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Sundance Film Festival is one of the biggest highlights on the calendar for the year in film. Every year, festival-goers venture out to Park City, Utah, and enjoy some of the finest films coming out of the independent industry, from some of the best and most promising filmmakers.
Next month will be no different. We’ve already had a fantastic slew of films announced for the festival in the initial line-up, the Spotlight, Park City at Midnight, and New Frontier categories, and Premiers line-up.
Sebastián Silva’s Magic Magic has long been one of my most anticipated films in production, and I am incredibly jealous of those who’ll get to see it first next month. Starring Michael Cera, Juno Temple, and Emily Browning in the leads, »
- Kenji Lloyd
The 2013 Sundance Film Festival recently announced some new additions to their screening line-up, so we put together some images from the following films: Magic Magic - Written and directed by Sebastian Silva and starring Michael Cera, Juno Temple, Emily Browning, Catalina Sandino Moreno and Augustín Silva. Muscle Shoals - A musical documentary from Greg "Freddy" Camalier, featuring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Gregg Allman, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Bono and others. El Mariachi (1993) - Directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Rodriguez and Carlos Gallardo, El Mariachi stars Gallardo, Consuelo Gomez, Jaime De Hoyos, Peter Marquardt and Reinol Martinez. Hit the jump to check out the images and synopses. The 2013 Sundance Film Festival runs from January 17 – 27th. Magic Magic / U.S.A., Chile (Director and screenwriter: Sebastián Silva) — An American girl vacationing in remote Chile mentally unravels, putting herself and those around her in danger. Cast: Michael Cera, Juno Temple, »
- Dave Trumbore
With Golden Globe nominations finally out, the Sundance Film Festival is revealing more of its 2013 slate, including four more features films announced Thursday: 1993 Robert Rodriguez favorite El Mariachi for the From the Collection screening, new music documentary Muscle Shoals, Michael Cera-starring Magic Magic in the Midnight movie section, and Los Angeles-based Wrong Cops as part of New Frontier designated films.
“With the addition of these four films, the 2013 Sundance Film Festival will present an even more well rounded program of independent films. Each adds to the festival in exciting, challenging and entertaining ways,” said the festival’s director John Cooper in a statement. »
- Solvej Schou
Not sure why these films weren’t part of the original announcements, but as originally predicted (here and here), 2013 Sundance Film Festival has added Quentin Dupieux’s wacko film project Wrong Cops to the New Frontier program and Sebastián Silva will be at Sundance with not one (Crystal Fairy), but two projects (Magic Magic gets added to the Park City at Midnight line-up) featuring Michael Cera. Robert Rodriguez will return with the credit card charged debut film that made a huge impact in his career and in the indie sphere (El Mariachi as ‘From the Collection’ Screening) and the year’s edition is certainly slanted on musical aspect in film as Greg ‘Freddy’ Camalier presents Muscle Shoals in the Documentary premieres section which is perhaps a cousin of the David Grohl film about famed music studios. Here are the last films to be added to a fest which we will »
- Eric Lavallee
4 items from 2012