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Jan 21, 2018, 9:20am EST
  • January 23, 2020

    Why Sundance, America’s largest independent film festival, matters

    The annual festival in Park City, Utah, is where scrappy little indie films go to make it big.

  • October 5, 2018

    Private Life is a terrific, heartbreaking look at a marriage through the lens of infertility

    Kathryn Hahn and Paul Giamatti play a couple struggling with infertility in Tamara Jenkins’s funny, moving drama.

  • September 20, 2018

    I Think We’re Alone Now, from Reed Morano, is a gorgeous post-apocalyptic relationship drama

    Starring Peter Dinklage and Elle Fanning, the movie is less interested in the apocalypse and more in what makes us human.

  • July 6, 2018

    Sorry to Bother You is a bananas satirical comedy about code-switching and exploitative capitalism 

    Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, and Armie Hammer star in the exhilarating directorial debut from rapper Boots Riley.

  • May 30, 2018

    Movies are blurring fact and fiction on purpose. What does that do to the audience?

    American Animals is just the most recent example.

  • May 24, 2018

    The Tale, about a teen molested by a coach, is an unexpectedly vital film

    Jennifer Fox’s "pure memoir" didn’t set out to dovetail with #MeToo, but it couldn’t have come at a better time.

  • March 16, 2018

    The Death of Stalin, a black comedy from the creator of Veep, turns politics into purgatory

    Authoritarians and their sycophants get the Iannucci treatment, and it’s deadly serious.

  • January 29, 2018

    9 breakout Sundance movies to watch for in 2018

    Movies about teenage girls, racism, infertility, demons, and the apocalypse were the festival’s highlights.

  • January 29, 2018

    7 excellent documentaries to watch for in 2018

    The Sundance Film Festival premiered daring nonfiction films about deportation, Russian propaganda, high school, Alabama, and more.

  • January 25, 2018

    Bisbee ‘17 is a ghost story, by way of a documentary about a 1917 deportation

    Robert Greene’s unconventional documentary is a lyrical, haunting probe into the way history intertwines with the present.

  • January 25, 2018

    The New York Times’s Jodi Kantor and Charles Blow on Weinstein, race, and storytelling

    A wide-ranging conversation at Sundance explored how filmmakers, journalists, and writers harness the power of individual stories.

  • January 21, 2018

    “We’re going to move past that”: the Sundance Film Festival enters its post-Weinstein era

    Harvey Weinstein — formerly a fixture at Sundance — is no longer welcome at the festival as the event embraces #MeToo and #TimesUp.

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