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Updated on Jan 27, 2014 09:15AM

Here’s Monday’s schedule for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival “Best of Fest” screenings, free to Utah locals (tickets have been distributed; wait-list seats may be availabl...

Updated on Jan 26, 2014 10:19AM

Here’s the schedule for Sunday, the final day of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival:

Eccles Theatre, Park City...

Updated on Jan 27, 2014 11:05AM

Call it one-stop shopping: Links to the reviews of all 32 U.S. competition films — 16 Dramatic and 16 Documentary — that premiered during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.<...

Updated on Jan 25, 2014 01:55PM

“Alive Inside”

U.S. Documentary

*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

Sometimes a documenta...

Updated on Jan 25, 2014 04:18PM

If someone had started passing a hat around after Saturday’s Sundance Film Festival screening of “Alive Inside” at the Library Center Theatre, they likely would have colle...

Updated on Jan 25, 2014 01:44PM

“The Overnighters”

U.S. Documentary

**** (four stars)

Christian charity collides with ...

Updated on Jan 25, 2014 08:57AM

“The Sleepwalker”

U.S. Dramatic

** (two stars)

“The Sleepwalker” is a gorgeously photo...

Updated on Jan 25, 2014 12:43AM

“The Internet’s Own Boy”

U.S. Documentary

*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

In the comp...

Updated on Jan 24, 2014 04:35PM

The Slamdance Film Festival has finished up its annual run, giving out awards Thursday night.

Here are the award winners:

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Updated on Jan 24, 2014 08:38PM

“Cesar’s Last Fast”

U.S. Documentary

*** (three stars)

The life and legacy of labor le...

Updated on Jan 24, 2014 04:07PM

“Watchers of the Sky”

U.S. Documentary

*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

It may be stra...

Updated on Jan 24, 2014 12:57AM

“Ivory Tower”

U.S. Documentary

*** (three stars)

Director Andrew Rossi gives a thoroug...

Updated on Jan 24, 2014 09:25AM

“Fed Up”

U.S. Documentary

*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

The epidemic of obesity in ...

Updated on Jan 23, 2014 10:36AM

A flurry of movies sales are being reported from this year’s Sundance Film Festival as the event winds down to its last days.

“A Gir...

Updated on Jan 23, 2014 05:06PM

“Life After Beth”

U.S. Dramatic

*** (three stars)

Aubrey Plaza’s immense talent for de...

Updated on Jan 23, 2014 02:36AM

“All the Beautiful Things”

U.S. Documentary

*1/2 (one and a half stars)

Director John ...

Updated on Jan 25, 2014 01:39PM

Wednesday is traditionally “Volunteer Appreciation Day” at the Sundance Film Festival -- the day the festival pays tribute to the thousand-plus folks who make the event ru...

Updated on Jan 22, 2014 11:02PM

“No No: A Dockumentary”

U.S. Documentary

*** (three stars)

You might hope an iconoclas...

Updated on Jan 23, 2014 09:11AM

A drama from Syria has won the top prize for short films at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

“Of God and Dogs,” made by the Abounaddara Co...

Updated on Jan 22, 2014 03:54PM

“The Raid 2: Berandal”

Premieres

*** (Three stars)

Gareth Evans’ follow-up to his 2012 martial ...

Updated on Jan 22, 2014 03:17PM

“Land Ho!” the Sundance comedy about a retired man and his former brother-in-law as they take a trip to Iceland to try and reclaim their youth, was picked up for distri...

Updated on Jan 22, 2014 05:37PM

“E-Team”

U.S. Documentary

**** (four stars)

If the astonishing, moving “E-Team” weren’...

Updated on Jan 22, 2014 12:56PM

“Private Violence”

U.S. Documentary

*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

A Tribune colleag...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 04:24PM

The Sundance dramedy, “Calvary,” is the latest festival film to secure a distribution deal.

The movie by John Michael McDonagh was bought by Fox S...

Updated on Jan 22, 2014 02:25AM

“Jamie Marks Is Dead”

U.S. Dramatic

** (two stars)

Dead teens meet live teens in the m...

Updated on Jan 22, 2014 04:34PM

How do you turn a 12-page script into a 78-minute comedy?

The prolific indie director Joe Swanberg (“Drinking Buddies”) did it in “Happy C...

Updated on Jan 22, 2014 12:58PM

Every legend needs a myth and Dock Ellis’ happens to be pitching a no-hitter while he was tripping on LSD.

The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher blanked...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 01:05PM

The Grocery Manufacturers Association went on the defensive Tuesday, two days after the premiere of The Sundance Film Festival documentary “Fed Up.”

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Updated on Jan 21, 2014 12:00PM

As file footage of the former Hollywood actor rolls, Bing Russell radiates off the screen explaining his plan to start an independent baseball team.

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Updated on Jan 21, 2014 02:56PM

“Happy Christmas”

U.S. Dramatic

*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

The prolific director...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 11:12AM

The Sundance Film Festival debuted an electronic waitlist this year for would-be attendees without tickets, and after the first weekend many attendees are giving the new syste...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 11:25AM

“Infinitely Polar Bear”

U.S. Dramatic

*** (three stars)

Mark Ruffalo gives an astonish...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 12:07AM

“Song One”

U.S. Dramatic

*** (three stars)

The script of writer-director Kate Barker-F...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 12:04AM

“Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter”

U.S. Dramatic

**1/2 (two and a half stars)

Filmmaking br...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 12:01PM

“Web Junkie”

World Documentary

*** (Three stars)

In China, teen addiction to the Internet is se...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 09:14AM

“Love Child”

World Documentary

** (Two stars)

Director Valerie Veatch (“ME@THE ZOO”) returns to...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 09:16AM

More Sundance films are making movie deals this week.

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that “Obvious Child,” starring stand-up co...

Updated on Jan 20, 2014 11:24PM

“Hellion”

U.S. Dramatic

*** (three stars)

Writer-director Kat Candler digs deep in thi...

Updated on Jan 20, 2014 12:12PM

“Rich Hill”

U.S. Documentary

** 1/2 (two and a half stars)

“Rich Hill” is a prime exam...

Updated on Jan 20, 2014 12:52AM

“Life Itself”

Documentary Premieres

*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

Roger Ebert was a...

Updated on Jan 20, 2014 12:00PM

When Chaz Ebert said “I wish Roger could be here tonight” at the premiere of “Life Itself,” she expressed a wish everyone in the 2014 Sundance Film Festival audience share...

Updated on Jan 20, 2014 08:46AM

“Low Down”

U.S. Dramatic

*** (three stars)

Powerful performances by John Hawkes, Elle ...

Updated on Jan 20, 2014 08:50AM

Here’s a screen pairing you wouldn’t expect: Glenn Close and Flea.

But here they were on stage at the Eccles Theatre, standing side by sid...

Updated on Jan 19, 2014 11:39AM

Global human rights organization, Open Society Foundations, announced Sunday it has donated $5 million in a matching grant to the Sundance Institute to help further the develo...

Updated on Jan 19, 2014 11:24AM

“Laggies,” the story of a 28-year-old underachiever (Keira Knightley), has found a distributor, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Updated on Jan 19, 2014 03:54PM

“Dear White People”

U.S. Dramatic

*** (three stars)

Any sitcom producer would be crazy...

Updated on Jan 19, 2014 12:22AM

“Cold in July”

U.S. Dramatic

*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

In the noir thriller “Co...

Updated on Jan 18, 2014 09:45PM

“R100”

Spotlight

** (Two stars)

Just before the Sundance pr...

Updated on Jan 19, 2014 03:28PM

Craig Johnson, director and co-writer of “The Skeleton Twins,” wants to make one thing very clear: The character Bill Hader plays in his comedy-drama is nothing like Stefo...

 
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