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Hotter than Warmest Color? Lesbian drama Concussion

Hotter than Warmest Color? Lesbian drama Concussion

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NSFW, red band trailer, lesbian drama.

Fruitvale Wins Big at Sundance

Fruitvale Wins Big at Sundance

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So far: Grand Jury Prize: Fruitvale U.S. Doc Grand Jury Prize: Blood Brother U.S. Dramatic Directing Award: Afternoon Delight   U.S. Doc Directing Award: Cutie and the Boxer   U.S. Dramatic Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: In a World Sundance: Screenwriting Award, World Cinema Dramatic: Barmak Akram from Afghanistan for ‘Wajma.’ U.S. Dramatic Cinematography Award: Bradford Young for Ain’t Them Bodies Saints & Mother of George

Sundance Stuffs

Sundance Stuffs

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It appears that Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight was the one that captured the Sundance zeitgeist thus far.  The third of these wonderful films starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy where they meet for one romantic night in Vienna then don’t see each other for ten years until Hawke, a famous writer, returns to Paris and meets up again with Delpy (movie 2). Movie three has them together as a couple….

Sundance lineup for feature films in competition

Sundance lineup for feature films in competition

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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 sets out to find her long-lost mother when her father is beset by a mysterious illness. Director: Benh Zeitlin. Screenwriters:…

Buck, trailer & poster

Buck, trailer & poster

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2011 Sundance Audience Award Winner

Upload your application to Sundance stardom with Ridley Scott

Upload your application to Sundance stardom with Ridley Scott

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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 bow. “Life in a Day is a time capsule that will tell future generations what it was like to be alive on the 24th…

8: The Mormon Proposition

8: The Mormon Proposition

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[Trailer removed because it's not the official cut. We'll repost Monday when the certified version is released.]

Sundance Award Winners: Winter’s Bone, Southern District

Sundance Award Winners: Winter’s Bone, Southern District

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(via IndieWire) Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic: Winter’s Bone Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: Winter’s Bone Directing Award, Dramatic: 3 Backyards Dramatic Audience Award: happythankyoumoreplease Grand Jury Prize, Documentary: Restrepo

Sundance: Winter’s Bone

Sundance: Winter’s Bone

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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, outlaws and meth-cookers… Granik captures the details of life in the ruined and beautiful backwoods villages of Missouri in thoroughly…

Sundance: James Franco in Howl

Sundance: James Franco in Howl

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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 to “cinematic rebellion” and indie experimentation. “Howl” fairly howls its proud defiance of commercial filmmaking norms. It’s a heady flight…