Darkest Hour stands apart from more routine historical dramas.
A review of Sundance 2015 hit "Dope."
A Sundance dispatch with "Girlhood," "Christmas, Again," "Most Likely to Succeed" and "Beaver Trilogy Part IV".
An interview with Christopher Abbott, star of "James White."
A review of James Ponsoldt's "The End of the Tour" with Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel.
A dispatch from Sundance 2015 with "The Bronze," "White God," "What Happened, Miss Simone?," and more.
A review of "Stockholm, PA" from Sundance 2015, starring Saoirse Ronan, Cynthia Nixon, and Jason Isaacs.
Memories of over a decade going to the Sundance Film Festival and tips for newcomers.
"Eyjafjallalokull" is a stunning and moving video art installation that played at Sundance in the "New Frontier" art exhibition space. I visited the piece several times. Nicolas Boritch, director of the AntiVJ visual label and producer of "Eyjafjallalokull" ("The Volcano" for short) wants to put viewers in a space where "they just forget where they are and they forget about understanding anything because we want to leave a lot of space for the audience to create their own story or to find whatever they want to find."
Paul Rudd walked by me on Main Street in Park City wearing reflective sunglasses so I couldn't see if his eyes could see that my eyes saw him and were staring. I knew it was him from the way he walked. I can recognize a gait a mile away. But I didn't know yet that "Prince Avalanche" was a masterpiece or I could've had a good conversation starter.
Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's "Lovelace" tells the story of the eponymous porn star who stunned the world with her sexual talents in "Deep Throat" (1972), only to pay a dear price for her brief flash of celebrity. Linda Lovelace, as played by Amanda Seyfried, was a love-hungry, innocent young girl led astray by Chuck Traynor, a manipulative pimp of a husband, whose affection quickly turned into exploitation.