10 Brilliant African-American Directors Who Came Out of the Sundance Film Festival

Posted 02/25/2015 11:06 AM by
10 Brilliant African-American Directors Who Came Out of the Sundance Film Festival

In honor of Black History Month, we’re spotlighting work from African-American directors, such as Rick Famuyiwa (“Dope”), Justin Simien (“Dear White People”), Ava DuVernay (“Middle of Nowhere”), who’ve showcased their brilliance at the Sundance Film Festival over the years. From witty flicks to stories of courage, here are ten movies from the hearts and minds of African-American directors.

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Category: Sundance Film Festival

5 Movies That Started Inside the Mind of Bret Easton Ellis

Posted 02/25/2015 9:00 AM by
5 Movies That Started Inside the Mind of Bret Easton Ellis

Bret Easton Ellis stands out as one of those writers whose unique voice makes every new book release an exciting new step in a career-long literary experiment. Unsurprisingly, each of the four attempts to adapt Ellis’ stuff for the big screen has ended in a final product unlike any other. Read on to find out about “American Psycho,” “Less Than Zero,” “The Rules of Attraction,” “The Canyons,” and “The Informers.”

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Category: Film

10 More Twisted Twin Stories From Real Life

Posted 02/24/2015 12:00 PM by
10 More Twisted Twin Stories From Real Life

There are few human phenomena as endlessly compelling as twins. Maybe that’s why we always find stories about twins so fascinating, whether it’s a true-life tale of the “Dead Ringers” twins or the kinds of creepy coincidences experienced by Lena and Camille in THE RETURNED. If sharing your DNA with someone who looks and sounds exactly like you isn’t strange enough, here are 10 bizarre-yet-true stories about twins–some so twisted, they may keep you awake at night.

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Category: Series

Original Press on “APPROPRIATE ADULT”: Kudos to Emily Watson and Fred West

Posted 02/24/2015 9:50 AM by
Original Press on  “APPROPRIATE ADULT”: Kudos to Emily Watson and Fred West

Hear what the New York Times, the LA Times and the Telegraph had to say about “Appropriate Adult” when it first premiered on SundanceTV.

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Category: Series

10 Times Hollywood Lied About What College Would Be Like

Posted 02/24/2015 9:00 AM by
10 Times Hollywood Lied About What College Would Be Like

If you thought you would be high-rolling in Sin City or hanging with prostitutes at home after you graduated high school, you can blame Hollywood. Here are 10 lies about college we totally wanted to believe thanks to movies like “Risky Business,” “Old School” and “21.”

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Category: Film

Movies That Play Fast and Loose with History … And Are Better for It

Posted 02/23/2015 9:00 AM by
Movies That Play Fast and Loose with History … And Are Better for It

The gulf between the history books and what happens on the screen can be markedly different. In attempting to capture the spirit of a person, their life or a predicament they found themselves in, filmmakers can often overlook such trifling matters as… facts. From “Braveheart” to “JFK,” Here are some of the best examples from “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die” of movies that, while excellent viewing for their performances and storytelling, got the past very, very wrong.

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Category: Film

SundanceTV’s Critically-Acclaimed “RECTIFY” Begins Production for Season 3

Posted 02/20/2015 2:18 PM by
SundanceTV’s Critically-Acclaimed “RECTIFY” Begins Production for Season 3

SundanceTV announced today that production has commenced on the third season of its original drama series RECTIFY. The hour-long episodic drama was created and written by WGA Award-nominated Ray McKinnon (The Accountant, Deadwood, Sons of Anarchy).

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Category: Rectify

10 Oscar-Winning Actors Who Appeared on “Law & Order”

Posted 02/20/2015 2:00 PM by
10 Oscar-Winning Actors Who Appeared on “Law & Order”

With a different case every week, “Law & Order” has had hundreds of guests actors, many of whom have gone on to become (or were already) some of today’s biggest stars. Here are 8 celebs, including Robin Williams and Julia Roberts, who showed up on the procedural show and have scored golden statues at the Academy Awards.

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Category: Series

BBC AMERICA’s Season 3 Premiere of “Orphan Black” to Air Simultaneously on BBC AMERICA, AMC, IFC, SundanceTV and WE tv

Posted 02/20/2015 12:00 PM by
BBC AMERICA’s Season 3 Premiere of “Orphan Black” to Air Simultaneously on BBC AMERICA, AMC, IFC, SundanceTV and WE tv

AMC Networks will air the highly-anticipated season three premiere of BBC AMERICA’s hit series “Orphan Black” on Sat., Apr. 18 at 10/9C across all of its U.S. networks – AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV and WE tv.

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Category: Series

Here’s a Chance to Win a Zombie-themed Tote Bag from Sundance Film Festival 2015

Posted 02/20/2015 10:00 AM by
Here’s a Chance to Win a Zombie-themed Tote Bag from Sundance Film Festival 2015

These original screenprint-ed tote bags are from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and were designed for diehard fans of the French zombie series THE RETURNED on SundanceTV.

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Category: The Returned

Which Terminator Is the Toughest?

Posted 02/20/2015 9:00 AM by
Which Terminator Is the Toughest?

Some of the Terminators are smarter. Some are funnier. But which one is the toughest? Take your pick from the cyborgs of “The Terminator,” “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines” and “Terminator Salvation.”

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Category: Film

Life After “Serial”: Compelling Reasons “The Staircase” Should Be Your Next Obsession

Posted 02/19/2015 1:00 PM by
Life After “Serial”: Compelling Reasons “The Staircase” Should Be Your Next Obsession

If you’re one of the millions of listeners who spent the final months of 2014 hooked on “Serial,” Sarah Koenig’s podcast about a real-life murder mystery, then has SundanceTV have a whodunit for you!

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Category: The Staircase

Watch the 2015 Oscar Movies at Home

Posted 02/19/2015 11:14 AM by
Watch the 2015 Oscar Movies at Home

If you still haven’t seen all of this year’s crop of Academy Award-nominated flicks, especially the big winners like Birdman, Boyhood, and The Grand Budapest Hotel, fear not — we’ve searched high and low to find where you can watch all the movies, online or on DVD.

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Category: Film

Expert Opinion: Shigeto on EDM in the Movies

Posted 02/18/2015 2:00 PM by
Expert Opinion: Shigeto on EDM in the Movies

The multi-hyphenate (producer-drummer-EDM star) Zach Saginaw, otherwise known as Shigeto, sat down with us to talk about the genre’s influence in video games like “Street Fighting Man” and “Mega Man,” his dream soundtrack with Michel Gondry and Clint Eastwood and whether or not jazz school is anything like the reality in “Whiplash.”

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Category: Culture

10 Sexiest Movie Scenes …. That Aren’t Sex Scenes

Posted 02/18/2015 9:00 AM by
10 Sexiest Movie Scenes …. That Aren’t Sex Scenes

Is there still room for old-fashioned sexy in a “50 Shades of Anything Goes” world? You bet there is—just take a look at these movies, new and timeless alike. A kiss, a glance, a gesture that means nothing to the world at large and everything to the one you love are all still as potent as they ever were because times change… people don’t.

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Category: Film

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