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Sundance 2012 Films

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    Sundance Reviews: 'The Debutante Hunters,' Neil Young, and 'We’re Not Broke'

    It may go down as one of the oddest double-bills in Sundance history. Prior to the premiere of Karin Hayes’ and Victoria Bruce’s earnest and timely documentary about the broken corporate tax system in the U.S., “We’re Not Broke,” Sundance programmers chose to show a short subject documentary entitle...

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    Sundance News: Participant Media and AFFRM Acquire 'Middle of Nowhere'

    Participant Media and AFFRM have acquired US rights to Ana DuVernay's "Middle of Nowhere." The director's sophomore film is an understated emotional drama chronicling a woman's separation from her incarcerated husband.

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    Sundance Review: Disappointing 'Robot And Frank' Is High Concept Sci-Fi That's Low On Ideas

    In recent years Sundance has been hit with a handful of smart science fiction films tackling large themes within an extremely limited scope. From the $7000 “Primer” to the $5 million “Moon,” their respective filmmakers managed to put forth some interesting ideas without ...

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    Sundance News: Entertainment One Acquires Psychological Thriller 'Wish You Were Here'

    Entertainment One has purchased North American rights to the Australian Sundance opener "Wish You Were Here." Directed by Kieran Darcy-Smith, the mystery thriller stars Joel Edgerton ("Warrior" and Baz Luhrmann's upcoming "The Great Gatsby"). The movie will most lik...

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    Sundance Reviews: Lean Mean 'Bachelorette' Shocks Festival, Too Hard or Too Soft?

    Sundance comedy "Bachelorette" boasts an all-star girl comedy-pack: Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan, and Isla Fisher. They play a hard-drinking and drugging trio who are horrified that their pudgiest gal pal (Aussie comedienne Rebel Wilson) is the first of their high school gang to get married.

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    Sundance Deal Update: 'Simon Killer,' 'Chasing Ice,' 'The Pact'

    With many of the biggest buyers heading home with depleted wallets, smaller deals are playing out. IFC Films is in final talks to acquire "Simon Killer," a psychological drama; this is IFC's second acquisition after writer-director-actor Josh Radnor's "Liberal Arts."

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    Sundance Deal: The Story Behind 'Arbitrage' and Its Sale to Lionsgate/Roadside

    Park City, Utah...Marking their first acquisition of the Sundance Film Festival, Lionsgate and Roadside acquired U.S. distribution rights for about $2 million to Nicholas Jarecki's "Arbitrage," starring Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth and Brit Marling. There had been some specul...

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    Trailer/Video: "Filly Brown" LA Street Poet/Hip Hop Prodigy Chases Her Dream (Sundance '12)

    The urban Hip Hop drama Filly Brown premiered this year at the still ongoing Sundace Film Festival and has been received with fairly warm reviews, especially for the star turn of its relatively unknown lead Gina Rodriguez (Our Family Wedding), a performance that THR calls "magnetic" a...

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    Sundance 2012: A Complete Guide to All the Films

    This is Indiewire's frequently updated guide to all the films playing in this year's edition of the Sundance Film Festival. Keep checking back to the guide for links to reviews, interviews and Criticwire grades. More: Latest Reviews | Latest Interviews | Complete Coverage

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    Sundance Reviews: Sony Pictures Classics Pick-Up 'Celeste & Jesse Forever'

    Sony Picture Classics has acquired all North American, Latin American, and Eastern European rights to Sundance Premiere title "Celeste & Jesse Forever."

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