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Joe Albany -- Low Down

5 days agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

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...

Anne Hathaway Finds Love in First Trailer for Romance 'Song One'

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

The Robert Redford Seal of Design Approval

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

'Whiplash' director on making the leap from short to feature film

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.

Short Films in Focus: "Sidewalk"

In just over a month on Vimeo, Celia Bullwinkel's animated short film “Sidewalk” has amassed nearly 2 million views. No small feat for a short film that did not play Sundance or many of the top-tier festivals. Short films such as this are one of the reasons that this format remains a unique gift for film lovers. Show More Summary

Watch: Sundance Selected Thriller 'The Sleepwalker' Theatrical Trailer

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

Watch The First Scene Of Vampire Mockumentary What We Do In The Shadows

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

Check Out the Trailer for 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night'

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

5 Reasons Everyone Needs To See “Dear White People”

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 [...]

Warner Bros. Lands Will Eubank's World Breakers

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.

Here’s 5 Funny Promos for Dear White People, Which Opens In Theatres Nationwide Today

First, Justin Simien’s new film, Dear White People, made the film festival rounds. Then it won big at Sundance. And if you happen to live in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. or Los Angeles, you got a chance to see the film last week in theatres.

Dear White People, Ouija, Birdman, Listen Up Philip, John Wick, Stonehearst Asylum & 23 Blast

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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...

Review: 'Dear White People' ????

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’ Director Admits Film Is Designed To Start Conversations On Race

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

‘Whiplash,’ ‘St. Vincent,’ 13 More Join Crowded Specialty Ranks This Weekend

Intense music drama Whiplash, already a big winner at Sundance and the Deauville American Film Festival earlier this year, should drum up plenty of audience interest in its debut this weekend, even though it faces a crowded specialt...

Kristen Stewart Defends Freedom in Second Trailer for 'Camp X-Ray'

"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

The Year of 'Whiplash' - Damien Chazelle Inspires Through Passion

"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

This ‘The Babadook’ Clip WILL Scare You

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 […]

‘Fishing Without Nets’ Trailer: Somali Pirate Drama

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

TIFF 2014: How Chris Rock, New Distribution Blood Fueled Film Deals

As the final acquisition deals roll in on Toronto's 2014 film festival movies, a couple of overriding themes emerged that bode well for the appetite for indie fare and have sellers smacking their lips for AFM, Sundance, Berlin and beyond. Show More Summary

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