This past week, I traveled to Utah to cover the Sundance Film Festival for Moviefone. This was my first trip to the annual event, and for the most part, things went very well. Granted, I did make one big mistake in not staying long enough, which means I missed several buzzed-about films, including “Lovelace,” “A.C.O.D.” “Fruitvale” and “Escape From Tomorrow.”
Nevertheless, I still got to see 14 movies in my four-and-a-half… Continue reading Sundance: 14 Films We Saw at the 2013 Film Festival
The Toronto International Film Festival of 2012 is officially over and while we had a great time and saw a lot of different movies, it was definitely a far more bittersweet experience than past years, maybe because we didn’t feel there was an Up in the Air or No Country for Old Men or Slumdog Millionaire or 127 Hours in the bunch – a movie that’s guaranteed to be… Continue reading Toronto Film Festival 2012 Wrap-Up and 'Best of the Fest'
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On Monday afternoon, Lena Dunham, who wrote and directed the beautifully received SXSW discovery Tiny Furniture in 2010, returned to Austin to share the first three episodes of her new HBO series Girls. Her latest creation is a terrifically fresh, recognizable portrait of being young, smart and adrift in a city that isn’t there to serve… Continue reading SXSW: Festival homegirl Lena Dunham premieres three episodes of her new HBO series ‘Girls’