SundanceTV

Under the creative direction of Robert Redford, Sundance Channel is the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different. Bold, uncompromising and irreverent, Sundance Channel offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of films, documentaries, and original programs, all unedited and commercial free. Launched in 1996, Sundance Channel is subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC. Sundance Channel operates independently of the non-profit Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival, but shares the overall Sundance mission of encouraging artistic freedom of expression. Sundance Channel's website address is www.sundance.tv.

Top 10 Movies About Hating Your Job

Article: Top 10 Movies About Hating Your Job

Not loving your J.O.B.? For anyone who’s ever wanted to enact the Jet Blue escape plan—open up a hatch and slip down a rubber slide to flee a nine-to-five—here’s a top ten list of movies that’ll help you get through the day.

’90s Music Skeet-Shooting Showdown: Michael Bolton Vs. Spin Doctors

Article: ’90s Music Skeet-Shooting Showdown: Michael Bolton Vs. Spin Doctors

In Episode 205 of RECTIFY, things get wild, weird and wonderful at Lezley’s party when he shoots a Spin Doctors CD and then invites Daniel to “blow a little Michael Bolton to bloody hell.”

Expert Opinion: Rolling Stones Tribute Band Rocker Kevin Gleeson on the Stones in the Movies

Article: Expert Opinion: Rolling Stones Tribute Band Rocker Kevin Gleeson on the Stones in the Movies

Kevin Gleeson, who has been doubling as Keith Richards in The Rolling Stones cover bands Beggars Banquet and Sticky Fingers for 15 years, shares his insights on his alter ego, Mick Jagger and their work in cinema.

Hooked on Drug Movies: Cool Kids, Creepy Junkies, Crazy Dealers

Article: Hooked on Drug Movies: Cool Kids, Creepy Junkies, Crazy Dealers

Films about drugs are like love songs—there’s an endless supply and many are terrible. The best, however, transport us to another world. Whether it’s a junkie movie, putting us in the mindset of an addict, or a socially conscious drama, capturing the destructive impact of the trade, we’re hooked.

6 Ways to Prep for the “Rectify” Marathon This Sunday

Article: 6 Ways to Prep for the “Rectify” Marathon This Sunday

Obsessed with RECTIFY? Then we have some good news. SundanceTV is airing a marathon of the entire second season (so far) on Sun., Jul. 20 at 5/4c. Still not enough? How’s this…

Hal Holbrook’s Top Ten Movies

Article: Hal Holbrook’s Top Ten Movies

Things don’t end too well for Hal Holbrook’s Rutherford Gaines on RECTIFY, but this role is just one in an impressive list on the actor’s resume. In his long career, he’s won five Emmys, a Tony and has been nominated for an Oscar. He’s made his mark in more than 40 movies. Which is your favorite?

And Now We Call to the Stand… “Law & Order” Female Guest Stars Before They Were Famous

Article: And Now We Call to the Stand… “Law & Order” Female Guest Stars Before They Were Famous

Claire Danes, January Jones, Julianna Margulies… No, it’s not the Golden Globes. It’s actresses who’ve appeared on “Law & Order”!

Double The Love: A Pair Of Poets On “Rectify”

Article: Double The Love: A Pair Of Poets On “Rectify”

Poetry has a knack for capturing souls–the souls of a person, a place, and in this case, the soul of the series RECTIFY, thanks to poets Jennifer L. Knox and Leanne Grabel.

10 More Great Zingers from Law & Order’s Lennie Briscoe

Article: 10 More Great Zingers from Law & Order’s Lennie Briscoe

Even in a show so eminently quotable as Law & Order, Jerry Orbach’s character Dectective Lennie Briscoe stands out—fans waited for his endless string of hilariously cringe-worthy one-liners week after week, and they were never disappointed. Get ready to laugh out loud, we’ve uncovered a new batch of quotes from Detective Briscoe.

Jared’s Blog: Nine Inch Nails Essay

Article: Jared’s Blog: Nine Inch Nails Essay

I’m sorry. I understand that these assignments are supposed to help us prepare for the SAT, but man… I’m sorry. I like Shakespeare and everything, but this? This is just ridiculous: “This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, often the surfeit of our own behaviour, we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars….”

Everyone Loves Lucy Lawless and Here’s Why…

Article: Everyone Loves Lucy Lawless and Here’s Why…

Who doesn’t love Lucy Lawless? This gorgeous New Zealand-born actress with a sunny (but fierce) personality is a pop culture icon, and she can steal any show in only a few fleeting moments on screen, as she proves in TOP OF THE LAKE; she’s got the charisma to wrap the audience around her little finger in seconds. And while she’s famous for playing Xena, she’s a multidimensional performer with some interests that may surprise you. Read on for some of our favorite Lucy Lawless moments — on and off screen.

10 Reasons Why Holly Hunter Is a Badass

Article: 10 Reasons Why Holly Hunter Is a Badass

Let’s just all agree: Holly Hunter is a badass. She’s won Emmys, a Golden Globe and — not to mention the hearts of fans. She’s given us comedy, drama, grit, sex appeal and intelligence in an astounding variety of roles. And that voice — oh, that voice. And of course Hunter filled an unforgettable role in the SundanceTV original series TOP OF THE LAKE. Let’s take a look at some of Hunter’s most remarkable roles in a career full of them.

1. TOP OF THE LAKE (2013)
In TOP OF THE LAKE, Hunter reunites with her Piano director, Jane Campion. “Jane asking me to do it was a big attraction,” Hunter told Vanity Fair about the role of GJ, a revered figure — whose long, straight gray hair oddly resembles Campion’s own — running a camp for women who are looking to escape and seek redemption. Eerie and transcendent, Hunter gives a mesmerizing performance.

Double The Love: Married Theater Directors on “Rectify”

Article: Double The Love: Married Theater Directors on “Rectify”

Who better to invite to double the RECTIFY love than two seasoned, creative powerhouses like Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouawad.

Double The Love: The “Haiku Guys” on “Rectify”

Article: Double The Love: The “Haiku Guys” on “Rectify”

When SundanceTV invited creative collaborators Erick Szentmiklosy and Daniel Zaltsman — otherwise known as “The Haiku Guys” — to double the love for RECTIFY, fans gained two one-of-a-kind haikus, each of which went for the essence of a season premiere. Disclaimer: They get deep.

See What the Critics are Saying about “BRICK CITY”

Article: See What the Critics are Saying about “BRICK CITY”

BRICK CITY impressed critics with its insider look at all the issues–from the streets to the halls of the government–effecting a city trying to come back from the edge of destruction. As interesting as the docu-series itself, here’s what the reviews had to say about Season 2.

Anna Gunn’s Top Five TV Roles

Article: Anna Gunn’s Top Five TV Roles

Anna Gunn has graced our TV screens long before she played Skylar white on Breaking Bad. Here’s a list of the top 5 TV roles from Emmy-winning actress.

“Rectify, Rectify” by Leanne Grabel

Article: “Rectify, Rectify” by Leanne Grabel

To rectify. To remedy. To make right. / As in Got to rectify the situation. / Fix it. Fix it! / Classical Southern tragedy. / A dead girl and mistakes. / A blurry murderer with glittering eyes.

10 Movies Worth Drinking to (and the Drink to Do It With)

Article: 10 Movies Worth Drinking to (and the Drink to Do It With)

It’s always five o’clock somewhere, which is why we encourage you to raise a glass alongside some of our favorite film lushes. Choose your drinking buddies wisely (characters vary in intoxication level from tidy tipplers to rip-roaring drunks). Bottoms up!

Daniel Holden Mix Tape by Jennifer L. Knox

Article: Daniel Holden Mix Tape by Jennifer L. Knox

Phantoms chatting through the concrete walls / talk of tater tots, last meals. Are you sure / the words belong to someone? From the grass, / her head watches, counts your sleeping breaths…

Double The Love: Twin Former Rockettes On “Rectify”

Article: Double The Love: Twin Former Rockettes On “Rectify”

Like RECTIFY’s character Amantha, Katherine and Kimberly Corp are self-described “fighters.” The two even share a birthday with Amantha actress Abigail Spencer. When these professional dancers and former Radio City Rockettes set out to get back into shape, their drive to help others as well led to opening the NYC fitness Studio Pilates on Fifth! SundanceTV invited these entrepreneurial sisters to double the love for their new favorite TV show, RECTIFY. Check out their quotes below.

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Five Chances to Score a “Breaking Bad” Comic Book

Article: San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Five Chances to Score a “Breaking Bad” Comic Book

Walter White fans: Here’s another chance to win a copy of the the coveted, never-for-sale collector’s item.

Michael Showalter Doesn’t Care About Christina Lee’s “House of Cards” Withdrawal

Article: Michael Showalter Doesn’t Care About Christina Lee’s “House of Cards” Withdrawal

Clown metaphors creep into the conversation when Showalter attempts to soothe Lee’s frazzled nerves about the far-off Season 3 premiere date.

“Law & Order” Had Many Spin-Offs But Are Any Competitors? Vote Now!

Article: “Law & Order” Had Many Spin-Offs But Are Any Competitors? Vote Now!

Creator Dick Wolf sure knew he had a good thing going with the original Law & Order series. After the show had been on air for nine seasons, he introduced Law & Order: Special Victims Unit which made household names out of Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni. And that was just the beginning. Over the next few years, Wolf added Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005) and Law & Order: LA (2010). There was even a movie spin-off: Exiled starring a Law & Order original, Chris Noth. But what entry in the franchise is your favorite? Did anything prove better than the original?

SundanceTV’s Original Scripted Mini-Series “One Child” to Premiere This Fall

Article: SundanceTV’s Original Scripted Mini-Series “One Child” to Premiere This Fall

Announced at the Television Critics Association press tour: The four-hour series penned by Guy Hibbert and starring Katie Leung (Harry Potter) and featuring Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Perkins (Weeds) and Donald Sumpter (Game of Thrones) will air on Fri., Nov. 28 and Sat., Nov. 29.