A big new talent arrives on the scene with "Sin Nombre."
Sundance Film Festival
Ending a period of uncertainty after the departure of Geoff Gilmore, the Sundance Film Festival elevated programmer John Cooper, a 20-year Sundance vet, to the post of fest director.
Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired domestic rights to "The Cove," winner of the audience award for documentary at Sundance, with plans for a summer release.
The 39th edition of New Directors/New Films will open and close with Sundance standouts "Amreeka" and "Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire."
Magnolia Pictures has secured domestic rights to the romantic comedy "Arlen Faber," starring Jeff Daniels and Lauren Graham.
The film isn't even in theaters yet, but "Push: Based on a Novel by Sapphire" has already spawned dueling lawsuits.
An intriguingly plotted mystery that unfortunately forgets to put the noir in film noir.
Lionsgate has acquired Sundance Film Festival winner "Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire." Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry will team to promote the film.
Samuel Goldwyn has picked up U.S. rights to Sundance competition entry "Cold Souls."
Ben Foster softens his crazy-man shtick to deliver a complex and moving performance in the Iraq War drama.