Sundance Film Festival

Moviegoers weigh in on 'The Music Never Stopped'

After the movie "The Music Never Stopped" I interviewed the a few of those who attended the 'Opening Reception'. The buzz was all about music, and each had their favorite song or band. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011

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Sundance Festival looms bright for Park City

He doesn't have the numbers yet, but to Bill Malone, the Sundance Film Festival feels like it's shaking off the effects of a hunker-down economy, grooming itself for a possible return to all the... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011

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Connecting to life is the theme of 'The Music Never Stopped'

Review of the Sundance movie "The Music Never Stopped" Read more »

Jan. 26, 2011

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Bobby Fischer Lives on at Sundance Film Festival

A new film about the mysterious life of Bobby Fischer is premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, along with an exhibit of newly-surfaced photographs of the legend, taken by Harry Benson. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2011

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'Life In A Day' to have simultaneous premiere at Sundance Film Festival, YouTube

July 24, 2010, was a remarkable day on planet earth. But don't feel bad if you don't remember where you were and can't recall any major headlines. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2011

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Oscar nominees have Utah connections

Academy Award nominations were announced Tuesday and more than 20 of them have Utah connections, which has local film promoters and the Sundance Film Festival celebrating. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2011

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2011 Academy Awards nominees

Nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards: Best picture "127 Hours" "Black Swan" "The Fighter" "Inception" "The Kid's Are All Right" "The King's Speech" "The Social Network" "Toy Story 3" "True Grit"... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2011

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Sundance Film Festival: Gallery of film casts, directors, Jan. 25, 2011

A collection of photographs of cast members, directors and other celebrities from the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, compiled Jan. 25, 2011. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2011

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You never know who you'll see while hunting stars at Sundance

PARK CITY — It's hunting season at Sundance Film Festival. Paparazzi, reporters and the public vie for that glimpse of a star and, if their digital camera will just turn on fast enough, a... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2011

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Director Kevin Smith finds Sundance buyer for new film — himself

Kevin Smith has premiered his latest movie at the Sundance Film Festival and sold it to the highest bidder — himself, for $20. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2011

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Some Park City visitors saying 'What's Sundance?'

PARK CITY — Sundance may rule Park CIty this week, but it's wintertime and Park City is still, well, Park City. Hotel and restaurant workers say they regularly encounter guests who haven't the slightest idea they've come to... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2011

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Hollywood's newest Olsen makes Sundance debut

The younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen is breaking into showbiz with two buzzed-about films at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2011

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Panel: 'Family' films not friendly to women

PARK CITY — The only people who need to care about Jennifer Siebel Newsom's Sundance documentary, "Miss Representation," are women and the men who care about wives, mothers, daughters,... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2011

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About Utah: Common Sense wants to point out good media

PARK CITY— Your first Thought when you see Jim Steyer at the Sundance Film Festival is: What's a guy like him doing in a place like this? Read more »

Jan. 23, 2011

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Sundance economic impact $62.7 million says Gov. Herbert at Salt Lake City Gala

As happy as the director and cast of "The Music Never Stopped," and the Grateful Dead were to be at Friday's Salt Lake City Gala and Screening, nobody seemed happier than Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2011

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Sundance film panel: Make movies to tell truth, improve humanity

When they are not watching films, participants in the 2011 Sundance Film Festival are talking about them. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2011

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About Utah: Utah Valley resident Sterling Van Wagenen was there before Redford

Sterling Van Wagenen plans to catch a Sundance movie or two this week, have dinner with friends in the film business, and try to outfox the Park City parking hassle along with everybody else. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2011

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Hollywood 'circus' settles in for Sundance Film Festival

Lex Luthor is in town but don't worry — if he tries anything, the new Mr. Spock and Obi Wan Kenobi are here, too. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2011

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Before Sundance: Actors come to Utah

As star gazers get set this week to stalk their favorite actors at the Sundance Film Festival, photo historian Ron Fox sifted through the Deseret News archives to find some evidence of stars who... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2011

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Locals get their fair share Sundance Film Festival fare; ticket sales up over last year, officials report

SALT LAKE CITY — Locals took their turns picking among the Sundance Film Festival's 2011 offerings Sunday, taking their place in line at time slots reserved in November and December. At... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2011

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Families, Sundance Film Festival are compatible

SALT LAKE CITY — Jill Whitmore's family loves movies, so on a Tuesday afternoon during school break she hunkered down with four little girls — her two and their friends — and... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2010

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Elmo dishes on Sundance, games, celebs

Elmo is tickled by his time away from Sesame Street. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2010

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Compelling stories unfolded in documentaries, genre enjoyed resurgence

A lot of folks go the movies to escape the pressing issues of the day, to forget they even exist, not to explore their implications. Yet films have always profited from their connection to real events. "The Social Network," ''The... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2010

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Robert Redford goes indie film route with Abraham Lincoln 'Conspirator' tale

Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival has hooked up scores of eager young directors with theatrical distributors. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2010

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