The Best of Indie TV 2014: 25 Networks, Series and Creatives Worth 5 Minutes of Your Time
"Web series" have matured over the past ten years: Netflix and Amazon have made billions from users paying for access to large databases – movies and TV for Netflix, almost everything for ...
How I Shot That: Director and DP Matthew Heineman on Shooting 'Cartel Land' in a Virtual War Zone
Shooting "Cartel Land," Heineman found himself in the middle of a 21st-century Western as he filmed vigilantes on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border fighting violent Mexican drug cartels....
Here's What Sundance Cinematographers Think of Shooting Film Vs. Digital
Filmmaking increasingly doesn't involve film at all as the majority of films -- both Hollywood blockbusters and small independent films -- are shot digitally.  It's worth noting that although di...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #27: 'Princess' Is A Sexual, Fantastical Coming-Of-Age Tale
Born and raised in Israel, Tali Shalom Ezer first caught the independent film world's attention with 2008's "Surrogate." Her new film, the story of a young girl taking her first steps -- or ...
'The D Train': Sundance Review
The dark comedy stars Jack Black and James Marsden in the story of a high school reunion head who tries locate the most popular guy in his class.read more
'The Overnight': Sundance Review
Newly transplanted Seattleites Taylor Schilling and Adam Scott make friends and explore new sexual horizons in freewheeling Los Angeles.read more
Sundance: Jack Black and James Marsden Saved Their 'D Train' Sex Scene for Last
Sundance kicked things off to a raunchy start on opening night with the world premiere of "The Bronze," which (as we reported) features a sex scene for the ages between two gymnasts. The goo...
'The End of the Tour': Sundance Review
Jason Segel plays tragic genius David Foster Wallace and Jesse Eisenberg the Rolling Stone reporter whose aborted profile of him became a highly personal eulogy.read more
Sundance Review: 'Tangerine' is a Charming Buddy Comedy About Transgendered Prostitutes in L.A.
Writer-director Sean Baker has explored the lives of marginalized American characters in an ever-fascinating series of unorthodox projects. These have ranged from hustling lower class immigrants in &q...
'True Story': Sundance Review
James Franco plays an accused killer who buddies up with disgraced reporter Jonah Hill.read more
Next Gen at Sundance: Inside The Party With Hailee Steinfeld, Emile Hirsch
Brie Larson, Edgar Wright, R.J. Mitte and other stars came out to the intimate cocktail party at Sky Lounge thrown by The Hollywood Reporter and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Sundance Film Review: ‘Stockholm, Pennsylvania’
Nikole Beckwith’s “Stockholm, Pennsylvania” picks up where most kidnapping thrillers leave off: the moment the victim is returned home to her parents.
Indiewire's Guide to Distributors at Sundance 2015
In this overview of buyers at this year's festival, you'll find both traditional theatrical distributors as well as companies focused on VOD, streaming, and television rights. Filmmakers and sales age...
Sundance Review: 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' Puts Nina Simone's Legacy in the Spotlight
Nina Simone walks out, slowly, almost warily, into a dimly lit theater as a hush falls over the audience. She keeps her head down as she approaches the stately black piano that awaits center stage. Ab...
Johnny Depp’s Star Power Fading as ‘Mortdecai’ Flames Out
Betting on Johnny Depp’s “Mortdecai” has turned out to be a nightmare for Lionsgate and OddLot Entertainment, which financed the $60 million comedy that few want to see. It’s ...
Sundance Premieres Sophisticated ‘Tangerine,’ Shot on iPhone 5s 
One of the big surprises of day two at the Sundance Film Festival was Sean Baker’s “Tangerine.” The “Starlet” director stunned a packed crowd at the premiere on Friday night when he ...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #26: Frida and Lasse Barkfors Tackle The Taboo Subject of Sex Offenders in 'Pervert Park'
"Pervert Park" is a film that follows a group of sex offenders as they struggle to integrate back into society. It's a hard look at some of the hardest to look at criminals, and with this do...
‘The Interview’ Filmmakers on President Obama: ‘His Rant on Free Speech Got the Movie Released’ (Video)
The filmmakers behind Sony Pictures’ “The Interview” credit President Barack Obama with getting the movie released, after terrorist threats saw it pulled from U.S. theaters in Decemb...
NBC Orders Faith Drama From Mark Burnett & Roma Downey, Plus Medical Soap
NBC has ordered two more drama pilots, bringing its total to eight dramas for the 2015-16 season. “Unveiled” comes from power producing couple Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. The one-hour dr...
NBC Adds Mark Burnett Guardian Angel Drama, Medical Soap
It brings the network's drama pilot haul to eight, off one from last year. read more

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