Filmmaker Becomes the First Black Woman to Win Best Director at Sundance

Women directors may not have had much luck at the Oscars this year, but things are going very well for one female director at the Sundance. Ava DuVernay, director of the drama Middle of Nowhere just won the Best Director for Dramatic Film award at the festival. She is the first black woman to win the award. Middle of… » 1/30/12 9:15pm 1/30/12 9:15pm

At Sundance, Stars Dress Puffily, Poorly

The stars have been frolicking in the snow at the Sundance Film Festival all week, pretending to care about independent cinema and "art" and all those sorts of things. What they need to be focused on, though, is staying warm and wearing something — anything — other than Uggs and puffy jackets. Because frankly, with… » 1/23/08 10:30am 1/23/08 10:30am