Tag: Sundance

Sundance 2016: ‘Kate Plays Christine’ is a Fascinating, if Manipulative, Look...

Kate Plays Christine Directed by Robert Greene U.S., 2016 One of the interesting things about Sundance this year is that two different films about the same subject...

Sundance 2016: Why is ‘Outlaws and Angels’ Playing at Sundance?

Outlaws and Angels Written and Directed by JT Mollner U.S., 2016 It’s a simple fact that not every movie seen at Sundance is going to blow our minds and...

Sundance 2016: ‘The Greasy Strangler’ is Not The Trash-terpiece You’re Looking...

The Greasy Strangler Written by Toby Harvard and Jim Hosking Directed by Jim Hosking U.S., 2016 I wanted to walk out of the screening with the third of the...

Sundance 2016: ‘Land of Mine’ is a Tense, Nerve-Wracking Experience

  Land of Mine Written and Directed by Martin Zandvliet Denmark, 2015 Land of Mine shines a light on a portion of WWII history largely overlooked by cinema. At the...

Sundance 2016: ‘Christine’ is a Haunting Character Study With a Career...

  Christine Written by Craig Shilowich Directed by Antonio Campos U.S., 2016 One of the big stories to come out of Sundance this year is that there are two films programmed...

Revisiting ‘Paris is Burning’, 25 Years after Sundance premiere

25 years ago, Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston), screened at Sundance where it won the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary. For many, the film...

Sundance 2016: ‘Under the Shadow’ is an Emotional, Terrifying Horror Classic

  Under the Shadow Written and Directed by Babak Anvari United Kingdom/Jordan/Qatar, 2016 The supernatural horror of Under the Shadow doesn’t set in for quite some time, but that’s no...

Sundance 2016: ‘Green Room’ Cements Jeremy Saulnier as One of the...

  Green Room Written and Directed by Jeremy Saulnier U.S., 2016 There’s nothing quite like witnessing the beginnings of a great filmmaker. In 2014, Jeremy Saulnier came to Sundance with...

Sundance 2016: ‘Swiss Army Man’ is the Heartwarming Farting Corpse Buddy...

  Swiss Army Man Written and Directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert U.S., 2016 One of the hopes that people come to the Sundance Film Festival with is...

Sundance 2016: ‘Maggie’s Plan’ is a Decent Screwball Comedy Once it...

Rebecca Miller’s first film since 2009’s The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, Maggie’s Plan is a film that unfortunately takes quite a bit of...