Jan 18, 2013 09:29 EST
They sang for the Rolling Stones, Elvis, Frank Sinatra, U2, Sting and Michael Jackson, but they stayed out of the spotlight -- until a new documentary gave them a starring role at last.
Jan 16, 2013 21:55 EST
Sex, the Internet and good old-fashioned rock-and-roll will dominate the 29th Sundance Film Festival, the top showcase of independent US cinema that opens Thursday in the snowy mountains of Utah.
Dec 04, 2012 10:03 EST
The first film on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs since his death, with Ashton Kutcher in the title role, will debut in January at the Sundance Film Festival, organizers said.
Jun 26, 2012 22:59 EDT
US President Barack Obama, renowned as a champion fundraiser who piled up $750 million in 2008, warned supporters he would be outspent by his foe Mitt Romney in this year's election.
Apr 26, 2012 16:01 EDT
Hollywood veteran Robert Redford moved his Sundance film festival from Utah's snowy mountains to London on Thursday, in a bid to kick start an international expansion of the event.
Mar 14, 2012 15:58 EDT
US stock market regulators filed charges on Wednesday against SharesPost, which specializes in trading stock in private Internet companies such as Facebook before they go public.
Feb 29, 2012 17:34 EST
GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - A former CIA "ghost prisoner" who grew up near Baltimore admitted to a U.S. war crimes court on Wednesday that he was an al Qaeda money courier and martyr-in-training now prepared to help prosecute other terrorism suspects.
Jan 29, 2012 17:31 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Dramas "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "The Surrogate" won big at the Sundance Film Festival over the weekend, giving the event a burst of energy after early movies with grim sagas and star names failed to impress critics.
Jan 28, 2012 23:47 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "The House I Live in" won the top awards at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, making them likely favorites for independent movie audiences in 2012.
Jan 28, 2012 04:50 EST
US multinationals make billions of dollars in profit but can pay no federal tax due to "legal but immoral" tax arrangements, according to a scathing film at the Sundance film festival.
Jan 27, 2012 18:19 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - A tense British thriller about a mother deeply entrenched in the IRA and forced to choose between the organization and the family she loves has earned high praise among the foreign films at this week's Sundance Film festival.
Jan 27, 2012 15:57 EST
The ailing US healthcare system comes under the microscope in a documentary at the Sundance film festival that tries to diagnose what is wrong -- and suggests a cure.
Jan 26, 2012 18:23 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Two documentaries that cast eyes back to South African apartheid and speak to music's healing power have shared the spotlight at the Sundance Film Festival this week among a wide selection of movies about songs, singers and musicians.
Jan 26, 2012 08:41 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Back in 2007, actress Julie Delpy brought to theaters a comical love story, "2 Days in Paris," that she also wrote and directed, starring Adam Goldberg as her on screen boyfriend in a romance set in the City of Light.
Jan 25, 2012 15:16 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Stories of Americans learning the effects of greed and excess or struggling in a weak economy have tried to captivate audiences at this year's Sundance Film Festival but without one standout, sweeping success.
Jan 25, 2012 08:23 EST
It is estimated nearly one in three female US soldiers is a victim of sexual aggression in the military, a little-known fact highlighted in a film screened at the Sundance festival.
Jan 24, 2012 18:22 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Each year documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival are among the best movies here, and in 2012 nonfiction works on subjects from the healthcare crisis to the war on drugs and rape in the military are wowing crowds and spurring calls to action.
Jan 23, 2012 18:46 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Gina Rodriguez may have arrived at the Sundance Film Festival as a complete unknown, but the 27-year Puerto Rican is leaving it an indie film star.
Jan 23, 2012 18:25 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - British actress Rebecca Hall spent a year convincing director Stephen Frears she should star in his new film, playing the comedic role of a free-spirited, seemingly ditzy Florida stripper aspiring to make it as a cocktail waitress in Vegas.
Jan 22, 2012 21:52 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - A new documentary film offers a glimpse into the life of Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, conveying a creative, brave, yet humble man who has become more cautious following his 81-day government detention in 2011.