Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Sundance Film Festival, Nominations, Winners, Reviews

  • The Playlist
    16 comments
    tweet
    0

    Sundance: Guantanamo Bay Drama 'Camp X-Ray' May Not Always Work, But Kristen Stewart Shines In First Reviews

    While we've got a few people currently on the ground at the Sundance, the festival's crammed scheduling still means that there are just some movies we aren't going to get to. And try as we might, we just couldn't make a screening of "Camp X-Ray" starring Kristen Stewart fit onto our calendar.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    Sundance Review: ‘The Voices’ Starring Ryan Reynolds Wrings Dark Comedy From Candy-Colored Carnage

    The fourth film from director Marjane Satrapi ("Persepolis," "Chicken with Plums"), "The Voices" navigates the line between the gruesome and the goofy with a step as nimble as a tight-rope walker going over a sea of broken glass. It’s an extraordinarily warm and funny movie about a likable schizophr...

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Roger Ebert documentary 'Life Itself' Premieres to Laughter and Tears

    Steve James' documentary was followed by a Q&A that served as a miniature seminar on Ebert's life and work.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    10 comments
    tweet
    0

    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...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    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...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    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.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    12 comments
    tweet
    0

    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...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    12 comments
    tweet
    0

    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...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    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...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    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."

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • WeTV Will Present the First Ever Black ...Shadow and Act
  • 'American Sniper' Once Again Dominates ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Screen Talk Goes Live at the Sundance ...Thompson on Hollywood