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  • ‘Band Aid’: Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 21:00

    In 'Band Aid,' Zoe Lister-Jones’ helming debut, she and Adam Pally play a couple who transform their marital spats into musical numbers, with an assist from Fred Armisen as the drummer next door.read mor […]

  • 'Crown Heights': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 20:58

    Lakeith Stanfield plays Colin Warner, wrongly imprisoned for murder, in Matt Ruskin's drama 'Crown Heights.'read mor […]

  • 'Lemon': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 19:06

    Janicza Bravo’s debut feature is a bizarre comedy starring Michael Cera, Nia Long and Judy Greer.read mor […]

  • 'Marjorie Prime': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 15:00

    Jon Hamm plays a digitally simulated version of Lois Smith's husband in Michael Almereyda's futuristic meditation on death and the mysteries of memory, 'Marjorie Prime,' also starring Geena Davis and Tim Robbins.read mor […]

  • 'Get Out': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 10:33

    Jordan Peele, half of 'Key & Peele,' makes his directing debut with the race-conscious horror film 'Get Out.'read mor […]

  • ‘Beatriz at Dinner’: Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 09:00

    Salma Hayek stars as a health worker compelled to break bread with John Lithgow's Trumpian capitalist in 'Beatriz at Dinner,' the latest feature from director Miguel Arteta and screenwriter Mike White.read mor […]

  • '78/52': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 08:30

    Alexandre O. Philippe's doc '78/52' explores how the now-legendary 'Psycho' shower scene changed the cinema.read mor […]

  • 'Patti Cake$': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 05:47

    Films about music scenes are often an iffy proposition commercially, but 'Patti Cake$' could gain traction thanks to the strong performances and a gritty soundtrack.read mor […]

  • ‘Woodpeckers’ (‘Carpinteros’): Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 05:30

    Jose Maria Cabrales’ prison yarn/love story fusion 'Woodpeckers' is the first film out of Santo Domingo ever to screen at Sundance.read mor […]

  • 'Pandora': Film Review
    on January 24, 2017 at 05:29

    'Deranged' director Park Jung-woo taps into the zeitgeist with the nuclear, natural disaster corruption thriller 'Pandora.'read mor […]

  • 'Unrest': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 03:48

    Jennifer Brea, trying to cope with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, makes a doc about the little-understood disease, 'Unrest.'read mor […]

  • 'Beach Rats': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 03:30

    Harris Dickinson plays a South Brooklyn teen exploring his sexuality over the course of an indolent summer in Eliza Hittman's second feature.read mor […]

  • 'Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 01:40

    Travis Wilkerson's film/theater hybrid 'Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?' investigates his great-grandfather's killing of a black man in 1946.read mor […]

  • ‘Roxanne Roxanne’: Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 24, 2017 at 00:45

    Newcomer Chante Adams stars as rapper Roxanne Shante alongside Nia Long and Mahershala Ali in writer-director Michael Larnell's music-driven biopic, 'Roxanne Roxanne.'read mor […]

  • 'Strong Island': Film Review | Sundance 2017
    on January 23, 2017 at 23:47

    Ten years in the making, Yance Ford's intimate reflection on his brother's senseless death, 'Strong Island,' is a sorrowful account of a family isolated in grief and suppressed anger.read mor […]