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Sun Dancing on Snow: Shining a Bright Light on Social Justice

Peter Samuelson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Samuelson

Young filmmakers and their audiences are leading the march to a better world. An unstoppable wave of social justice is coming, long-overdue but now spread through the robust digital anthill of the millennial Web. Its films engender empathy that moves hearts and opens minds.

On Sundance Official Selection Whitey: United States Of America v. James J. Bulger with Director Joe Berlinger

Quora | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Joe Berlinger, Director, Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger, Nonfiction fi...

On the Culture Front: Wine Dinner at Famed Beer Bar, Green Porno and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.31.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Rossellini shines a light on the humor of mating but also touches on our profound need for it beyond utility. Green Porno is incredibly cheeky fun but buried slyly in there is a message about those who wish to define acceptable mating practices and the urging for them to stop.

A New Era For LGBT Films At Sundance

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - While politicians and judges in Utah tangle over whether same-sex marriage should be...

Oh No, Not Another Sundance Movie...

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

Why so serious, Sundance? Every year in January, thousands of people flock to Utah to attend the Sundance Film Festival, a celebration of all thing...

I Have Been to the Mountain Top

Danny Schechter | Posted 01.22.2014 | Entertainment
Danny Schechter

New York, New York: Mountaintops offer dynamic vistas and symbolize not only physical heights but inspiring points of prominence. On the night before...

Redford's LIFE Is His Oscar -- the Academy Can Keep Theirs

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Look at the man. The man, not the movie star. What we know of him anyway--he's done a great job of staying out of the tabloids and such, so we only know him by his work. And good work it has been, from his love of the "craft" of movie making to his tireless campaign to save the whole damned planet.

Mike Ryan

Anne Hathaway Is Under The Impression You Needed A Break From Her, But She's Back | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway's huge 2012 culminated in 2013, when Hathaway won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for "Les Misérables." Since then, however, Hatha...

WATCH: Transgender Musician Gets Personal In New Documentary At Sundance

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A groundbreaking new documentary about transgender Canadian singer-songwriter Rae Spoon is making waves at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and we've ...

Sasha Bronner

'Mad Men' Star: 'I Don't Know Whether That Makes Me Dumb Or Smart' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

After years of playing Roger Sterling on AMC’s “Mad Men,” John Slattery is comfortable with a drink in his hand. Sitting on a leather couch in P...

'We're All Having Withdrawals'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

You're not the only one who misses Jesse Pinkman and the "Breaking Bad" gang. Aaron Paul does too. Promoting his latest film, "Hellion" at Sundance...

#Waywire Curators at Sundance (Sort of)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.22.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Rosenbaum

Ok, the truth is -- we've been to Sundance -- but not in a while. It's cold there, and while the films are great -- we've decided we can do a bette...

Sasha Bronner

John Lithgow & Alfred Molina Are 'So Married' In New Film | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

John Lithgow plays a gay man in a 39-year relationship with his life partner and love of his life, played by Alfred Molina, in Ira Sachs' new film, "L...

Live Video Becomes the Hot New Web Trend

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

For a week in the middle of the winter, all the world's film geeks trundle off to the cold -- to screen, drink, and party their way through the annual...

Live from the Sundance Film Festival: Sunday, Jan. 19

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a skillful balancing act of comedy and drama, with Hader and Wiig, so good for so long on Saturday Night Live" playing beautifully off each other with the kind of humor and simpatico that siblings -- particularly twins -- can have.

Sasha Bronner

Sam Rockwell's Sundance Movie Lost Anne Hathaway But Gained Keira Knightley | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Sam Rockwell is sitting at a bar in Sundance drinking seltzer water. Joking about bloody noses and how, because of it, Park City, Utah isn't the ideal...


Liliana Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 03.21.2014 | Entertainment
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders

Lynn Shelton's Laggies premiered last night at Sundance and it felt like a Graduation, which is even more appropriate when you see the film.

Sasha Bronner

Why Zoe Saldana Couldn't Go On Stage After Emotional Sundance Film | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Zoe Saldana is an international movie star, having played lead roles in "Avatar," the "Star Trek" reboot and countless other films. But it's her role ...

Kristen Stewart's Latest Role Was Originally Written For A Man

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Kristen Stewart is earning praise for her turn as a newly hired guard at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp's U.S. prison in the Sundance movie "Camp X...

My Favorite Films of 2013

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."

Good News For Zach Braff

Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

Earlier this year, Zach Braff raised millions of dollars from fans through a Kickstarter campaign to fund a passion project called "Wish I Was Here." ...

Taking 'A Total Disruption' Open Source

Turnstyle | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Sundance winning documentarian Ondi Timoner isn't in the habit of doing things in half-measures. Her latest endeavor...

Live From the Dubai International Film Festival: Sunday, Dec. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As a critic who regularly attends a couple of film festivals a year I average seeing four films a day and have been known to see as many as six in one day. So I have to admit I appreciate the more casual approach to scheduling at the Dubai International Film Festival.

The Sundance Lineup Is Here

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Our first major glimpse of next year's indie darlings is here, thanks to the newly unveiled lineup for the Sundance Film Festival. Among the offerings...

Bio-docs: Who Controls the Narrative?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

We are in the midst of a bumper crop of bio-docs: documentaries focused on single figures who have wound up on the wrong side of history and who seemingly want the chance to get their side of the story on the record.