Sundance 2018

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‘Suffering is nothing to be afraid of’: Jennifer Fox on turning her childhood abuse into devastating drama
With new film The Tale, the director has unflinchingly examined a painful episode from her own past, and in the process made an essential #MeToo movie

Amy Nicholson

24, May, 2018 @3:51 PM

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Festival gems at your fingertips
With on-demand increasingly making a mark on Sundance and Cannes, festivals are launching their own streaming sites

Guy Lodge

11, Feb, 2018 @7:59 AM

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After #MeToo, Sundance film festival welcomes a new generation
The shocks that have hit the industry are making an impact, with diverse, female-driven movies dominating

Amy Nicholson

03, Feb, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Sundance 2018: what did we learn from this year's festival?
While many saw it as a more subdued festival than usual, this year brought a promising set of female film-makers and another breakout horror hit

Amy Nicholson

30, Jan, 2018 @7:50 PM

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Hereditary trailer: will this be the year's scariest movie?
After terrifying Sundance audiences, the first look at the Toni Collette-starring horror about a family dealing with grief is now here

Guardian staff

30, Jan, 2018 @3:16 PM

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Sundance 2018: 'gay conversion' drama wins grand jury prize
The Miseducation of Cameron Post has won the independent film festival’s highest honour for its study of teenagers struggling to ‘pray away the gay’

Andrew Pulver

29, Jan, 2018 @1:22 PM

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Tully review – Juno creators rekindle old magic in Charlize Theron pregnancy comedy
Jason Reitman reteams with screenwriter Diablo Cody for a marvellous movie about a struggling mother saved by a millennial Mary Poppins

Amy Nicholson

26, Jan, 2018 @10:32 AM

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The Catcher Was a Spy review – Paul Rudd goes from baseball to Bond in engaging thriller
Rudd plays a real-life Boston Red Sox catcher-turned-second world war secret agent in a serviceable adaptation of Nicholas Dawidoff’s best selling biography

Jordan Hoffman

25, Jan, 2018 @3:24 PM

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Shirkers review - paean to never-finished film is love letter to Singapore
Director Sandi Tan puts together a magical documentary about an unrealised film project that celebrates the power of youth and friendship

Charlie Phillips

25, Jan, 2018 @2:58 PM

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Sorry to Bother You review – weirdo workplace satire may become a cult classic
Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield plays a conflicted call-centre drone in Boots Riley’s freewheeling comedy, a patchy but impressively punk-rock affair

Jordan Hoffman

25, Jan, 2018 @12:09 PM

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Burden review – Ku Klux Klan drama is as subtle as a sledgehammer
The true story of a Klansman who turned his back on hatred makes for an underwhelming drama with an unconvincing lead performance

Jordan Hoffman

24, Jan, 2018 @4:48 PM

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Matangi/Maya/MIA review – combative musician shows she is director of own life
Admiring profile of tough-minded rapper, who has taken up the cause of Tamil resistance in Sri Lanka and suffered a huge backlash as a result

Charlie Phillips

24, Jan, 2018 @9:34 AM

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