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Sundance Film Festival, Nominations, Winners, Reviews

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    How'd They Shoot That? Here's the Cameras Used By the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers

    We asked this year's crop of Sundance filmmakers and cinematographers what cameras they shot on and here are their responses.

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    Women Win Nearly a Third of Sundance Awards

    Women directors, editors, cinematographers, and musicians received a third of the nearly thirty awards doled out by the film festival. Among them were Australian filmmaker Sophie Hyde, who directed "52 Tuesdays," a coming-of-age story about a teenage girl who adjusts to her mother's transition int...

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  • The Playlist
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    The Best Films Of The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

    The film writing community is still catching up on sleep, getting over festival flu and showering off the stink of their blogger condos, but there's no escaping it: the Sundance Film Festival is over for another year. For over thirty years, the festival has provided a welcome opportunity to shake of...

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    Profiles in Criticism: Anne Thompson

    Thompson on Hollywood's namesake explains why aspiring undergrad film writers should focus on anything but movies.

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    Should the New York Times Review Every New York Film Booking?

    Before Sundance got started, The New York Times' Manohla Dargis raised a red flag about the issue of too many films flooding the marketplace. While her suggestion that fewer distributors should acquire films was the wrong answer to the right question, the subject became the hot topic of the festival...

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    Interview: Talking To The Epic Team Behind Sundance Award Winning Doc 'The Case Against 8'

    Ben Cotner and Ryan White deservedly won the doc directing prize at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival this past weekend for their film "The Case Against 8." Shot over five years, the film offers an incredible inside look at the legal battle behind overturning Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marri...

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    Sundance: Talking To The Epic Team Behind Award Winning LGBT Rights Doc 'The Case Against 8'

    Ben Cotner and Ryan White deservedly won the doc directing prize at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival this past weekend for their film "The Case Against 8." Shot over five years, the film offers an incredible inside look at the legal battle behind overturning Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marri...

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  • The Playlist
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    Sundance Review: Dark Dramedy 'The Skeleton Twins' Starring Kristen Wiig & Bill Hader

    For whatever reason, comedians have never gotten the same respect as their dramatic counterparts — that is, until they take on more serious material. The road to respect is littered with actors making the transition from comedy to drama (think Steve Carell in "Little Miss Sunshine" or Bill Murray in...

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    'Boyhood,' 'Life Itself,' 'Dear White People' Top Indiewire's Sundance Critics Poll

    Richard Linklater's 12-years-in-the-making 'Boyhood' emerged as the overall champ, with three category-topping finishes.

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    Criticwire Survey: Linklater's Best and Worst

    The raves of Richard Linklater's decade-plus-spanning 'Boyhood' prompt critics to muse on the high- and lowlights of the director's career.

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