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10 Movies You Must See From Sundance Film Festival 2016

10 Movies You Must See From Sundance Film Festival 2016

The festival set a new record for biggest sale ever (“The Birth of a Nation”), and provided more than a few sterling examples of groundbreaking docs (“Kate Plays Christine,” “Audrie & Daisy”).

Get Me Rewrite! 7 Not-Totally-True Biopics About Real-Life Authors

Get Me Rewrite! 7 Not-Totally-True Biopics About Real-Life Authors

“Shakespeare in Love,” “Miss Potter” and “The Hours” are just a few movies about writers that play fast and loose with the truth.

5 Movies That Pass the DuVernay Test

5 Movies That Pass the DuVernay Test

Movies like “Antwone Fisher” and “Love Jones” definitely pass.

Hippie Hippie Shake: 10 Rockumentaries Featuring Awesome ’60s Music

Hippie Hippie Shake: 10 Rockumentaries Featuring Awesome ’60s Music

From “Woodstock” to “Monterey Pop,” our list of rock docs will make you wistful for the ’60s. Peace out!

Gag Me With a Spoon: 8 Great Gross-Out Moments From ’80s Movies

Gag Me With a Spoon: 8 Great Gross-Out Moments From ’80s Movies

“Caddyshack,” “Polyester,” “Creepshow,” and “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” are not for sensitive stomachs.

High Anxiety: 8 Teen Angst Movies From the ’80s

High Anxiety: 8 Teen Angst Movies From the ’80s

Get ready to relive your agonizing adolescence with the help of “Sixteen Candles,” “Some Kind of Wonderful,” “Pretty in Pink” and other angst-ridden teen flicks from the ’80s.

The Fresh Prince of Box Office: Will Smith’s 10 Biggest Hits

The Fresh Prince of Box Office: Will Smith’s 10 Biggest Hits

Smith’s hit list includes “Men in Black,” “Independence Day,” “Hitch,” “Hancock” and “Enemy of the State” but which movie brought in the biggest box-office haul?

Flop to the Top: 10 Box Office Bombs That Went on to Win Oscars

Flop to the Top: 10 Box Office Bombs That Went on to Win Oscars

The road to gold was paved with stumbling blocks for low-earning Oscar winners like “Citizen Kane,” “The Fisher King,” “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “Hugo,” “The Wizard of Oz” and more.

Now Streaming: Two Short Films From Sundance Film Festival 2016

Now Streaming: Two Short Films From Sundance Film Festival 2016

Now online: “Peace in the Valley” (which concerns LGBT rights in the town that hosts the biggest passion play in the USA) and “The Saint of Dry Creek” (which is about a gay teenager who learns his dad is less conservative than expected).

The 5 Winning Short Films From the Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” Challenge

The 5 Winning Short Films From the Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” Challenge

What are the preoccupations of the next generation of filmmakers? What are their obsessions? What’s their style of storytelling? Of visuals? Perhaps you’ll get a feel for the answers to some of these questions in these five winning shorts from the What’s Next Challenge from the Sundance Institute and Adobe Project 1324.

Tinseltown Twofers: 10 Celebrity “Package Deals” Who Make Great Movies Together

Tinseltown Twofers: 10 Celebrity “Package Deals” Who Make Great Movies Together

They say it’s not show-friends, it’s show business–but tell that to Fey and Poehler, Scorsese and DiCaprio, Franco and Rogen and six other creative teams that prove filmmaking and friendship sometimes go hand in hand.

Dinner and a Movie: 10 Pairings if You’re Snowed in

Dinner and a Movie: 10 Pairings if You’re Snowed in

What do you eat with movies like “Edward Scissorhands,” “Fargo” and “The Artist”?

Golden Boy: Steven Soderbergh’s Award-Winning Movies and TV Shows

Golden Boy: Steven Soderbergh’s Award-Winning Movies and TV Shows

Guess which movie won the most awards: “Behind the Candelabra”, “Erin Brockovich,” or “Sex, Lies and Videotape.”

10 Things You Might Have Missed in “Reservoir Dogs”

10 Things You Might Have Missed in “Reservoir Dogs”

The gang includes a real-life criminal!

5 Civil Rights Movies for MLK Day

5 Civil Rights Movies for MLK Day

Our picks include “Malcolm X,” “Selma,” and “The Rosa Parks Story.”

By George! 7 Times Clooney Played Against Type

By George! 7 Times Clooney Played Against Type

He’s Hollywood’s hottest hunk…except when subverting his own image in “Burn After Reading,” “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “Syriana,” “The Descendants,” and other great flicks.

Are You Game? 10 Movies You Can Play as Video Games

Are You Game? 10 Movies You Can Play as Video Games

Controlling a movie character with just a few clicks is easy, if you’ve got the video-game versions of “E.T.,” “Ghostbusters,” “Reservoir Dogs” and other action-packed flicks.

Before “HAP AND LEONARD”: Top 5 James Purefoy Movies

Before “HAP AND LEONARD”: Top 5 James Purefoy Movies

Who can forget “A Knight’s Tale”?

Before “HAP AND LEONARD”: Top 5 Christina Hendricks Movies

Before “HAP AND LEONARD”: Top 5 Christina Hendricks Movies

From “Drive” to “Lost River,” she’s starred in some of the most-talked-about indies of the past few years.

Mirror, Mirror: When Movies Get Real About Women

Mirror, Mirror: When Movies Get Real About Women

Who wouldn’t want to grab a coffee with the ladies in “Bridesmaids,” “Trainwreck” and “Carol”?

Turn Away From the Screen: 9 Shocking Scenes on Film

Turn Away From the Screen: 9 Shocking Scenes on Film

If you’ve already seen “Deliverance,” “Funny Games,” and “Chinatown” then you know what’s ahead.

Isn’t It Time to Canonize “American Gangster,” “American Psycho,” “Bad Boys” and “Hairspray”?

Isn’t It Time to Canonize “American Gangster,” “American Psycho,” “Bad Boys” and “Hairspray”?

What makes a contemporary movie a classic? Talent like Denzel Washington, John Waters and Will Smith helps.

Before “HAP AND LEONARD”: Top 5 Michael Kenneth Williams Movies

Before “HAP AND LEONARD”: Top 5 Michael Kenneth Williams Movies

From historical dramas (“12 Years a Slave”) to literary adaptations (“The Road”) to pulpy cop dramas (“Brooklyn’s Finest”), Williams is impossible to pin down.

7 Things You Didn’t Know About “Dirty Dancing”

7 Things You Didn’t Know About “Dirty Dancing”

Somebody put Patrick Swayze in a freezing lake!

How Crude! 9 Funniest R-Rated Comedies

How Crude! 9 Funniest R-Rated Comedies

“Animal House” is just the beginning…