Posts Tagged ‘Sundance’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Save the Date”

> Michael Mohan’s SAVE THE DATE, which premiered this afternoon at Sundance, doesn’t earn its points from an original premise. It concerns 2 divergent sisters, Sarah (Lizzy Caplan) and Beth (Alison Brie), but mostly...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Wish You Were Here”

>Two Australian couples vacation together on the beaches of Cambodia, but only 3 people return. That’s the set-up for Kieran Darcy-Smith’s skilled debut WISH YOU WERE HERE, which premiered as part of Sundance’...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Smashed”

  James Ponsoldt’s SMASHED (not to be confused with NBC’s Smash), which premiered in the Dramatic Competition at Sundance, is a new spin on a fairly old story.  The concept goes back (at least) to 1962’s...
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SUNDANCE 2013: The Premieres

  The Sundance Film Festival saved its most high-profile announcements for today, releasing the titles of its Narrative and Documentary Premieres.  The lion’s share of the festival movies that reach theatres/VOD wil...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEWS: “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

>Benh Zeitlin’s BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD is the kind of movie that makes people wince when they hear “independent film”. A tale, with magical realist overtones, set in the mostly African-American poverty of...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Goats”

  Virtually every screening at Sundance is followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker, and while these sessions can be informative and charming (although 3 questions that need never be asked again are How long did you shoot?...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “V/H/S”



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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE 2013: “Stoker”

  STOKER is the kind of swank, elegant horror movie we don’t see very often in these days of unkillable chainsaw-wielding serial killers who make awful use of human remains.  It’s chilling, more than a little...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Celeste & Jesse Forever”

> The festival has its first crowd-pleaser in CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER, a light but heartfelt romantic comedy-drama in the Woody Allen vein. Written by Rashida Jones (who also stars as Celeste) and Will Mc McCormack (on hand a...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “The First Time”

  THE FIRST TIME may be too lovable for its own good.  Jonathan Kasdan’s teen romance, which premiered in the Dramatic Competition at Sundance, couldn’t be more straightforward:  in its opening minutes, it in...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Filly Brown”



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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE 2013: “The East”

  A couple of Sundances ago, the actress/writer/producer Brit Marling was a festival darling, with two acclaimed pictures unveiled the same week.  In the end, while both Another Earth and Sound of My Voice received di...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Lay the Favorite”

> The fundamental problem with LAY THE FAVORITE, Stephen Frears’ new film that premiered last night at Sundance, is that it’s made by people who seem to have little if any interest in gambling. And since this is a m...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “2 Days In New York”

  In 2007, Julie Delpy wrote, directed and co-starred in 2 Days In Paris, a romantic comedy-drama featuring Adam Goldberg and herself as a couple who lived in NY and visited the title city for a tumultuous visit with her c...
by Mitch Salem