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sundance2014logo%20(1) Here Are the Movies That Won Awards at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

You’ve followed our 2014 Sundance Film Festival coverage over the past week, and now you can see which films the various jury members deemed worthy of awards. The big winner of the night was Whiplash, which opened the festival and never really lost steam. It was clearly a favorite for many, taking home both the audience and grand jury awards. You can check out our… Continue reading Here Are the Movies That Won Awards at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

sundance2014logo%20(1) Listen: The Best Movies of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

On this week’s episode of the FanCast movies podcast, Erik Davis is joined by film critic and Movies.com contributor Jason Guerrasio to talk all about the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, which is arguably the nation’s most important and recognizable film festival. What were the best movies that screened this year, and when can you watch them in theaters? Listen to Erik and Jason discuss all… Continue reading Listen: The Best Movies of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

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rinko kikuchi kumiko the treasure hunter Best of the Week: The Women Who Ruled Sundance, Plus the Benefits of the Batman vs. Superman Delay and More

The Women Who Ruled the 2014 Sundance Film Festival by Jeff Bayer and Erik Davis

Sundance at Midnight: ‘Cooties’ Finds Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson Fighting a Pack of Zombie First Graders by Erik Davis

Zach Braff’s ‘Wish I Was Here’ Is a Pretty Terrific Spiritual Sequel to ‘Garden State’ by Erik Davis

The Kevin Costner Renaissance Has Only Just Begun by Alexander Huls

Five Things Every First Timer Should… Continue reading Best of the Week: The Women Who Ruled Sundance, Plus the Benefits of the 'Batman vs. Superman' Delay and More

sundance2014logo%20(1) The Women Who Ruled the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Every year at the Sundance Film Festival, you see a few films and then decide there is a pattern. At least that is what I’ve heard. This is my first Sundance, but luckily the films I’ve seen have left the following impression on me: women rule. It didn’t take me 37 years and this film festival to discover that; after all I am a work-at-home… Continue reading The Women Who Ruled the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

boyhood%203 Which Sundance 2014 Movies Are You Now Most Anxious to See?

In theory, the movies that I’m most anticipating based on the buzz out of Sundance should be those with the highest praises. That can be dangerous, though, as festival hype can easily lead to expectations that are impossible to meet. At the same time, I am way too curious about Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, which is being called nothing short of “a masterpiece,” to not be at… Continue reading Which Sundance 2014 Movies Are You Now Most Anxious to See?