Sundance Film Festival

Zola – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Based on an infamous Tweetstorm, Janicza Bravo’s wild drama offers a fascinating perspective on female relationships.

The Painter and the Thief – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

Oslo-based artist Barbora Kysilkova finds herself innately drawn to the man who brazenly stole her work.

Taylor Swift: Miss Americana – first look review

By Hannah Strong

One of the world’s biggest music artists bares her soul in this intimate, earnest docu-portrait.

Here’s what we’re most excited to watch at Sundance 2020

By Hannah Strong

Dee Rees, Josephine Decker, Miranda July, and much, much more...

Carey Mulligan takes revenge in the Promising Young Woman trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The teaser for Killing Eve showrunner Emerald Fennell’s debut features a cover of Britney Spears’ ‘Toxic’.

Why the Sundance Film Festival should be top of your 2020 travel plans

By Hannah Strong

Set in the picturesque mountains of Utah, Sundance is a film lover’s paradise with a difference.

The Lodge – first look review

By Jennifer Verzuh

Riley Keough impresses in this icy domestic horror from Goodnight Mommy directors Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz.

Big Time Adolescence – first look review

By Hannah Strong

SNL’s Pete Davidson puts in a star-making turn in this suburban coming-of-ager from writer/director Jason Orley.

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

Stanley Nelson’s look at the 20th century jazz icon reveals a troubled soul rarely at peace with himself.

The Report – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Adam Driver investigates the CIA’s conduct post-9/11 in this gripping political drama.

The Souvenir – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Joanna Hogg delves into her own past in this wickedly mysterious romantic drama starring Honor Swinton-Byrne.

Shooting the Mafia – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

Documentarian Kim Longinotto explores the Mafia’s grip on Sicily through the lens of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.

After the Wedding – first look review

By Jennifer Verzuh

Strong performances from Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams aren’t enough to save this melodrama from mediocrity.

The Last Tree – first look review

By Hannah Strong

There’s a touch of Moonlight about Shola Amoo’s engaging second feature about young British-Nigerian boy.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Zac Efron gives the performance of his career in a film which only scratches the surface of its subject.

The Nightingale – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Jennifer Kent follows up The Babadook with a devastating interrogation of Australia’s dark past.

Native Son – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders stars in this contemporary adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1938 novel.

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