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Sundance Film Festival

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  • Il Cinema Ritrovato: Cinematic Treasures Lost and Found, Back on the Bigscreen

    A large crowd queues impatiently outside the cinema and, when the doors open, rushes in. In an instant, every available seat is taken. Toward the back of the auditorium, a dispute breaks out between two passholders over who was there first. It's a...
  • 'I Origins' Helmer Mike Cahill Talks Science and Sequels as Sci-fi Pic Prepares to Open Karlovy Vary

    Variety speaks to writer-director Mike Cahill, whose sci-fi mystery "I Origins" opens the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival on Friday. The pic, which was purchased by Fox Searchlight for worldwide distribution, stars Michael Pitt as a young scientist...
  • Fox Taps Two for Writers Intensive Fellowship Program

    Fox Broadcasting and 20th Century Fox TV have set a development pact with writing partners Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft after tapping the pair as its Fox Writers Intensive fellows for 2014. Gonzalez (pictured left) and Haft (pictured right) were chosen...
  • Venice's Biennale College Spawns Microbudget Movies That Travel Worldwide

    Among titles competing this year in Karlovy Vary's Forum of Independents is the experimental "Memphis," by U.S. helmer Tim Sutton, which owes its existence to the Venice Film Festival's recently launched Biennale College, a groundbreaking production...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Star Dakota Johnson on 'Forever, Interrupted'

    Gidden Media and Good Universe have tapped "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson to topline the movie adaptation of "Forever, Interrupted: A Novel" by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Amy Baer will produce the romantic drama through her Gidden Media. Johnson...
  • 15th Blobfest is back where it all began — Phoenixville

    France has the Cannes Film Festival. Park City, Utah, has Sundance, and Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, has Blobfest, a three-day tribute to the 1958 monster movie "The Blob." Now celebrating its 15th birthday, Blobfest aims to be as much fun as the goofy,...
  • 'I Am I,' about a woman's daddy issues, raises ick factor

    'I Am I,' about a woman's daddy issues, raises ick factor
    First-time writer-director Jocelyn Towne takes an admirably novel stab at familial dysfunction in her father-daughter drama "I Am I," but she proves unable to keep the film's originality from rapidly curdling into preposterousness. Towne stars as...
  • 'The Sacrament' proves to be a mystery

     'The Sacrament' proves to be a mystery
    Forgoing his fondness of haunted indoor enclosures for open-air, communal weirdness, indie horror maven Ti West ("House of the Devil") has made something first creepy, then puzzling, in "The Sacrament." It's a fictional reworking, found-footage-style,...
  • Film Review: 'Ivory Tower'

    After "Page One: Inside the New York Times," filmmaker Andrew Rossi continues his roving inquiry into the crises and changes that have rocked America's most respected institutions in "Ivory Tower." Moving from the hallowed halls of the Ivy League to the...
  • 'Obvious Child' is star-making and splendid

    'Obvious Child' is star-making and splendid
    ***1/2 (out of four) Seriously: Jenny Slate has arrived. In the wonderful “Obvious Child,” she’s funny, vulnerable, endearing and specific—an odd character who feels real because the person playing her makes her real. It’s...
  • Visuals outshine plotline in stylish sci-fi head trip

    Exceedingly stylish and ultimately quite silly, "The Signal" is a sci-fi head trip better appreciated for the journey than the destination. The less audiences know going in, the more intrigued they'll be by the story's not entirely predictable twists...