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Because They Can Trailer: KUSO!

The blurb: Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, Kuso is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles’ worst quake nightmare. Travel between screens and between aftershocks into the twisted lives of the survived.

Make of that what you will. The trailer is a mind-melting collage of weirdness.

KUSO premieres at the Sundance Film Festival’s Midnight on January 21st.

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Netflix Debuts Trailers For Two Upcoming Films Ahead of Sundance Premieres!

Netflix original films I don’t feel at home in this world anymore. and Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (pictured above) will be having their world premieres at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

The first is about a woman whose home is burgled while she’s having an existential crisis. It’s the last straw and she sets out, with her martial arts-obsessed neighbor, to find and punish the thief.

The second finds two high school student sisters – perpetually embarrassed by their parents and school life – deciding to rob a train.

Netflix has released trailers for both and you can find them after the break.

I don’t feel at home in this world anymore. stars Melanie Lynsky and Elijah Wood. It premieres at Sundance today and premieres on Netflix on February 24th.

Deidra & Laney Rob a Train – written and directed by Macon Blair (Blue Ruin, Green Room) – premieres at the NEXT Festival on January 23rd and on Netflix on March 17th.

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WGN America Is Taking Underground Back To Sundance!

WGN America’s landmark series Underground will return to the Sundance Film Festival in collaboration with The Blackhouse Foundation,n Institute Associate of the festival.

Series creators Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, executive producer John Legend and series stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Aldis Hodge will participate on a ‘Clips and Conversation’ panel discussion of the acclaimed program on Saturday, January 21st, in Park City, UT.

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John Legend Brings WGN’s Underground to Sundance!

[SUBJECTS] seen at WGN America Winter TCA 2016 at The Langham Huntington Hotel on Friday, January 8, 2016 in Pasadena, CA.. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for WGN America/AP Images)
[SUBJECTS] seen at WGN America Winter TCA 2016 at The Langham Huntington Hotel on Friday, January 8, 2016 in Pasadena, CA.. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for WGN America/AP Images)
Ok, I’m fully down for WGN’s upcoming show Underground, an action, adventure drama about a group of slaves trying to escape. The show has a mighty impressive group of people behind it. It is executive produced by music great John Legend and has a team that’s been involved in shows like True Blood, The Wire, Treme, Daredevil and Sons of Anarchy.  WGN is putting on the full court press ahead of it’s March 9th debut, starting with a huge debut at The Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan 23rd (I’m almost tempted to fly out for this.)

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Do Sundance Up Right!

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I think one of my new bucket list items is to get it together to do Sundance one of these years. Believe it or not I’ve never been to a film festival. So I might as well start with the big kahuna. Sundance runs Jan 21 – 31st. If you hit the Powerball this week, you can do still go and do it up right.  Tickets are still available for through the VIP Concierge.

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Sundance: Fox Searchlight Acquires U.S. Rights to Calvary!

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Fox Searchlight has acquired the U.S. – and select international – rights to Calvary, John Michael McDonagh’s follow-up top the The Guard. Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson, who was spectacular in The Guard, as a priest in a small Irish town who is told by someone in confession that he’s going to kill him, ‘Sunday week,’ because he’s an innocent and that will mean more.

Calvary’s cast includes, besides Gleeson: Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids), Kelly Reilly (Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows), Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones), M. Emmet Walsh (Blood Simple, Damages), Domhnall Gleeson (About Time, Dredd), and David Wilmot (Ripper Street). Follow the jump for the trailer and the press release.

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