Giving the benefit of considerable doubt to writer-director Todd Rohal, one could say his unfunny farce is terrible on purpose.
Sundance Film Festival
The ideas are unimpeachable but the execution a tad didactic in "Miss Representation."
In one of Sundance's surprise success stories, Fox Searchlight nabbed worldwide rights to "Martha Marcy May Marlene."
In a second Sundance pickup, Paris-based sales company Coach 14 has snapped up worldwide rights outside North America to Sundance Dramatic Competition competitor "On the Ice."
Engaging docu considers the much-extended household of Olga Nenya, a middle-aged Ukrainian woman who's foster mother to 17 children.
Calvin Lee Reeder's "The Oregonian" is to early 1970s U.S. indie horror what recent "Amer" was to vintage Italian giallos.
Pic will depend on enthusiastic word of mouth and critical applause to win over distribs and buyers specializing in art cinema gems for upscale markets.
After a string of highly dissimilar dramas and docus, director/co-writer Jose Padilha ("Bus 174," "Garapa") revisits the material of Brazilian B.O. smash "Elite Squad" and gives it a new spin in…
"If they're not in the room, don't thank 'em," Sundance Film Festival director John Cooper told all the potential winners on Saturday evening.
Delightfully chronicles the six-decade (so far) career of the U.S. film industry's most diverse, dogged and resourceful low-budget producer-director-entrepeneur.
This year's edition of Sundance may well be remembered as the one in which the fest got religion, judging by the sheer number of entries that chose to foreground issues of faith and spirituality.