sundance 2018


Wont You Be My Neighbor Review: Mr. Rogers Will Make You Cry

Won't You Be My Neighbor? Review: Mr. Rogers Will Make You Cry

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Won't You Be My Neighbor? is the best kind of documentary as it beautifully explores the life of a great man. Director: Morgan Neville Summary: With his gentle voice and heartfelt words of wisdom, Fred Rogers served as a compassionate surrogate father for generations of American children who tuned in to public television. […]

[Sundance 2018] Search Review: Overcomes its Gimmick to be Truly Thrilling

[Sundance 2018] Search Review: Overcomes its Gimmick to be Truly Thrilling

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Search: overcomes what should have been a goofy premise to be legitimately thrilling and enjoyable. Director: Aneesh Chaganty Summary: After a five-minute sequence of the Kim family's online activity that beautifully relays a decade of their shared lives, Search drops us into the current online existence of family patriarch David and daughter Margot, […]

[Sundance 2018] The Jury and Audience Awards

[Sundance 2018] The Jury and Audience Awards

The Sundance Film Festival is getting ready to close out another year — that means it's time for awards. There are two types of awards that come out of Sundance: the jury awards, chosen by a group of filmmakers, actors, and the like; and the audience awards, where regular audience members are polled for their […]



[Sundance 2018] White Fang Review: Beautifully Animated Retelling of the Classic Story

[Sundance 2018] White Fang Review: Beautifully Animated Retelling of the Classic Story

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] White Fang is a beautifully animated telling of the classic story all of us read in grade school. Director: Alexandre Espigares Summary: Based on Jack London's classic novel White Fang, this contemporary adaptation is an adventure-filled tale that explores the relationship between humanity, nature, and the animal kingdom. Set during the Klondike Gold […]

[Sundance 2018] Ophelia Review: Revisionist Shakespeare at its Best

[Sundance 2018] Ophelia Review: Revisionist Shakespeare at its Best

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ophelia takes one of the most misunderstood women in classic literature and gives her new dimensions as we look at the world through her eyes. Director: Claire McCarthy Summary: Something is rotten in medieval-era Denmark, where political intrigue swirls around the imperial court like dark magic. Amid it all, the queen's brightest lady-in-waiting, […]


[Sundance 2018] Seeing Allred Review: A Humanizing Look at a Polarizing Figure

[Sundance 2018] Seeing Allred Review: A Humanizing Look at a Polarizing Figure

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Seeing Allred aims to humanize one of the polarizing figures in recent memory by showing us where she came from and where she gets her drive. Directors: Sophie Sartain and Roberta Grossman Summaery: To some, Gloria Allred is a money-grubbing, shrill feminist prone to tawdry theatrics; to others she's the most effective and […]


[Sundance 2018] The Tale Review: Breathtaking Uncomfortable and Incredibly Vital

[Sundance 2018] The Tale Review: Breathtaking, Uncomfortable, and Incredibly Vital

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Tale is a deeply personal and at times hard-to-watch story of a woman coming to terms with her own sexual assault as a child. Director: Jennifer Fox Summary: Jennifer, a globetrotting journalist and professor, lives an enviable life with her boyfriend in New York City. That is, until her mother finds a […]

[Sundance 2018] Bisbee 17 Review: Drags Its Feet to a Satisfying Ending

[Sundance 2018] Bisbee '17 Review: Drags Its Feet to a Satisfying Ending

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Bisbee '17 doesn't entirely work because of pacing issues, but watching a small town come to terms with its own dark past is fascinating. Director: Robert Greene Summary: It's 2017 in Bisbee, Arizona, an old copper-mining town just miles from the Mexican border. The town's close-knit community prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary […]

[Sundance 2018] American Animals Review: A Heist Movie with a Harsh Dose of Reality

[Sundance 2018] American Animals Review: A Heist Movie with a Harsh Dose of Reality

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] American Animals starts off like a fun heist movie — until reality comes crashing down in a tonal shift that has no right to work as well as it does. Director: Bart Layton Summary: Lexington, Kentucky, 2004: Spencer and Warren dream of remarkable lives beyond their middle-class suburban existence. They head off to colleges […]

[Sundance 2018] Beast Review: A Better Short Than a Full Movie

[Sundance 2018] Beast Review: A Better Short Than a Full Movie

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Beast has an interesting concept and takes the story in intriguing directions, but only has enough material for a short rather than a feature. Director: Michael Pearce Summary: Moll is stuck. She's isolated on Jersey, a tiny island in the English Channel. She's also beset by her domineering mother and her history of […]

[Sundance 2018] The Guilty Review: A Game of Telephone That Doesnt Quite Connect

[Sundance 2018] The Guilty Review: A Game of Telephone That Doesn't Quite Connect

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Guilty might not be the most intense thriller but the frustration by the main character is easy to understand. Director: Gustav Möller Summary: When police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy beat as an emergency dispatcher. That all changes when he answers a panicked […]

[Sundance 2018] Our New President Review: A Terrifying Montage of Russian Propaganda

[Sundance 2018] Our New President Review: A Terrifying Montage of Russian Propaganda

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Our New President is a point-blank look at the Russian propaganda machine and how it presents United States politics. Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin Summary: Ever since a fateful visit to a mummy's glass-encased tomb in 1997, Hillary Clinton has been plagued by fainting spells, drug use, and even allegations of sexual abuse and murder. […]

Sundance 2018: Robert Redford Talks #MeToo Change and More During Press Conference

Sundance 2018: Robert Redford Talks #MeToo, Change, and More During Press Conference

Park City, Utah is the focal point of film and critics this week, as the 35th Annual Sundance Film Festival kicked off today. During the annual press conference that usually signals the official beginning of the famed film fest, SFF founder and acclaimed actor/filmmaker Robert Redford took the lead on a few hot button subjects, as […]

Sundance 2018 Lineup: Documentary Premieres Midnight Spotlight and Kids

Sundance 2018 Lineup: Documentary Premieres, Midnight, Spotlight, and Kids

It's almost Sundance Film Festival time! Bleeding Cool will be covering the festival again and we just got the line-up. There are a lot of promising movies on here so is there are particular one you'd like to see covered? Drop a comment on this article or tweet me http://www.twitter.com/katiesmovies. DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES Renowned filmmakers and […]

Sundance 2018 Line-Up: U.S Dramatic U.S Documentary and Word Dramatic

Sundance 2018 Line-Up: U.S Dramatic, U.S Documentary, and Word Dramatic

It's almost Sundance Film Festival time! Bleeding Cool will be covering the festival again and we just got the line-up. There are a lot of promising movies on here so is there are particular one you'd like to see covered? Drop a comment on this article or tweet me http://www.twitter.com/katiesmovies. U.S. DRAMATIC COMPETITION Presenting the […]

Sundance 2018 Line-Up: World Documentary NEXT and Premieres

Sundance 2018 Line-Up: World Documentary, NEXT, and Premieres

It's almost Sundance Film Festival time! Bleeding Cool will be covering the festival again and we just got the line-up. There are a lot of promising movies on here so is there are particular one you'd like to see covered? Drop a comment on this article or tweet me http://www.twitter.com/katiesmovies. WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION Twelve […]