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#Twinning: Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Are Estranged Siblings in The Skeleton Twins

Posted Sep 10, 2014, by Jeremy Kinser

#Twinning: Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Play Estranged Siblings in The Skeleton Twins

Prior to its premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, The Skeleton Twins had been billed as a non-comedy starring Saturday…

5 Sundance Films That Prove Your Job Isn’t So Bad

Posted Aug 28, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

5 Sundance Films That Prove Your Job Could Be Worse

Something about the notion of Labor Day has always seemed archaic to me. Then again, the guy who questions a day off is no…

George Takei Finds His Greatest Role as an Activist in the Doc To Be Takei

Posted Aug 21, 2014, by Jeremy Kinser

George Takei Finds His Greatest Role as an Activist in the Doc To Be Takei

To Be Takei opens in theaters and is available on-demand Friday, August 22. This interview was originally published following…

Elisabeth Moss On Her post-Mad Men Sundance Balancing Act

Posted Aug 19, 2014, by Eric Hynes

Elisabeth Moss On Mad Men, Exploring Intense Relationships, and The One I Love

Editor's Note: This story was originally published January 23, 2014, following the world premieres of "The One I Love" and…

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Vampire Lovers, and Warpaint Close Out NEXT FEST

Posted Aug 11, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Warpaint Close Out NEXT FEST

If Day 3 at Sundance NEXT FEST heralded the vigor of independent film, Sunday’s closing events celebrated the arrival of an…

Aubrey Plaza and Father John Misty Lead a Zombie-Themed Evening at NEXT FEST

Posted Aug 9, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Aubrey Plaza and Father John Misty Lead a Zombie-Themed Evening at NEXT FEST

Last night’s Sundance NEXT FEST opener at the Theatre at Ace Hotel felt more like a reunion of old pals than a glitzy Los…

Producers: Let’s Hack Today’s Systems and Better Connect Audiences to Films

Posted Aug 7, 2014, by Keri Putnam, Executive Director, Sundance Institute

Producers: Let's Hack Today's Systems and Better Connect Audiences to Films

Each August, the professionals on the front lines of producing, distributing, and marketing independent films gather in the…

August Now Playing: A Big-Headed Fassbender in Frank, Dinosaur 13, and The One I Love

Posted Jul 31, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

August Now Playing: A Big-Headed Fassbender in Frank, Dinosaur 13 Summons Childlike Wonder

How do we really know that it's Michael Fassbender behind that lollipop-shaped fake head in Frank? Frankly (sorry), the…

Joe Swanberg Finds Inspiration At Home With His Latest Comedy Happy Christmas

Posted Jul 23, 2014, by Jeremy Kinser

Joe Swanberg Finds Inspiration At Home With His Latest Comedy Happy Christmas

There are prolific filmmakers–Woody Allen famously cranks out a new movie each year–and then there’s Joe Swanberg, who makes…

A Persian Vampire Romance and Warpaint Convene at NEXT FEST

Posted Jul 18, 2014, by Eric Hynes and Nate von Zumwalt

A Persian Vampire Romance and Indie Rock Band Warpaint Convene at NEXT FEST

There’s not much one can hope to gather from the genre-spanning description for Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at…

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