Find out what indie movies are making waves at North America's big film festival in the snow. We've got movie reviews of the big premieres and news of the movies heading out way.
29 Jan 2015 - 11:37 AM  UPDATED 2 Feb 2015 - 4:14 PM
Tuesday 19 May 2015
We review the new Oz movie that has Nic searching for her missing kids in the outback.
Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee star in this romantic, revisionist Western.
Monday 2 Feb 2015
It was big year for Australians in Sundance and not just because of the major Australian entries, Strangerland and Partisan. Aussies cropped up all over the place and delivered some of the best performances.
 BEN MENDELSOHN, Mississippi Grind, Slow WestAfter a colourful turn in Ridley Scott’s Exodus : Gods and Kings the 45 year-old actor is at the height of his powers. In Sundance he steals the show from Ryan Reynolds in his first starring role...
An inventive comedy-drama about a misfit teenager and a classmate diagnosed with leukemia took both the grand jury prize and the audience award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's visually inventive comedy-drama about the friendship between a misfit teenager and a classmate diagnosed with leukemia, received both the grand jury prize and the...
Thursday 29 Jan 2015
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Sundance Film Festival isn't a typical launchpad for studio blockbusters, but Warner Bros. surprised theatre-goers on Tuesday night by unveiling the Wachowski siblings' "Jupiter Ascending" at a "secret screening."
The invitation-only event, which was not billed as a premiere, was the first time "Jupiter Ascending" was shown to the public. Variety broke news of the screening on Tuesday afternoon, but there were other clues the audience wasn't about to see a...
Wednesday 28 Jan 2015
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Filmmaker Alex Gibney took the stage Sunday flanked by former Scientologists and journalist Lawrence Wright after "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" debuted to a standing ovation at the Sundance Film...
The documentary is a broadside against the controversial religion. It argues that Scientology exploits its tax exempt status to amass millions of dollars in property and donations, behaving more like a business than a charity.It also claims that...
Friday 23 Jan 2015
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - While political and eco-themed documentaries are once again prevalent at Sundance, portrait docus dominate this year's nonfiction lineup.
Kurt Cobain, Barry Crimmins, Marlon Brando, Tig Notaro, Robert "Evel" Knievel, Warren Jeffs and Nina Simone are among the many famous and infamous figures being explored by Sundance veteran directors including Bobcat Goldthwait, Amy Berg, Liz...
Thursday 22 Jan 2015
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - There's a reason Lars Von Trier decided to premiere his sexually explicit Nymphomaniac at the Sundance Film Festival last year. The mountainside gathering has a history of attracting edgy and boundary-pushing fare.
The Danish auteur won't be showing anything explosive in Park City this time, but the 2015 edition of Sundance promises to have plenty of controversial documentaries and feature films about everything from sexual abuse to Scientology that are...