Sundance 2008: Reviews, Pictures, and More!

The theme of this year's Sundance Film Festival: Film Takes Place.

While we haven't quite worked out what the heck that means we have seen a few movies; written a few reviews, gathered some pics, and let introspective Eric Snider do his thing on the diary front. Enjoy!

Sundance Diary 2008

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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson = A (review)

(Narrated by Johnny Depp)

Funny Games = A- (review)

(starring Michael Pitt, Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Brady Corbet)

The Great Buck Howard = A- (review)

(starring Colin Hanks, Emily Blunt, John Malkovich, Tom Hanks)

In Bruges = B+ (review)

(starring Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Brendan Gleeson)

Towelhead = B+ (review)

(starring Aaron Eckhart, Toni Collette, Summer Bishil, Maria Bello)

The Yellow Handkerchief = B (review)

(starring William Hurt, Maria Bello, Kristen Stewart, Eddie Redmayne)

A Raisin in the Sun = B- (review)

(starring Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Phylicia Rashad, John Stamos)

The Last Word = B- (review)

(starring Wes Bentley, Ray Romano, Winona Ryder)

Birds of America = C (review)

(starring Hilary Swank, Ben Foster, Ginnifer Goodwin)

Mysteries of Pittsburgh = C (review)

(starring Sienna Miller, Mena Suvari, Nick Nolte)

Blind Date = C (review)

(starring Stanley Tucci, Patricia Clarkson)

Bottle Shock = D+ (review)

(starring Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman, Chris Pine, Rachael Taylor, Eliza Dushku, Freddy Rodriguez)

Savage Grace = D (review)

(starring Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane, Eddie Redmayne)

Downloading Nancy = F (review)

(starring Maria Bello, Rufus Sewell, Amy Brenneman)


Day One

Day Two

Day Three

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