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Sundance Ignites 2016 Oscar Race with 'Brooklyn,' 'Grandma' and More

“Brooklyn,” a drama about an Irish immigrant’s journey to America, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday night without much advance buzz. But when the lights at the Eccles Theatre in Park City came up two hours later to a rapturous standing ovation, it was clear that Sundance had just screened one of the best films of the year. 774 more words

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UPROXX Sundance Interview: Director James Ponsoldt On How To Make A Movie About David Foster Wallace

When I met James Ponsoldt in the lobby of a Marriott hotel Thursday morning, just off Park City, Utah’s Main Street, he looked like he was absolutely glowing. 1,704 more words

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Reel Quick: Whiplash


Whiplash (2014)

Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist

Directed by: Damien Chazelle

Synopsis: Miles Teller plays a young aspiring jazz drummer who is driven to be the best and hoping to gain respect from a tyrannical and psychotic music teacher played by J.K. 1,020 more words

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Jesse Eisenberg Says He Wants To Reprise His Role as Lex Luthor

Variety recently chatted with actor Jesse Eisenberg to talk about his role in Sundance film The End of the Tour and while he’s playing the villain Lex Luthor in  233 more words

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SUNDANCE: A24 Acquires 'THE END OF THE TOUR' Starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg

A24 is looking to acquire the rights to James Ponsoldt’s (The Spectacular Now) latest drama, The End of the Tour, starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg. 171 more words

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Sundance Film Review: The End of the Tour

Bookmark and follow our exclusive coverage of Sundance Film Festival 2015.

You don’t need to know one word about David Foster Wallace to love the hell out of… 1,002 more words

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Sundance Film Festival: "The End of the Tour" treats David Foster Wallace with compassion and insight

Jason Segel gets David Foster Wallace just right in James Ponsoldt’s “The End of the Tour.” He looks just like the big, shaggy, brilliant author of “Infinite Jest,” and he sounds just like him too, the mix of pithy insights, tangents of self-doubts, and moments of unshakable compassion towards the human condition all tumbling out. 776 more words