‘Untouchable’ charts the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein

Entertainment 01/26/19, 00:04

Harvey Weinstein's name was intrinsically linked to the Sundance Film Festival for years, which makes it somewhat fitting that 14 months after his demise the festival played host the world premiere of a documentary about his rise and fall."I'm so happy it's at Sundance," said "Untouchable" director Ursula Macfarlane, whose ...

Standing ovation for Michael Jackson accusers at Sundance

Entertainment 01/25/19, 16:54

Michael Jackson accusers Wade Robson and James Safechuck have been greeted with a solemn standing ovation by a theater full of people at the Sundance Film Festival.The stories of the two men who allege Jackson sexually abused them as children are detailed in the documentary "Leaving Neverland," which had its ...

Study says number of female filmmakers at Sundance improving

Entertainment 01/25/19, 12:03

A new study released Friday found that female filmmakers are submitting to and being accepted into the Sundance Film Festival in significantly greater numbers than they were a decade ago, but their numbers are still well below 50 percent.The study by the Sundance Institute and the University of Southern California's ...

Sundance: Documentary dives deep into the fraud of Theranos

Health 01/25/19, 00:22

Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney has always been interested in the psychology of fraud and self-deception. So when HBO CEO Richard Plepler and Graydon Carter proposed that he look into the blood-testing startup Theranos and its charismatic young leader Elizabeth Holmes, saying yes was a "no-brainer."The film, "The Inventor: Out for ...

Sundance is homecoming for Julianne Moore and husband

Entertainment 01/24/19, 23:04

For director Bart Freundlich and Julianne Moore, having their film "After the Wedding" premiere opening at the Sundance Film Festival holds a special significance. Moore and Freundlich came to the festival 22 years ago with another film, "The Myth of Fingerprints," before marriage, children and everything else."In between there have ...

Ron Howard to make doc about town devastated by wildfires

Entertainment 01/24/19, 17:47

Director Ron Howard is planning to make a documentary about a Northern California town's attempt to rebuild after a devastating wildfire last yearNational Geographic Documentary Films announced the project Thursday which will focus on the Sierra Nevada foothills town of Paradise, California. In November of 2018, flames destroyed nearly 15,000 ...

Hollywood heads to the mountains to kick off Sundance fest

Entertainment 01/24/19, 15:40

Hollywood is bundling up and descending on Park City, Utah to kick off the 2019 Sundance Film Festival Thursday.Although the first films of the two-week long festival won't premiere until Thursday evening, the ski town is already bustling with activity as brands and sponsors rush to finish plastering Main Street ...

At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere

Entertainment 01/21/19, 10:06

For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival.The mountainside festival which kicks off Thursday in Park City, Utah, has become known for launching nonfiction films to box office successes and awards, and this year is shaping up to be no different. The slate boasts a wide array ...

Sundance Film Festival unveils 2019 feature film slate

Entertainment 11/28/18, 16:03

Annette Bening plays Senator Dianne Feinstein, Zac Efron takes on Ted Bundy, Awkwafina dives into a dramatic role, and Harvey Weinstein gets a documentary spotlight in films that will premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in January.The Sundance Institute revealed on Wednesday 111 feature films, culled from 4,018 submissions, ...

All-female ski team provides another route for racers

Sports 11/28/18, 02:32

Foreste Peterson confronted a cold reality after four years on the U.S. ski team development squad and four more competing at Dartmouth College : Her racing days were about to end.Not ready to retire, there were not many other avenues, either. Time to put those environmental and geography studies to ...

Utah officials: DUI suspected in head-on crash, 6 dead

U.S. 10/20/18, 10:24

A truck crossed a highway median in Utah and collided with a pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction, killing all six men in the pickup in an accident authorities suspect may was caused by alcohol and prescription drugs, state troopers said Saturday.Another two people were injured in a Jeep ...

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