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Sundance Film Festival, Nominations, Winners, Reviews

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    Sundance Review: Phony And Forgettable 'Infinitely Polar Bear' Starring Mark Ruffalo & Zoe Saldana

    With its based-on-the-director’s-life pedigree and stars Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana, "Infinitely Polar Bear"—horrible title aside—sounds like many Sundance films past and present: a family struggles with mental illness, trying to keep one person whole while also keeping—or failing to keep—the fami...

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    Sundance Review: ‘Young Ones’ Starring Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning & More

    In the not so distant future, a catastrophic drought has ravaged the United States turning it into an arid dystopian wasteland. While citizens have migrated away from the most heavily affected and devastated areas, some of the more hard-bitten and prideful survivors have refused to leave their lands...

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    Sundance Women Producers: Meet Mynette Louie

    "Keeping up with the changing distribution landscape is exhausting! It feels like between the time a film of mine gets greenlit to the time it premieres, distribution has morphed and the players have changed.

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    Sundance Review: Zach Braff's Kickstarter-Funded 'Wish I Was Here'

    In the ten years since its release, Zach Braff’s debut “Garden State” has gone from Sundance darling to sleeper hit to pop culture pariah. The film still has its fans but the opposition seems to have grown louder, as every stylistic tic and soundtrack-cue has become a subject of easy derision. Betwe...

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    Sundance Review: Belle & Sebastian Frontman Stuart Murdoch's Musical ‘God Help The Girl’

    The apogee of cinema that experienced filmmakers have either struggled to make (Steven Soderbergh, Danny Boyle) or tripped over on their first and only attempt (Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese), the musical has long been a holy grail quest of ambitious filmmaking. Beguiling for its challenging...

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    Sundance Review: ‘To Be Takei’ Is A Fun, Fizzy Look At The Noted ‘Star Trek’ Star And Humanitarian

    Anyone who follows George Takei on Facebook, has tuned in to his frequent appearances on “The Howard Stern Show,” or marveled at one of his amazing Amazon reviews (seriously, look them up), knows that the former “Star Trek” actor lives life with an unprecedented amount of zippy good humor, especiall...

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Martha Stephens

    "Make the movies you want to make, not the movies you're expected to make just because you're female."

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    Sundance WATCH: First Clip from 'The One I Love,' Starring Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass

    Check out this first clip from Charlie McDowell's Sundance premiere entry "The One I Love," starring Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass as a married couple on the brink of separation who, urged by their therapist, head to a vacation house for a weekend getaway. In the scene below, the two discuss a fig...

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia

    "I went on this journey as a person who depends greatly on the Internet and technology as a big part of my life. Technology defiantly changed the way we communicate, but where is the line and are we crossing it? Is it a disease? Why does China choose to approach these issues with such severity?"

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    Sundance Review: 'Appropriate Behavior' Is A Funny, Irreverent, & Unique Take On The New York Rom-Com

    The feature debut of Desiree Akhavan, “Appropriate Behavior,” opens with the writer/director/star casually carrying a strap-on dildo down a Brooklyn street. Therein lies both the irony that makes the title so humorous and the thesis statement of her film: Akhavan is going to take her sexuality and w...

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