Archive for January 2011

by Dan Nuxoll
January 23rd, 2011

Updates from a busy third day of Sundance.

by David Lowery
January 23rd, 2011

My film Pioneer premiered last night. As you can see from the pictures, I was, in fact, there. Any suspense over whether or not I would gain admittance to my own screening can now be laid to rest.

by Ruben Oestlund
January 22nd, 2011

The director is a small, bug-eating gnome. Between 25-35 years old, caucasian male with a bearded face.

by Emily Carmichael
January 22nd, 2011

My Sundance to do list: Arrive, replace toiletries thrown away by the TSA, watch non-California-based filmmakers sample oxygen bar with air of giddy why-notism.

by Dan Nuxoll
January 22nd, 2011

It is kind of hard to imagine that I only arrived in Park City at 7 PM Thursday. Something about seeing 7 feature films makes a day seem much too epic to have lasted merely 24 hours. But it was a tremendously satisfying day, to be sure, and I have already seen several films that [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 22nd, 2011

Dee Rees’ debut feature film Pariah demonstrates an insightful give and take of love and need, anger and forgiveness, anguish and growth in the life of a gay black teenage girl in Brooklyn.

by Ruben Oestlund
January 21st, 2011

First screening of Incident by a Bank. Sold out and ticket scalpers outside the theater even though the screening took place far from Park City in an Jewish Temple!!!

by Todd Rohal
January 21st, 2011

Why Sundance forced me to go back on my vow never to fly Southwest Airlines, my happiest moment of 1/20/11, courtesy of Patton Oswalt, and why the PARTY WILL NOT BE COOL.

by Ruben Oestlund
January 20th, 2011

When the best Swedish filmmakers arrived in Park City, the main question facing them was: To ski or to Entourage?

by Calvin Lee Reeder
January 20th, 2011

Looks like my suitcase is full with just my jacket, guess I’ll make room for the drugs in my body.

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