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Sundance 2023

A24 Nabbing Sundance Horror Movie ‘Talk to Me’

The Australian horror feature Talk to Me is headed to A24 after premiering at Sundance during the Midnight Selections lineup Jan. 21, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The deal is valued in the high seven figures, according to sources. The gory film stars Sophia Wilde as teenager Mia, who, on the anniversary of her mother’s […]

‘Willie Nelson & Family’ Review: A Heart-and-Soul Portrait of an American Original

A five-episode docuseries explores the life and music of the genre-bending country star.

‘The Starling Girl’ Review: Eliza Scanlen in a Smart Study of a Teenager Torn Between Religion and Desire

The actress plays a 17-year-old evangelical Christian who has an affair with her youth pastor (Lewis Pullman) in Laurel Parmet's feature debut.

‘All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt’ Review: A Southern Woman’s Life Story, Told in Gorgeous Glimpses

The landscape of the rural South informs Raven Jackson's poetic film about a Black family, produced by Barry Jenkins.

Sundance: Mubi Lands U.S. Rights for Ira Sachs Film ‘Passages’

After screening at the Sundance Film Festival, the Ira Sachs film Passages has landed at MUBI in the US, UK, Ireland and Latin America. The synopsis for the film reads: “After completing his latest project, filmmaker Tomas (Franz Rogowski) impulsively begins a heated love affair with a young school teacher, Agathe (Adèle Exarchopoulos). For Tomas, […]

‘Theater Camp’ Review: Ben Platt in a High-Spirited Mockumentary for Musical Theater Geeks

Acquired out of Sundance by Searchlight, this Christopher Guest-style mockumentary is an affectionate salute to the outsider kids who find community and shared passion in their love of the stage.

‘Food and Country’ Review: A Dynamic Doc Profiling the Precarious State of America’s Food System

Filmmaker Laura Gabbert partners with celebrated food writer Ruth Reichl to explore the impact of the COVID pandemic on America’s small farmers and independent restaurants.

‘Rye Lane’ Review: A Charming South London Love Story Gives the Rom-Com Genre a Fresh Spin

David Jonsson and Vivian Oparah star as two star-crossed lovers on the rebound in a film set in and around the Peckham neighborhood of South London.

Sundance: John Carney’s Musical Drama ‘Flora and Son’ Sells to Apple in $20M Deal

A day after Fair Play sold to Netflix in a Sundance deal pegged in the $20 million range, another $20 million deal has come together at the annual film festival. Apple has picked up the worldwide rights to Flora and Son, John Carney’s musical ode to motherhood that features a breakthrough performance by Eve Hewson. […]

Sundance: Steph Curry Doc ‘Underrated’ Lights Up Fest With Standing Ovations on “Amazing Night” for NBA Star

The Sundance Film Festival got a heavy dose of Steph Curry on Monday night, hosting the world premiere of Stephen Curry: Underrated with the NBA superstar in attendance as he received multiple standing ovations and a hero’s welcome in Park City. The film — from Sundance vet and award-winning director Pete Nicks, Apple Original Films and […]

Sundance: Could Steph Curry Join Ryan Coogler for ‘Black Panther 3’?

Is Steph Curry headed to Wakanda? Possibly! The NBA icon fielded a two-part question on Monday night in Park City during the audience portion of the post-screening Q&A of his Sundance Film Festival title Stephen Curry: Underrated. Part one: How has your faith inspired you to get to where you are today? Part two, directed […]

‘Stephen Curry: Underrated’ Review: Apple TV+ Doc Offers an Unconventional Look at Basketball Stardom

'Homeroom' director Peter Nicks, with Ryan Coogler as producer, looks at Stephen Curry's journey from scrawny kid to small-college standout to NBA powerhouse.