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Is Sundance No Longer Championing Indies?

Is Sundance No Longer Championing Indies?

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The Sundance Film Festival began as a haven for independent film makers, but has since began supplying the Oscars with more and more commercialized, mainstream movies.

Russell follows model of Scorsese, Burton with Lawrence as muse

Russell follows model of Scorsese, Burton with Lawrence as muse

February 13, 2014


Filed under Arts

  By Alicia Fine   Fresh from the award-winning success of “American Hustle,” director and screenwriter David O. Russell has already started work on his next project — a biopic of Joy Mangano, the creator of the Miracle Mop and an array of other handy household items. Russ...

ARTS ISSUE: Actors show ‘Hustle’ in performances

ARTS ISSUE: Actors show ‘Hustle’ in performances

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Backed by Led Zeppelin’s “Good Times Bad Times,” the first trailer to “American Hustle” invites audiences to David O. Russell’s party, which appears to be a combination of “The Great Gatsby” and “Goodfellas.” Set in the glamorous, fictionalized world of the Abscam scandal of the 1970s and 1980s, Chris...