All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sundance’

Tangerine, a Sundance Hit Shot with an iPhone 5s, Gets a Trailer

The red-band trailer has dropped for one of Sundance’s most talked-about features. It’s called Tangerine, and it’s about two transgender women in Hollywood. It was also shot with an iPhone 5s. Of course, it wasn’t just an iPhone. The iPhone was the only device filming, but filmmakers needed a handful of extras. According to The Verge, those included an app …

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Molly Shannon Almost Quit Acting

Molly Shannon, America’s favorite cheerleader, wasn’t always super confident in her humor and wit. The funny girl, just like most other actors, had to endure some very trying times while scraping her way to the top. Molly Shannon told a story recently about what seemed like her worst audition ever. Molly Shannon was already understandably stressed when she ran into …

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Mindy Kaling Joins Lena Dunham, Kristen Wiig And Jenji Kohan At Sundance Panel

On Saturday, the Sundance Film Festival organized a panel called “Power of Story: Serious Ladies”. The panel is comprised of four of the top female creators in the industry today: Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project, Girls’ Lena Dunham, Orange is the New Black mastermind Jenji Kohan, and Bridesmaids writer Kristen Wiig. The four talked about mastering their craft in …

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Nina Simone Netflix Documentary Gets Standing Ovation at Sundance

Netflix’s new documentary about the life of singer Nina Simone is off to a strong start, receiving high praise from the audience at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, What Happened, Miss Simone?, received a standing ovation and the praise has continued on Twitter. Standing ovation for What Happened Nina Simone? "If we had voices like Simone's in the movement …

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‘Dear White People,’ Black Face in A White Place

Dear White People opens in select theaters on October 17th and nationwide on October 24th. The film was born of its writer and director’s experience as a ‘black face in a white place.’ Partly provocative and partly hilarious, the film sounds like one that will have everyone who sees it talking–about some serious topics. “The movie began out of my …

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Katie Couric Will Marry John Molner This Summer

Katie Couric is finally talking about when she’ll marry her fiancé John Molner. Couric attended Howard Stern’s 60th birthday bash at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Friday night. When the outspoken, often controversial shock jock asked when she and Molner would tie the knot, Couric answered “Summer!” Couric and Molner were introduced by a mutual friend and …

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Lindsay Lohan To Attempt Comeback With Thriller

Lindsay Lohan announced on Monday at the Sundance Film Festival that she will be producing and starring in a thriller called “Inconceivable” and says she wants a fresh start. The troubled actress has been trying for months to make a comeback in the world of movies after several tumultuous years of battling drug abuse and legal issues; her last film, …

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Romney Shows Up At Sundance Premiere For Netflix’s ‘Mitt’

Mitt, the Netflix documentary following former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, premiered at Sundance over the weekend, and Romney himself made a surprise appearance. “The ending I probably won’t like, but nonetheless, I think it will be a good experience and probably give my family and others a chance to see what it’s like to run for president, which by the …

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Jennifer Lawrence “Deserves It All” Says Nicholas Holt

Once again, it’s been a busy award season for America’s Sweetheart, Jennifer Lawrence. The Academy Award winner was nominated again this year for her role in American Hustle, which already won her the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. The Globes was also the first we saw of Jennifer publicly kissing Nicholas Holt, her rumored off-again, on-again boyfriend. The couple, …

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Sundance Film Festival Shorts Now Available on YouTube

With the Sundance Film Festival underway in Park City, Utah, YouTube is giving us an admittedly small, but welcome glimpse at some of the action. Starting today, you can watch 12 Sundance shorts on YouTube. The short films were hand-selected out of the pool of 64 shorts showing this year at the festival. A staggering 8,100 short films were submitted …

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V/H/S Gets An Incredibly Creepy Red Band Trailer

There is one indie horror film this summer that is getting some serious attention from fans of the genre. That film is V/H/S, which debuted this year at the Sundance Film Festival, becoming an official selection. According to the official synopsis, the movie follows “a group of misfits hired to burglarize a house to find a rare VHS tape, only …

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