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Lynn Shelton

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    Sundance 2013: Robert Redford Says There Are Too Many Film Festivals

    Robert Redford has remained the most resilient symbol of the Sundance Film Festival since its inception. To some degree, the movies come second: Even the breakout hits, like last year's "Beasts of the Southern Wild," take on new identities once they move beyond the festival environment. While Sundan...

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    Heroines of Cinema: An A-Z of Women in Film in 2012

    Given the difficulty in characterising a single year in film, even through a specific prism such as gender, I have opted for the catalogue format of an A-Z review.

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    The Best Films of 2012

    My top three films of 2012 were easy to name, if not to order. Each is amazing, each wildly different from the other two, but they form a trio of incomparable experiences. There’s a deep dropoff from those three to the others, all fantastic --  though more flawed. I didn’t reac...

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    Sundance Curiosities: 5 Observations on the 2013 Lineup, From the Mysteries of NEXT <=> to the New Provocateurs

    Every year, the Sundance Film Festival involves a potent mixture of cinematic curiosities. In a new weekly feature, Indiewire digs into five aspects of the upcoming 2013 program, from the mysteries of NEXT <=> to new provocations and head-scratching juxtapositions.

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    Breakdown of Women Nominees for 2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards

    The nominees for the 22nd Annual Independent Filmmaker Project’s Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced today. A total of 26 Films were nominated in six categories. Actress Marion Cotillard will be honored with a career tribute.  And for the second year in a row, the IFP will prese...

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    Are Women Directors Entering a Golden Age? Studio 360 Talks to Shelton, Polley

    Are we entering a golden age for women directors in Hollywood? I've been trying to figure out the troubled relationship between women and the film business for decades, so I unloaded for Studio 360's Kurt Andersen, who also talked with Sarah Polley and Lynn Shelton, about how the industry favors ind...

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    Guest Post: Take This Waltz and Female-Centric Love Triangles

    On the heels of Lynn Shelton's Your Sister's Sister comes another indie dramedy about a love triangle, writer-director Sarah Polley's Take This Waltz. Waltz is Polley's follow-up to her universally acclaimed debut, Away With Her, and stars Michelle Williams as Mar...

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    'Your Sister's Sister': Emily Blunt, Mark Duplass In The Week's Best New Film

    Since I saw Your Sister’s Sister at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Lynn Sheldon’s lovely, witty romantic comedy about a totally unlikely love triangle -- try this: a girl and her dead ex-boyfriend’s brother and her lesbian sister – has only come to seem more i...

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    Your Sister’s Sister—movie review

    If you appreciate small-scale films that favor character development over plot, you’re the target demographic for this likable—and, speaking honestly, forgettable—three-character piece from filmmaker Lynn Shelton (Humpday) and three talented actors, Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, and the man of the ...

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