Now Playing: THERE WILL BE BLOOD, DOG DAY AFTERNOON and MISERY
Daniel Day-Lewis, Al Pacino, Kathy Bates, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman… all great actors who happened to have career-defining roles in our films this week. Whether initially putting them on the Hollywood map or finally garnering them the recognition they always deserved, this week’s films are all actors’ films in every way they can be.
Every week, watch a different award winning film from festivals around the globe. A series of contemporary hits and timeless masterpieces.
Daniel Day-Lewis drank everybody’s milkshake with his Academy Award-winning performance as a late 19th century oil man in THERE WILL BE BLOOD, Paul Thomas Anderson’s dark and brooding exploration of the power and corruptibility of singleminded focus.
Turn off the lights and lock the front door every Thursday at 10p as Sundance Channel brings you a unique thriller from genres across the board.
Stephen King’s probably had more than his own fair share of stalkers, and his worst fears come to life in this adaptation of his story of an author held captive by a superfan after a car accident. Kathy Bates won an Oscar for her role as Annie Wilkes.
ROBERT REDFORD PRESENTS
An insightful introduction into a diverse array of thought provoking films brought to you by the man who made it all possible… Mr. Robert Redford presents…
Groundbreaking in more ways than one, Sidney Lumet’s mostly non-fiction film about a New York City bank heist gone wrong stars a young Al Pacino in a role that would help make him famous – playing a gay protagonist at a time when that was taboo in Hollywood.
A night of uncut, uncensored, boundary-pushing fare sure to earn its TV-MA.
Explore the British cultural phenomenon known as “dogging” – public sex in grubby parking lots. Hey, whatever floats your boat, right? Simon Ellis’s debut feature is an unconventional romantic comedy following the saga of Dan (Luke Treadaway), an unemployed journalist who tries to make his name with an expose about this unusual fetish.
1001 MOVIES YOU MUST SEE BEFORE YOU DIE
Spend Sunday Nights with a film that reminds you why you love the movies.
The Watergate scandal provided film fodder more intricate and suspenseful than any Hollywood writer could have dreamed up. Alan Pakula’s adaptation of Bob Woodward’s and Carl Bernstein’s real-life book stars Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford as the two reporters as they peel back the layers of the unfolding scandal.