With the Sundance Film Festival drawing to a close, it’s time to reflect on the best movies that your friendly Moviefone staffers saw at the very-crowded film fest. Of the seven films that we were looking forward to seeing, we did get to watch five. Of those five, three are on this list. (Sorry, Red Lights and John Dies at the End.) Ahead, the best of the fest.
With a dream cast featuring Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan and Adam Scott (“Party Down” fauxunion!), a wedding-based milieu and Will Ferrell as a producer, the buzz on “Bachelorette” entering its Sundance Film Festival world premiere on Monday night was decidedly deafening. Was this the next “Bridesmaids”?
“Did you wish that ‘Bridesmaids’ was populated by horrible, ugly fucking assholes who hate each other?” wrote writer Kate Erbland on Twitter. “Cool!… Continue reading 'Bachelorette': Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan And Adam Scott Polarize At Sundance Film Festival
It’s midnight and I’m doing my laundry with just enough time to pack a battered carry-on and catch an REM cycle before jetting out of Los Angeles on a crack-of-dawn flight to Park City. 12 hours ago –scratch that, 6 hours ago — I had no idea whether or not I’d go to Sundance this year.* I have no schedule, no plans; I didn’t buy tickets or even crack open… Continue reading This Is How You Do the Sundance Film Festival
Following two days worth of announcements last week from the good folks over at the Sundance Film Festival, they have now unleashed the third component of their 2012 slate: The big out-of-competition premieres. These are the films that are a little more star-heavy and well-known, and they’re usually the hotter tickets at the festival. We’re sure this year will be no different, as one look… Continue reading 2012 Sundance Film Festival Announces the Big Guns: Premieres and Documentary Premieres
‘Porfirio’ Bags Golden Peacock for Best Film, Asghar Farhadi Receives Best Director Award
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | December 5, 2011
The Columbian film ‘Porfirio’ directed by Alejandro Landes and produced by Franciso Aljure has bagged the coveted Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film at the 42nd International Film Festival of India 2011, while the Silver Peacock Award for the… Continue reading Curtains Come Down on the 42nd International Film Festival of India