Writer/Director Ryan Coogler’s Sundance Film Festival sensation Fruitvale Station is now, just ten months later, hitting the awards season with strong impact. He was nominated Tuesday for Best First Feature at the Film Independent Spirit...Show More Summary
In order to mark the 30th annual film festival, the Sundance team has created postcards featuring the poster art of all the previous festivals. See the world premiere of the 2014 poster here. When the next annual Sundance Film Festival...Show More Summary
Writer-director Eliza Hittman‘s debut feature It Felt Like Love debuted in the Next section at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The coming-of-age drama centers on Lila (Gina Piersanti), a 14-year-old spending a hot summer in a blue-collar Brooklyn neighborhood. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - The Sundance festival will be heading back to London in April, 2014 as the popular independent film and music event ventures outside Utah to its only European venue for a third consecutive year, organizers said on Monday.
The CNN-produced documentary "Blackfish," premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, is a whale of a tale landing SeaWorld in a sea of legal woes. The film traces a 39-year history of killer whales in captivity leading up to the graphic 2010 killing of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau by the 12,000-pound......
Editor’s note: Our review of what was then called The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman originally ran during this year’s Sundance film festival, but we’re re-posting it now as the film opens in limited release today. A close upShow More Summary
After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival this year, a wider audience will soon get a chance to see "The Truth About Emanuel" as the first trailer hit the web on Tuesday (November 5). In the thriller, a young woman who lost herShow More Summary
Formerly titled Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes, the Sundance selected indie The Truth About Emanuel is coming to theaters early next year, just before the 2014 Sundance Film Festival will kick off in Park City, Utah again. Jessica...Show More Summary
How amazing is Ava DuVernay? In the dazzling span of her film career, she’s blazed a trail and changed the game. She was the first African-American woman to win the Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, for her film Middle Of Nowhere. Show More Summary
In June, I wrote about the Sundance Institute's plans to establish a scholarship program in Roger's name to send aspiring critics to the Sundance Film Festival. More details about that program have been released: Applicants must have...Show More Summary
Editor’s note: Our review of Kill Your Darlings originally ran during this year’s Sundance Film Festival, but we’re re-posting it as the film opens today in theatrical release. In Kill Your Darlings, Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe)...Show More Summary
The late Roger Ebert was a regular and instantly recognizable presence around the Sundance Film Festival grounds. Now his legacy will help develop the next generation of film critics making the Yarrow their second home at Sundance 2014. Show More Summary
Nearly 20 years after her groundbreaking queer film Go Fish first galvanized audiences at the Sundance Film Festival, Rose Troche has produced the powerfully erotic Concussion, the debut feature of Stacie Passon, who both wrote and directed it. Show More Summary
Sundance. Cannes. Toronto. I've been lucky enough to cover all the major film festivals in my tenure at MTV News. But did any of them revolve around a tasty guilty pleasure that makes everything better? I'm waiting for your answer, Robert Redford. Yeah, I didn't think so. Friends, colleagues, and pork enthusiasts everywhere, let me […]
Hollywood's favorite M&M's-addicted bully is the reason we can't have nice things. Or at least why the Sundance Film Festival can no longer have nice things, and instead has to have Paris Hilton, paparazzi, and worst of all, Hollywood. Read more...
After much buzz on the festival circuit, including Sundance, Venice, Toronto, to name a few, Kill Your Darlings opens the Hamptons International Film Festival tonight. Before there was Neal Cassady to whom the writer Jack Kerouac was in thrall, there was Lucien Carr. Show More Summary
Have you been tracking the movements of the upcoming drama Charlie Countryman? We first reported on its back in January, when it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and it's largely fell off of our radar as the year has progressed,...Show More Summary
At 3 p.m. Sunday, the Cincinnati World Cinema hosts a screening of a “A Place at the Table,” the 2012 documentary that was a nominee for the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize. It’s at The Carnegie, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush portray people and families struggling with “food insecurity” […]
Late one snowy night at the Sundance Film Festival this year, I caught a very unique 3D film called Charlie Victor Romeo. Since then the film has occasionally came to mind, thankfully not while I'm traveling (that would be a bit too much) but usually when I'm thinking about experimental cinema and weird experiences. Show More Summary
Editor’s note: Allison’s review of A.C.O.D. originally ran during this year’s Sundance Film Festival, but we’re re-running it now as the film opens in limited release. According to Carter (Adam Scott), his parents were “married for nine...Show More Summary