Thursday, July 27, 2017

Sundance

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

The Sundance Film Festival is all about the shared experience of the theater, so imagine the surprise of realizing that one of the most moving films at this year's fest most moving films is something that can only be seen inside of an Oculus Rift headset.

"Dear Angelica " is a 12-minute...

Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2016

Director Clay Tweel--whose feature documentary Gleason debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January--has joined Community Films for commercials and branded content.

Gleason focuses on former NFL player...

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

No one shows the landscape of human grief and trauma quite like Kenneth Lonergan.

It sometimes seems like the playwright turned director of both "You Can Count On Me" and "Margaret" knows us better than we know ourselves. His movies look and feel...

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Among the filmmakers, actors and cinephiles at this year's Sundance Film Festival were studio reps and other distributors looking for the next big thing.

The 10-day festival, which wrapped Sunday, showcased movies made outside the Hollywood studio...

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

Focus World, the alternative distribution initiative owned and operated by Focus Features, has acquired U.S. and U.K. rights to Cop Car out of Sundance where the film premiered in the Park City At Midnight section. Cop Car was directed by Jon...

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Epic is not usually a term associated with films coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, which makes director Rodrigo Garcia's imagined story of Jesus's journey through the desert even more striking.

Shot by "Gravity" and "Birdman" cinematographer...

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Sundance breakout "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a quirky, heartfelt story about a pair of high school film lovers who befriend a girl with cancer, won both the U.S. dramatic audience award and the grand jury prize at the 31st Sundance Film Festival awards,...

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Cynthia Nixon's portrayal of a woman and mother dying of cancer in the Sundance drama "James White" hit extremely close to home. The actress saw her own mother die from the disease in the same year she shot the film.

"It's awful to have a parent die...

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez are grief-stricken mothers in "Lila and Eve," which premiered Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival.

Lila Wolcott (Davis) is broken when her 18-year-old son is gunned down in the street — an innocent victim in the...

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Almost two months after the hack heard 'round the world, James Franco is trying and ready to move past "The Interview."

The restless, multi-hyphenate artist has made a noble attempt to refocus his attentions. Franco has three movies playing in Park...