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Trailer: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at Sundance just 10 weeks ago, so it goes without saying we need to take this very seriously. No poster yet, but my gosh, whoever designed the cover of the book two years ago already chose a classic ready-made ...

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Teaser Trailer: Dope

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“A critical hit and audience favorite out of the Sundance Film Festival, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that ...

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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 facing the communities of southern Louisiana, a 6-year-old Bayou Don Quixote ...

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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 teenage scion of an Ozark family of bootleggers, ...

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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 means to rededicate itself ...

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