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  1. Life After Beth: Sundance Review

    6:22 pm PST 01/19/2014
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    Dane DeHaan plays a young man who's both elated and terrified when his dead girlfriend (Aubrey Plaza) returns from the grave. READ MORE

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  2. Young Ones: Sundance Review

    4:19 pm PST 01/19/2014
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    Michael Shannon, Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult and Kodi Smit-McPhee star in Jake Paltrow's Western-styled vision of a drought-stricken future. READ MORE

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  3. The Voices: Sundance Review

    4:12 pm PST 01/19/2014
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    The cast of the first English-language film of French-Iranian director Marjane Satrapi ("Persepolis") includes Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick and Jacki Weaver. READ MORE

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  4. Cold in July: Sundance Review

    11:43 am PST 01/19/2014
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    Michael C. Hall gets drawn into a web of violence with Sam Shepard and Don Johnson in Jim Mickle's juicy neo-noir, based on the Joe R. Lansdale novel. READ MORE

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  5. Obvious Child: Sundance Review

    1:14 am PST 01/19/2014
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    Jenny Slate stars in Gillian Robespierre's film about a female comic who unexpectedly becomes pregnant. READ MORE

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  6. The Skeleton Twins: Sundance Review

    11:17 pm PST 01/18/2014
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    Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig are superb as estranged twins renegotiating their complicated bond in writer-director Craig Johnson’s soulful comedy-drama. READ MORE

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  7. Love Is Strange: Sundance Review

    10:31 pm PST 01/18/2014
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    The latest film from director Ira Sachs ("Keep the Lights On") stars Alfred Molina and John Lithgow as a gay couple, alongside Marisa Tomei, Darren Burrows and Cheyenne Jackson. READ MORE

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  8. To Be Takei: Sundance Review

    8:30 pm PST 01/18/2014
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    Former "Star Trek" shipmates including William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy are among those weighing in on the emergence of George Takei as a singular pop-culture figure in Jennifer M. Kroot's documentary. READ MORE

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  9. Appropriate Behavior: Sundance Review

    7:51 pm PST 01/18/2014
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    In her debut feature, premiering in Sundance's Next section, Desiree Akhavan plays an Iranian-American woman attempting to bounce back from a failed gay relationship. READ MORE

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  10. Wish I Was Here: Sundance Review

    3:06 pm PST 01/18/2014
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    Zach Braff headlines a terrific cast that includes Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, Josh Gad and Joey King for his second outing as a director, 10 years after "Garden State." READ MORE

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  11. Hellion: Sundance Review

    11:32 am PST 01/18/2014
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    Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis star alongside 15-year-old first-timer Josh Wiggins in this troubled family drama from director Kat Candler. READ MORE

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  12. Blind: Sundance Review

    7:04 am PST 01/18/2014
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    The directorial debut of Norwegian screenwriter Eskil Vogt ("Oslo, August 31st") stars Ellen Dorrit Petersen and Henrik Rafaelsen. READ MORE

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  13. White Shadow: Sundance Review

    6:45 am PST 01/18/2014
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    Director Noaz Deshe's debut feature, executive produced by Ryan Gosling, is a violent, Tanzania-set story of an albino boy, played by impressive newcomer Hamisi Bazili. READ MORE

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  14. Camp X-Ray: Sundance Review

    5:06 pm PST 01/17/2014
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    Kristen Stewart stars opposite Peyman Moaadi from Iranian Oscar winner "A Separation" in Peter Sattler's Sundance entry set in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. READ MORE

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  15. Dinosaur 13: Sundance Review

    1:23 am PST 01/17/2014
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    Todd Douglas Miller tells the bittersweet tale of the team that discovered the world's most complete T. rex remains. READ MORE

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  16. Lilting: Sundance Review

    1:05 am PST 01/17/2014
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    Ben Whishaw and veteran Chinese martial arts star Pei-pei Cheng play unlikely acquaintances struggling to overcome their differences and share their loss in Sundance's World Cinema Dramatic Competition opener. READ MORE

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  17. Whiplash: Sundance Review

    12:54 am PST 01/17/2014
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    Miles Teller stars as an aspiring musician in director Damien Chazelle's festival-opening drama. READ MORE

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  18. The Green Prince: Sundance Review

    10:44 pm PST 01/16/2014
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    Nadav Schirman's thriller-like documentary is based on the book "Son of Hamas" by protagonist Mosab Hassan Yousef. READ MORE

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  19. The Rambler: Sundance Review

    10:04 pm PST 02/07/2013
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    Dermot Mulroney and Lindsay Pulsipher co-star in Calvin Lee Reeder’s sophomore feature. READ MORE

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  20. I Used to Be Darker: Sundance Review

    3:16 pm PST 02/05/2013
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    Matthew Porterfield’s third feature incorporates a predominantly non-professional cast. READ MORE

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  21. Fat Shaker: Sundance Review

    5:33 pm PST 01/30/2013
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    The first Iranian film to premiere at Sundance has reportedly been declared "anti-Iranian" by some "fundamentalist websites." READ MORE

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