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2011 Sundance Film Festival lineup to world premiere 92 films

HollywoodNews.com: The 2011 Sundance Film Festival has just announced its lineup for January. John Cooper, director of Sundance Film Festival, said, “With more than 10,000 films submitted this year, we have had to make some very tough choices. Yet in the end, I’m excited about the way the program has[...]

Kristen Stewart’s family sometimes asks her to go mainstream

HollywoodNews.com: Kristen Stewart is in one of the most popular films, ‘Twilight,’ but she tends to do a lot of independent movie work which doesn’t always sit well with her family. Stewart admits that her family sometimes asks why she does so many indie films for the Sundance Festival, states Musicrooms.net.[...]

Mark Ruffalo’s “Sympathy for Delicious” acquired by Maya Entertainment

HollywoodNews.com: Maya Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to “Sympathy for Delicious,” the feature film directorial debut from Mark Ruffalo, to be released theatrically in Spring 2011. The seven-figure deal positions the film as a key project in Maya’s first quarter 2011 theatrical release strategy. Written by Christopher Thornton, who also[...]

Kristen Stewart’s ‘Welcome to the Rileys’ releases trailer

HollywoodNews.com: “Welcome to the Rileys” stars Kristen Stewart, James Gandolfini, and Melissa Leo in a heart-wrenching story about a damaged man who seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman. The film has already gotten some buzz at the Sundance Film Festival, and now the film has just released the[...]

Jonah Hill’s ‘Cyrus’ releases new photos

HollywoodNews.com: “Cyrus” starring John C. Reilly, Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei, and Catherine Keener has just released new photos from the film. With John’s social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcee finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to[...]

Joan Rivers, “A Piece of Work,” Unleashed

Hollywoodnews.com: Scott Feinberg chats with legendary comic Joan Rivers about “A Piece of Work,” the acclaimed new doc about her life, as well as Conan v. Jay, Betty White, Oscar-hosting, and more! This morning, I had the pleasure of chatting with the legendary comedienne Joan Rivers about her life, work, eccentricities,[...]

Sony Pictures picks up Sundance favorite “Animal Kingdom”

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the U.S. and Latin America rights to the Sundance Film Festival favorite “Animal Kingdom.” The film is an Australian crime drama that stars Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, and Guy Pearce. First time director David Michod took home the 2010 Sundance World Cinema Jury Prize[...]

Magnolia Pictures acquires Sundance film “Countdown to Zero”

Indiewire has reported that Magnolia Pictures has acquired the North American theatrical rights from Participant Media to “Countdown to Zero,” which recently just made an appearance at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The documentary, by Lucy Walker, follows the global nuclear arms crisis and features statesmen President Jimmy Carter, Mikhail[...]

Is Indie’s Weakness Exposed At Sundance?

By TheWrap.com Published: January 31, 2010 According to TheWrap.com “with no Sundance breakout, indie’s weakness is exposed.” “With nothing close to a breakout favorite like last year’s unconventional hit, ‘Precious,’ this year’s Sundance Film Festival laid bare an independent film landscape more fragmented and confused than ever. Plenty of films sold, but none[...]

Fog of War Editor Karen Schmeer killed in NYC

BY STAFF Accalimed editor Karen Schmeer, who was known for editing for many years with Errol Morris, died last night in New York City. Indiewire reports that she was hit by a car fleeing the scene of a burglary in Manhattan. She won an award at last year’s Sundance for her[...]