Low Down Oscilliscope Laboratories 2014 Low Down is an independent film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, 2014. It relates to the life of the late m: Joe Albany, a well accomplished if lesser known swing and bebop jazz pianist during the 1940s through 1980s. Albany...
We're running out of films that played at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival that are still waiting to hit theaters, and one of the final indies in line is Song One. By the time the film hits theaters in January, it will have been a year since it premiered at the festival in the mountains, so we've been waiting awhile for this one to arrive. Show More Summary
Ha ha, we can only imagine. As the 2015 Sundance Film Festival approaches, there’s a new graphic design look in the works from NYC’s Mother Design. Per a recent It’s Nice That blog post, the cross-country collaboration has led to some...Show More Summary
When "Whiplash" writer-director Damien Chazelle won the short-film jury award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, he didn't exactly rest on his laurels. He didn't have time -- not if he was going to turn his 18-minute vignette about a jazz drummer at an elite music school into a feature film.
There's still a few films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year that haven't hit theaters yet. One such thriller is The Sleepwalker, marking the directorial debut of actress Mona Fastvold from a script she wrote with actor Brady Corbet (Simon Killer), who also stars in the film. Show More Summary
One of the most buzzed-about films at this year's Sundance Film Festival is the mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows, following a group of vampire roommates, who are forced to learn about the modern world. This clip of the film's first six minutes shows us what they're working with. Read more...
Writer and director Ana Lily Amirpour's debut feature film, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, just premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and it's without a doubt the best Iranian vampire noir you'll see all year. The film, which VICE...Show More Summary
Sundance Film Festival breakout “Dear White People” is making waves in more ways than one. The feature-length debut of director Justin Simien bowed with a strong opening in limited release last week and hopes to pick up steam as it begins its rollout in wider release this weekend, boosted by a strong, eye-catching social media [...]
Eubank's low-budget sci-fi thriller The Signal got a lot of attention at the Sundance Film Festival, even if it didn't do as well in its limited release, but that hasn't deterred Warner Bros. from buying a second project from him. World Breakers was co-written with Philip Gawthorne (the Starz sci-fi drama "Human Error") with Eubank planning to direct.
Dear White People Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival's Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, Dear White People is meant to be many things to many people, but if its only achievement is sparking conversation, I think writer-director Justin...
So many movies come out of the Sundance Film Festival, and others like it, laden with praise but oddly short on narrative invention, visual instincts and a story with something on its mind. Heartiest congratulations to "Dear White People," which is equipped with all three. It's a slyly...
Dear White People was one of the break-out hits of the Sundance Film Festival last January, and it’s now set to finally get a mainstream release. Released on October 17, the film revolves around four African American students at an Ivy League college. Show More Summary
"No one is going to get out of here. At least I am not." After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival at the beginning of the year, the Guantanamo Bay drama Camp X-Ray is hitting limited theaters this fall. Kristen Stewart leads theShow More Summary
"There are no two words in the English language more harmful than good job." It's very refreshing, and admittedly exciting, to watch a young filmmaker's career take off over the course of a year. At the Sundance Film Festival in January 2014, the very first film I screened was Whiplash from writer/director Damien Chazelle. Show More Summary
The Babadook is ringing, opening here in the States on November 28, and in the UK on October 24. Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, the film has terrified audiences since it premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival (read our review). You can get a taste of the scares in this awesome clip where […]
Cutter Hodierne's short film Fishing Without Nets won the Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Now the feature version of the same name, also written and directed by Hodierne, winner of the 2014 Sundance U.S. Show More Summary
I strongly disliked Tommy Wirkola’s zombie homage Dead Snow when it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival all those years ago. I was even shocked that a sequel was to go into production, especially considering Wirkola had reached Hollywood rock stardom with his Hansel and Gretel. Yet, here we are, with Well Go USA Entertainment […]
If you've been following this year's film festival circuit, you've probably already heard about Whiplash. The movie premiered back at the Sundance Film Festival, where it received rave reviews, as well as the grand jury prize and the audience award. Show More Summary
The last few films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival are starting to hit theaters as fall comes upon us, and one of those films is Listen Up Philip. The film comes from The Color Wheel director Alex Ross Perry and followsShow More Summary
We now have the U.S. trailer for Tommy Wirkola’s Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival (read Ryan Daley’s review). The trailer carries similar beats to the international trailer, but really hones in on the film’s set up – a group of U.S. nerds head to Norway to battle […]