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Sundance Film Festival: Reviews

US Documentary Competition


'Weiner': Review

By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dirs: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg. US. 2015. 96mins

Park City at Midnight

yoga hosers

'Yoga Hosers': Sundance Review

By Anthony Kaufman

Dir/scr: Kevin Smith. US, 2015. 87 mins.


James Schamus

James Schamus: What makes something a movie?

By Wendy Mitchell

In a preview of his talk at Sundance Film Festival London on June 4, the American industry veteran looks at the challenges of how to define a film in the era of multi-platform content.


David Farrier, Dylan Reeve – 'Tickled'


When New Zealand journalist stumbled upon the world of competitive endurance tickling he was intrigued and made enquires to the person who seemed to be in charge, Jane O’Brien. Then things got dark in the Sundance documentary.

Manchester By The Sea

Kenneth Lonergan, 'Manchester By The Sea'


Arguably the most acclaimed film in Sundance, Kenneth Lonergan’s Premieres selection packs a punch and sparked a $10m US buy from Amazon Studios that will include a theatrical launch most likely during awards season.