No news if the chart topper will be performing on Thursday in the snowy and celebrity filled Utah town, but she will definitely be attending the 9 PM screening of the Lana Wilson directed film at the Eccles Theatre, I hear. It also looks pretty likely that Swift will join Wilson and others from the film onstage for the traditional short Q&A. … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift Set To Rock Sundance For ‘Miss Americana’ Premiere Tonight
Sister Aimee / U.S.A. (Directors and screenwriters: Samantha Buck, Marie Schlingmann, Producers: Bettina Barrow, David Hartstein, Katherine Harper) — In 1926 America’s most famous evangelist is a woman. And she’s looking for a way out. Fed up with her own success, she gets swept up in her lover’s daydreams about Mexico and finds herself on a wild road trip towards the border. Based on true events. Mostly made up. Cast: Anna Margaret Hollyman, Michael Mosley, Andrea Suarez Paz, Julie White, Macon Blair, Amy Hargreaves. World Premiere … [Read more...] about Sundance 2019: Alfre Woodard, Alec Baldwin + Making Of ‘Alien’, Satanists & Roy Cohn Docus Among U.S., World Cinema, NEXT, Midnight & Kids Slates
Michael StuhlbargCall Me By Your Name, Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, and Steven Spielberg’s The Post. His other film credits include Doctor Strange , Arrival, Miles Ahead, Trumbo, Lincoln, Hugo, and A Serious Man, the latter of which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. Stuhlbarg received his BFA from The Juilliard School; he also studied at UCLA, the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, the British American Drama Academy, Balliol College and Keble College (both of the University of Oxford), and with Marcel Marceau. Stuhlbarg is also known for his acting on the stage, having worked numerous times with Shakespeare in the Park and earning a Tony nomination for his performance in Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman. … [Read more...] about Sundance Names Jada Pinkett Smith, Octavia Spencer & Chaz Ebert To Jury; Jason Mantzoukas To Host Awards Show
Manzoor’s writing details the future Channel4 Commissioning Editor’s life growing up as Muslim immigrant in the UK in the hardscrabble 1980s. Specifically, transcending race and religion, the book, and the movie from Chadha, digs into the deep influence that musician’s words and tunes had on Manzoor’s dream to be a writer and his family. … [Read more...] about Bruce Springsteen Declines Sundance Appearance; Didn’t Want To Distract From ‘Blinded By The Light’ Pic Premiere
Despite these recent aggressive efforts to crack down on pornography, there isn’t a ton of convincing evidence that exposure to internet pornography actually yields deleterious effects on the brain, let alone that it’s addictive. Although one 2014 Cambridge study of self-identified sex addicts found that watching porn lights up the same areas of the brain that is activated when substance abusers see their drug of choice, the study had a very small sample size of about 19 subjects, and the authors conceded that the results were not enough to draw definitive conclusions about the dangers of internet pornography. (That’s not even to mention the fact that many addiction researchers question whether “sex addiction” is a legitimate disorder to begin with.) … [Read more...] about Is Porn a Public Health Crisis?