To most of the world, at least those who love all things "E" (Entertainment Weekly, Entertainment Tonight, and E!), the word "Sundance" means Robert Redford's indie-film festival, held each January in the snow-and-golden-sun-capped mountains of Utah. Newspapers, magazines, and TV shows have also wrapped another layer of creepy meaning around it--something intimidating like Power and Glamour. All those celebs-swanning-in-snow pix; all those show-biz reports about ego-driven distributors elbowing each other to slam down millions of dollars to buy movies, if only to shelve them and keep them out of the reach of other moguls looking to buy, or bury,... More >>>
Get a haircut: Billy Corben was among Sundance's most celebrated First-Timers. His frat-house-rape documentary, Raw Deal: A Question of Consent, was bought by Artisan during the festival.