The Sundance Reel

Friday Film Review - "Captain Marvel"

Mar 15, 2019

Don’t let any Marvel Comic fatigue scare you off from seeing “Captain Marvel” Plus, there’s a cat too!

The new thriller from Liam Neeson has drugs, violence, quirky characters and a ski town. But it’s also a story we’ve seen before.

This is a slow time of year for movies. But there’s one thing you can count on—another appearance by Liam Neeson—Hollywood’s favorite late-middle-age action hero.

On today’s #The Sundance Reel, Leslie Thatcher and Co-host Mark Harrington speak to Samantha Buck and Marie Schlingmann , the directors of the film,  Sister Aimee, who discuss their mostly made up film about  America’s most famous evangelist from the 1920’s. 

On today’s #The Sundance Reel, Leslie Thatcher and Co-host Mark Harrington speak to  Alex Lahmann about the world premier of his film  Paddleton, about the friendship between two misfit neighbors.

On today’s #The Sundance Reel, Leslie Thatcher and Co-host Mark Harrington speak to Salt Lake Tribune Film Critic Sean Means.

The Sundance Reel - January 31, 2019 Pahoke

Jan 31, 2019

On Today's #TheSundanceReel, directors Ivete Lucas and Patric Bresnan talk about thier fim, Pahokee, one of  16 films in the U.S. documentary competition.

On Today's #TheSundanceReel, Director Jacqueline Olive talks about her film, Always in Season.

On Today's #TheSundanceReel, director Stieg Larsson talks about his documentary, The Man Who Played With Fire.

On Today's #TheSundanceReel, Leslie and guest co-host Barb Bretz speak with Director Petra Costa and Producer Joanna Natasegara of The Edge of Democracy.

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, psychiatrist turned Filmmaker Kenneth Paul Rosenburg discusses his film Bedlam – a look that examines our broken mental health policies. He is joined by Patrice Cullors, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter, whose brother Monte is featured in the film.  

The Sundance Reel - January 30, 2019 Photograph

Jan 30, 2019

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, Ritesh Batra is the Director of the premiere, Photograph, that looks at a struggling street photographer in Mumbai being pressured by his grandmother to marry.

The Sundance Reel - January 30, 2019 Sea of Shadows

Jan 30, 2019

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, the Director of the documentary Sea of Shadows Richard Ladkani discusses how the world’s smallest whale as become “the cocaine of the sea.” 

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, the Director of Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements Irene Taylor Brodsky is joined by her son Jonas and Producer Tahria Sheather to talk about the film that their personal memoir.  

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, Joe Berlinger, discusses his new film – Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile – from the point of view of Ted Bundy’s long time girlfriend Liz Kloepfer. 

On today’s #TheSundanceReel, director Alison Klayman discusses her new film, The Brink , a documentary about former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.