Sundance Film Festival

Downhill – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus hit the slopes in this miserable remake of Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure.

Dick Johnson Is Dead – first look review

By Brianna Zigler

Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson crafts a comedic elegy to her deteriorating but still very alive father.

Worth – first look review

By Ege Apaydın

Michael Keaton plays a lawyer tasked with putting a value on human life in Sara Colangelo’s post-9/11 drama.

Kajillionaire – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Miranda July’s charming, unconventional crime drama follows a family of lowly LA con artists.

Herself – first look review

By Hannah Strong

A mother rebuilds her life after escaping her abusive husband in Phyllida Lloyd’s urgent drama.

Shirley – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Josephine Decker’s biography of famed gothic novelist Shirley Jackson is a sumptuous period psychodrama.

Promising Young Women – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Carey Mulligan is on blistering form in Emerald Fennell’s darkly comic, provocative debut feature.

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...

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.

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

Leonard Cohen’s muse takes centre stage in this haunting film from Nick Broomfield.

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.

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