Vanity Fair pulled together 29 celebrities while at Sundance Film Festival to perform a dramatic rendition of Justin Bieber's hit "Sorry." The clip was inspired by W Magazine's video of celebrities dramatically reciting Drake's "Hotline Bling." "Is it too late to say I'm sorry that I don't know the song 'I'm...
In 2004, a tiny horror movie called Saw, from an unknown director named James Wan, played at the Sundance Film Festival to good reviews, was picked up by a relatively minor distributor called Lionsgate, and the rest is history. Lionsgate is now a major player. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: JJ Totah, the young star of the Sundance Film Festival dark comedy Other People, has been scooped up by WME post-festival. Totah, who was Glee‘s youngest castmember in that show’s final season, starred alongside Jesse Plemons...Show More Summary
During an interview at the Sundance Film Festival last week, actress and producer Lena Dunham described the media coverage of Hillary Clinton’s candidacy as “gendered and rabidly sexist.” Dunham talked about her frustration with adjectives applied only to women candidates, offering a partial list of words she wished the media would stop using when describing […]
The hype machine singled out some clear, if tragic, winners from the lineup of this year's Sundance Film Festival. For instance, there was Other People, SNL writer Chris Kelly's heartfelt, semi-autobiographical film starring Molly Shannon as a mother with a terminal cancer diagnosis. Show More Summary
Chinese documentary Hooligan Sparrow has been garnering intentional praise after its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in the US. Starring the eponymous Sparrow, aka outspoken women's rights icon Ye Haiyan, the film follows a group of activists as they wage a war against corruption and sexual violence in China. [ more › ]
Kristen Stewart was on hand at the Sundance Film Festival for the premiere of her recent film, an indie drama entitled Certain Women and she took the opportunity to speak about her dreams and goals for her career. She revealed that she’s looking forward to playing a superhero, but that she also has ambitions that... Show More Summary
A trip to the Sundance Film Festival would be nerve-racking for most filmmakers, but John Krasinski had double the concerns going into this year's edition: In addition to producing Kenneth Lonergan's tragic drama Manchester by the Sea, he also starred and directed in The Hollars, a family dramedy about a... More »
Aside from Nate Parker’s enthusiastically received Nat Turner biopic The Birth of a Nation, the narrative dominating last month’s Sundance Film Festival was centered on the overzealous buying sprees of Netflix and Amazon. Each of them...Show More Summary
Animals’ initial two episodes first screened publicly at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which is known for independent cinema, and now, independent TV. The show completely bypassed the development process, and came to Sundance with the first season largely already made. Show More Summary
The San Francisco-based virtual reality content company is about to show off some new animated shorts at the Sundance Film Festival which they hope will signal a new direction in VR entertainment.
Having first seen the light of day online during Amazon's early 2015 pilot season, and then a preview at the just-wrapped Sundance Film Festival, The New Yorker Presents is launching its full 10-episode first run February 16. The result is compelling and entertaining. Show More Summary
Content Media Takes International Sales Rights o Popular Sundance Midnight Selection CARNAGE PARK LOS ANGELES, CA – February 4, 2016 – Following an electrifying world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last week, Mickey Keating’s “Carnage Park”, which won over audiences and genre critics in the Sundance Midnight section, has been acquired by Content Media, who will handle
Quirky action-comedy from the director of the forthcoming Thor: Ragnarok The post Sundance Film Festival: Taika Waititi on The Hunt for the Wilderpeople appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Tim Grierson just got back from a whirlwind movie-viewing spree at the Sundance Film Festival. On episode two, he tells Will Leitch about his favorite and least favorite movies from the event, the big project everyone is talking about (yes, it’s Birth of a Nation), and why two films about the same 1974 tragedy are coming out this year. Show More Summary
Owen Suskind's life has been turned into the documentary "Life, Animated," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Today we spend the hour with a young man with autism who learned to interact with the world in an unusual way. Owen Suskind was diagnosed with regressive autism when he was three years old. Show More Summary
John Legend, executive producer of "Southside With You," is interviewed at the premiere of the film at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) After winning several Grammys and an Academy Award, what does one do? Well, if you’re talented [...]
"Why don't we have more of a riotous disposition toward injustice?" I had a good feeling about this before the festival even started. At the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, The Birth of a Nation won both the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize, and was picked up by Fox Searchlight in a record-breaking sale. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Royalty Hightower, the 10-year-old who made her feature film debut as a young boxer who decides to join a dance team in the Sundance Film Festival pic The Fits, has signed with Paradigm in a competitive situation. Hightower...Show More Summary
At the Sundance Film Festival, as the lights go down and the projector comes on, you truly don't know what you're going to get. In part, this is because Sundance premieres most of its films before the studios have bought them and waged multi-million-dollar ad campaigns that tell you every... More »