Articles Tagged 'Sundance Film Festival'

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5 Film Festivals That Should Be on Every Movie Buff’s Radar

The Tribeca Film Festival kicked off yesterday (April 19), bringing a smorgasbord of indie films, discussion panels, TV shows, live podcasts, and master classes to Downtown Manhattan. In the 15 years since it was founded by Robert de Niro and Jane Rosenthal, it’s gained a reputation for premiering the hottest films in arthouse cinema, with short-form, […]

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Sundance Diary, Day Three: ‘Love & Friendship’ and More

One of the most eagerly awaited titles at this year’s Sundance was Whit Stillman‘s 1790s-set period drama Love & Friendship, an adaptation of Jane Austen‘s early unfinished novella Lady Susan. In the film, scheming widow Lady Susan (played by Kate Beckinsale) decides to pay an extended visit to her in-laws’ estate with the purpose of […]

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Sundance Diary, Day Two: ‘Pleasure. Love.’

In the more than 100 films that screen at Sundance each year, it’s easy for the more contemplative pieces to get lost among the louder, showier entries. I’m so glad I stumbled upon Pleasure. Love., a Beijing-set romantic riddle directed by Yao Huang. This is a fascinating film that will reward repeat viewings, as patient […]

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WATCH: Daniel Radcliffe Weighs in on ‘White’ Oscars

Among the stars commenting on the “whiteness” of this year’s Oscars race is Daniel Radcliffe, who was a big attraction on Friday afternoon (January 22) at the Sundance Film Festival. Radcliffe believes it’s the film industry that’s to blame for the under-representation of African Americans as opposed to the Academy. He says: “The problem isn’t […]

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Sundance Diary, Day One: Seeing ‘Other People’

And so we’ve finished our first 24 hours at the Sundance Film Festival. I’m someone who’s attended six San Diego Comic-Cons, so I’m used to the mad rush for panels and screenings. But this festival is a whole different animal. Set against a backdrop of Park City, Utah, with its ski resorts and snow-capped vistas, […]

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Sundance: Follow Anglophenia For 2016 Festival Coverage

When it comes to a film lover’s bonanza, France has Cannes. Canada has Toronto. And America’s leading festival is Sundance, which, for the past three decades, has produced buzz-worthy movies that have defied conventions. Back in 1994, the now classic Four Weddings and a Funeral premiered at Sundance, and its rapturous reception helped make it […]

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