Remember the TV game show where contestants pick between unmarked doors? The Sundance Film Festival can feel that way. Despite the program notes and pre-festival buzz, you can't easily predict what you'll find. Attending the 2012 edition last week, I uncovered these highlights:
If Aziz Ansari was a rapper and this was the '90s, the little Tamil motherfucker would be dead in a Mercedes. Why? Because Ansari flipped sides -- East Coast to West Coast -- when he hopped a plane from NYC to Cali so he could become a member of the Judd Apatow Repertory Players of Los Angeles.Th ... More >>
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.
Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler, together at last.
Seth Rogen's rent-a-cop rides the bipolar express in Observe and Report.
In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.
Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks star in this strictly soft-core flick.
Rogen and Franco, on the run and madly in love in Pineapple Express.
The season of big-budget bangs uses its brain.
A critical re-evaluation of Adam Sandler.
Owen Wilson is a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.
Judd Apatow's pretty good year.
Geeky, freaky teen virgins attempt to get knocked up in Superbad, produced by guess who?
From Harry Potter to Homer Simpson, cool off at the movies
Judd Apatow explains himself
Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm