Robert Longstreet is the first actor ever to have four movies at the Sundance Film Festival in the same year. As of today, I have collected them all.
Some news to start: 1. Remake rights to documentaries are selling today. The rights to make a fiction feature based on Bengali Detective (which I saw yesterday and liked) sold to Fox Searchlight and HBO bought the rights to Knuckle and plan to turn it into a TV show. In both cases I think they […]
Banksy, Martha Marcy May Marlene, and getting to see an edit of my new feature.
Wanna know what made me cry and what made me dance at Sundance? Plus exciting news for Rooftop Alum Sean Durkin.
The Green Hornet vs. How to Die in Oregon
The lead of Rooftop grantee Sean Durkin’s astonishing debut feature Martha Marcy May Marlene is one of the most fascinating and damaged characters in recent cinema.
Updates from a busy third day of Sundance.
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.
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 […]
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.