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Flying Lotus Film Triggers Mass Walkout At Sundance Film Festival

Kuso, which stars Tim Heidecker, Hannibal Buress, Donnell Rawlings, David Firth and funk legend George Clinton, premiered at the Park City, Utah event over the weekend (21-22Jan17). However, it seems that the film, a...

Tim Daly: 'I'm Ok After Skiing Accident'

The 60-year-old actor broke his right ankle and left knee after falling on the slopes at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. "HUMANS!!! Broke my right ankle and left knee skiing. Simultaneously!...

Mick Jones Misses Daughter's Sundance Debut Due To Altitude Sickness

The 72-year-old Briton travelled to Park City, Utah to see actress turned director Annabelle Dexter-Jones's first film - a short titled Cecile on the Phone. However the I Want To Know What...

Salma Hayek Grew Up With Big Space Dreams

The Mexican actress recently sat down with Kevin Smith for a chat at the Sundance Film Festival to talk about her latest film Beatriz at Dinner, alongside Connie Britton and John Lithgow, but...

Shailene Woodley Calls On Robert Redford To Snub Sundance Sponsors Over Pipeline Links

The Divergent star was arrested while protesting the pipeline in North Dakota last year (16) and she is still awaiting trial on trespassing and engaging in a riot charges, but she's determined to...

Kerry Washington: 'Women Need To Support Other Women'

The Scandal actress addressed a group of women at the Sundance Film Festival‘s annual Women in Film Brunch on Monday (23Jan17), and advocated for more representation for women, people of colour and people of the...

Sundance Film Festival Hit By Storm, Power Outage

Screenings of films like Landline, Mars Generation, and Dolores have been rescheduled as a result of the black-out at the Redstone theatre. Landline director Gillian Robespierre and star Abby Quinn were on...

Chelsea Handler And John Legend Lead Women's March At Sundance

More than 4,000 women and men gathered on Main Street in Park City, Utah, on Saturday morning (21Jan17) in a peaceful rally in protest of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United...

Robert Redford Pledges Sundance Film Festival Will Remain Neutral Despite Trump Protest

The annual independent movie event, hosted by Redford's Sundance Institute began in Park City, Utah, on Thursday (19Jan17), and on Saturday (21Jan17) comedian Chelsea Handler intends to lead a women's march against Trump,...

Kristen Stewart Co-authors Research Paper On Use Of Artificial Intelligence In Filmmaking

The Twilight star co-authored research paper with computer engineer Bhautik Joshi and the writer David Shapiro, and it was published on Wednesday (18Jan17) via Cornell University's open-access website arXiv.org, an online cache for...

St. Vincent And Ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart Prepare For Sundance Directorial Debuts

The Twilight actress was photographed at LAX airport on Thursday (19Jan17) boarding a plane bound for Park City, Utah, where she will be screening her first directorial effort, Come, Swim - a short film scored...

Chelsea Handler To Lead Sundance Film Festival Women's March

The Women's March on Main, which will take place on 21 January (17), will be a sister march to the larger rally taking place in Washington, D.C. the day after Donald Trump officially...

Elijah Wood And Keanu Reeves Movies Among 2017 Sundance Contenders

Organisers of the prestigious Park City, Utah event announced on Wednesday (30Nov16) the films in the running. Stand-out entries in the U.S. Dramatic Competition category are I Don't Feel at Home in This...

Daniel Radcliffe Opens Up About Odd Kissing Scene With Paul Dano

The Harry Potter star plays a dead guy in the wacky castaway film, which became a big hit at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah at the beginning of the year (16), and...

Sundance Hit 'The Witch' Leaves Critics Successfully Unsettled

As any horror fan will know, it takes skill to craft a film that is genuinely terrifying in this day and age; no longer are cacophonous crescendos good enough to raise the hairs on the...

Robert Redford Considers The End Of Sundance

The 79-year-old movie legend, who launched the independent film festival in 1978, fears the event has grown to near-uncontrollable levels - and he's beginning to think he should call time on Sundance....

Lily-rose Depp: 'Making Films Gives Me Freedom'

The fledgling Hollywood star is the daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, and admits growing up in the spotlight has been tough at times. However, when she arrives on a film set and gets...

Birth Of A Nation Wins Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize

Actor/director Nate Parker's feature film directorial debut, which picked up the biggest deal ever at the annual independent film showcase when Fox Searchlight executives bought the rights for $17.5 million (GBP12.3 million) last...

Thunder Road Wins Top Short Film Honour At Sundance

Members of the Sundance Institute selected the film from 8,712 submissions and the panel that picked out Thunder Road featured comedian Keegan-Michael Key and MTV film critic Amy Nicholson. Meanwhile, the Short...

Danny Glover Suggests Doing Away With 'Subjective' Oscars

Members of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences have been under fire after voters failed to recognise black actors and films for next month's ceremony (Feb16), with some stars including Will...

Nate Parker's Directorial Debut Sets A Record $17 Million Deal At Sundance

The Non-Stop star directed, wrote, and stars in the historical drama, and after receiving rave reviews following a world premiere on Monday (25Jan16), bosses at Hollywood's top film studios began a fierce bidding...

Chad Michael Murray's Clothes Lost En Route To Sundance

The couple visited the Kari Feinstein Style Lounge in the clothes the actors had travelled to Park City in. Murray took to Twitter.com to let followers know of the couple's predicament, writing,...

Daisy Ridley Signs On As Executive Producer Of Eagle Hunter Documentary

The 23-year-old British actress garnered critical acclaim as the female lead in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and now she's lending her support for another strong female in the film The Eagle Huntress,...

'Swiss Army Man' Saw Revolted Viewers Walk Out At Sundance 2016 Premiere

The biggest WTF moment of Sundance Film Festival 2016 goes to - drum roll please - 'Swiss Army Man'. Obviously. Because it was so weird that even Daniel Radcliffe's fans walked out on his latest...

Allison Janney: 'I Don't Believe In Getting Married'

The 56-year-old actress' romance with production coordinator Philip was first reported in September (15). He is 20 years her junior, and as they posed together at the premiere of her new movie Tallulah at the...

Sundance Film Festival Is Here! Here's Your Weekend Viewing Schedule

Sundance Film Festival 2016 is currently well under way and today (January 22nd 2016) there's a lot of things to look out for. Things will also be hot over the weekend too in the glorious...

Emile Hirsch Skipping 2016 Sundance

The Into The Wild star pleaded guilty to a misdemeanour assault charge and was sentenced to 15 days in jail for attacking Paramount Pictures executive Daniele Bernfeld at an afterparty in Utah....

New Michael Jackson Off The Wall Documentary To Premiere At Sundance Film Festival

Co-produced by Spike Lee, who made the Bad 25 documentary four years ago, and the Thriller star's estate bosses John Branca and John MCClain, Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall...

Nas To Produce Teen Drug Drama

The One Mic star is lending his talents to The Land, a drama which follows four teenage boys with hopes of becoming professional skateboarders, but their dreams are dashed when they get entangled...

2016 Sundance Film Festival: The First Half Of The Line-up Revealed

The 2016 Sundance Film Festival is really hotting up now with yet more films added to the 120 strong line-up which already includes the previously announced nine horrors from the Midnight Category. Introducing: the films...

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