Articles tagged sundance

Questions Reign in ‘Top of the Lake’

Writer-director Jane Campion brings her passion for moral complexity to the small screen with Top of the Lake, Sundance Channel's newest original series.

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Two Days in Sundance: ‘Ai Weiwei’, ‘For Ellen’, ‘Middle of Nowhere’

Unfortunately, the two days didn’t provide enough time to see everything, but that’s what the rest of the year is for.

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Slamdance 2012 Announces Winners

Slamdance Film Festival, begun in 1995, has become a yearly event, taking place, “coincidentally”, at the exact same time as Sundance, in scenic Park City, Utah.

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Sundance 2012: ‘For Ellen’ director So Yong Kim takes on family troubles

PARK CITY, Utah — Have breakfast with writer-director So Yong Kim, tell her how remarkable her new film is, and you’ll see her put her

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26 Jan 2012 // 6:35 AM

Sundance 2012: Comedies showcase women behaving badly

PARK CITY, Utah — Dramas at the Sundance Film Festival for a long time came in two shades — dark and darker. At this year’s gathering,

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25 Jan 2012 // 11:35 AM

Sundance Film Festival is a lavish scene for on-screen struggles

PARK CITY, Utah — Step inside any theater at the Sundance Film Festival this week and you’ll find directors unspooling tales of economic despair, food

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Sundance 2012: Ben Lewin has a witty, sexually charged film to screen in ‘The Surrogate’

PARK CITY, Utah — The Sundance Film Festival is famous for discovering fresh talent: Steven Soderbergh, Quentin Tarantino and Carey Mulligan among them. But one of

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24 Jan 2012 // 7:35 AM

Sundance 2012: Spike Lee film polarizes Sundance festival

PARK CITY, Utah — Spike Lee prompted a squall of controversy at the Sundance Film Festival when he accused the Hollywood studios of “know(ing) nothing

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20 Jan 2012 // 4:30 AM

Sundance 2012: Some films to watch at Sundance

LOS ANGELES — Sundance endures. Unlike the snows that routinely smother the mountain town of Park City, Utah, and then melt away, unlike the minor celebrities

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Sundance 2012: Film buyers have many choices at Sundance Festival

LOS ANGELES — By the time the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival wraps up each January, most film buyers already have started packing their

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Sundance 2012: Sundance Film Festival promises an eclectic slate in January

LOS ANGELES — Actor Mark Webber has visited the Sundance Film Festival several times — his movies “Good Dick,” “The Good Life” and “Weapons” traveled there previously —

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The Many Faces of Rutger Hauer

Hauer’s entire career is characterized by elusiveness; it is impossible to pinpoint him on genre, type of character, or the scale or format of the productions he stars in, and this is what makes his oeuvre so exciting. Also in 2011.

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20 Jan 2011 // 9:04 AM

Sundance Film Festival: a critic’s preview

PARK CITY, Utah — Park City may be an out of the way place in a not ordinarily glamorous state, but for 10 days in January, all

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Sundance Preview: ‘The Freebie’ (video)

For those of us who can’t make it to Utah this year, don’t feel bad: you can still experience a lot of the

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LOS ANGELES — Few things are more prickly and complicated than the relationships between sons and fathers. Just ask Michael Douglas, who spent many troubled years

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1 Feb 2008 // 8:00 AM

Sundance Film Festival gets mixed reviews

PARK CITY, Utah - The 2008 Sundance Film Festival has been put to bed (was that “Taps” we heard down around the Starbucks?), but its echoes

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28 Jan 2008 // 1:17 AM

True story: Documentaries rule at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah—I don’t think it’s any accident that the films embraced by audiences at this year’s Sundance Film Festival weren’

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25 Jan 2008 // 4:58 AM

Live from Sundance: Regrets, I have a few ...

PARK CITY, Utah—An old-timer, by which I mean someone five years older than me, was telling me the other day how the Sundance Film

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Out of the celebrity glare, finding the festival’s true purpose: movies

PARK CITY, Utah—There is a Sundance Film Festival that is formed in our minds by journalists who seem to write the same story every

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Directors hope to revisit past Sundance Film Festival glory

Getting a movie into Sundance is not unlike making the hurdle into a prestigious school or high-profile street gang: once in, it’s almost as

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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