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Sundance 2017 Reviews

‘Bitch’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Jason Ritter plays a neglectful husband whose wife decides she's a canine in Marianna Palka's psychological-horror comedy 'Bitch.'

‘Brigsby Bear’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

'SNL's' Kyle Mooney plays a man raised in captivity in Dave McCary's comic debut 'Brigsby Bear.'

‘Deidra & Laney Rob a Train’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Teen siblings fast-track a solution to their family’s financial woes in 'Deidra & Laney Rob a Train,' director Sydney Freeland’s Idaho-set comedy.

‘Newness’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Nicholas Hoult and Laia Costa experiment with an open relationship in Drake Doremus's latest drama, 'Newness.'

‘500 Years’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

This film completes documentary director Pamela Yates's Guatemalan trilogy, after 'When the Mountains Tremble' (1983) and 'Granito: How to Nail a Dictator' (2011), both Sundance premieres as well.

‘Joshua: Teenager vs. Super Power’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

'Joshua: Teenager vs. Super Power' profiles a courageous Hong Kong student who led a movement against the Chinese government's efforts to interfere in school curriculums.

‘Fun Mom Dinner’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Toni Collette, Katie Aselton, Bridget Everett and Molly Shannon star as a mismatched quartet of matriarchs up for mischief in director Alethea Jones' feature debut 'Fun Mom Dinner.'

‘It’s Not Yet Dark’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Colin Farrell narrates 'It's Not Yet Dark,' a doc about Simon Fitzmaurice, an Irish writer and filmmaker who is defiant in the face of ALS.

‘Quest’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Jonathan Olshefski's doc 'Quest' follows a struggling African-American family over the course of 10 years.

‘Walking Out’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

A father and son are stranded on a deadly hunting trip in Alex and Andrew Smith's endurance tale 'Walking Out.'

‘Water & Power: A California Heist’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Director Marina Zenovich shifts gears from Roman Polanski and Richard Pryor to public water rights in her new doc 'Water & Power: A California Heist.'

‘Long Strange Trip’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

With Martin Scorsese as executive producer, Amir Bar-Lev’s marathon rockumentary 'Long Strange Trip' examines the legacy of psychedelic rockers The Grateful Dead and their guru-like founder Jerry Garcia.