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Daniel Radcliffe Opens Up About Odd Kissing Scene With Paul Dano

The Harry Potter star plays a dead guy in the wacky castaway film, which became a big hit at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah at the beginning of the year (16), and...

Sundance Hit 'The Witch' Leaves Critics Successfully Unsettled

As any horror fan will know, it takes skill to craft a film that is genuinely terrifying in this day and age; no longer are cacophonous crescendos good enough to raise the hairs on the...

Robert Redford Considers The End Of Sundance

The 79-year-old movie legend, who launched the independent film festival in 1978, fears the event has grown to near-uncontrollable levels - and he's beginning to think he should call time on Sundance....

Lily-rose Depp: 'Making Films Gives Me Freedom'

The fledgling Hollywood star is the daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, and admits growing up in the spotlight has been tough at times. However, when she arrives on a film set and gets...

Birth Of A Nation Wins Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize

Actor/director Nate Parker's feature film directorial debut, which picked up the biggest deal ever at the annual independent film showcase when Fox Searchlight executives bought the rights for $17.5 million (GBP12.3 million) last...

Thunder Road Wins Top Short Film Honour At Sundance

Members of the Sundance Institute selected the film from 8,712 submissions and the panel that picked out Thunder Road featured comedian Keegan-Michael Key and MTV film critic Amy Nicholson. Meanwhile, the Short...

Danny Glover Suggests Doing Away With 'Subjective' Oscars

Members of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences have been under fire after voters failed to recognise black actors and films for next month's ceremony (Feb16), with some stars including Will...

Nate Parker's Directorial Debut Sets A Record $17 Million Deal At Sundance

The Non-Stop star directed, wrote, and stars in the historical drama, and after receiving rave reviews following a world premiere on Monday (25Jan16), bosses at Hollywood's top film studios began a fierce bidding...

Chad Michael Murray's Clothes Lost En Route To Sundance

The couple visited the Kari Feinstein Style Lounge in the clothes the actors had travelled to Park City in. Murray took to Twitter.com to let followers know of the couple's predicament, writing,...

Daisy Ridley Signs On As Executive Producer Of Eagle Hunter Documentary

The 23-year-old British actress garnered critical acclaim as the female lead in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and now she's lending her support for another strong female in the film The Eagle Huntress,...

'Swiss Army Man' Saw Revolted Viewers Walk Out At Sundance 2016 Premiere

The biggest WTF moment of Sundance Film Festival 2016 goes to - drum roll please - 'Swiss Army Man'. Obviously. Because it was so weird that even Daniel Radcliffe's fans walked out on his latest...

Allison Janney: 'I Don't Believe In Getting Married'

The 56-year-old actress' romance with production coordinator Philip was first reported in September (15). He is 20 years her junior, and as they posed together at the premiere of her new movie Tallulah at the...

Sundance Film Festival Is Here! Here's Your Weekend Viewing Schedule

Sundance Film Festival 2016 is currently well under way and today (January 22nd 2016) there's a lot of things to look out for. Things will also be hot over the weekend too in the glorious...

Emile Hirsch Skipping 2016 Sundance

The Into The Wild star pleaded guilty to a misdemeanour assault charge and was sentenced to 15 days in jail for attacking Paramount Pictures executive Daniele Bernfeld at an afterparty in Utah....

New Michael Jackson Off The Wall Documentary To Premiere At Sundance Film Festival

Co-produced by Spike Lee, who made the Bad 25 documentary four years ago, and the Thriller star's estate bosses John Branca and John MCClain, Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall...

Nas To Produce Teen Drug Drama

The One Mic star is lending his talents to The Land, a drama which follows four teenage boys with hopes of becoming professional skateboarders, but their dreams are dashed when they get entangled...

2016 Sundance Film Festival: The First Half Of The Line-up Revealed

The 2016 Sundance Film Festival is really hotting up now with yet more films added to the 120 strong line-up which already includes the previously announced nine horrors from the Midnight Category. Introducing: the films...

Nick Jonas' Fraternity Film Heading To Sundance Film Festival

The Jealous singer's new movie, produced by James Franco, is one of 16 films vying for victory in the festival's U.S. Dramatic Competition category. Nick stars as a college student pledging his...

The Hallow Director In Talks To Take On The Crow Remake

Sources tell TheWrap.com the man behind Sundance Film Festival hit The Hallow has emerged as the frontrunner to take charge of the movie. If he signs on, he'll have to cast a...

Ethiopian Marriage Movie Gets U.s. Release

Difret, which tells the story of a female lawyer fighting the Ethiopian tradition of girls being abducted for marriage, wowed critics when it was first unveiled last year (14) and scooped the prestigious...

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Honoured By Sundance Institute

The Birdman director continued his awards season streak by collecting the Vanguard Leadership Award in recognition of his distinguished career in filmmaking and advocacy of independent film. Upon receiving his prize from...

Sundance London To Return In 2016

The 2015 event, an international leg of the actor's famed Utah festival, was cancelled after three years in the British capital so bosses could "explore their options". It is now set to...

Our Favourite Pictures From The Sundance Film Festival 30th Anniversary [Photos]

The Sundance Film Festival is currently in full swing, having begun on 22nd January, and wrapping up on 1st February. This year, something particularly special is in the air at Salt Lake City, as the...

Lena Dunham Suggests Woody Allen Is 'A Real Perv' At Sundance Talk

Lena Dunham was as outspoken as ever on the panel of 'Power of Story: Serious Ladies' at Sundance Film Festival last weekend, as she took aim at award-winning actor and director Woody Allen over his...

Sundance London Cancelled

The London leg of Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival has been cancelled after three years.The event, a derivative of the actor's annual U.S. festival in Utah, first came to the British capital in 2012 and...

Sundance Film Festival Awards Announced: 'Whiplash' & 'Rich Hill' Triumph

A musical drama and a documentary about poverty in the US have won the top awards at the Sundance Film Festival. The results of the judging were announced yesterday (26th January). The festival is held...

Zach Braff Brings Second Big Directing Project 'Wish I Was Here' To Sundance

Zach Braff premieres his second feature as a director, Wish I Was Here, at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival a decade after his debut Garden State.Zach and Kate Hudson film 'Wish I Was Here'The 'Scrubs'...

Robert De Niro Sr. Painted On The Big Screen At Sundance 2014

The Sundance Film Festival 2014 will attract countless creative directors hoping for a chance to screen their hard-work to a welcoming audience. One of which is Robert De Niro, who, with the help of HBO,...

Roger Ebert Documentary Surpasses Crowdfunding Campaign Goal

The filmmakers behind a new documentary about beloved movie critic Roger Ebert have surpassed their crowdfunding campaign goal and will premiere the film at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival.Last November (13), Hoop Dreams director Steve...

One Michael Fassbender. One Giant Ceramic Head. It's Sundance 2014.

The line-up for the Sundance Film Festival 2014 has been announced and boy, oh boy, there's some tasty selections. The most interesting of which comes in the form of Lenny Abrahamson's movie Frank, in which...

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