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Review: This Must Be the Place

[This review was originally posted as part of our 2012 Sundance Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the wider theatrical release of the film.] While waiting to enter the theater for a Sundance press screening, a cr...

 
 
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Review: The Sessions

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of Sundance Film Festival 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with its theatrical release. The film's title has since been changed from The Surrogate to The S...

 
 
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Review: V/H/S

[This review was originally posted as part of our Sundance Film Festival 2012 coverage. It is being reposted to coincide with the film's wider theatrical release.] The found footage horror film is one of the worst things ...

 
 
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Review: The Words

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of the Sundance Film Festival 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release.] Some write for recognition; others write for money; few write for passion. A...

 
 
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Review: Robot and Frank

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of the Sundance Film Festival 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release.] After screening at Sundance, Robot and Frank was picked up for distribut...

 
 
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Review: Compliance

[This review was originally posted as part of our 2012 Sundance Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the wider theatrical release of the film.] During my interview with Compliance writer/director Craig Zobel, he m...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Compliance director Craig Zobel

[This interview was originally posted as part of our Sundance 2012 coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the wider theatrical release of Compliance.] As part of our 2012 Sundance Film Festival coverage, I got an opportunity to in...

 
 
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Review: 2 Days in New York

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of the Sundance Film Festival 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release.] I was able to see Sundance's 2 Days in New York at the Music Box Theater...

 
 
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Review: Red Hook Summer

[This review was originally posted as part of our 2012 Sundance Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the wider theatrical release of the film.] Out of Hollywood and back to Brooklyn, Red Hook Summer is the type of S...

 
 
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Review: Celeste and Jesse Forever

[This review was originally published as part of our coverage of the Sundance Film Festival. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release.] Breaking up is hard, giving in to a fruitless relationship is easy, and mo...

 
 
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Review: Shut Up and Play the Hits

[This review was originally posted as part of our Sundance Film Festival 2012 coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with its wider theatrical release.] "There are only three ways to end your career if you're a rocker: Overdos...

 
 
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Review: Red Lights

[This review was originally posted as part of our Sundance Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with its wider theatrical release.] Red Lights presents a problem I never faced before, as a reviewer: How do I write a revi...

 
 
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Trailer: Goats

In Goats, Graham Phillips stars as Ellis, a young boy who was raised by his eccentric, new age mother in rural Arizona with her live-in boyfriend Goat Man (David Duchovny) - who is in fact a goat shepherd. Ellis' world gets turned upside-d...

 
 
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Review: Indie Game: The Movie

[This review was originally written as part of our coverage of Sundance Film Festival 2012. It has since been reposted to coincide with the film's release in Los Angeles and New York.] Art is hard. I can't tell you how many cramps I go...

 
 
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Review: The Raid: Redemption

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of the Sundance Film Festival 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release. Additionally, the film was originally reviewed when the film's title was ...

 
 
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Rumor: Your Sister's Sister slated for July

Your Sister's Sister, the new Lynn Shelton indie comedy, will be getting a July theatrical release, according to an IFC Films representative I overheard at Sundance. IFC Films picked up the film at Toronto International Film Festival in...

 
 
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Rumor: R.I.P.D. not looking good, says film crew member

UPDATE: The film is not finished with post-production. While my source has completed their five months working on the film, editing may still continue. Actor Ryan Reynolds recently said R.I.P.D. finished filming, but according to my source ...

 
 
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Rumor: Possible Red Lights ending change

Red Lights got some negative buzz at Sundance for its bizarre ending. I can't say I was a fan of it myself, despitet liking he rest of the film quite a bit. My source said that director/editor/writer Rodrigo Cortés finished editing ...

 
 
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Sundance 2012: Best (and Worst) of the Fest

When you spend an entire week in a dimly lit room watching movies, you better hope those movies are good. Outside a couple duds, Sundance 2012 made this task absolutely not torturous. In fact, it was pretty enjoyable. After spending ten day...

 
 
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2012 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

We've had many great days of Sundance Film Festival coverage for you both in Park City and abroad. The festival closed out with its award ceremony last Saturday. (It was supposed to be hosted by Parker Posey, but she apparently took ill. Su...

 
 
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Surviving Sundance 2012: Day 9 & 10 Recap

27 films, 50+ pages of notes, 40 lattes, and 2 hours of sleep later, our Sundance coverage has come to an end. Read our thoughts on some of the festival's worst and best films yet, below. Come back tomorrow for our wrap-up to find out the w...

 
 
 
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Capcom has NOT purchased The Comedy

This week, we reported that the videogame company Capcom had purchased the distribution rights to Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim's film The Comedy. However, we have \been informed that our source was incorrect, that Capcom has not purchase...

 
 
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Sundance Review: John Dies at the End

I won't say something ignorant like, "John Dies at the End is a impenetrable mess for fans and cinema lovers alike." I've seen the IMDB score and I get it: This is one of those film adaptations that fans will likely eat up, while others wil...

 
 
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Surviving Sundance 2012: Day Six Recap

I saw five movies yesterday and I'm seeing five movies today. When will this madness end? Thankfully, I saw two of the best films of my life: The Surrogate and 2 Days in New York (which will be reviewed later in the week). Read about them a...

 
 
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Sh-t People at Sundance Say furthers meme, also kills it

I hear you through the computer screen. I can hear you saying "Gosh dangit, not another "Sh*t blah blah say". I can also see you through the computer screen. Did you dress yourself on purpose? Yea? Ok, I was just asking. As the Sundance Fi...

 
 
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Surviving Sundance 2012: Day Five Recap

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to h...

 
 
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Sundance Review: Bones Brigade: An Autobiography

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to h...

 
 
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Sundance: Indie Game The Movie to be Indie Game: The Show

I don't want to take too much credit here, but it does seem like an awfully big coincidence that right after Flixist does an interview with the makers of Indie Game: The Movie and then gives it quite a nice review the filmmakers are offered...

 
 
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Sundance 2012: Five Questions with Director Craig Zobel

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit the festival circuit...

 
 
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Surviving Sundance 2012: Day Four Recap

So, halfway into the day I sat next to this guy pounding the desk screaming "f*ck", while a mean old lady screamed on the phone at her assistant ("Grow the f*ck up!") These journalists are pretty serious, here. Way more intense than Red Lig...

 
 
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Sundance Review: The First Time

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit t...

 
 
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Surviving Sundance 2012: Day Three Recap

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit t...

 
 
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Surviving Sundance 2012: Day Two Recap

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit the festi...

 
 
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Surviving Sundance 2012: Day One Recap

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit the festiv...

 
 
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Sundance 2012: Five Questions with Director Stacy Peralta

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit the festival ci...

 
 
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Sundance Review: Wish You Were Here

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit the festi...

 
 
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Sundance 2012: Five Questions with Indie Game: The Movie

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit the festival...

 
 
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Surviving Sundance 2012: It Begins!

Today I plunge into the cold depths of Park City, Utah to see a whole lot of indie films at Sundance Film Festival 2012. For the first time in Flixist history -- which, let's be honest, isn't very long -- we will be providing a wealth of co...

 
 
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Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of Sundance 2012

[From Jan. 19 to 29, Flixist will be bringing you live coverage, from Park City, Utah, of Sundance Film Festival 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit the festival ci...

 
 




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Justice League"Super, man?"

 

Inhumans (Season 1)"How did this happen?"

 

Murder on the Orient Express"Starring Kenneth Branagh, directed by Kenneth Branagh, produced by..."

 

Stranger Things 2 "Less of a killer thriller"

 

Thor: Ragnarok"♫ On we sweep with threshing oar / Our only goal will be the western shore / Ah-ah, ah! ♫"

 

Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

A Bad Moms Christmas"Moms are trouble"

 

Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

Blade of the Immortal"If you came here for Wesley Snipes, look elsewhere"

 

Suburbicon"Suburbicant get it right"

 

Jigsaw"Gettin' jiggy wit it"

 

The Square"The square is the ideal, the world is rectangles and trapezoids"

 

The Snowman"When you try your best but you don't succeed"

 

Wonderstruck"When the might of artifice meets the disappointing limitations of realism"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 
 
 
 
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