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Through the Lens of a Mama's Boy

Kelsey Minor | Posted 06.07.2016 | Black Voices
Kelsey Minor

'Mama's Boy' according to the dictionary is a term referring to a boy or man who is excessively attached to his mother or highly influenced by his mot...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Sibs Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Set to Break Out; Easy to Buy into Cellars

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.01.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

You love them. You hate them. Sometimes those feelings can turn on a dime. I have no idea what that expression means by the way. I've used it a ton of...

A Brief Guide to Pitching and Branding for Independent Film

Gabrielle Nadig | Posted 05.05.2016 | Entertainment
Gabrielle Nadig

Making an independent film is a hard job. If you didn't know that already, seriously, it's hard. The producer and director have to deal with finding a...

Immigration, Ambition, Identity Shape Film Miss India America

Jim Luce | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
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Jim Luce

It should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the culture of South Asian immigrants that both ambition and identity do a similar dance, often with greater intensity, and is among the latest variations on a familiar American story.

Winter Activities in Park City, Utah

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Perhaps the most famous of Park City's winter attractions, the Sundance Film Festival is truly an event for the ages.

'The Witch' Conjures Up A Chilly, Must-See Tale Of Puritan Horrors

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.21.2016 | Entertainment

Around this time last year, anyone monitoring the chatter pouring out of Sundance knew "The Witch" was the festival's primo sleeper. Its esteem happen...

Reflections of Sundance!

Jim Worth | Posted 02.17.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Worth

Set in the surreal, celluloid and white powder coalesce spurring the imagination in a way unparalleled by any other film event.

James Foley Documentary Director On Making A Movie About His Childhood Pal

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts

In August 2014, the American journalist James Foley became a household name. ISIS dropped a video on YouTube in which Foley was beheaded after nearly ...

A Sundance First Timer

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 02.04.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Marie Wilson

I've heard about Sundance my entire life, who hasn't? Robert Redford's star-studded film festival for the indie crowd. I'm a filmmaker so I have submitted projects to the festival over the years and have never been accepted.

Chad Michael Murray Is Way Past His 'One Tree Hill' Days

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Entertainment

It's been almost four years since we said goodbye to "One Tree Hill," and nearly seven since Chad Michael Murray hung up his "Keith Scott Body Shop" s...

15 Sundance Movies You'll Want To See This Year

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Entertainment

Now that the Sundance Film Festival is in our rearview mirror, the 2016 movie calendar has a bit more focus. A few titles on the festival's lineup -- ...

Elijah Wood & Co. Produced The 'Most F**ked-Up' Film Out Of Sundance

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment

The team behind the movie "The Greasy Strangler" came up with a brilliant marketing scheme. Speckled throughout the Sundance Film Festival were bright...

Sundance 2016 Rocks Virtual Reality Films

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment
Steve Rosenbaum

2016 was the year that VR got real at Sundance. At last year's festival, Amazon didn't buy any films. This year, they bought six. And Netflix -- which...

'The Birth Of A Nation' Is The Toast Of Sundance

Variety | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.31.2016 | Entertainment

“The Birth of a Nation,” writer-director-star Nate Parker’s stirring drama about the life of Nat Turner and the slave rebellion he led in antebe...

Sundance So Far: 'Little Men' Is One Of The Festival's Best

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment

The Sundance Film Festival winds down this weekend, which puts a cap on the early indie buzz drifting from the Utah mountains. A few days ago, the big...

The Gut-Wrenching Sundance Documentary On The Sandy Hook Shooting

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment

"Newtown" doesn't focus on the Sandy Hook shooter. The film doesn't even mention his name. So, I won't either. Kim A. Snyder's documentary about the ...

John Krasinski Is Looking To Push The Limits In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment

Since his humble beginnings at “The Office,” John Krasinski has become quite the Renaissance man in Hollywood. He’s an accomplished actor, direc...

Whit Stillman Trades Jane Austen Debates For A 'Lady Susan' Adaptation

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment

Whit Stillman is a Sundance success story. His debut movie, "Metropolitan," soared out of the 1990 festival toward critical glory, an Oscar nomination...

AMD's Roy Taylor: "VR Is Very, Very Much Driving Innovation" (VRLA)

Turnstyle | Posted 01.29.2016 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) While the movers and shakers of Hollywood were in Park City, Utah absorbing the Sundance VR buzz this weekend thousa...

Natasha Lyonne And Chloë Sevigny Have Devoted Their Lives To Each Other

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.28.2016 | Entertainment

Chloë Sevigny and Natasha Lyonne first met in "someone's backyard." They were filming different movies in Toronto, circa 1999. Seventeen years later,...

How David Bowie Helped Michael C. Hall Through His 'Dexter'-cism

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment

From his beloved television roles on "Six Feet Under" and "Dexter" to his riveting performances on Broadway and the silver screen, Golden Globe-winnin...

'The Birth Of A Nation' Is The Year's Powerful Sundance Breakout

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment

The Sundance Film Festival just provided an early remedy for the lack of diversity next year's Oscar race could inevitably face. After four days of ra...

With 'Goat,' Nick Jonas Has Found A New Way To View Masculinity

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.26.2016 | Entertainment

Nick Jonas is feeling vulnerable. The youngest Jonas brother has struggled with the emotional candor that's paramount to songwriting, knowing his lyri...

The Truth Behind Kristen Stewart's Comments On Hollywood Diversity

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.26.2016 | Entertainment

Actress Kristen Stewart was vilified on the Internet on Monday after she allegedly made insensitive comments about diversity in Hollywood. "Instead o...

Viggo Mortensen Goes Off The Grid In Triumphant 'Captain Fantastic'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment

Film festivals are all-day affairs, stuffed with one movie, interview, party and hurried pizza slice after the next. By the time I took my seat for Su...