With his latest movie, World of Tomorrow, Don Hertzfeldt made Sundance Film Festival history. The animator talks to BuzzFeed News at the start of what’s looking to be his biggest year yet.
The Wolfpack, about a family of brothers who rarely left their Manhattan apartment while growing up, was one of the biggest breakouts at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. It raises as many questions as it answers.
Keep your eyes peeled for these movies about New England witches, amputated legs, ’70s sexual awakenings, and gym romances. They’re all coming soon to a theater (or television) near you.
We watched a lot in Park City, so you didn’t have to — and these are the films worth talking about.
At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, The Witch, The Nightmare, and Entertainment challenge old ideas of how horror films can look and feel.
From a teenage girl’s sexual awakening to gay men in a three-way, from incredibly flexible gymnastic sex to a mother having her way with a teddy bear, the 2015 Sundance Film Festival unabashedly explored areas of human sexuality rarely seen in feature films. Warning: MAJOR SPOILERS!
”I’m just a soul whose intentions are good.” A documentary about the High Priestess Of Soul will air on Netflix. UPDATE: the documentary will begin streaming on June 26.
“We’ve put young boys and men in a straightjacket, forcing them to conform to a construct and disconnect from who they really are,” The Mask You Live In writer-director Jennifer Siebel Newsom told BuzzFeed News.
The annual event, held in Park City, Utah, is basically a cineaste’s dream come true.
The first interview with Rick Famuyiwa, the director of Dope — which sold at the festival for more than $7 million — who talks about how he rediscovered his voice and created his best film yet. “When you’re making films with people of color in them … each one has to almost speak for the entire race.”
In The D Train and The Overnight, male sexual fluidity is just a fact of life. Warning: SPOILERS for two upcoming films ahead.
“I loved that this wasn’t the stereotypical basketball, drug dealing, shoot ‘em up, something that you would expect a basketball player to come up with,” Chris Webber told BuzzFeed News.
Three edgy films about adolescence — The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Me & Earl & the Dying Girl, and Dope — are the breakout hits of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
“I think women are gonna love it,” the Knock Knock writer-director told BuzzFeed News at the Sundance Film Festival.
In True Story and I Am Michael, which are both premiering at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, the 36-year-old actor struggles to perform within his own enigmatic persona.
Jason Segel’s great as David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour. But the film raises questions about how we portray real people on screen.
With humor and humanity, Tangerine vividly captures a world unknown to most audiences.
At a Sundance Film Festival panel, the creators of Girls and The Mindy Project discussed how male creators don’t face the same confusion between creator and creation. And yes, Woody Allen came up.
A new virtual reality project allows participants to witness an encounter at a party that leads to a sexual assault, from both a man’s and a woman’s perspectives.
Do Park City like a local.
The must-see documentary about a controversial pastor at the center of the Williston oil boom leaves its audience with questions. Director Jesse Moss gives BuzzFeed News the answers.
Sleep Dealer is one trippy sci-fi film that’s peppered with great social commentary. The 2008 Sundance hit is being re-released on iTunes June 17.
Plus 10 juicy stories from the set of Mean Girls, the best performances from Sundance, and gift ideas for your bookish Valentine.
I was at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, for the past week. I heard a lot of weird stuff.
There are cat cocktails. A cat-tail, if I may.
Director Craig Johnson and co-writer Mark Heyman felt their film The Skeleton Twins, starring Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, was good — but they were still overwhelmed by its reception at the Sundance Film Festival.
Desiree Akhavan’s Appropriate Behavior is one of the most unique films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. BuzzFeed talks with her entire family about the love and occasional awkwardness that marked the journey to Park City.
BuzzFeed shadowed the Star Trek star, the subject of the new feature documentary To Be Takei, as he and husband Brad Takei braved the wilds of the Sundance Film Festival.
From a Chihuahua in snow boots to Christina Hendricks’ new fluffy BFF, here are the up-and-coming pups we met at this year’s festival in Park City, Utah. Movies? What movies?
The actor stars in the Sundance movie Cold in July as yet another man surrounded by murder. But this time, he’s a much different kind of killer.