A rags-to-riches parable powered by football, delirious vulgarity and pure personality.
Sundance Film Festival
A visually mangy but frequently hilarious low-budgeter.
A year after its Sundance preem, Peace Arch announced they've nabbed North American rights to the coming-of-ager "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh," based on Michael Chabon's ("Wonder Boys") first tome…
Ensnares a first-rate cast in a dramatic dragnet for a moral lesson about street-weary policemen.
B-Side Entertainment, a 4-year-old tech company with a sizable profile in the film festival world, has landed $4.25 million in new financing and plans to enter the feature distribution biz.
Maudlin sentiment, miserablist humor and scatological sight gags are affectionately but awkwardly molded together in a glum tale of friendship between two very unlikely pen pals.
There's a new reality at Sundance: dramatically tempered expectations. Amid a tough economy, a veritable decimation of specialty-film divisions and a run of less-than-stellar returns for last year's…
Opening the Sundance Film Festival with his traditional meet-the-press event, Robert Redford and head programmer Geoffrey Gilmore mused on the fest's 25 years in business.
HBO has nabbed the U.S. TV rights to Anders Ostergaard's docu "Burma VJ" ahead of its North American preem at Sundance.
Sundance Channel has acquired 26 independent films that will premiere on the Rainbow Media cabler in 2009.
Slamdance's founding philosophy was that the festival selections would be programmed largely by filmmakers and always by committee.