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    'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' Review: Must-See Iranian Vampire Noir

    A strong, exciting voice that emerged from this past Sundance was Ana Lily Amirpour, who brought to the Park City festival what could very well be the first Iranian vampire film, “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.” After opening the 2014 New Directors/New Films Festival, the film will be released by...

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    Watch: Where Four Sundance Doc Subjects Are Today, From Ai Weiwei to 'We're Not Broke' (Exclusive)

    What happens to a documentary's subjects and causes after the film premieres? Watch these video updates on where the people behind four acclaimed Sundance docs are today, exclusively on TOH!

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    Elijah Wood Talks 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' & Lionsgate Pick-Up 'Cooties' UPDATED (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    Elijah Wood's Spectrevision is behind two of the higher-buzz horror titles at Sundance: Ana Lily Amirpour's Iran vampire love story "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night" and horror-comedy "Cooties" with Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson and "Newsroom" star Alison Pill (acquired by Lionsgate). Watch our exclusi...

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    'Life Itself' Director Steve James Gets Up Close with Roger Ebert at the End of His Life (Exclusive Video)

    Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz enthusiastically embraced the idea of a documentary of his memoir "Life Itself," and wanted Chicago filmmaker Steve James, whose "Hoop Dreams" Ebert had discovered at Sundance some 20 years ago, to direct it. James found himself in an unusual situation as Ebert's heal...

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    Watch: How Gotham Nominee Miles Teller Got Bloody for 'Whiplash' (Exclusive Video)

    Watch as Miles Teller talks getting bloody for director Damian Chazelle in 'Whiplash,' which opens October 10.

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    Watch: John Lithgow, Star of Gotham Nominee 'Love Is Strange'

    There are so many coming-of-age stories every year that it's rare to see a mature love story. Even though Ira Sachs' "Love is Strange," which debuted at Sundance and earned a Best Feature nomination for the Gotham Awards, is about two gay men who get married, it's more about aging love. It's touchin...

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    Review: Shailene Woodley Stars in Gregg Araki's 'White Bird in a Blizzard'

    Gregg Araki can spin pop-colored, darkly funny suburban tragedies like few other directors working today, with 2004’s 'Mysterious Skin' as the formidable example. 'White Bird in a Blizzard,' while not matching the overall emotional swell of 'Mysterious Skin,' again finds Araki in top form. It opens ...

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    Interview: Jake Paltrow On How Spielberg & Anime Inspired 'Young Ones,' Starring Michael Shannon & Elle Fanning

    Part western, part science fiction, wholly original—it’s not easy to pin down — writer/director Jake Paltrow’s latest film, “Young Ones,” which premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival (read our review here), is worth an examination.

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    Sundance-Winning College Satire 'Dear White People' Challenges Audiences (Clips)

    'Dear White People' was one of those first features we often see at the Sundance Film Festival that charges out of the gate exploding with all the things the young filmmaker wants to say. It opens Friday, October 17.

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