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Eight signs of economic cutbacks at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival:

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8. The Pussycat Dolls are headlining at the Big Lots! Party Lounge.

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7. Swag bags downsized to swag vouchers, redeemable at the Big Lots! Party Lounge.

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6. Buyers more carefully considering commercial appeal of films about gay quadriplegic heroin addicts in North Dakota.

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5. Official festival transportation provided by “Gary’s van.”

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4. Documentary Competition replaced with Budget Soup Recipes Competition.

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3. Film critics placed on space-saving adjective rations by newspapers.

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2. Park City prices temporarily lowered from “wallet-raping” to “extortion lite.”

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1. Robert Redford personally giving back rubs on Main Street.

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