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  • First Look: Gerwig shines in a delightful “Mistress America”

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, the crack-pot team behind “Frances Ha,” have proven their delightful screwball talents once more with “Mistress America,” which premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival.…

  • Quick Quote: Mindy Kaling on confidence

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “I have a personality defect where I sort of refuse to see myself as an underdog… It’s because of my parents. They raised me with the entitlement of a tall,…

  • ‘Birdman’ wins Producers Guild’s top trophy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Birdman” received a welcome lift on its flight to the Oscars after winning the Producers Guild of America’s highest film award Saturday night at a ceremony in Los Angeles. The win…

  • ‘Racing Extinction’ documentary a call to save the planet

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — It’s not too late to save the planet, but documentarian Louis Psihoyos says the time is now. The filmmaker behind 2009’s Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove” returns to the natural environment…

  • Nikki Reed coy about love for Somerhalder, but not animals

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Nikki Reed was coy when asked about her rumored engagement to actor Ian Somerhalder, saying only, “Life is really great right now and I’m so excited for the future.” But…

  • Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagement

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here’s what they’ve seen and heard: ____ FIRST LOOK: ‘MISSISSIPPI GRIND’ Two wildly…

  • First Look: Reynolds charms in drama ‘Mississippi Grind’

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Two wildly different strangers with a shared and debilitating love of rainbows and poker take a high stakes gambling road trip from Dubuque, Iowa to New Orleans in “Mississippi Grind,”…

  • Quick Quote: What Jenji Kohan wishes

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “I wish everyone would get naked and simulate sex all the time, but they won’t.” —”Orange is the New Black” creator Jenji Kohan at Sundance, on the difficulty of filming…

  • Al Pacino looks to diversify, not retire from acting

    NEW YORK (AP) — Al Pacino says he can relate to Simon Axler, the lead character in his film ‘The Humbling’ — about an aging actor who worries he’s lost his craft and his appetite…

  • Quick Quote: Lena Dunham on ‘controversy over her book

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “I think the thing about expressing yourself is you have to be ready for all kinds of reactions and I feel so lucky about the support I’ve gotten both from…

  • Quick Quote: Why U.K. director Rupert Goold cast Jonah Hill

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “We had James (Franco) first up, and I found it difficult to cast the other role I actually have to admit…I just needed someone who was inherently sympathetic and who…

  • Quick Quote: Jeffrey Tambor talks binge watching

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “You push a button and it goes all over the world and on Sunday people are saying, ‘Oh, I binge watched all 10 of them. Where’s more?’ and you go…

  • Quick Quote: Jack Black on independent films

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “‘King Kong’ or ‘D Train’? I’m gonna go with ‘D Train.’ I’m not just saying that ’cause ‘King Kong ‘was five years ago and ‘D Train’ is right now. I’m…

  • Quick Quote: Jason Segel’s rewarding experience

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “‘Infinite Jest’ really moved me. I think it’s a tough book to get through and it requires a lot of commitment. It’s very long, but it was one of the…

  • Quick Quote: When James Franco met Brad Pitt

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “We fell in love last night. He’s the coolest guy.” — James Franco, on meeting Brad Pitt for the first time at the Sundance premiere of “True Story,” which Pitt’s…