This Bus is Full

by Matthew Curtis
January 20, 2008 12:58 AM
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Two days into Sundance and it's already apparent that there's not enough city buses and shuttles to handle the hordes of festivalgoers and winter vacationers. Traffic anywhere around Main Street is a nightmare, and I don't recall ever seeing so many buses flashing the "Full" sign. I've taken to walking to venues whenever possible, and the slight increase in temperature ( teens-to-mid-20s) makes that even more of an option. Some of the drivers are already in mid-festival cranky form, but the tunes have been interesting as we've already heard a so-loud-it's-distorting Violent Femmes' "Blister in the Sun" ( a bus sing-a-long!) and a pretty cool Depeche Mode instrumental remix on the first "Techno Bus" of the year. Motor on...so far docs are trumping narratives, but more on that later.

--Matthew

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  • Jim DeSantis | January 28, 2008 4:52 AMReply

    I just wanted to drop you a quick line and say, that we trust you picks. You have done a wonderful job in the past, and I am sure, even with the extra-pressure of the Writer's Strike forcing major studios to go more indie then ever, that you will pick out a diamond in the rough.