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Sundance 2013

Controversial Disney World Movie Gets First Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment

The Disney World movie "Escape From Tomorrow" seemed like it might never see life beyond the Sundance Film Festival, where it premiered in January to ...

Fate Of Controversial Disney World Thriller Revealed

Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

"Escape From Tomorrow," the controversial psychological thriller that debuted to strong reviews at this year's Sundance Film Festival, will receive a ...

'Fruitvale Station' Trailer Arrives

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment

The trailer for what could be one of the year's first major Oscar players has debuted, and it offers a decidedly intense depiction of a deadly night i...

What It Looks Like When Steve Carell Acts Like A Jerk

Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment

"The Way, Way Back" is significant for two reasons. The first is that the film, the directorial debut of Oscar-winning screenwriters Nat Faxon and Jim...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Trim New Film To Avoid NC-17

Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

"Don Jon's Addiction," Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut, made a splash when it debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, and not just because Rel...

A Celebration of Black Women on Film in 2012

Yvonna Russell | Posted 04.09.2013 | Black Voices
Yvonna Russell

As Black History Month begins, let's celebrate the women of color on film who embraced the challenges of directing, producing and diverse on camera roles in milestone achievements of a year past.

Reflections From Sundance About the Power of Data Versus Story

Tim Hanstad | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Tim Hanstad

As a data-driven leader, for years I have carried a prejudice against the value and power of storytelling, often thinking of stories as too anecdotal, bordering on the shallow.

Crowdfunding 201: A New Model From Seed & Spark

Turnstyle | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Turnstyle

By Lucas McNelly It's a familiar scene to many filmmakers: they budget out their film, calling in favors left and right, then they launch their crowd...

Afternoon Delight Breaks Taboos and Barriers for Women on Screen

Nisha Chittal | Posted 03.29.2013 | Entertainment
Nisha Chittal

Afternoon Delight's realistic portrayal of women's lives and its cast of women characters make it a refreshing change from most female-centric movies. First-time feature director Jill Soloway has created a film that is both hilarious and sad, and real but still fun.

Live From Sundance 2013: The Wrap-up

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I knew I had been at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival too long the day I was in the checkout line at the Fresh Market supermarket that's in the same st...

10 Sundance Films That Push The Boundaries

Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts

Whether you are living the dream in Park City this week or tossing barbs at the festival via the alt-fest known as Slamdance, the Sundance Film Festiv...

Live From Sundance 2013: Wednesday, Jan. 23

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My favorite may have been A.C.O.D (which stands for Adult Children of Divorce). It's a rigorously funny and honest story of adult children and exasperation with their parents -- perhaps the best of its kind since David O. Russell's Flirting With Disaster.

Sundance Diary - Days 4 and 5 - The Spectacular Now, Stoker and Before Midnight

John Lopez | Posted 03.25.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

As your time in Park City stretches on, you enter a sort of cinematic fatigue where all the films you've seen start blending into one gigantic bowl of indie chow mein. When you do get some sleep, the good films rise to the surface of your snow-battered consciousness.

Sundance Review: 'Google and the World Brain'

Turnstyle | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

By Lucas McNelly There's a killer moment in Ben Lewis' fascinating documentary Google and the World Brain where the filmmakers, after traveling to t...

The Most Terrifying Film Of The Year Premieres At Sundance

Joe Mirabella | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Mirabella

Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, the documentary examines the relationship between American evangelical churches, their missionaries and anti-gay laws in Africa, like Uganda's so-called "kill the gays" bill.

Mike Ryan

You Didn't Go To High School With This Actress

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2013 | Entertainment

"Kathryn Hahn was great" are words that, on more than one occasion, I've written to a publicist who was looking for my opinion on a recent movie. It d...

Live From Sundance 2013: Tuesday, Jan. 22

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Written by and starring the dreaded team of Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael, it's about -- well, really, who cares? Keep in mind that this is the same pair responsible for the awful Bride Wars and you get the picture.

Mike Hogan

Brit Marling Spent A Summer Eating From Dumpsters

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment

At a key moment in "The East," the film's protagonist, a corporate spy tasked with infiltrating an eco-terrorist cell, reaches into a wastebasket, pul...

What Did Daniel Radcliffe Think About His Gay Sex Scenes?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment

Daniel Radcliffe is actually used to being naked in front of audiences. The erstwhile Harry Potter starred in a 2007 West End production of "Equus," a...

Live From Sundance 2013: Monday, Jan. 21

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stoker isn't for the faint of heart and yet the violence is seldom graphic -- but always shocking. Watching this film is like taking an adrenaline shot to the cerebral cortex.

Sundance Diary: 'Fruitvale'

John Lopez | Posted 03.23.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

There's always a film at the festival pretty much everyone agrees is worth it. This year it's Fruitvale. And the question that's really on your mind, presuming you haven't seen it already, I'll just answer straight out. Yes, it's that good.

WATCH: Sundance Thriller Gets Intense First Look

Posted 01.21.2013 | Entertainment

"The East" is one of two Fox Searchlight thrillers debuting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. (The other, Chan-wook Park's "Stoker," is either one o...

WATCH: Amanda Seyfried As Linda Lovelace

Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment

This week, Amanda Seyfried's "Lovelace" debuts at the Sundance Film Festival. The film stars Seyfried as famed porn star Linda Lovelace, perhaps best ...

Michael Cera & Gaby Hoffman Talk 'Crystal Fairy'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment

Michael Cera has two films debuting at the Sundance Film Festival: "Crystal Fairy" and "Magic Magic." The former was supposed to be Cera's other Sunda...

How Drugs Are Transforming Sundance

Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Sasha Bronner

Dude, let's get high! This is the sentiment that appears to be at the crux of many films at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and while the presence of drugs in indie film is nothing new, it certainly is popping up as a palpable trend at this year's festival.