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January 23, 2018

Park City, Utah — Introducing the New Climate panel convened for Sundance 2018, festival director John Cooper joked that the organization decided in 2017 to do a ”one-year thing” on climate change to “just kind of highlight it.” It went so well, he said, that they deci...

January 22, 2018

Park City, Utah — The Sundance program log line for This is Home: A Refugee Story, in the World Documentary Competition at this year’s festival, reads as follows: “This is an intimate portrait of four Syrian families arriving in Baltimore, Maryland, and struggling to f...

January 19, 2018

Park City, Utah — Academy Award-winning director Louie Psihoyos, whose 2009 Sundance doc The Cove changed forever how the world thinks about dolphins and whaling, is back at this year’s fest with another startling doc, The Game Changers, about the benefits of veganism.

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Movies I can't live without  

 

Toronto Star movie critic Peter Howell has written a book about his 25 favourite movies, with highly personal reviews from Apocalypse Now to The Wizard of Oz.  

Here's a sample of his review of 2001: A Space Odyssey, his all-time favourite film: 

 

It was billed as "the ultimate trip," and the hyperbole was justified, then as now.

Stanley Kubrick's space opus still seems like the future, 52 years after its release and 19 years after its significant title year. It never gets old and I never tire of seeing it, even after 50-plus viewings..."

 

 UPCOMING EVENTS: 

 

01/22/15:  Sundance Film Festival begins

 

05/13/15:  Cannes Film Festival begins

 

09/04/15:  Toronto International Film Festival begins

 

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