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    Watch: Every Cliché Of Sundance Movies Compiled In One Trailer

    If you've been within a hundred miles of our site lately, you might just have noticed that Sundance is on: the good, the bad and the indie have been living it up in Utah (as far as is possible, given, well, Utah), and occasionally seeing a movie or two as well.

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    Sundance Review: Terrific & Remarkable ‘Listen Up Philip’ Starring Jason Schwartzman & Elisabeth Moss

    Even the simplest melody can sound marvelous when played by a virtuoso, and in cinema, it’s amazing what well-trained, naturally gifted professional actors can do to with even basic material. Just look at the gigantic gulf between early Joe Swanberg movies featuring unrehearsed amateurs and his more...

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    Sundance Institute Announces Short Film Challenge, Invites Storytellers To Put Human Face On Poverty

    Sundance Institute Announces Short Film Challenge, Invites Storytellers To Put Human Face On Poverty

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    How I Shot That: Going Hand-Held in Sundance Drama 'Low Down'

    Cinematographer Christopher Blauvelt's latest project is "Low Down," directed by Jeff Preiss and screening at Sundance 2014.

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Geetu Mohandas

    "The undercurrent of the narrative is very political. It talks about the plight of the migrant labourers and displacement. It talks about a sense of futility and anger against the system. The poor labourers are a mere statistic in India when a calamity or tragedy occurs, and these nameless people we...

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    Sundance Review: Roger Ebert Doc 'Life Itself' A Profoundly Moving Story About One Of Cinema’s Greatest Superheroes

    Without question, Roger Ebert is the most recognizable figure in American film criticism, possibly even international criticism, and deservingly so. Ebert helped curious minds alive today better understand movies and what they were trying to say, moving past the obvious and always finding something ...

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    Sundance Institute and Women In Film Los Angeles Study Continues to Examine Barriers & Opportunities for Women Filmmakers

    New research shows Sundance Institute lab projects helmed by women succeed at just shy of equal rates as male-helmed projects in production and top festival exhibition. Collaborative initiative now includes deepened mentorship program, financing intensives, expanded network of allied organizations a...

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    Sundance Deals: Fox Searchlight Takes Sloan Prize Winner 'I, Origins,' A24 Nabs 'Obvious Child' UPDATED

    Acquisitions continue up in Park City, as Fox Searchlight has snapped up worldwide rights to Mike Cahill's ("Another Earth") existentialist sci-fi premiere "I,Origins," starring Brit Marling, Michael Pitt, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Steven Yuen and Archie Punjabi. Meanwhile, A24 has taken North American...

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    Sundance Review: Devastating Doc 'The Overnighters' A Humane Look At Compassion & The American Dream

    The latest documentary from filmmaker Jesse Moss, “The Overnighters” contains, much, much more than meets the eye. It’s a film that seems to be about one serious issue—the overflow of men looking for work in oil-rich North Dakota—but is actually about morality, consequence, and the choices we make. ...

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    Sundance Review: 'Battered Bastards Of Baseball' Tells The Story Of Kurt Russell's Father's Raucous Adventures On The Field

    One of the fine traditions in American film is the great sports story, and the doc “The Battered Bastards of Baseball” is located right at the place where Hollywood slides into home plate, combining the two worlds in a real-life tale that is almost too good to be true. ‘Battered Bastards’ tells the ...

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