You would think one film festival would be enough during a week that draws 50,000 movie lovers to a town of 7,500 people. You would be mistaken.
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Sundance is one of the best places on the planet to talk about films with complete strangers — assuming those strangers have actually seen a film since they’ve been here.
The character I’ve identified with most so far at Sundance is Jane Banner (Elizabeth Olsen), the young FBI agent in the exceptional “Wind River.”
We Shall Overcomb! A crippling snowstorm that turned Interstate 80, the main route from Salt Lake City, into a parking lot couldn’t stop several thousand protesters from chanting and carrying signs like the one quoted above during the March on Main.
Everything I knew about attending the Park City, Utah-based film festival, I learned from watching “Entourage.”
It’s nearly impossible to avoid thinking about the environment here in Park City, especially considering that, at the time of this writing, it’s 27 degrees with snow seemingly blowing from every direction at once.
There’s something so exhilarating about hearing characters deliver the perfect words at the exact right moment — regardless of whether any human being would actually respond in such a way — that I couldn’t help but fall in love with “20th Century Women.”
To preview the Park City, Utah-based film festival — which runs Thursday through Jan. 29 — we spoke with Trevor Groth and Mike Plante, former programmers at the late, great CineVegas who are now, respectively, Sundance’s director of programming and senior programmer in charge of short films.
More than 40 million people visit Las Vegas every year. I’m guessing “Sleepless” screenwriter Andrea Berloff isn’t one of them.
By turning Mark Wahlberg into SuperCop, the Boston Marathon bombing movie sacrifices a large chunk of its credibility.
Joshua Abbey has chosen a lineup that may be among the festival’s most accessible and inclusive yet. “If you like basketball, if you like Kirk Douglas, if you like Marvin Hamlisch, you can’t go wrong.”
The film tells the true story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, three African-American women who were vital to the Apollo space missions, and some of the indignities they suffered.
The HBO documentary, which debuts Saturday, provides a glimpse into the late Hollywood stars’ mother-daughter relationship.
The rest of 2016 may have been a raging dumpster fire, but there was at least one category in which the year was better than its predecessor: local ties to movies. Meanwhile, on TV, Paula Francis ends a long career as news anchor for KLAS-TV, Channel 8.
Big movies aren’t always good movies. Heck, they rarely are. But they sure are easy to get excited about.
Much like the rest of us, television can’t wait to turn the page on 2016, with two new dramas, a returning game show and a new season of “Sherlock” all debuting on New Year’s Day.
The movie, opening Sunday, reunites almost the entire cast — including Denzel Washington as bitter former baseball player turned garbage man Troy Maxson and Viola Davis as his long-suffering wife, Rose.
While the previews may look frightful, the movie is unexpectedly delightful — depending on just how much James Franco you can tolerate.
Christmas is coming early, and confusingly, for moviegoers this year with films opening on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
All it took was 17 years and the removal of George Lucas from the process to finally make a proper “Star Wars” prequel.
“That’s probably a movie first, maybe,” writer-director Damien Chazelle said with a laugh while discussing the film’s connection to the small Southern Nevada town, specifically its library.
“Manchester by the Sea,” “Nocturnal Animals” and “Miss Sloane” count no fewer than seven potential acting Oscar nominations among them
It’s the movie theater you’ve been waiting for. Literally and figuratively. After a weeklong test run, Eclipse Theaters, 814 S. Third St., is celebrating its grand opening on Thursday, more than two years after its first announced opening date.
What’s that old axiom? If you gave a thousand monkeys a thousand typewriters, everything they cranked out would be better than those original holiday movies on Lifetime, Hallmark and Freeform?
People have been treating each other so poorly in everyday life, some nights it’s just hard to be in the mood for yet another antihero on yet another coal-dark drama. Some nights you just want to feel good.