Gentle, intelligent, gorgeously made and utterly eccentric.
Sundance Film Festival
In yet another Sundance deal, Roadside Attractions has picked up all North American distribution rights to writer/director Debra Granik's "Winter's Bone," toplining Jennifer Lawrence.
"Winter's Bone" and "Restrepo" won the top jury prizes for American films at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Lucy Walker brings a compelling human-interest dimension to her doc about artist Vik Muniz.
Diane Bell's "Obselidia" has been awarded the 2010 Sundance Film Festival's Alfred P. Sloan Prize.
Horror helmer Ti West is prepping "The Innkeepers," about the last two staffers of a haunted hotel that's going out of business.
Slumping into a chair on just the third day of the 10-day Sundance, one veteran exclaimed, "I love this festival, but it's hard!" He's right on both counts.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was visibly moved when he was honored Jan. 24 with the Acura Indie Impact Award at Variety's 10 Directors to Watch party.