Sundance lineup for feature films in competition

Sundance will premiere 16 American narrative feature films, and 26 films in the world cinema dramatic and documentary competitions. (via LATimes) U.S. Dramatic Competition: “Beasts of the Southern Wild”: In this mythological tale inspired by the coastal erosion crisis...
Posted On 30 Nov 2011

Upload your application to Sundance stardom with Ridley Scott

THR has details of a project mounted by Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald being billed as the first user-generated documentary. Individuals whose footage make it into the finished film will be credited as co-directors, and 20 of them will be flown to Sundance for the movie’s...
Posted On 07 Jul 2010

Sundance: Bening & Moore, The Kids Are Alright

Emerging as one of the critic’s consensus hits at Sundance, writer-director Lisa Cholodenko’s The Kids Are Alright stars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as lesbian partners whose teenage children are on a quest to meet their biological father (Mark Ruffalo)....
Posted On 27 Jan 2010

Sundance: Winter’s Bone

Andrew O’Hehir, Salon: Debra Granik’s blend of low-budget regional realism and crime thriller (adapted from the novel by Daniel Woodrell) is an absolute knockout, for me the narrative film of the festival so far. Young Jennifer Lawrence is sensational as Ree, fierce...
Posted On 25 Jan 2010

Sundance: James Franco in Howl

Put down the pitchforks, and slowly back away from the ballots. Maybe now’s a good time to take a deep breath, look around, and see what’s been happening at Sundance this week. THR: “Howl” proved the perfect film to kick off Sundance 2010, a festival that...
Posted On 25 Jan 2010