announced their awards for 2016. As a general rule, it helps to take some sort of prize from Sundance if you want to[...]

The most interesting movies playing at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

One of the highlights for me each January is getting to see what emerges from the Sundance Film Festival with awards buzz. I was lucky enough to attend once a few years back and it’s an experience unlike anything else, both in terms of the festival circuit and just life[...]

The Sundance Film Festival announces their first 2016 titles, including Kevin Smith’s “Yoga Hosers”

There’s no place quite like Park City, Utah during the Sundance Film Festival. I’ve been lucky enough to attend and it’s really something to behold. The fest is this bustling adventure in a small mountain town, filled to the brim with independent films of all types. It also takes place[...]

Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel sparkle in “The End of the Tour” Trailer

I’ve only been to the Sundance Film Festival once, but every single year I’m on the lookout for which titles from Park City could make the transition to the Academy Award race late in the year. Sundance this year had a handful of offerings that meet such criteria, but none[...]

Hot Docs Announces 28 Films in Special Presentations Program

Hot Docs is pleased to announce 28 documentary features that will be part of the Special Presentations program at the 2013 Hot Docs Festival, April 25 to May 5. The program will include three world premieres: AJ Schnack’s CAUCUS, a behind-the-scenes look at the Republican candidates of the Iowa caucus; Barry[...]

CBS Films acquired comedy “Toy’s House” at Sundance

CBS Films announced today it has acquired domestic rights to the coming–of–age comedy TOY’S HOUSE. Directed by Jordan Vogt–‘Roberts from a screenplay by Chris Galletta, the movie premiered to rave reviews on Saturday, January 19th at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. TOY’S HOUSE stars Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick[...]

Upstream Color, Narco Cultura, Women at Sundance, and Digi Distribution Tips

Shane Carruth’s pleasantly incomprehensible Dramatic Competition entry Upstream Color—his highly-anticipated follow up to the 2004 Grand Jury Prize winner Primer—delivered yet again and on an even more enigmatic level on Monday. Also featured in our Day Five coverage is Shaul Schwarz’s jarring and disturbing depiction of Mexican drug cartels and[...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt directorial debut with Don Jon’s Addiction

Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes an incredibly strong directorial debut with Don Jon’s Addiction, an outstanding take on romantic comedies. Writing and directing as well as taking the lead role, Gordon-Levitt nails each part of the equation, making for easily my favorite film of the Sundance Film Festival so far. JGL is[...]

Sundance Film Festival: “Fruitvale” Recounts BART Police Shooting, Doremus Premieres “Breathes In” – Day 3

Day Three of the Sundance Film Festival ushered in three highly-anticipated premieres, appearances from Michael B. Jordan and Kaya Scodelario at Cinema Café, and the annual Directors Brunch at Sundance Resort. Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale and Drake Doremus’ Breathe In made their world premieres, while Valentine Road emerged as another important[...]

Reportage from Sundance Film Festival Day One

Lights, Camera, Action! Joey and I have survived our first day at the Sundance Film Festival and lived to tell you about it! In this first episode of The Park City Dispatch, we talk about our press scheduling conundrums, being at a party with celebrities and give you our review[...]
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