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Don't Make The Mistake of Missing Actor Michael Shannon in His Latest Off-Broadway Play or Sundance Shocker

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Actor Michael Shannon is a man of many intensities and skills. He's especially made a mark with his nearly one-man tour-de-farce, Mistakes Were Made.

PHOTOS: 10 Most Romantic Films of All Time

Tiffany Shlain | Posted 11.29.2012 | Arts
Tiffany Shlain

A recent evolutionary study on the large size of the human brain proposes that it did not grow for a greater capacity for knowledge, but for our great...

Leonardo Was A Transhumanist

Ann Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ann Reynolds

Now that Da Vinci has graduated from the receivership of art historians to scientists, technologists, and physicians, it's a runaway train with no wreck in sight.

Finding the Next Big Thing (And Lots of Free Swag) at SUNDANCE (VIDEO)

Bryan Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

The biggest film festival in the country is in its finally days in Park City, Utah - Sundance! Or as it's also known, Hollywood in a Room. So I decide...

Exciting Times in Park City

Jon Reiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Reiss

With the number of films being made worldwide exploding, and with the still constrained channels of traditional distribution, the need for new ways for filmmakers to connect with audiences is as needed as ever.

Sundance Pandemic: Storytelling's Next Step

Turnstyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Director Lance Weiler's storytelling project, Pandemic 1.0, takes the ideas of interactivity and collaboration to another level, which has made it one of the most talked about experiences at Sundance.

Oscar Nominee Josh Fox Speaks Out About Oil Lobby's Efforts to Crush His Film

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

In May 2008, a strange letter appeared in Fox's mailbox. A natural gas company was offering him $100,000 to drill on his property. Instead of signing, Fox decided to investigate, which turned into an Oscar-nominated documentary, Gasland.

Weekly Pulse: Don't Snort Bath Salts, Kids

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger According to Robin Marty of, today's young whippersnappers are snorting bath salts and pl...

Katie Holmes, Al Pacino Film BOMBS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It was not a happy dance for the star studded cast of this film. 'Sons of No One,' the new thriller starring Channing Tatum, Al Pacino and Katie Ho...

Theo Spielberg

Project Rebirth: A Conversation With Jim Whitaker On Rebuilding Ground Zero | Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Rebirth,' a documentary that follows the transformation of five people whose lives were forever altered on September 11, 2001, premiered to a standin...

Youngest Olsen Sister Makes Movie Debut

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah — The younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen is breaking into showbiz with two buzzed-about films at the Sundance Film Fes...

When There's No Clock to Punch: Writer-Director John Wells on The Company Men

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

For a film that deals with misfortune and a cast that includes four Oscar-winners -- Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper and Kevin Costner -- John Wells has a surprising amount of luck.

Live From Sundance 2011: Day 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

On Thursday, the opening day of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, my actual Sundance day began and ended with the opening night screening of Susan Rost...

Sundance Preview: Tripping with Alex Gibney

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The idea for Alex Gibney's new film Magic Trip began at Sundance and climaxes with a world premiere at the film festival this weekend. En route to S...

An Insider's Guide To The Sundance Film Festival

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Every January, the streets of Park City, Utah, fill with actors, producers and cinephiles from around the world who've come to eat, drink and socializ...

'Tiny Furniture's Lena Dunham on Directing Herself

New York City's Local Event and Arts & Culture Guide | By Mark Asch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In Tiny Furniture, New York-native writer-director Lean Dunham, a 2008 Oberlin grad and YouTube video artist whose mother is the photographer Laurie S...

FILM: Sundance 2011 Film Festival Lineup Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Sundance Film Festival, one of the most heavily-attended and celebrity-studded film festivals in the US, announced their 2011 lineup today in Los ...

Actor Edward James Olmos Hosts Panel at Free Screening of "Cesar's Last Fast"

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Who: Academy Award-nominated actor Edward James Olmos and documentarians Richard Ray Perez and Molly O'Brien. What: The Sundance Institute and The...

Joel Schumacher on Twelve (LISTEN)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

Although you may not know his name, you've seen his blockbuster films, The Client, A Time to Kill, St. Elmo's Fire, and Batman Forever just to name a...

Goldwyn and Sony Welcome "Rileys"

indieWIRE | indieWIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Samuel Goldwyn Films is partnering with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group for an October release of Jake Scott's "Welcome to the RIleys." T...

Hotel Goes Green, Saves a Fortune

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

Complimentary breakfast buffets help to make the Embassy Suites Hotel & Ski Resort one of the best lodging deals in South Lake Tahoe, California. But ...

Proposition 8 Dispatch From the Culture Wars Front

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lichtenstein

There is a side to gay America that is rarely seen and takes place in conservative, often deeply religious small towns and rural communities where those strive to fit in rather than to stand out.

Heroes Among Us Every Day

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Wednesday, August 4, 5:40 PM. Outside Screen Gems Film Studios, Wilmington, NC. A large white Toyota pickup truck suddenly accelerated out of the st...

Ten Minutes With: Holy Rollers Screenwriter, Antonio Macia

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

Holy Rollers, the new film starring Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Bartha explores a period in 1998 when young Hasidic teenagers acted as mules to smuggle drugs between New York and Amsterdam.

Stern and Sundberg Show Us a Real Piece of Work: The Joan Rivers Documentary.

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

What makes the film fascinating is the way it, with almost laser precision, cuts to the core of someone who is famous for what lies on her surface.