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Of the Day – 02.02.10

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 […]

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Sundance Awards and Final Wrap-Up 2010

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 […]

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Sundance Film Festival Wrap-Up – 01.28.10

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 […]

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Sundance Weekend Wrap-Up – Day 2-4 (Part 2)

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 […]

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Sundance Weekend Wrap-Up – Days 2-4 (Part 1)

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 […]

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Sundance Film Festival Wrap-Up – Day 1

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? […]

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Of the Day – 01.21.10

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 […]

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Of the Day – 01.14.10

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 […]

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