A literary film that stands to work best for those who don't read, "The Words" is a slick, superficially clever compendium of stories about authors of uncertain talent and varying success.
Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Institute and NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.) have selected Swedish filmmaker Jens Assur, director of the upcoming "Close Far Away," as winner of the 2012 Sundance/NHK Intl. Filmmaker Award.
Participant Media has teamed with AFFRM to acquire U.S. Rights to "Middle of Nowhere."
LONDON -- London-based sales outfit Protagonist Pictures enjoyed a robust Sundance this year, completing a raft of international sales on "Searching for Sugar Man" and "The Imposter."
LONDON -- Picturehouse Ent. and Revolver Ent. have joined forces to acquire U.K. rights for two Sundance world preems "Liberal Arts" and "The Imposter."
The case for climate change is mounted in visually breathtaking yet conventional fashion in Jeff Orlowski's documentary.
Omnibus feature brings energy and diverse story ideas to the found-footage horror subgenre, but overstays its welcome at nearly two hours.
IFC Films roared into action as Sundance wound down, closing in on a quartet of acquisitions on Wednesday and Thursday.
Everyone has been keeping their cool, meaning the right films have been going to the right distributors for the right price at Sundance.
A ballsy mix of interviews and editorializing that's daring enough to question a costly crackdown that has long had the public's support.