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    On Sundance's Surprise Breakout Star: TV

    TV is giving independent filmmakers a new venue for their creativity.

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    Linklater, Hawke and Delpy Return to Sony with "Before Midnight'

    John Sloss did the right thing. The Cinetic Media chief was pacing the second floor of Zoom in Park City Monday night as his annual Sundance Film Festival party raged around him. He was weighing the offers that had come pouring in for "Before Midnight," the third film in Richard Linklater's trilogy ...

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    Sundance Review - Salma: Tamil Poet's Struggle Against Patriarchy

    Sundance Review - Salma: Tamil Poet's Struggle Against Patriarchy

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    15 Breakout Artists To Watch From The 2013 Sundance Film Festival

    There's still a couple days left of this year's Sundance Film Festival, but for all intents and purposes it's winding down. Most of the press have departed, pretty much every major movie has screened at least once, and many of them have been bought, or will be over the next few days.

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    Sundance Deal: IFC Picks Up 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints'

    IFC has sealed a deal for U.S. rights to David Lowery's Sundance favorite "Ain't Them Bodies Saints." The acquisition reportedly came after a battle involving the company and three other distributors that lasted through the night of January 24 and into the morning of the 25th.

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    Sundance Review Roundup: 'Blue Caprice' an Eerie Thriller Exploring the 2002 Beltway Snipers

    Critics are raving about Sundance NEXT section entry "Blue Caprice," directed by Alexandre Moors and based on the 2002 sniper attacks in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The film is an "eerie, disquieting, veritie-style exploration" of the killers' psychologies, while refusing any easy thrill...

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    Sundance: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Richard Linklater's 'Before Midnight'

    With the big question around "Before Midnight" – will it stand alongside the beloved "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset"? – finally answered (it definitely does, read our review), the next question was where the movie was going to end up. It's a tricky one. The first two movies weren't exactly big ...

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    Sundance Review: 'In A World...' A Low-Key Charmer & Promising Directorial Debut For Lake Bell

    One of the worst things you could say about a comedy is usually that it has a wide appeal. The most interesting comedies are the ones that tend to be hyper-specific, focused on an insular world of some kind (think '70s newsrooms in “Anchorman” or '80s summer camp in “Wet Hot American Summer”), while...

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    Award Winning Producer Paul Mezey Joins Cinereach Team

    Cinereach is an innovative new force for good works in the independent film community.

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    Sundance Watch: Blackfish - Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

    Blackfish, a documentary directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, has been getting a lot of buzz at Sundance since its premiere. The doc follows the history of killer whales in captivity leading up to 2010, where Tilikum, a captive whale, killed several trainers. The film was picked up by Magnolia Pictur...

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