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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes...
  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • Adrian Grenier escapes the bustle of Sundance, finds anonymity snowboarding on empty slopes

    Stars are consistently swarmed by fans at the Sundance Film Festival, but there's one place they can find anonymity: On the slopes. Wearing a helmet and goggles, "Entourage" star Adrian Grenier was just another snowboarder out having fun. "I learned...
  • Sundance Watch: Celebs talk festival, iPhone film premieres

    The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard: ____ CELEBRITY QUOTES ON SUNDANCE From Kevin Bacon to Ethan Hawke, stars say they can't get enough of the...
  • Diversity of filmmakers, stories at Sundance Film Festival doesn't carry over to Hollywood

    One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city. Written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa and featuring a diverse cast of actors, the film spawned a bidding...
  • Sundance 2015: Nothing funny about Sarah Silverman in 'I Smile Back'

    Sundance 2015: Nothing funny about Sarah Silverman in 'I Smile Back'
    Sarah Silverman was sitting in the lobby of her hotel with a bunch of dudes. She'd just met the guys, who all looked young and kind of star-struck, like they'd high-five one another after she left. "OK, so I'll text you later," she said, waving goodbye....
  • Sundance Watch: Kevin Bacon, Lily Tomlin, Keanu Reeves, Ethan Hawke sound off on the fest

    From Kevin Bacon to Lily Tomlin, stars say they can't get enough of the Sundance Film Festival. Keanu Reeves, coming off his hit "John Wick," stars in Eli Roth's psycho-sexual horror movie "Knock Knock." "It's really exciting to start 2015 off with a...
  • Sundance Watch: Transgender tale 'Tangerine' shot entirely with iPhones

    One Sundance movie was literally phoned in — the transgender prostitute tale "Tangerine." The movie that premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival follows two characters Alexandra and Sin-Dee on a wild Christmas Eve night in Los Angeles as one...
  • Sundance Watch: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' becomes fest's breakout hit

    The tale of a loner who befriends a fellow high school student with leukemia has become the breakout hit of the Sundance Film Festival. Fox Searchlight bought "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" after its well-received premiere Sunday for a reported $12...
  • Sundance Watch: With Nick Nolte, Robert Redford brings film to his own festival

    Robert Redford took "A Walk in the Woods" to his own Sundance Film Festival. The 78-year-old actor, director and producer had long hoped to adapt Bill Bryson's 1998 travel book about two friends hiking the Appalachian Trail. It finally came together last...
  • Sundance 2015: Johnny Knoxville's Evel Knievel origins

    Sundance 2015: Johnny Knoxville's Evel Knievel origins
    The parallels between Evel Knievel and Johnny Knoxville are hard to miss, from their willingness to break bones to their talent in marketing them. It’s one reason why Knoxville agreed to produce and star in “Being Evel,” Oscar-winner...