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Sundance 2019

‘Sister Aimee’: Film Review

A preacher flees L.A. for Mexico in 'Sister Aimee,' a historical dramedy from writing-directing duo Samantha Buck and Marie Schlingmann.

Naomi Watts Thriller ‘The Wolf Hour’ Acquired by Brainstorm Media

The Naomi Watts thriller 'The Wolf Hour' has been acquired by Brainstorm Media after screening at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The movie, set during the 1977 New York City blackout, is set for a…

Joanna Hogg Talks Baring Her Past for ‘The Souvenir’: “I Put a Lot of Myself Out There”

British director Joanna Hogg first imagined making 'The Souvenir' three decades ago, just a few years after the troubled relationship upon which the film is based ended.

Julianne Moore-Michelle Williams Drama ‘After the Wedding’ Sells to Sony Pictures Classics

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired domestic and international rights to the Julianne Moore-Michelle Williams drama 'After the Wedding.'

‘Halston’: Joel Schumacher Shares Memories of Working With the Late Fashion Designer

Director Frédéric Tcheng's documentary, which makes its Tribeca Film Festival debut April 28, focuses on the end of the designer's career, including a nasty corporate takeover and his tragic death…

‘Anthropocene: The Human Epoch’: Film Review

Co-directors Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky's 'Anthropocene: The Human Epoch,' their third non-fiction collaboration looks at the devastation the human race has caused…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Doc ‘Knock Down the House’ Set for 2019 Hot Docs Festival

Rachel Lears' 'Knock Down the House,' the Sundance audience award winner about four progressive women running for the U.S. Congress in 2018, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is set for an…

Mindy Kaling Comedy ‘Late Night’ Gets Summer Release

Amazon's Mindy Kaling comedy 'Late Night,' a Sundance hit, will be released in theaters June 7, 2019.

‘Taking the Horse to Eat Jalebis’: Film Review

In Shahjahanabad, a city within New Delhi, locals' own experiences are drawn from to create a mass self-portrait in 'Taking the Horse to Eat Jalebis,' directed by Anamika Haksar.

Sundance: Magnolia Takes Doc ‘Mike Wallace Is Here’

Magnolia has taken the North American rights to doc feature 'Mike Wallace Is Here,' which premiered at 2019 Sundance.

‘Greener Grass’: Film Review

Co-writers/directors Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe star in 'Greener Grass,' a black comedy of suburban manners, with guest appearances from D'Arcy Carden, Mary Holland and Beck Bennett.

Sundance: Neon Nabs Award-Winning Documentary ‘Honeyland’

Neon has made its fifth buy out of the Sundance Film Festival, picking up North American rights to the documentary 'Honeyland' from Macedonian filmmakers Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska.