Glen Warchol, Managing Editor at Salt Lake magazine talks all things Sundance. This year’s Sundance Film Festival takes places January 18-28. During those 10 days, 110 independent films will be screened from 29 different countries. And, of course, there will be celebrities, and lots of them. Salt Lake magazine talks about some safe film bets, both local and international, and which celebritiesto look out for this year.
7 movies we think you should see:
- Seeing Allred
- Jane Fonda in five acts
- Bad Reputation
- The catcher was a spy
Utah films and documentaries:
Two films at the Sundance Film Festival benefitted from Film Commission incentives: Damsel (shot in Summit County with with Mia Wasikowska and Robert Patterson) and a thriller, H ereditary , shot in Salt Lake City.
Two documentaries at Sundance were Utah-based: “Q uiet Heroes,” about the AIDS crisis, and “Believer,”about Provo-based Imagine Dragons’ lead singer Dan Reynolds dealing with his church’s stand on the LGBTQ community.
Celebs that their reporter, Stuart Graves, will be stalking:
Ethan hawke, Forest Whitake, Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi (in 2 films) and John Leguizamo, Armie Hammer, Michael Cera, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Debra Messing, Jon Hamm, Jeff Daniels and Paul Giamatti, Keira Knightly, Danny Glover, Jason Segel, Martin Sheen Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black, Colin Firth, Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, Hilary Swank
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