At a young age, Gavin Hood was told by his parents and friends alike: "'You'll never make any money in theater,' " he recounts dryly, " 'So take your big mouth and study law.' "
This year in Park City, you may find yourself in a cozy bus watching short films on mini monitors, as you wind your way through the snow to your next screening.
For a festival that prides itself on discovering the new, there's also a heavy sense of deja vu hanging over the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. It's not just a matter of the usual suspects -- the…
The egalitarian sentiments of Woody Guthrie's communal folk song "This Land Is Your Land" and Norman Rockwell's detail-oriented paeans to the American experience might have been melded and twisted…
While feature-length documentaries have been considered by many to form the backbone of quality programming at Sundance, the fest's burgeoning short films program might be considered its ace in the…
Oscar may be holding his ears again this year when the nominees for sound and sound effects editing are announced, if the tradition of honoring earsplitting soundtracks sticks. Add you can probably…
For the sixth consecutive year, the Slamdance Film Festival returns to Park City trumping the mandate with which it started: to provide a supportive, intimate environment where first-time filmmakers…
Adolf Hitler's favorite helmer Leni Riefenstahl is still a hot potato, as a one-off unspooling of her 1934 classic "Triumph of the Will" recently proved.
It remains perhaps the crowning movie star mystery of the 1990s -- how was it that Kevin Spacey, after years of laboring in mostly supporting and under-developed roles for underwhelming movies…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present 12 awards for scientific and technical achievement at ceremonies March 4 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.