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Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth Of A Nation’ Sells For A Record $17.5M At Sundance

Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation electrified audiences at Sundance this year, garnering rave reviews and sparking a fierce bidding war. The film tells the story of Nat Turner’s life and the…

Megan Reynolds | January 26, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Carrie Bradshaw’s Worst Boyfriend Berger Recreates His Lame Breakup Post-It

My favorite moment in “Sex And The City” is when shit-head writer Berger dumps Carrie via Post-It Note. This is not because anyone deserves that ending, but rather…

Megan Reynolds | January 27, 2015 - 11:40 am

Our Justice System Is Sentencing Domestic Abuse Survivors To Life Without Parole

Our justice system’s misunderstandings about domestic violence are putting abuse survivors into jail for life without parole. [The Atlantic]
Clergy, priests, and monks sent their own photos to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 26, 2015 - 5:35 pm

This Clip From “Girlhood” Is the Perfect Antidote To “Boyhood'”

The Sundance Film Festival has started, and one of the movies to come out of it is Celina Sciamma’s “Girlhood,” the coming-of-age story we all need. It’s about Marieme, a…

Megan Reynolds | January 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm

This Parody Fits Every Indie Movie Cliche Into Under 3 Minutes

Remember that Cracked parody about Oscar-nominated movies? Just in time for the Sundance Film Festival, indie movies now have a parody all their own. “Not Another Sundance Movie” was created…

Claire Hannum | January 23, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Love It Or Leave It: Kate Bosworth’s Sixties Throwback?

Kate Bosworth showed up at Sundance to promote her starring role in the new film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s autobiographical novel Big Sur, directed by her fiancé Michael Polish. They…

Rachel Krause | January 27, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Sundance Survey: Female Directors Fare Better In Indie Films Than Hollywood

Women directors fare far better in indie films than they do in the mainstream Hollywood machine, according to a new study out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Women…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Well Played: Dakota Fanning Chooses Fashion Over Function

Dakota Fanning is looking super, super cute in this crop top and shimmery embroidered miniskirt combo straight outta the Louis Vuitton pre-fall 2013 collection — this is one of my…

Rachel Krause | January 23, 2013 - 1:40 pm

The Sexiest Sundance Ever & Deflowering A Man

There was lots of sex going on at Sundance. I’m referring to the films. But I’m sure that people were having sex offscreen, too. [NY Mag/ The Cut]

Ami Angelowicz | January 22, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Does Another Disgustingly Adorable Thing

You guys know I love Joseph Gordon-Levitt, right? Like, love-love. However, I must say, this latest spate of cute videos of JGL singing might just have pushed me over the…

Julie Gerstein | January 29, 2012 - 9:00 am

Let’s Talk About All The Things Wrong With This Photo Of Michael Cera And Ben Flajnik

As Amelia said when she looked at this picture of actor Michael Cera and “Bachelor” Ben Flajnik at a Sundance Film Festival party, “There are a lot of things about…

Ami Angelowicz | January 24, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Oprah’s Network To Air Documentary “Becoming Chaz” About Cher’s Transgender Son

You might expect movies to go straight from the uber-crunchy Sundance Film Festival to, say, the uber-crunchy Independent Film Channel (IFC). But one Sundance documentary of serious cultural import…

Jessica Wakeman | January 20, 2011 - 6:00 pm

A Beastie Boys Biopic Is In The Works

Picture this: Seth Rogen, Elijah Wood, and Danny McBride as Mike D, Ad-Rock, and MCA. Yup, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch is directing a short biopic about the making of the…

Ami Angelowicz | December 11, 2010 - 5:00 pm

James Franco’s New Performance Art Dissects “Three’s Company”

I was just about to forgive James Franco for signing on to appear in 20 episodes of “General Hospital” and calling it “performance art,” when I caught wind of his…

Ami Angelowicz | November 4, 2010 - 11:40 am

The Best Film No One Knows About Yet

I spent my Christmas vacation in Dublin. After too much Guinness and too many hurricane-like rainstorms, my friends and I decided to duck into the Irish Film Institute to…

Ami Angelowicz | January 6, 2010 - 4:50 pm

The Daily Hotness: Jay Bakker

The only boy who could ever teach me, was the son of a preacher man! And I’m a Jew. But let’s face it, Tammy Faye Bakker’s baby is a full…

Simcha | August 27, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Isabella Rossellini Investigates Bug Love

While Isabella Rossellini may be known for her roles in Alias and Death Becomes Her, she’s now helping to answer the question people have been asking since the beginning of…

Catherine Strawn | December 12, 2007 - 3:53 pm