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Lena Dunham Dings Woody Allen

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment

“America is at its most puritanical,” Lena Dunham proclaimed to a group of (mostly female) patrons at a Sundance panel discussion on Saturday afte...

Matthew Jacobs

What You Need To Know About Sundance So Far

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment

HuffPost Entertainment has landed in Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival, which kicked off Thursday night with the premieres of the new Ni...

WATCH: HuffPost Live Is On The Ground At Sundance 2015

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.24.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The Sundance Film Festival is in full swing in the snowy mountains of Utah, and HuffPost Live is on the ground with the biggest names and breakout sta...

Matthew Jacobs

Cynthia Nixon Was Inspired By Her Mother For Powerful New Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment

In his short time as a professional actor, Christopher Abbott has become something of a Sundance staple. His first film, the sensational creeper "Mart...

An Inside Look At The 2015 Sundance Film Festival

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.22.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Film buffs from around the world are heading to Park City, Utah for the annual Sundance Film Festival. Before HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri hops on ...

16 Must-See Documentaries At This Year's Sundance

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment

On Tuesday, HuffPost Entertainment previewed the Sundance Film Festival's impressive lineup, but we omitted the documentaries because, frankly, there ...

Can't-Miss Movies At The 2015 Sundance Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar season has kept the buzz alive for "Boyhood" and "Whiplash," two of the biggest smashes at last year's Sundance Film Festival. Those features jo...

The 10 Must-See Sundance Films For Art Lovers

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.13.2015 | Arts

Beginning January 22, Park City, Utah will become home to a cinephile's favorite celebration of year, the Sundance Film Festival. While the whole sheb...

Live from the Marrakech Film Festival: Ritesh Batra on Jury Duty

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sitting in a courtyard on the grounds of La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech, filmmaker Ritesh Batra admits that one of the best parts of being a member of the jury for the competition at the Marrakech International Film Festival is actually getting the chance to watch movies.

A First Look At Next Year's Sundance Lineup

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

When Hollywood descends on snow-drenched Utah in January for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, they'll be greeted with barrels of laughs. The annual 10...

New York Film Festival 2014: The More Things Change...

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been covering the New York Film Festival since 1987 and have, over the years, developed a bit of a love/hate relationship with it, as an institution (specifically, Film Society of Lincoln Center) and as a festival.

Interview: Director Michael Cuesta on Kill the Messenger

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Kill the Messenger is based on the true story of reporter Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper journalist in the 1990s who documented CIA involvement in importing cocaine in the 1980s, to help fund the Contras in Nicaragua -- and then was hounded out of journalism.

Sundance Embraces TV Writers in New Episodic Story Lab

Gina Hall | Posted 11.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

Mention Sundance, and people immediately think indie film. But the institute is evoking its "story first" ethos and branching out into the world of episodic content. Sundance will hold its inaugural episodic story lab at the Sundance Resort in Utah from Sept. 27 - Oct. 2.

7 Reasons 'Rectify' Is My Favorite Underrated Show

Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Sasha Bronner

Rectify is like the moody art-school sister of True Detective, the elegant, lyrical aunt of The Killing; the perfect combination of drama, suspense, doubt and dysfunction.

Miamian Makes His Hollywood Directorial Debut Next Month With 'Life After Beth'

Leah Stern | Posted 09.22.2014 | Miami
Leah Stern

How many nice Jewish boys from Miami make it big in Hollywood? And how many of those get to write and direct a star-studded zombie movie as their first big gig?

WATCH: New Film Aims To Show Truth Of Native American And Trans Experiences

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Carte Blanche: Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program will be taking place at New York City's Museum of Modern Art from July 10...

How Does a Film Industry in Nigeria Still Break All the Rules?

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Juliet Asante

I am a gal torn between two worlds! Literally! Last week, I was at the Sundance gala in NYC that honored Glenn Close. The theme of the gala was 'Here ...

P-Town Film Fest Lineup As Queer As A Weekend In P-Town

The Huffington Post | James Thilman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

Pack your bags, the 2014 Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) kicks off June 18 with stellar programming and plenty of parties. Unofficiall...

Why Women in Film Matter

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Without women's stories, we see only half of our world. Without women filmmakers showing us what it really means to be a woman within what has long been a patriarchal society, we cannot appreciate the many struggles women have experienced, nor the sweetness of the victories won.

Paul Reiser On His Return to Stand-Up: "After 30 Years, Nothing Really Has Changed"

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Though Paul Reiser enjoyed mainstream success with sitcoms My Two Dads and Mad About You and films Diner, Aliens and Beverly Hills Cop I and II, the native New Yorker never forgot his stand-up roots.

WATCH: A Powerful Look At Exactly How Prop 8 Was Defeated

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative banning same-sex marriage in the state, sparked a five-year legal battle that is recalled in a ne...

Live From the Tribeca Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not to label it a leftover festival, but there is the sense that the movies in Tribeca have either already had their debut elsewhere or, more to the point, didn't have a debut elsewhere because they didn't make the cut. Still, I always enjoy the opportunity that Tribeca affords me as a critic and curator.

Crash the Gate: What the Class of 2014 Needs to Know About the New Route to Success

Marian Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

Personal networks will replace corporate hierarchies and recruiters, so invest in friends and fans. Treat your relationships as long-term investments .

Philip Seymour Hoffman: An Appreciation

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I first noticed Philip Seymour Hoffman's work in a serious way at Sundance in 1998, when he showed up in significant roles in two different films: Next Stop Wonderland and Montana.

"I Saw it at Sundance": 14 Films People Might be Talking About This Year

Hulu.com | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

We checked out this year's slate, but before we can smugly tell our friends, "Yeah, I saw that before anyone else -- at Sundance," we broke them down into categories and predicted the "buzzworthiness" that each would have this year.