The 31st Sundance Film Festival won't be handing out its Awards until January 31 but tonight the 21st Slamdance Film Festival gave out its trophies in the Audience, Jury, and Sponsored Categories. With a film by a former member of The Fugees among the winners, the ceremony was at the Treasure Mountain Inn on Main Street in Park City. Show More Summary
The Oscar-winning filmmaker and star opened up about the future of cinema (and the world) in conversation with George Lucas at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
"I really have no interest in science fiction at all," said Star Wars creator George Lucas today at the Sundance Film Festival. Needless to say, the almost incredulous line got a big laugh coming from the man who is credited with bringing...Show More Summary
You don't need a multi-million dollar budget to make a hit movie. That's the lesson from "Tangerine," a film at this year's Sundance Film Festival shot entirely with an iPhone 5S. The movie follows Sin-Dee, a transgender prostitute who...Show More Summary
The last of the Sundance Film Festival’s Power of Story panel events features a sit-down with fest founder Robert Redford and George Lucas to chat about the spirit of independence in America cinema. With just three days to go in this year’s SFF, today’s panel is the Star Wars creator’s first appearance at the annual Park City gathering in its 31 years. Check out the panel live…
PARK CITY, Utah — Amazon Studios won’t be coming out of its first Sundance Film Festival with a sexy indie title to get the ball rolling on Amazon Original Movies. But they tried — and helped drive up the price on at least one — with...Show More Summary
In-flight entertainment just got futuristic (for first class). From Wall Street to the Sundance Film Festival, virtual reality seems to be everywhere these days—and now there's application to add to that list. Read Full Story
You may note this column does not begin with a Park City, Utah, dateline. While the annual Sundance Film Festival wraps this weekend in Park City, I am here in Chicago, and it's a peculiar thing watching the latest film by a Chicago writer-director here, via Vimeo link, the same week the film's...
Among the impressive movies screened: "The End of the Tour,"
This week was my first-time to Sundance Film Festival and I was not even a paying participant since I showed up without any movie tickets or Festival Pass. My interest was more about other happenings around Park City besides the films. Show More Summary
Tangerine, a film that was shot in its entirety on an iPhone, has wowed audiences at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to such an extent that it has now been purchased by Magnolia Pictures. According to Variety, the studio bought the world distribution rights to Tangerine on Tuesday morning. Show More Summary
Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. One of the very best casts at this year’s Sundance Film Festival belongs to Don Verdean, the new movie from the creators of Napoleon Dynamite (husband-and-wife team...Show More Summary
A feature documentary entitled, "In Football We Trust," had its debut at the Sundance Film Festival.
Courtney Love has made a disturbing, albeit not altogether shocking, admission: She took drugs while pregnant with her daughter. In the documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival this month)...Show More Summary
Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. In the upcoming movie White God, which won the Un Certain Regard award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, canine actor Bodie plays Hagen, a mutt that—after he is separated from his owner—leads an uprising of hundreds of dogs against the men who mistreat and abuse them. Show More Summary
Alexander Skarsgard walks back to his car after running some errands on Wednesday (January 28) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 38-year-old actor just hit up the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where he talked about how he picks his movie and television roles. “I really don’t have a plan or a strategy. When I read a [...]
Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. In Paul Weitz’s Grandma, Elle (Lily Tomlin) bonds with her teenaged granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) when she comes to her seeking financial assistance for an abortion. Show More Summary
Sundance Film Festival, Utah: It's complicated to be cool. That's one of the lessons I've learned from an eye-stuffing week of movie-watching at Robert Redford's 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Everybody knows what Sundance is, more or less -- the nation's premiere independent film festival. Show More Summary
These new photos of Ethan Hawke, Jason Segel, and other notable attendees at Sundance Film Festival capture what they might have looked like in the 19th century.
Things are not looking good for Jupiter Ascending, the Wachowskis sci-fi thriller that stars Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis and Eddie Redmayne battling for the galaxy's real estate After a slew of bad reviews at the Sundance Film Festival, Warner Bros. Show More Summary