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  • Sundance Film Festival unveils its 2012 competition lineup

     
    Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...
  • Sundance Film Festival: Sellers anticipating a bounty of deals

     
    Optimism is running high for distribution deals at the Sundance Film Festival but box-office success isn’t guaranteed....
  • Sundance 2012: A 65-year-old takes on disability and sex in 'The Surrogate'

     
    “The Surrogate,” premiering Monday at the Sundance Film Festival, is an affecting drama about a middle-age disabled man who wants to lose his virginity, and anyone who sees it would scarcely guess that its author, Ben Lewin, is 65 years old....
  • Sundance 2012: 'The Surrogate' sparks a bidding war

     
    "The Surrogate," a drama about a middle-aged disabled man seeking to lose his virginity, is generating intense interest from major players at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie, written and directed by 65-year-old TV veteran Ben Lewin, has attracted...
  • Sundance 2012: Fox Searchlight buys 'The Surrogate'

     
    Fox Searchlight has emerged as the winner in "The Surrogate" sweepstakes at the Sundance Film Festival, outmaneuvering at least three other buyers to acquire the story of a middle-aged disabled man who hires a sex surrogate so he can lose his virginity......
  • Sundance 2012: 'Beasts,' drug war doc win grand jury prizes

     
    The Sundance Film Festival's top awards in 2012 go to "Beasts of the Southern Wild," the drug war documentary "The House I Live In" and the Israeli film "The Law in These Parts."...
  • For ‘Winter’s Bone’ music, an extended season

     
    Marideth Sisco and Blackberry Winter are playing traditional Ozark Mountains music, featured in the evocative 2010 film, on a tour that stops this week in Hollywood. What happens when you’re a musician who can qualify for the senior discount at........
  • One Song: Wooden Shjips' 'Lazy Bones' rides a single relentless riff

     
    A seemingly simple formula is seldom as engaging as when the San Francisco group does it. Wooden Shjips, “Lazy Bones” “Lazy Bones” rides a single, relentless riff all the way through its four minutes, a distorted bass, drum and...
  • The official Brand X 2011 Oscars drinking game

     
    Let's admit it. The Oscars may be a big deal, but they're not usually thrilling TV. With a self-important audience capable of sucking the humor out of the most capable hosts (hello, Jon Stewart) and more meandering acceptance speeches than there are...
  • The Oscars on TV this weekend

     
    For those who just can't wait until the Feb. 27 Oscar telecast and can't get enough of Amy, Christian, Colin, Annette, Geoffrey, Hailee, Javier, Helena, Jeff, Jennifer, Jesse and all the rest, listed below are some highlights of movies, series,......
  • Culture Watch: 'Earthwork' starring John Hawkes

     
    While the work is not going to win over the art world (he makes representational images out of crops, like the Iowa "landscape" at right), the film is that rare portrait of an artist that does not end in drunken tragedy nor indulge in the artist-as-genius...