Kevin Smith's pic is like a dull blade slashing wildly, predictably and ineffectually at its target.
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Continuing a flurry of Sundance activity Sunday, Fox Searchlight announced it has acquired worldwide rights to Gavin Wiesen's directorial debut "Homework."
In his latest stunt, helmer Kevin Smith pandered to a packed Sundance crowd following the preem of his pic "Red State," telling auds he was going to self-distribute his $4 million project.
Most festgoers know that the first Sunday is no "lazy Sunday," and this year's Sundance, with buyers bidding and agents fielding offers until the wee hours, proved no exception.
The Weinstein Co. has closed snapped up rights for "My Idiot Brother" here at Sundance for a reported $6 million to $7 million and a $15 million P&A commitment for a wide theatrical release.
Jacobs' slow-building portrait of a late bloomer makes this poetic pic an outsider even among outsider movies.
Blood is thicker than varnish remover in "Restoration," a handsome production of intriguing surfaces.
Doc is like a hipster's King Tut's tomb, and History Films' involvement assures cable exposure.