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Almost No One Saw This "Perfect" Video of Maya Angelou

Jeff Vespa | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Jeff Vespa

Late one night, faced with a mountain of tapes and a looming deadline, I pull a tape out of my bin. It was a documentary called Perfect Moment. I inserted the tape in the VCR and pressed play.

Motocross Legend Larry Linkogle's Mind Of The Demon: A Great, Gritty Read

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.31.2013 | Books
Xaque Gruber

I didn't even know how to spell motocross correctly until this book came across my desk, but I was compelled to read it having heard the Linkogle urban-legend tales -- and I loved it cover to cover.

Veronica Braff Changes 100 Years of Film Financing for the Best

Dan Mirvish | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business
Dan Mirvish

In all the fuss over Veronica Mars and Zach Braff raising millions of dollars on Kickstarter, people are getting stuck in the trees and missing the forest. The crowd-funding/Kickstarter movement in general is changing the fundamental paradigm of film financing from "investing" in films to "donating" to them.

The Bitter Buddha: Eddie Pepitone's Ascent

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.23.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

There are comics like Jerry Seinfeld who are good at what they do. Then there are comics like Eddie Pepitone who are just freaks of nature.

Sundance and Slamdance: An Equal Abundance of Brave New Films

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

For hardcore movie lovers, like myself, there is no month quite like January. Amidst the frenzy of Hollywood's movie award season, the snowy, scenic hamlet of Park City, Utah simultaneously hosts two of the world's finest independent film festivals

Bindlestiffs: A Raunchy Teen Comedy Made By Teens

Turnstyle | Posted 04.16.2012 | Entertainment

By Noah Nelson Bindlestiffs has the distinction of being one of the most oversexed, twisted, and just plain messed up comedies in ages, and when you ...

[Slamdance] Getting Up: The Tempt One Story Review, Wins Audience Award

Turnstyle | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

By Noah Nelson Wow. Street art. Gee-whiz tech. An indomitable human spirit. A commercial director's eye for details. Getting Up, a documentary about...

The Slamdance Film Festival Turns 18: Talking With Co-Founder Dan Mirvish on the State of the Indie

Terry Keefe | Posted 03.21.2012 | Entertainment
Terry Keefe

Although the recession certainly cut back on the acquisitions budgets of independent film distributors, Mirvish believes that Park City will see a lot of film-buying activity shortly.

Who Am I to Tell This Story?: On Race and the Making of Welcome to Pine Hill

Keith Miller | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home
Keith Miller

For some people, someone like me should not have made a film like this. It's the story of a young black man directed by me -- a not-young white man. Mixing fact and fiction already draws up a lot of discussion -- but mixing a white man's story with a black man's reality?

Bridesmaids Revisited: Top 11 Reasons It Was Strangely Disappointing

Dan Mirvish | Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

As the awards season brings a renewed -- and mostly well-deserved -- attention to the film Bridesmaids, I feel it might be worth revisiting.

A Satirical Pundit Foreshadowed Anthony Weiner's Woes in 2009 Book

Terry Keefe | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books
Terry Keefe

For those who were shocked, shocked about Anthony Weiner's behavior, they were perhaps among those who never read the critically-acclaimed novel I Am ...

Why Christina Aguilera Won't Win an Oscar

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

If nothing else Burlesque should be a contender (if not a shoo-in nomination) for this year's Oscar for Best Original Musical. What? You've never heard of such a category?

WATCH: Eagles Are Turning People Into Horses

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We've been following the work of BriTANick, the sketch/video duo of Brian McElhaney and Nick Kocher ever since we saw several of their super short vid...

Cannes You Dig It? The Film Industry Champions Joint International Effort

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

As this year's film market at Cannes clearly demonstrates, old models are not working.

Putting the "ew" in Entertainment Weekly's Too-Cozy Relationship with Sundance

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

Two recent articles in Entertainment Weekly about the Sundance Film Festival failed to mention that EW is one of Sundance's biggest sponsors, and has been for 19 years.