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William H. Macy: Five must-see roles of an indie darling

Article: William H. Macy: Five must-see roles of an indie darling

Any real film fan will recognize William H. Macy. Chances are, you’ve seen his Oscar-nominated role in FARGO and his supporting turns in MAGNOLIA and BOOGIE NIGHTS. But if that’s all you know of this indie Everyman hero, are you ever missing out. Both awkward and intelligent, apprehensive and over-eager, Macy conveys a jittery familiarity — you know a guy like this, however far-fetched a character he may be playing. Here’s a William H. Macy sampler that will give you the full picture of his considerable talents — and, lucky for you, you can even catch two of these movies this weekend on Sundance Channel.

Now playing on Sundance Channel: LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE meets early Fassbender

Article: Now playing on Sundance Channel: LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE meets early Fassbender

Beat the heat with a weekend of watching movies. This week, we’ve got a recent indie classic and some steamy period pieces featuring some now famous folks engaging in sexiness…so you can say you knew them when.

Now playing on Sundance Channel: Murderous wigs and sexy courtesans

Article: Now playing on Sundance Channel: Murderous wigs and sexy courtesans

Dead rock stars! Sex on tiger skins! A drug kingpin and his love of animals! Why, it’s just another week of movies on Sundance Channel. Here in New York City we’re cruising into springtime, but things are pretty dark on TV. It’s cool if you want to go out and frolic in the sunshine (and booze it up on Saturday), but make sure to set your DVR to catch these films. And stay away from girls in wigs.