Though a strong cast tries, awful dialogue and direction make Dustin Guy Defa’s mumblecore disaster ‘Person to Person’ one of the worst films of 2017.
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This fantastical film introduces us to some exciting newcomers who could make a big impact on 2012.
Special Sundance Edition: Acquisitions, Reviews, and trailer for ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’.
‘Like Crazy’ is a derivative love story about two uninteresting characters who can’t get over themselves.
Sundance 2011 came and went quicker than I could even handle. Here are some of the highlights in case you missed it.
‘Like Crazy’, ‘Win Win’, ‘Margin Call’, and ‘Red State’ were among the films that got people talking in the first few days of the Sundance Film Festival.
Read of the Day: Why are there so few female directors? Is that age-old Hollywood trend of the masculine auteur coming to an end? [The Guardian] News of the Day: Matt Damon says that the next Bourne film might be a prequel. It’s still not worth seeing if Paul Greengrass isn’t attached. [Empire] Review of […]
Even if you weren’t in attendance at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, you’ve got to admit that it offers a nice distraction in the traditionally slow awards week that precedes the nomination announcements. Once again I am incredibly jealous of those who were in attendance at this year’s festival as word on several films was […]
News and Notes from Around the Web: Jeffery Wells disagrees with the critical consensus that Buried is an excellent film. He says director Rodrigo Cortes has some great instincts, but the payoff is an overall disappointment. [Hollywood Elsewhere] Roger Ebert writes unexpected praise for Ron Galella, the famous paparazzo who is subject of the Sundance […]
NEWS AND STORIES: Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood speculates which films will be the hit of the festival this year. Roger Friedman of Showbiz 411 reporst that Sony Pictures Classics has picked up Please Give, a dramedy starring Catherine Keener and Oliver Platt. Vadim Rizov of The Independent Eye fears that Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s new project […]
REVIEWS: Nowhere Boy – Chris Bumbray of JoBlo gives the John Lennon biopic mild praise, saying Aaron Johnson was great. Get Low – Jeff Wells of Hollywood Elsewhere calls Get Low “a first-rate backwoods American drama” and lists it as one of his highlights of the festival so far. Restrepo – Allison Whillmore of Independent […]
Film Reviews: The first and only film to premiere so far is Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Freidman’s Howl, based on Allan Ginsberg’s infamous poem. Jeffery Wells of Hollywood Elsewhere says its a great start to the festival: It’s brisk, condensed, in some ways florid, engaging, intellectually alert and stimulating. You know what this thing is? […]
Better late than never. Read of the Day: With the Sundance Film Festival kicking off today, here are 15 movies that are highly anticipated. [Film School Rejects] News of the Day: YouTube will begin renting movies as a promotion for the Sundance Film Festival. [USA Today] Oscar News of the Day: Pete Hammond reports that […]
Read of the Day: Seven moments from classic films that you might not know were improvised. Apparently Kubrick didn’t know what a reach-around was. [Spike] News of the Day: More Sundance films will be released on Video on Demand – Shock Doctrine, Daddy Longlegs, and 7 Days (Les 7 Jours du Talion). [The Independent] Review […]
Last year’s Sundance Film Festival was torture – for those of us who weren’t in attendance. The lineup included such breakthrough films as Precious, Big Fan, Adam, Cold Souls, Sin Nombre, The Cove and many more. The majority of film buffs who weren’t privileged enough to be in Park City during the festival were forced […]