With the promising premiere line-up for Sundance Film Festival 2013 recently unveiled, we’ve got first look at two upcoming biopics set to debut at the festival. Above one can see the first official image of Ashton Kutcher as the late Apple pioneer Steve Jobs in Joshua Michael Stern‘s biopic jOBS. The closing night film follows “the true story of one of the greatest entrepreneurs in American history and chronicles the defining 30 years of Jobs’ life.” Also starring Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, J.K. Simmons and Matthew Modine, it’s described as a “candid, inspiring and personal portrait of the one who saw things differently.”
We’ve also got our first image from a very different icon, as Lovelace is set to premiere at the festival Below, one can see Amanda Seyfried in the title role of the film by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (Howl). Also starring Peter Sarsgaard, Hank Azaria, Adam Brody, James Franco and Sharon Stone, the synopsis reads as follows: “Deep Throat, the first pornographic feature film to be a mainstream success, was an international sensation in 1972 and made its star, Linda Lovelace, a media darling. Years later the “poster girl for the sexual revolution” revealed a darker side to her story.”
Sundance Film Festival 2013 kicks off on January 17th.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
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Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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