The E-
by page

Tumblr.jpg Google_Plus.jpg







Movies Blog

Sundance 2013: Locals Best Bets 1/20

by Scott Renshaw
- Posted // 2013-01-20 - Stealth shooting at Disneyland, a mysterious Matthew McConaughey, and Harry Potter as you've never seen him before are among the more promising offerings at Salt Lake City and Ogden Sundance screenings today.

The word on the street (full disclosure: Haven't had a chance to see it yet myself) has been terrific for Escape from Tomorrow. Writer/director Randy Moore shot theme-park footage on the sly and without authorization for a psychological thriller about a father losing his mind during a vacation trip. There's additional psychodrama in Kill Your Darlings, a fact-based account about events circa 1943-1945, when a young Allen Ginsburg (Daniel Radcliffe) falls in with a group of radical thinkers at Columbia University, including Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. The material gets dark at times, but proves to be more than a gimmicky historical footnote in capturing how dangerous the ideas were that the Beats were percolating.

Ogdenites should make time for Mud, the follow-up from Take Shelter writer/director Jeff Nichols. Check out the full review here.

  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Post a comment