2015 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: James Franco’s Bukowski

Feeding our curiosity for what a major transgressive adonis in future literary world might look like in the pre stench of cigarettes and booze era, I’m imagining something akin to Kill Your Darlings ...

Big Sur | Review

On the Audio: Polish Takes the Elegiac Beat Premiering at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival alongside Kill Your Darlings, which documented a pre-Road Kerouac, filmmaker Michael Polish adapts Big Sur, ...

Exclusive: Jack Kerouac Is Bored & Jaded In Clip & Poster For Beat Generation Drama 'Big Sur'

With last year's "On The Road," and the forthcoming "Kill Your Darlings," both films catch up with the Beats just as the fuse went off, showcasing the music and culture that turned them into ...

Top Ten Most Anticipated Movies at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival

Just figuring out my schedule this year was a chore as the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival organizers certainly didn't make it easy on us. Loaded with conflicts, I've had to make two ...

Toronto film festival 2013: The Fifth Estate to open packed Oscars preview

WikiLeaks drama kicks off a huge slate of major world premieres, including August: Osage County, Twelve Years a Slave, Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom and new films for Brits such as Kate Winslet, ...

2013 Sundance Diary, Day 5: Coming-of-Age Stories Dominate the Fest

Park City, Utah – Perhaps it’s due to the success of the Sundance hit “Beasts of the Southern Wild” and its story of a girl who was forced to grow up too soon or just the fact that it’s a common theme ...

'Prince Avalanche' Sundance Film Festival review: Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch in David Gordon Green's indie comeback

If you're excited at the very idea of David Gordon Green making an indie movie again, you'll definitely like "Prince Avalanche" [premiering at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival]. For those who don't ...

The History Of Sundance Films’ Pursuit Of The Oscars

By Joey Magidson Film Contributor *** Greetings from Park City, everyone! As I’m writing this piece, I’m in Utah attending the Sundance Film Festival. So far, it has been pretty cool (if a bit ...

Sundance Review: 'Kill Your Darlings' Illuminates An Uncovered Corner Of Beat Generation History With Mixed Results

When any filmmaker decides to chronicle a largely undocumented or unknown corner of history revolving around famous cultural figures, a question that can raise its head is: what's underneath the ...

Sundance ’13 Day One: ‘May in the Summer’

The streets were not yet bustling with too many filmmakers, actors, buyers and wannabes that one could still easily walk up (at a huge incline) Main Street. As the banners flew and the sights were ...

A Beat Renaissance Sexes Up Sundance

A Beat Renaissance Sexes Up Sundance In 2010, a feature about Allen Ginsberg’s epic poem “Howl” written and directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman premiered in competition on opening night of the Sundance Film Festival. This year, ...

5 Films That Could Start Distributor Bidding Wars At Sundance 2013

After kicking off last night with Sebastian Silva's "Crystal Fairy," the Sundance Film Festival is now underway -- movie goers and critics will, in a couple of hours, start lining up for the first ...

Mad Max's Weekend Movie Guide: 'Mama' & More

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." – Martin Luther King, Jr. You said it, Reverend. Greetings from the apocalypse! As we continue our trek across this wind-blasted ...

Are indie films just expensive blogs?

As the Sundance festival 2013 kicks off, David D'Arcy says the number of indie gems is likely to outstrip their audience Plus Henry Barnes picks out 10 key films from the festival This will be my ...

2013 Guide to the Sundance Twitterverse: U.S. Dramatic Competition

Aaaah….that crisp Park City air. Eric Lavallee, Nicholas Bell, and I Jordan Smith are returning to the Sundance Film Festival (@sundancefest) once again this year for another ten day cinematic ...

Sundance Film Festival 2013: 10 biggest stars of this year's fest

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival has lined up its usual slate of big name stars to help drum up attention for the annual celebration of indie film. For many people, Sundance is as much about ...

New Images Of Ashton Kutcher & Josh Gad As Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak In 'Jobs'

As always, there will be no shortage of movies based on real life characters at Sundance. "Lovelace," "The Look Of Love," "Big Sur," "Kill Your Darlings" will be offering up cinematic tales based on ...

Exclusive Sundance Clip: Jessica Biel in 'Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes' clip

Exclusive Sundance Clip: Jessica Biel in 'Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes' clip The 2013 Sundance Film Festival is only days away and, as usual, it will be a welcome breath of fresh air for the industry after weeks of award season campaigning and holiday blockbusters.  On the ...

Top 50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2013: Part One - #41-50

Looking forward to a new year of movies and attempting to come up with a list of films I'm most anticipating is never a simple proposition. In compiling this year's list of fifty there were 230 film ...

Watch: Unexpectedly Beautiful Trailer For Michael Polish's Sundance Entry 'Big Sur'

The Sundance Film Festival is just around the corner, and for fans of the Beats who didn't get their fill with Walter Salles' "On The Road," two more movies are being unveiled at Park City that will ...

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