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Sundance: Dakota Johnson Starring ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Lands at Apple

For the second year in a row, Apple has landed one of Sundance’s buzziest titles. The streamer landed the worldwide rights to Cooper Raiff’s Cha Cha Real Smooth in a deal pegged around…

‘Aftershock’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee's documentary delves into the crisis of Black maternal mortality in the United States.

‘Nanny’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Nikyatu Jusu's debut feature revolves around a Senegalese woman working as a nanny for a wealthy New York couple and haunted by frightening visions.

‘blood’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Bradley Rust Gray's film features Carla Juri as a young woman who travels to Japan while navigating the aftermath of her husband's death.

‘Navalny’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Daniel Roher's documentary looks at the life of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in the aftermath of an assassination attempt on his life.

‘Nothing Compares’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Kathryn Ferguson's documentary zeros in on the momentous first few years of Sinead O'Connor's music career, when she went from being idolized to being demonized.

Woody Allen’s ‘Rifkin’s Festival’: Film Review

The director's 50th feature, about a writer and film teacher accompanying his publicist wife to a festival in Spain, stars Wallace Shawn, Gena Gershon, Louis Garrel and Elena Anaya.

‘The Mission’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Tania Anderson's documentary follows four young Mormons on their mission to Finland.

‘Piggy’ (‘Cerdita’): Film Review | Sundance 2022

Spanish writer-director Carlota Pereda expands her 2018 short film in this harrowing genre exploration of bullying, internalized trauma, revenge and desire, premiering in the Sundance Midnight…

‘Emily the Criminal’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

John Patton Ford's debut stars Aubrey Plaza as a debt-saddled woman drawn into a life of crime.

Abigail Disney Doc ‘The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Abigail Disney bites the hand that feeds her by exploring the way Disney and other large corporations treat their employees in this documentary co-directed with Kathleen Hughes.

‘Descendant’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Margaret Brown's documentary delves into the history of the Clotilda, the last known slave ship to arrive in the U.S.