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Top Sundance Films For Kids

Film-lovers from all over the world flock to Utah every January for the renowned Sundance Film Festival, the nation’s largest festival dedicated to independent film. But what’s often left out is the kids of all those indie-film junkies — and the offerings available to them. Long heralded for promoting world-class cinema, this year Sundance Institute…

Momentum Grows in Fighting Sexual Misconduct.

The Hollywood (and government, not to mention society in general) long-overdue scandal over sexual misconduct (think: Harvey Weinstein) continues to roil with the announcement this week of Times Up Now, a legal defense fund created because: “The clock has run out on sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace. It’s time to do something…


  • Richard Bonaduce
  • A&EFilm
  • Dec 15, 2017

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (TLJ) picks up where “The Force Awakens”; left off two years ago – with Rey (Daisy Ridley) tracking Luke (Mark Hamill) to a remote planet; Finn (John Boyega) critically injured; and Poe (Oscar Isaac) and Leia (Carrie Fisher) resisting the dread “First Order”; (the Empire Lite) led by the likes of Leia’s son, Kylo Ren (Adam Driver.)

Utah-based Drama in Sundance Fest

Since the days of the earliest “oaters,” Utah has been a shooting location for Hollywood. Who can forget The Searchers? Things haven’t changed much, considering a Utah western is part of Sundance Film Festival 2018. Damsel, the story of Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer (what else in Utah?), ventures across the American frontier to marry…

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