Articles tagged sundance

1 Feb 2016 // 10:36 AM

Hollywood’s Racial Issues Mold Conversation at Sundance

“We’re pretty proud of how we show diversity in the festival,” said Robert Redford, who began the showcase in 1985 to give a voice to independent filmmakers.

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28 Jan 2016 // 11:27 AM

Sundance 2016 Gets First Crack at Literary Hoax

With vast access to Laura Albert’s copious archives and thoughtful on-camera remembrances, Jeff Feuerzeig Feuerzeig constructs a tightly woven and almost unbelievable yarn.

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26 Jan 2016 // 11:48 AM

Six Must-See Films Scheduled to Screen at Sundance

Here are the six films you should brave the elements for in Park City this week.

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Sundance 2016: Kelly Reichardt and James Schamus Show Their Talent to Adapt

In talking to both Schamus and Reichardt about the challenges, difficulties and satisfactions of adaptation, it was striking that their experiences were both similar and disparate.

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Sundance 2016: Director of ESPN’s ‘O.J.: Made in America’ Finds New Ground on Simpson

Although it features a very compelling figure, the most fascinating character in O.J.: Made in America isn’t the former football star; it’s us.

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Sundance 2016: A Film Festival Tackles Gun Violence, From Many Angles

When the Sundance Film Festival begins Thursday, it will do so with a rare accumulation of movies about the subject of gun safety.

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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 // 7:35 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 // 12:35 PM

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 // 8:35 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 // 5:30 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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21 Apr 2011 // 10:35 AM

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 // 10:04 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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