Sundance 2014 Review: WHIPLASH Confidently Marches To A Different Beat

It's a pretty quick turnaround to go from Sundance 2013 award-winning short film to Sundance 2014 opening nighter. But for 28-year-old director Damien Chazelle, when opportunity knocks, there's no need to bide your time. It's no surprise that Jason... More »
  

Sundance 2014 Review: LILTING Gets Lost In Translation

A quiet room, muted colors, old wallpaper from a bygone era. A hushed winter light drapes itself across the space. An elderly mother looks at her adult son and asks, "What's wrong?" The son insists nothing is, and he'd like... More »
  

Sundance 2014: Twitch Raises The Curtain With 13 Must-Sees

Oh boy! It's Sundance time with the big winter fest kicking off today! The Twitch staff is primed and ready with our own head honcho Todd Brown making it out to Park City for the first time in too many... More »
  

Sundance 2014 Preview - Midnight, Premieres, & Spotlight

The Sundance Film Fest is kicking off in Park City tomorrow and we've got another edition of our preview series to round things out. We've already covered the US Dramatic, World Dramatic, and NEXT competitions, and the Documentary sections. On... More »
  

THE BABADOOK: Story Time Turns To Terror In Brilliant First Trailer For Sundance Selected Horror

Wow. Just wow. The first trailer for Jennifer Kent's Sundance selected horror film The Babadook has arrived online and in a lineup jammed with high profile familiar faces it appears that Kent may very well be the dark horse that... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Sundance 2014: Exclusive Teaser Trailer For LIAR'S DICE

It is just the tiniest taste, but this teaser trailer for the Sundance World Dramatic Competition film Liar's Dice has whet our appetite for more. Directed by Geetu Mohandas, this tale of an Indian woman venturing to find her... More »
  

Sundance 2014 Preview - Documentary Sections

It's Sundance Film Fest preview week around here and we kicked things off yesterday with a look at the US Dramatic, World Dramatic, and NEXT programs. Today we turn our attention to the documentary programs with a peek at a... More »
  

Sundance 2014 Preview: US Dramatic, World Dramatic, & NEXT Competitions

It's that most wonderful time of the year when the independent film world bundles up and heads to snowy Park City to find out what treasures of indie cinema await over the rest of 2014. Yes it's Sundance time and... More »
  

Fresh Trailer For The Mo Brothers' KILLERS

Set to have its world premiere in Sundance prior to a February 6th theatrical release in Indonesia, a new trailer has been released for The Mo Brothers' sophomore feature, Killers. Here's how Sundance describes the film:Mr. Nomura is an eerily... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

International Trailer For Corbijn's A MOST WANTED MAN Promises Classy Thrills

Soon to premiere in Sundance, director Anton Corbijn tackles John Le Carre with A Most Wanted Man, featuring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe and Robin Wright in key roles. Here's how the festival describes it:Anton Corbijn's adaptation of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Zambia Heads For The Moon In AFRONAUTS

While most of the attention around the Sundance lineup has gone to the feature programs there are - as always - a number of fascinating titles to be found among the short film selections, among them Frances Bodomo's Afronauts.July 1969.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

KILLERS: Check The Bloody, Japanese Red Band Teaser For The Mo Brothers' Sundance Selected Thriller

Imagine, if you will, that Sono Sion had packed up and headed to Korea to create an intense and bloody psychological thriller. That fusion of influences is what drives Killers, the sophomore effort by Indonesian directing duo The Mo Brothers... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Sundance Announces Their 2014 Shorts Programs

Why there are many, many features to get all excited or overwhelmed about at a festival as big as Sundance, it's also big enough to both fit a robust shorts program, something that I think many folks forget. I am... More »
  

CALVARY: Watch The Trailer For John Michael McDonagh's Sundance Selected Follow Up To THE GUARD

When writer-director John Michael McDonagh teamed up with star Brendan Gleeson for The Guard the result was a little bit of magic, one of the funniest black comedies I'd come across in quite some time bolstered by some truly remarkable... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

THE RAID 2 Leads Sundance 2014 Premieres Announcement

The excitement is palpable around these parts with today's announcement that The Raid 2 will be done in time to premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The follow-up to the best action film in decades promises a more fleshed... More »
  

New Films From Mo Bros., Wingard, & Waititi Lead Sundance 2014 Midnight, Spotlight, New Frontiers, & Kids Announcement

Yesterday brought us the Sundance Competition Announcements and today we are back with a look at the Midnighters, Spotlight, New Frontiers, and brand new 'Sundance Kids' sections. The titles unveiled in the Midnight section are perhaps more exciting than anything... More »
  

Sundance Competition & Next Lineups Announced

The day all the indie film maniacs have been hotly anticipating has finally arrived. The first Sundance 2014 announcements have just dropped! And boy are there some interesting sounding titles! The marquee US Dramatic Competition features films from the likes... More »
  

Sundance Next Weekend 2013 Review: A TEACHER, Lessons In Obsession Fall Flat

Hannah Fidell's debut feature A Teacher charts the middle stretch of a student/teacher love affair. It begins well after the relationship has begun and ends in a low moment for high school AP English teacher Diana (Lindsay Burdge), but still... More »
  

Sundance Next Weekend 2013 Review: HOW TO BE A MAN Finds the Indie Raunch-Com Glory Hole

If we've learned anything from the Judd Apatow era of 21st century raunchy comedies, it's that there are few things funnier than an unexpected penis. When comedian Gavin McInnes's flaccid member shows up among the first few frames of... More »
  

Twitch Looks In-Depth at Sundance's NEXT WEEKEND Mini-Fest

We already told you about the awesome Opening Night festivities the organizers of Sundance's NEXT WEEKEND festival have in store with tonight's cemetery screening of Chris Smith's hilarious 1999 documentary American Movie, followed by Mark Borchardt's Coven, the film which... More »
  
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