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  • Sundance: Sony Classics Claims Road-Trip Comedy 'Land Ho!'

    Making its second deal of the festival, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz's road-trip comedy "Land Ho!" which premiered Jan. 19 in Sundance's Next category. Sony Classics plans to release the film...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'The Raid 2: Berandal'

    With its blissfully crude setup and ferociously inventive fight sequences, Gareth Evans' "The Raid: Redemption" (2011) was an exhilarating, exhausting treat for those who like to take their genre poison straight. If "The Raid 2: Berandal" disappoints...
  • Sundance 2014: Comedy 'Land Ho!' lands deal at festival (video)

    Sundance 2014: Comedy 'Land Ho!' lands deal at festival (video)
    PARK CITY, Utah -- Sony Pictures Classics announced Wednesday morning that it has picked up the men-of-a-certain-age road trip comedy "Land Ho!" for distribution and plans to release the film this year. The film, which premiered Sunday as part of the...
  • Finally, a romantic comedy about abortion

    Finally, a romantic comedy about abortion
    Comedian and former “SNL” cast member Jenny Slate stars in “Obvious Child” as a woman who has an abortion after getting pregnant accidentally. The movie, which just premiered at Sundance Film Festival, takes a departure from the...
  • Anne Hathaway Talks About Her Nerve-Racking Sundance Premiere at the Variety Studio (VIDEO)

    "Song One" producer and star Anne Hathaway stops by the Variety Studio to discuss her new music drama as well as the tense world premiere of director Kate Barker-Froyland's film at the Sundance Film Festival. Sponsored by:Related storiesSundance Film...
  • Sundance: Dean Devlin Ramps Up Electric Entertainment Banner

    Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment has acquired international rights to John Slattery's feature directorial debut "God's Pocket" following its world debut at Sundance. It's the first festival acquisition for Devlin's fledgling banner, which plans to...
  • Sundance: Guess Who Accidentally Took His Parents to See 'Nymphomaniac'?

    Oh geez. At a Wednesday afternoon screening of "The Skeleton Twins," director Craig Johnson said he accidentally took his parents to see "Nymphomaniac: Volume 1," the sexually explicit Lars Von Trier drama. How did that happen? "Nymphomaniac" was last...
  • Mark Duplass to Sundance Filmmakers: 'Get Your Goddamn Movie on Netflix'

    Having debuted nearly 10 features at the Sundance Film Festival as either a director, producer or actor, Mark Duplass knows a thing or two about distribution practices. Prior to the festival premiere of his new film, "The One I Love," the...
  • Reels and deals at Sundance

    Reels and deals at Sundance
    PARK CITY, Utah — Director Todd Miller was more nervous than he had expected to be.  The 37-year-old filmmaker's self-financed documentary "Dinosaur 13" had scored one of the Sundance Film Festival's coveted four opening-night slots. Now, facing a...
  • Marc Butan Leaves Panorama for Sierra/Affinity

    In a pre-Berlin announcement, Marc Butan is exiting Panorama Media and joining Sierra/Affinity as its co-president to share that role with Sierra/Affinity's Marc Schaberg. Panorama, launched two years ago, will reduce its involvement in financing and...
  • Variety Critics' Best and Worst Films at Sundance So Far (VIDEO)

    Variety film critics Justin Chang, Peter Debruge and Scott Foundas discuss their best and worst movies (so far) at the Sundance Film Festival, which include Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" and Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here." Sponsored by:Related...
  • Sundance: Behind the Fight to Keep Plots Secret

    Given the amount of noise generated at Sundance, it's surprising that a number of surprises this year have managed to stay ... surprises. From Tuesday night's secret screening of "Nymphomaniac: Part 1," which really did stay a secret despite a few...