“Phoebe in Wonderland” Director Daniel Barnz

by indieWIRE (January 18, 2008) Screening in the Dramatic Competition program at Sundance ’08, Daniel Barnz’s feature directorial debut, “Phoebe in Wonderland” is a rich investigation of the complexities of growing up. “Phoebe”...

House of Pain: Alex Gibney’s “Taxi to the Dark Side”

by Michael Koresky (January 17, 2008) Presidential hopeful and all-around sleaze bucket Mitt Romney’s desperate equivocating over the use of waterboarding during this season’s Republican YouTube debate nearly left the man a frothing mess. That’s...

“A Raisin in the Sun” Director Kenny Leon

by indieWIRE (January 15, 2008) Based on the award-winning play by Lorraine Hansberry, “A Raisin in the Sun” is a film adapation of director Kenny Leon’s own recent Broadway revival of the play. “Raisin” follows the Younger family as they...

“Frozen River” Director Courtney Hunt

by indieWIRE (January 11, 2008) Premiering at Sundance ’08 in the Dramatic Competition program, Courtney Hunt’s “Frozen River” follows Rae Eddy (Melissa Leo), a woman who lives in upstate New York whose husband has left her two days before...