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Sundance Interview: Talal Derki on "Of Fathers and Sons"

One can never underestimate the importance of documentary films and the messages they deliver through their stories. Not always the narratives may be appealing to the majority of the viewers since they might deal with heavy subjects. 2,022 more words

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How to Work a Major Film Festival: A Report from Sundance

By Jane Applegate

Film festivals—especially the recent Sundance Film Festival—offer tremendous opportunities for networking, partying and watching an unbelievable collection of new films on every topic from kids entering a science fair to Syrian refugees to Russian propaganda allegedly influencing the U.S. 765 more words


If You Liked 'Captain Phillips,' Then Check Out 'Fishing Without Nets'

Fishing Without Nets” is the third movie in recent years to deal with Somali Pirates hijacking a ship at sea, and it comes on the heels of “Captain Phillips” and “A Hijacking.” The scenario may be the same, but the perspective is different this time around. 827 more words

Paul Dano's 'Wildlife' Acquired By IFC Films After Sundance Bow

Paul Dano’s directorial debt Wildlife, the family drama that had its world premiere at last month’s Sundance Film Festival, has sold to IFC Films for North American rights. 181 more words

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Sorry To Bother You (Sundance 2018)

After spending years in development hell, rapper-turned-director Boots Riley‘s dark satire Sorry To Bother You finally hit the big screen at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and quickly became one of the buzziest titles of the festival. 404 more words


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I just don’t understand these cheesy virtual reality movie ‘experiences’

I’ve always believed that virtual reality has huge potential as an entertainment platform, and clearly some directors are still with me. 104 more words

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My Sundance 2018

Nice weather this year for Sundance filmgoers, not so much for skiiers: a light dusting to make things pretty, but ice-free roads and sidewalks. Everything at the fest — including all 17 films below — is a premiere except for its “Spotlight” series, which screens a few notables previously shown elsewhere on the festival circuit (I saw one of them in New York last fall). 3,298 more words