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    Watch: Sundance Documentary 'The Summit' Looks at 'Deadliest Day in Modern Mountain Climbing History'

    Check out this clip for Nick Ryan's documentary "The Summit," premiering at Sundance on January 18. The film chronicles "the deadliest day in modern mountain climbing history," a still-unresolved 2008 expedition in which 18 of 24 climbers reached the summit of K2. In 48 hours time...

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    Filming Hunter S. Thompson's Writing: New Animation and Old Clips

    A decades-long history of mixed visuals represent the Gonzo journalist's exuberant words on film. In honor of Piotr Kabat's fantastic new animation of Hunter S. Thompson's work (posted here and below), we rifle through a few other films attempting to get to the heart of this wild figure.

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    Trailer Watch: Life Is But A Dream - Directed by Beyonce

    Be prepared to bow down everyone. One of my personal queens, Beyonce, has self-directed a documentary about who she is behind the scenes. Stripping away the glamour of the stage, the doc looks at Beyonce--the woman, mother and the trappings of celebrity. It looks fascinating.

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    Watch: Matthew McConaughey Is 'Mud' in New Trailer for Jeff Nichols's Latest (Video)

    At 33, "Mud" writer-director Jeff Nichols was the youngest filmmaker in competition for the Palme d'Or at last year's Cannes Film Festival. The "Take Shelter" filmmaker didn't win the coveted award for his new thriller, but he did find a home for it with Roadside Attr...

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    Trailer Watch: Matthew McConaughey in Jeff Nichols' 'Take Shelter' Follow-up 'Mud'

    Check out the new trailer for "Mud," Jeff Nichols' Sundance-bound follow-up to 2011's sensational "Take Shelter." The film debuted at Cannes to mostly positive reviews, suggesting it is more commercial than "Take Shelter," if not quite as audacious.

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    Michael Shannon Kills in New 'The Iceman' Trailer

    Check out the new trailer for Michael Shannon's "The Iceman," from director Ariel Vromen. In a narrative inspired by true events, Shannon plays a notorious contract killer, Richard Kuklinski, whose life appears to be the American dream, despite the fact he has killed over 100 men for the mob.

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    Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Orson Welles' Noir 'Lady from Shanghai' -- "the weirdest great film ever made"

    Orson Welles Week! continues at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing Welles' "The Lady from Shanghai," drastically recut prior to its 1947 release by Columbia president Harry Cohn. As Dante calls it, "a shell of what might have been a classic."

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    Watch This: New Trailer for Athena Film Festival - February 7-10

    Check out the new trailer for the Athena Film Festival (co-founded by our own Melissa Silverstein), hosted at Barnard College, on February 7-10. The new trailer incorporates clips from the films playing at the festival, an incredible line up that was announced last week.

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    Sundance 2013: Exclusive Clip From Competition Doc 'Blackfish' (Video)

    “Blackfish” tells the story of Tilikum, a performing whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s dual nature, the lives and losses of the tr...

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    Trailer Watch: 2013 Sundance Selection 'Muscle Shoals' Looks at Legendary Alabama Music Town

    Check out this new trailer for Greg Camalier's documentary "Muscle Shoals," set to premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film looks at the legendary Alabama town which, during the 1960s and '70s, boasted a handful of music studios that would forever alter the sound of soul and rock n' rol...

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