BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
While you can waste a lot of time trying to seek celebrities at parties and restaurants, you can almost be guaranteed to see some of them in a very simple way: going to the movies. Every year various luminaries are brought in to serve as juries for the six competition categories
It feels like 2011 Sundance Film Festival was just yesterday, but in a little over a month it will be time for one of the biggest independent movie festivals in the world to reopen its doors and introduce the world to a whole new group of films and filmmakers. Just last week the list of in-competition films was announced and it was peppered largely with directors and projects that have flew under the radar for the most part. Such is not the case in the list of premieres.
It's always easy in hindsight to predict which Sundance titles were never going to find an audience. But when you're picking out tickets and lining up at the Eccles, or even before then, when you're building your schedule? Totally impossible. And yet, I"m going to try and do it anyway, sifting through the recently announced competition titles-- which, mind you, nobody beyond the filmmakers and Sundance programmers has seen
It feels like just yesterday that the Toronto International Film Festival was on and showing some of the best movies that 2011 has to offer, but as the year draws to a close, we have to start getting ready for the calendar to be turned over. And you know what that means: the Sundance Film Festival is almost here. Scheduled to open on January 19, 2012 and run through January 29, the Robert Redford-created event is one of the best showcases of independent film in the world