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   
  

Sundance NEXT WEEKEND to Kick Off With Cemetery Screening of AMERICAN MOVIE & COVEN

Anyone who has had the pleasure of seeing Chris Smith's iconic 1999 documentary about aspiring filmmaker Mark Borchardt knows the true definition of indie spirit. Through the sheer strength of commitment to his craft, Borchardt (hilariously) proves that if... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

First Teaser for the Sundance Hit THE KINGS OF SUMMER Will Make You Want to Dance, Dance, Dance

The most rewarding part of going to a film festival is walking into a film completely blind (figuratively, of course), without knowing a thing about it but maybe who made or stars in it, and walking out completely slack-jawed.... More »
By Chase Whale   
  

Sundance 2013 Review: STOKER Is A Triumph Of Beauty And Violence

Around these parts, a new Park Chan-wook film is an event to be highly anticipated. So I was quite excited to have the chance to see the maestro's latest film, Stoker, his first in English to boot, at Sundance last weekend. His uber-violent... More »
By Sean Smithson   
  

Watch A Clip From Yen Tan's Sundance Drama PIT STOP

Yen Tan's Pit Stop will have its World Premiere at Sundance on January 21 and Twitch is proud to present a first clip from the film. Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: LUV, An Almost Likable Movie About Unshackling the Past

While watching LUV, I kept thinking about a painfully true line of dialogue in Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia. The quote, which is a premonition for every character in the film, is this: "We may be through with the past, but... More »
By Chase Whale   
  

Sundance 2013 Exclusive: Trailer Premiere for Quentin Dupieux's WRONG COPS

The wacky wonderful world of Quentin Dupieux involves everything from psychopathic car tires (Rubber) to existential canine retrieval journeys (Wrong). Now we can add to that drugs sold inside live rats, deformed racist officers of the law, and prostitutes...... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

Watch The First Teaser For Horror Anthology S-VHS!

Same concept, rather noisier result. What a difference a selection of filmmakers can make ...Horror anthology S-VHS is poised to make its premiere at Sundance and while the followup to last year's hit V/H/S follows the same format it would... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Sundance 2013: Full Trailer for UPSTREAM COLOR Keeps the Mysteries Alive

One of the most anticipated and most enigmatic movies at Sundance this year is Shane Carruth's long awaited follow-up to his Sundance 2004 hit Primer. Upstream Color stars Amy Seimetz alongside Carruth. We've got the full theatrical trailer for... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

Watch An Exclusive Clip From Sundance Selection SHOPPING

New Zealand directors Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland made an instant fan of me with their 2009 short The Six Dollar Fifty Man, a gem that perfectly captures both the wonder and imagination of being a child and the darkness... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Exclusive: First Trailer for BLACK METAL, Set to Rage at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival

I admire filmmaker Kat Candler's affinity for chaos. Last year at Sundance, she brought her short film Hellion (currently being written into a feature film), about a rambunctious group of boys. This year, she's bringing more anarchy to Park City with her... More »
By Chase Whale   
  

First Trailer For Sundance Competition Selection WHAT THEY DON'T TALK ABOUT WHEN THEY TALK ABOUT LOVE

Acclaimed Indonesian director Mouly Surya makes an appearance in the Sundance World Competition selection with What They Don't Talk About When They Talk About Love, a romantic drama set in a school for the visually impaired.At a high school for... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Sundance 2013: Second UPSTREAM COLOR Teaser Asks More Questions

Everyone is jumping at ghosts when it comes to news about Primer director Shane Carruth's long-long awaited follow-up to that 2004 Grand Jury Prize winning film, Upstream Color. This morning brought a big ghoulish one for us to ponder... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

Review: SAVE THE DATE, A Delightful Movie About a Female Slacker and Her Mushy Men

Bookstore manager and freelance artist Sarah (Lizzy Caplan) plans on getting her shit together. Someday. But not anytime soon. When we first meet Sarah, she's moving into an apartment with her rock star boyfriend, Kevin (Geoffrey Arend). Helping them is Sarah's... More »
By Chase Whale   
  

A Bit Of Whimsy In Malin Erixon's BENJAMIN'S FLOWERS

Bright, colorful and following a peculiar sort of dream logic, Malin Erixon's animated short Benjamin's Flowers is headed for Sundance and it promises a very particular sort of whimsy.Benjamin's lack of love and company has placed him on the blurry... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Striking Line Drawn Animation in Song E Kim's BITE OF THE TAIL

Though still a student, Song E Kim is already turning heads around the world with striking line drawn animated short Bite Of The Tail. Already selected at over twenty festivals around the world, Bite Of The Tail arrives next at... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Meet The Wolf Boy In Daniel Sousa's Striking FERAL

Stories of boys raised in the wild by wolves have seemingly been around since the founding of Rome but that's not stopping director Daniel Sousa from bringing another such tale to Sundance in particularly striking fashion.A wild boy is found... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The Trailer For Chris Mars' Grotesque Animated Short IN HANFORD

The beauty of animation lies in its versatility. If your subject matter calls for light and pretty visuals, you can do that. If, however, you're tackling something a little more unsettling it is more than capable of that as well.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Created For Sigur Ros, Coming To Sundance. Watch Dash Shaw's SERAPH.

Created as part of the Sigur Ros 'Mystery Film Experiment' Valtari, Dash Shaw's Seraph is headed for an appearance at Sundance as part of the short film program. Written by Shaw with Hedwig's John Cameron Mitchell it's a lovingly hand... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Love And A Severed Foot At The End Of The World. Watch Julia Potts' THE EVENT

Backed by Random Acts and Channel 4, animator Julia Potts will soon make an appearance at Sundance with her animated short The Event. A tale of love and a severed foot it's a darkly wistful bit of work, and weirdly... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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