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Sundance First Looks: Sexy Christina Hendricks in 'God's Pocket,' Kristen Stewart Gets Tough in 'Camp X-Ray'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood December 5, 2013 at 1:10PM

With yesterday's announcement of the Sundance 2014 competition lineup, a slew of new images have arrived. Check out a first look of Kristen Stewart in US Dramatic competition title "Camp X-Ray," and Christina Hendricks in her "Mad Men" co-star John Slattery's directorial debut "God's Pocket," both below.
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Christina Hendricks God's Pocket

With yesterday's announcement of the Sundance 2014 competition lineup, a slew of new images have arrived. Check out a first look of Kristen Stewart in US Dramatic competition title "Camp X-Ray," and Christina Hendricks in her "Mad Men" co-star John Slattery's directorial debut "God's Pocket," also a US competition title.

Here are the synopses for the films:

Camp X-Ray / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Peter Sattler) — A young woman is stationed as a guard in Guantanamo Bay, where she forms an unlikely friendship with one of the detainees. Cast: Kristen Stewart, Payman Maadi, Lane Garrison, J.J. Soria, John Carroll Lynch.

God's Pocket / U.S.A. (Director: John Slattery, Screenwriters: John Slattery, Alex Metcalf) — When Mickey's stepson Leon is killed in a construction "accident," Mickey tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when the boy's mother demands the truth, Mickey finds himself stuck between a body he can’t bury, a wife he can’t please, and a debt he can’t pay. Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks, John Turturro.

'Camp X-Ray'
'Camp X-Ray'


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.