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Sundance and Slamdance: An Equal Abundance of Brave New Films

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

For hardcore movie lovers, like myself, there is no month quite like January. Amidst the frenzy of Hollywood's movie award season, the snowy, scenic hamlet of Park City, Utah simultaneously hosts two of the world's finest independent film festivals

Why So Many Movies About Sex?

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah — The Sundance Film Festival has never been sexier. The annual independent-film showcase has featured a slew of sexually themed...

10 Sundance Films That Push The Boundaries

Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts

Whether you are living the dream in Park City this week or tossing barbs at the festival via the alt-fest known as Slamdance, the Sundance Film Festiv...

Sundance Report: The Brave 'New Frontier'

Turnstyle | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts
Turnstyle

By Lucas McNelly I have this button on my lanyard now with a picture of a rock on it. Exciting, right? Except that it kind of is. See, I also have a...

Latinos Are Showing Their Talents At Sundance

Posted 01.24.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Forget Hollywood and New York, right now the world’s greatest film mecca is Park City, Utah. From now until the end of the m...

Live From Sundance 2013: Wednesday, Jan. 23

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My favorite may have been A.C.O.D (which stands for Adult Children of Divorce). It's a rigorously funny and honest story of adult children and exasperation with their parents -- perhaps the best of its kind since David O. Russell's Flirting With Disaster.

Sundance Review: 'Google and the World Brain'

Turnstyle | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

By Lucas McNelly There's a killer moment in Ben Lewis' fascinating documentary Google and the World Brain where the filmmakers, after traveling to ...

Which Sundance Films Could Crash The Oscars In 2014

Mike Hogan | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

At this time last year, John Hawkes and Richard Gere were guaranteed Oscar nominatons (neither were nominated) and "Beasts of the Southern Wild" was the next "The Tree of Life" (it was; "Beasts" earned four nominations). From sea level here in New York, it doesn't seem like any of the films at the 2013 festival have popped quite like those.

Tim Hetherton's Complex Legacy Preserved In New Film

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts

In 2010 Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington premiered their visceral war film, "Restrepo," at the Sundance Film Festival, winning the Grand Jury Pri...

What Did Daniel Radcliffe Think About His Gay Sex Scenes?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment

Daniel Radcliffe is actually used to being naked in front of audiences. The erstwhile Harry Potter starred in a 2007 West End production of "Equus," a...

Women Do Better In These Types Of Films

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah -- Despite equal representation of male and female filmmakers at this year's Sundance Film Festival, a new study shows there has been ...

Sundance Diary: 'Fruitvale'

John Lopez | Posted 03.23.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

There's always a film at the festival pretty much everyone agrees is worth it. This year it's Fruitvale. And the question that's really on your mind, presuming you haven't seen it already, I'll just answer straight out. Yes, it's that good.

Harry Potter's Shocking New Role

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 01.21.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah -- Daniel Radcliffe doesn't mind hearing that schoolgirls were staking him out at the Sundance Film Festival, hoping for a Harry Potte...

How Drugs Are Transforming Sundance

Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Sasha Bronner

Dude, let's get high! This is the sentiment that appears to be at the crux of many films at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and while the presence of drugs in indie film is nothing new, it certainly is popping up as a palpable trend at this year's festival.

'It's The Part That Sucks As An Artist'

Posted 01.21.2013 | Arts

Anyone can tell you who's already made it, but HuffPost Arts & Culture's On Our Radar series is here to tell you who's about to blow up -- and, in som...

Live from Sundance 2013: Sunday, Jan. 20

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The most intriguing film of the day was Concussion, a film by Stacie Passon that could be considered a Sapphic version of Belle de Jour.

'Twilight' Writer's Next Project

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 03.22.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah — Stephenie Meyer knows all about obsessive fans. So it makes sense that the "Twilight" author should produce a movie about a wo...

'People Really Like To Hear Us Sing'

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 01.20.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah -- The Eagles picked the producer of their new Showtime documentary "The History of the Eagles" – but they insist that's about a...

Nirvana Reunites At Sundance

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 03.22.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah — As Dave Grohl took to the stage at the Park City Live, he gave the audience an expletive-laced warning: "It's going to be a lo...

Alicia Keys Is Everywhere

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 03.21.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah — It's a busy week for Alicia Keys. The singer-songwriter is set to perform at three events during Barack Obama's presidential ...

Michael Cera Tried To Do Drugs For New Film

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah -- Michael Cera can tell you how to cook a cactus to extract its psychedelic mescaline. But he can't tell you what a mescaline head tr...

PHOTOS: Jessica Biel Teaches Us A Lesson

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 01.20.2013 | Style

Seriously, we would've looked like a Yeti.

Daniel Radcliffe Shocks Audiences With Boundary-Pushing Sex Scenes

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 03.21.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah -- Daniel Radcliffe has really left Harry Potter behind with a startling and explicit Sundance Film Festival role as poet Allen Ginsbe...

Sundance Diary -- Day One -- No, The Gate Keepers and Narco Cultura

John Lopez | Posted 01.18.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

This weekend "Young Hollywood" temporarily relocates from L.A. and the the fun of Sundance is finding the gems, the insightful needles among the indie haystacks. Slight skepticism aside, I've found at least one small gem so far.

Cambodia Documentary Premiering at Sundance Puts Human Face on Globalization Quagmire

Jonathan Greenberg | Posted 03.20.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Greenberg

Kalyanee Mam's bold new documentary, A River Changes Course, shot in a breathtakingly beautiful, cinema-verite style, breaks new ground in presenting the lives of Cambodians marching from their ancient culture into a globalized economy.