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  1. 'Glassland': Sundance Review

    1:17 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    Toni Collette plays the alcoholic mother of an Irish taxi driver in this intimate second feature from writer-director Gerard Barrett. READ MORE

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  2. Critic's Notebook: Fifty Shades of Sex at Sundance

    1:05 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    Straight, gay, adulterous, orgiastic, athletic, analyzed and agonized over: Almost everybody onscreen at Sundance this year seems to be doing it. Is American film finally shedding its Puritanism? READ MORE

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  3. 'Hot Girls Wanted': Sundance Review

    12:03 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    Former print journalists Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus examine the world of amateur porn with this follow-up to their debut, 'Sexy Baby.' READ MORE

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  4. Sundance Channel Global to Premiere Five Festival Acquisitions

    1:26 am PST 01/26/2015
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    Five new titles picked up at the Sundance fest, including Jay Alaimo's 'Clorine,' will debut worldwide on the international TV network. READ MORE

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  5. 'Tangerine': Sundance Review

    1:06 am PST 01/26/2015
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    As transgender L.A. prostitute Alexandra says in the opening scene of Sean Baker's instant cult movie, "Merry Christmas Eve, bitch." READ MORE

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  6. 'The Wolfpack': Sundance Review

    9:30 pm PST 01/25/2015
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    A documentary about six brothers (and their sister) raised in near-isolation in the heart of New York City READ MORE

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  7. 'Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief': Sundance Review

    7:17 pm PST 01/25/2015
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    Oscar-winning documentary director Alex Gibney takes on the Church of Scientology armed with research from Lawrence Wright's book of the same name. READ MORE

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  8. 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl': Sundance Review

    6:20 pm PST 01/25/2015
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    Thomas Mann plays a creative loner who finds himself entertaining a girl with leukemia. READ MORE

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  9. 'Dark Horse': Sundance Review

    4:59 pm PST 01/25/2015
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    Director Louise Osmond's crowd-pleasing documentary recounts how an unlikely racehorse brought together an entire former mining village in Wales. READ MORE

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  10. 'Cronies': Sundance Review

    12:00 pm PST 01/25/2015
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    This low-budget, black-and-white debut, executive produced by Spike Lee, follows three young men on a hot, marijuana-laced Midwestern summer day. READ MORE

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  11. 'Sleeping With Other People': Sundance Review

    7:19 am PST 01/25/2015
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    Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie star as ex-lovers trying to be just friends in director Leslye Headland’s follow-up to ‘Bachelorette’ READ MORE

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  12. 'Slow West': Sundance Review

    10:58 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    Michael Fassbender plays gruff bodyguard on Kodi Smit-McPhee's odyssey through the West READ MORE

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  13. 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck': Sundance Review

    10:55 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    Brett Morgen directed this first-ever fully authorized documentary feature about the musician, which relies heavily on Cobain's own archive of materials, including home movies. READ MORE

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  14. 'Mississippi Grind': Sundance Review

    8:57 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn play a smooth gambler and his less lucky cohort, following the mighty river of the title in search of a big win. READ MORE

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  15. 'Dreamcatcher': Sundance Review

    6:37 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    Documentary doyenne Kim Longinotto makes a rare foray into America to profile an organization devoted to helping prostitutes give up the life. READ MORE

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  16. 'Fresh Dressed': Sundance Review

    4:58 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    From the South Bronx to Paris runways. READ MORE

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  17. Critic's Notebook: At Sundance 2015, Ladies First

    4:33 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    Nicole Kidman in the Outback, a mean gymnast's redemption, a teen girl's sexual awakening, Lithuanian lesbians and more — the opening days of Sundance 2015 provided an unusually expansive showcase for female-driven films READ MORE

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  18. 'Reversal': Sundance Review

    3:27 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    Tina Ivlev stars as a young woman who turns the tables on kidnapper Richad Tyson in director J.M. Cravioto’s second feature READ MORE

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  19. 'Entertainment': Sundance Review

    3:00 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    Is he still a sad clown if nobody's laughing? READ MORE

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  20. 'Shaun the Sheep Movie': Sundance Review

    12:25 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    A spinoff from Aardman Animation's highly successful TV series, this feature stars the plucky young ram of the title and his flock in an urban adventure. READ MORE

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  21. 'Ten Thousand Saints': Sundance Review

    11:47 am PST 01/24/2015
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    Asa Butterfield and Hailee Steinfeld cope with grown-up problems even their parents aren't ready for. READ MORE

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