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    Sundance Review Roundup: 'Blue Caprice' an Eerie Thriller Exploring the 2002 Beltway Snipers

    Critics are raving about Sundance NEXT section entry "Blue Caprice," directed by Alexandre Moors and based on the 2002 sniper attacks in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The film is an "eerie, disquieting, veritie-style exploration" of the killers' psychologies, while refusing any easy thrill...

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    Sundance Review Roundup: Documentary 'After Tiller' a Sensitive Look at Third-Trimester Abortion

    Critics generally agree that Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's documentary "After Tiller" is an intelligent, nuanced and sensitive portrait of the last four remaining doctors in the U.S. who perform third-trimester abortions. Roundup below.

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    Sundance Review Roundup: Tame 'Lovelace' Goes Down Too Smooth

    "Lovelace," Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's portrait of the personal life of "Deep Throat" porn star Linda Lovelace (Amanda Seyfried), isn't impressing the critics. While the occasional review finds Seyfried and co-star Peter Sarsgaard's performances to be engaging, most deem the actors' talents ...

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    On the Eve of Sundance 2013, The Best and Worst Reviewed Films of Sundance 2012

    Find out which of last year's Sundance movies became critical darlings as we prepare to greet the Sundance Class of 2013.

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    New Sleepytime Artwork for Mike Birbiglia's Sundance Winner 'Sleepwalk With Me'

    Check out the new artwork for Mike Birbiglia's Sundance NEXT winner "Sleepwalk With Me," which translates the comedian's successful 2008 standup routine into a film about a longterm couple who, like a shark, must either keep swimming or die...

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    The Best Films Of The 2012 Sundance Film Festival (Our Complete Coverage)

    The swag bags have been claimed, the drunken dealmaking is done, and Park City returns to being a sleepy ski resort as the Sundance Film Festival ended over the weekend. As always, it was a whirlwind, and for anyone who may have doubted the health of the film industry, the number of films getting bu...

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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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