Archive for January 2011

by Emily Carmichael
January 30th, 2011

Madeleine Olnek, writer and director of Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same gives me some good advice on how to pick a title for my movie.

by Emily Carmichael
January 29th, 2011

When you go to Sundance as a filmmaker, everyone tells you to meet as many people as possible. Sometimes the attempt to do so can land a person in an awfully awkward situation.

by David Lowery
January 28th, 2011

It’s been a heck of a week. I received so many kind words from so many strangers – about my film, sure – but none so kind as those about my mustache.

by Dan Nuxoll
January 28th, 2011

I rounded out my Sundance trip with two days packed with screenings and one day of typically miserable winter air travel. I’ll spare you the sad details of my flight problems, and start with some observations:

by Calvin Lee Reeder
January 27th, 2011

Lindsay Pulsipher seems to survive this car crash better off than she did in Calvin Lee Reeder’s The Oregonian.

by Calvin Lee Reeder
January 27th, 2011

Hope he likes me.

by Ruben Oestlund
January 26th, 2011

Every year Sundance picks out movies to screen for students at Park City High School. I make the case for why kids shouldn’t decide for themselves what films they watch – we should decide for them.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 26th, 2011

Rooftop alum Todd Rohal’sThe Catechism Cataclysm follows the storyline of your typical road-trip movie. On a boat. With a priest. Who’s obsessed with bad heavy metal music.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
January 25th, 2011

Zachary Levy’s funny, gut-wrenching film Strongman (Rooftop Summer Series 2009), about professional strongman Stanless Steel, opens tomorrow at the IFC Center.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 25th, 2011

I’m not usually a fan of “Midnight Movies”—horror, camp, sci-fi, B-movies, etc.—but three nights in a row I’ve loved Sundance’s 12am screenings at the Egyptian Theater.

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