Archive for: Sundance 2012

Sundance Review: The Cynical Hope of “The Comedy”

Sundance Review: The Cynical Hope of “The Comedy”

The Comedy is a fiction film about a self-absorbed, filthy-rich, entitled, obnoxious, lazy hipster who goes around insulting his friends and condescending to strangers—and I genuinely, deeply cared about him.

Sundance Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Sundance Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

A myth is brewing. A storm is a-coming. The beasts are rising. A radical work of cinematic passion, Beasts of the Southern Wild does what cinema was made to do: dazzle, inspire, confound.

Sundance Day 1- Looking back and looking ahead.

Sundance Day 1- Looking back and looking ahead.

In my final recap of the last year’s Sundance Film Festival, I mentioned that some of bigger Park City acquisitions appeared to me to be a bit overpriced, considering that I found their commercial prospects a bit murky. Sure enough, a recent rundown of the box office results for these films shows that a good […]

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