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Sundance Review: ‘Brian And Charles’Robot Is Man's Best Friend In Jim Archer's Sweet And...

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Brian is a lonely inventor living by himself in a Welsh valley, longing for a companion. In the meantime, he has a film crew...

Sundance Review: ‘Alice’Blaxploitation Misfire Sets Keke Palmer On A Path For Vengeance

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Long after slavery was abolished, Black people remained in a near-permanent state of servitude because of the laws, and culture, stacked against them. But...

Sundance Review: ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’Cooper Raiff And Dakota Johnson Get The Party Jumpin'...

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There's a good chance people will be turned off by the gentle, nakedly earnest comedies by Cooper Raiff. A breakout award-winner at SXSW for...

Sundance Review: ‘Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power’Filmmaker Nina Menke's Uses Feminist Theory To Break-Down Just How Sexist...

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Part filmed symposium and video essay, Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power is director Nina Menkes’ visual breakdown of just how pervasive the objectification of women is in...

Sundance Review: ‘Master’Regina Hall Deals With Racism In Academia In Mariama Diallo's Debut Horror

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Being Black in America can be its own kind of horror story. That's why the genre is so perfectly suited to examinations of race,...

Sundance Review: ‘Sharp Stick’Lena Dunham's Return Film Is Orchestrated To Be Provocative, But Nothing...

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Count me as one of those who hate-watched Girls. I have a fascination with Lena Dunham and the shallower-than-bathwater cast of white characters she...

Sundance Review: ‘Summering’James Ponsoldt Crafts A Well-Intentioned But Shallow Coming-Of-Age Film For Girls

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I'm a huge fan of James Ponsoldt, and in a lot of ways he helped define the overall Sundance experience I've had over the...

Sundance Review: ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’Emma Thompson And Daryl McCormack Are A...

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Somewhere in Britain, two strangers meet in a hotel room. One is a 55-year-old widow and former high school religious studies teacher named Nancy....

Sundance Review: ‘Dual’Karen Gillan Literally Battles Herself In Riley Stearns' Offbeat Double-Identity Thriller

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It would almost be funny if it weren't so devastingtly depicted by The Art of Self-Defense director Riley Stearns. In Dual, Karen Gillan plays...

Sundance Review: ‘After Yang’Colin Farrell Digs Through A.I. Memories In Kogonada's Thoughtful Sci-Fi Drama

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A futuristic sci-fi movie set in a world where artificial intelligence has become a dominant presence in everyday life. It doesn't sound like something...