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HH ‘Golden Exits’ U.S. Dramatic; 94 minutes. That old Sundance classic — the dysfunctional family disrupted by a visiting hottie — gets an obtuse reading in “Golden Exits,” a maddening exercise in style over substance. Emily Browning plays Naomi, an …

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    Sundance review: ‘The Force’
    HHHhj ‘The Force’ U.S. Documentary; 93 minutes. Good intentions run into bad habits in “The Force,” a compelling documentary inside the troubled ...
    Updated Jan 23 2017 12:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Keanu Reeves, left, and Lily Collins appear in a scene from, ’To the Bone’ a film by Marti Noxon. The film is an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. (Gilles Mingasson/Sundance Institute via AP) Sundance review: ‘To the Bone’
    HHHhj ‘To the Bone’ U.S. Dramatic; 107 minutes. Longtime TV writer/producer Marti Noxon makes a sure-footed feature directorial debut with “To th...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    Director Jon Olshefski, from left, Christin’a ’Ma Quest’ Rainey, Christopher ’Quest’ Rainey, producer Sabrina Gordon and PJ Rainey pose for a portrait to promote the film, ’Quest’, at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP) Sundance review: ‘Quest’
    HHHhj ‘Quest’ U.S. Documentary; 105 minutes. The documentary “Quest” does something so simple and, given our times, something miraculous: It take...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    In a scene from the documentary film ’Step,’ members of a dance team practice at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women. Courtesy Naysa Reames Sundance review: ‘Step’
    HHHhj ‘Step’ U.S. Documentary; 83 minutes. Amanda Lipitz’s documentary “Step” is one of the biggest crowd-pleasers at the 2017 Sundance Film Fest...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:45 pm   |     |   Share



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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Former Vice President Al Gore speaks during the panel discussion on climate change at the Egyptian Theater, Sunday, January 22, 2017. At Sundance, Al Gore says storytellers can rally the fight on climate change
    Park City • Al Gore sees a political revolution on the horizon to fight global climate change, and storytellers will have a role in making that change...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Actor Curtiss Cook plays ’Dave’ in the movie “Roxanne Roxanne,” a film based on hip-hop legend Roxanne Shanté, played by Chanté Adams, who went from hustling the streets at 14 to becoming the most feared battle emcee in the early-’80s New York rap scene. The movie made its premiere Sunday, Jan. 22, at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City.  Sundance red carpet photos: Hip-hop legend Roxanne Shanté depicted in drama ‘Roxanne Roxanne’
    “Roxanne Roxanne,” the story by writer-director Michael Larnell (“Cronies,” SFF ’15) based on hip-hop legend Roxanne Shanté (played by Chanté Adams), ...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • A still from ’Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities’ by Stanley Nelson. Courtesy Sundance Institute Sundance documentary traces the rise and potential decline of America’s black colleges
    Near the end of the documentary film “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” several students are shown ...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:43 am   |     |   Share
  •  Laird Hamilton appears in ’TAKE EVERY WAVE: The Life of Laird Hamilton’ by Rory Kennedy, an official selection of the Documentary Premieres program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy Sundance Institute Sundance: ‘Take Every Wave’ explores motivations, achievements of surfing legend Laird Hamilton
    At 52, Laird Hamilton has more than earned the right to reflect after a life full of risks taken and enormous waves surfed. But to do so would betray...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:39 am   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Elizabeth Olsen, Taylor Sheridan and Jeremy Renner at the Eccles Theatre for the world premiere of “Wind River” at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Saturday, January 21, 2017. Sundance red carpet photos: Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner star in ‘Wind River’
    “Wind River,” the directorial debut of “Sicario” and “Hell or High Water” screenwriter Taylor Sheridan, premiered Saturday, Jan. 21, at the 2017 Sunda...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:13 am   |     |   Share
  • Adam Pally, Fred Armisen and Zoe Lister-Jones appear in Band Aid by Zoe Lister-Jones, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute. Five Sundance movies that will get you singing
    Music is an integral part of any film, and sometimes it’s the main focus. Here’s a look at five music-related films playing at the Sundance Film Festi...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 01:11 pm   |     |   Share
  •   Bryan Fogel in a scene from ’ICARUS.’ Courtesy  |  Manatee Productions LLC Sundance: ‘Icarus’ documentary exposes intricacies of Russian doping scandal
    After his first Olympic experience at Sochi in 2014, Park City-based cross-country skier Noah Hoffman said the only way to keep from being cynical as ...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 09:24 am   |     |   Share
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    A rookie FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen, left) and a veteran tracker (Jeremy Renner) team up to solve a case in writer-director Taylor Sheridan’s crime drama ’Wind River.’ The movie, filmed in and around Park City, will debut in the Premieres section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy Sundance Institute Sundance review: ‘Wind River’
    HHHH ‘Wind River’ Premieres; 112 minutes. With “Wind River,” screenwriter and now director Taylor Sheridan completes a trifecta of deeply layere...
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    Standa Honzik  |  courtesy Sundance Institute  A son (Josh Wiggins) carries his injured father (Matt Bomer) through the Montana wilderness in ’Walking Out,’ a drama by the twin filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith. The movie screens in the U.S. Dramatic competition of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Sundance review: ‘Walking Out’
    HHHhj ‘Walking Out’ U.S. Dramatic; 95 minutes. The bonds between father and son are tested to the breaking point in “Walking Out,” a nail-biter o...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 02:06 am   |     |   Share
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    This image released by the Sundance Institute shows Tye Sheridan, left, and Alden Ehrenreich in a scene from ’The Yellow Birds,’ a film by Alexandre Moors. The film is an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.  (Sundance Institute via AP) Sundance review: ‘The Yellow Birds’
    HHhj ‘The Yellow Birds’ U.S. Dramatic; 120 minutes. Given everything that the Iraq War drama “The Yellow Birds” has going for it — like a strong ...
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  • ìDownward Dogî stars Ned as Martin and Allison Tolman as Nan.   Craig Sjodin  |  ABC A talking dog sitcom debuts at Sundance? Yup!
    So, you’ve made a TV show about a talking dog that isn’t really about a talking dog. It’s a lot deeper than that. But how do you convince people that ...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:48 am   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Mary J. Blige, at the Eccles Theatre for the premiere of “Mudbound” at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Saturday, January 21, 2017. Sundance red carpet photos: Mary J. Blige, Carey Mulligan arrive for ‘Mudbound’
    “Mudbound,” an adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s novel, made its premiere Saturday, Jan. 21, at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City. Set in the ...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 10:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Lily Collins arrives at the 32nd annual Artios Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) The star family tree at Sundance
    There’s a host of stars with famous parents, even grandparents, in films at the Sundance Film Festival this year. Here’s a look: <strong>Lily Co...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 05:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • ‘Cheerful subversive’ Slamdance founder Dan Mirvish drops filmmaking advice in his new book
    Park City’s Slamdance Film Festival was birthed out of frustration in 1995 when a group of filmmakers, perturbed at being rejected from the Sundance F...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 04:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Main Street in Park City, Utah prior to the start of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival Tuesday January 17, 2017. Cyberattack causes outages at Sundance Film Festival
    A cyberattack that targeted Utah’s Sundance Film Festival caused network outages and shut down box offices Saturday. Service at the Salt Lake City Mai...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 05:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • John Hume, the worldís largest rhino breeder, walks among his  rhinos. Mr. Hume has invested more than 50 million US dollars into his rhino project. He currently is the custodian of over 1500 rhinos and fears that without legalization in the trade of rhino horn his project will come to an end. From Trophy, directed by Shaul Schwarz, co-directed by Christina Clusiau. Courtesy of Shaul Schwarz / Reel Peak Films. Sundance: ‘Trophy’ explores ties of hunting, conservation
    If there’s one unifying factor among the hunters, conservationists, protesters and anti-poachers, it’s that no one wants to see a world without animal...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 11:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Actor Jason Segel poses at the premiere of ’The Discovery’ during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP) Sundance red carpet photos: Jason Segel, Rooney Mara and Riley Keough in ‘The Discovery’
    “The Discovery,” starring Jason Segel, Rooney Mara and Robert Redford, premiered Friday, Jan. 20, at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City. Thi...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 11:40 am   |     |   Share
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    This image released by the Sundance Institute shows Phillip Glass in a scene from, ’Trophy,’ a film by Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau. The film is an official selection of the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. (Christina Clusiau/Sundance Institute via AP) Sundance review: ‘Trophy’
    HHHhj ‘Trophy’ U.S. Documentary; 108 minutes. There are no easy targets in “Trophy,” a documentary that offers some challenging perspectives on t...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 01:38 am   |     |   Share
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    Director and co-writer Charlie McDowell, center, poses with his mother actress Mary Steenburgen, right, and Ted Danson, left, at the premiere of ’The Discovery’ during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP) Sundance review: ‘The Discovery’
    HHHhj ‘The Discovery’ Premieres; 102 minutes. I suppose a man whose parents met making one of the greatest time-travel movies ever is bound to ma...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 01:18 am   |     |   Share
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    Consulting producer Benjamin Bratt, from left, director Peter Bratt, Dolores Huerta, and executive producer Carlos Santana pose for a portrait to promote the film, ’Dolores’, at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP) Sundance review: ‘Dolores’
    HHH ‘Dolores’ U.S. Documentary; 96 minutes. The warm-hearted documentary “Dolores” corrects a historic oversight, giving proper credit to a hero ...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 01:15 am   |     |   Share