Five Minutes at Sundance is exactly that: A five-minute snippet of us on the ground with our trusty flip video recorder, snagging whatever meaty piece of film-related content we can to share with you. Yesterday we stopped by the Gen Art/Bertoli Soup lounge to feast on some delicious free soup and wound up walking in on a lively discussion with the cast, writers and director of… Continue reading Five Minutes at Sundance: Watch the 'For A Good Time Call ...' Cast Discuss Their Hilariously Filthy Comedy
The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards won’t be announced until Tuesday morning, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start looking ahead to next year’s nominations. Judging from the buzz at the Sundance Film Festival, the 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony might be a special one for Richard Gere; the veteran actor could be in the heat of the Best Actor race thanks to his performance in… Continue reading Richard Gere in 'Arbitrage': Sundance Film Festival's First Oscar Contender?
As any Sundance veteran can tell you, the best way to start the festival is with a series of movies about depressed artistic types who don’t know what to do with their lives. You have to plan carefully, too, because on average only about 80 of the films that screen here match that description.
I started my 2012 Sundance with This Must Be the Place, Hello
Good lord, I’m tired. Since our auspicious start out here in Park City, things have been … busy. (Related: If you can find it in you, somewhere, deep down within your soul, to lend me some sleep, I would be appreciative for life.) Since my last update mid-day on Friday, I’ve been keeping a running diary of my experience at the Sundance Film Festival. So, here’s how that’s going. (Film… Continue reading A Running Diary of My Second Day at Sundance
The Sundance Film Festival is off and running — something you certainly know if you follow any number of attending film writers on Twitter — but which film will be the first to score a big acquisition deal? Perhaps “Celeste and Jesse Forever,” the Rashida Jones co-written, co-led dramedy about a pair of high school sweethearts (Jones and Andy Samberg) going through a divorce, but trying to remain friends.
After premiering… Continue reading 'Celeste And Jesse Forever': Sundance Film Festival's First Breakout Hit?