On paper the debut feature of twentysomething Iranian-American writer-director Desiree Akhavan seems like a tailor-made Sundance entry: A young Brooklynite with relationship problems, little career aspirations and she’s gay. But Appropriate Behavior has something that no other Sundance title has ever had… Desiree Akhavan.
With striking looks, a dirty mouth, and incredible comedic talents (both writing and acting), Akhavan is sure to be… Continue reading Sundance: Newcomer Desiree Akhavan on Her Debut ‘Appropriate Behavior’ and Dodging Comparisons To Lena Dunham
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People We’re Buzzing About
Kristen Stewart: No vampires were in sight, but Kristen Stewart still stirred up quite a frenzy among her large fan base with her appearance at the festival in connection with her starring role as a guard in Guantanamo Bay drama Camp X-Ray. [MTV… Continue reading Sundance Today: K-Stew Still Rules; Aaron Paul, Mitt Romney, and Robert Redford Impress; 'Dinosaur 13' Acquired
Features, Reviews and Interviews
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You’ve probably known her most of your life as that sexy badass in movies like Scream, Jawbreakers and Planet Terror, but now Rose McGowan is switching gears and transitioning to a role she was meant to play her whole life: director. When the short film Dawn premieres on the opening night of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, it’ll mark McGowan’s debut as a filmmaker, and… Continue reading Sundance Opening Night: Rose McGowan on Her Directorial Debut 'Dawn,' Plus: How She Accidentally Became an Actor
The 2014 Sundance Film Festival kicks off this week in the snowy mountains of Park City, Utah, and you should care because many of the year’s most talked-about independent movies will make their debut in theaters across the city over the next several days. But which ones are people looking forward to the most? Why, that’s what we’re here for.
Open up that “Reminders” app… Continue reading Our 14 Most Anticipated Movies of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival