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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" ...

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 b...

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 l...

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 bi...

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 ...

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 ...

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 nominatio...

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 l...

Fox Searchlight Acquires Sundance Hit 'Birth Of A Nation'

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.27.2016 | Black Voices

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Fox Searchlight Pictures won a bidding war at the Sundance Film Festival for "The Birth of a Nation," paying a record-setting...

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-winni...

'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 r...

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 lyr...

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.  "Ins...

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

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2016 | 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 S...

'Manchester By The Sea' Becomes Oscar Hopeful After Sundance Showing

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment

Kenneth Lonergan's latest film grabs your attention and holds it the minute you spot Casey Affleck on a fishing boat out on the water in Massachusett...

Johnny Depp's Daughter Looks All Grown Up At Sundance

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp's daughter is making quite the splash at Sundance.  Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of the famous actor and French singer/model Vanessa Para...

Sundance Mania, Cable Headwinds and Telco Cash...

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.25.2016 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

TimeWarner Charter faces headwinds, Sundance awash in webcaster cash, and telco's see long road to riches...

Sundance Review: 'Wiener-Dog' Isn't Charming, But Craig Robinson Is

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2016 | Entertainment

Other than the festival's opening-night Norman Lear documentary, we have yet to see a Sundance movie that bowls us over. We're sitting down with the ...

A Stunning Norman Lear Doc And A Lukewarm Cancer Dramedy Opened Sundance

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2016 | Entertainment

The hills of Park City are alive with the sounds of the Sundance Film Festival, which began on Thursday night and becomes an all-day affair on Friday...

Vimeo Pledges To Support Female Filmmakers If Hollywood Won't Do It

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.24.2016 | Entertainment

This year's Oscar nominations included not a single woman for best director. It's not terribly surprising, considering that over 87 years, only four ...