The competitive list and midnight screening for 2010's Sundance Festival has been released, and here are a few documentaries and science-fiction horror films we're keeping our eyes on. Remember, Moon came out of last years Sundance.
Switzerland (Director: Christian Frei) - A humorous and laconic view of the way billionaires depart our planet earth to travel into outer space for fun. North American Premiere
Sundance 2010 Midnight Screenings
France, Canada (Director: Vincenzo Natali; Screenwriters: Vincenzo Natali, Antoinette Terry Bryant, and Doug Taylor) – Clive and Elsa are young, brilliant, and ambitious. The new animal species they engineered has made them rebel superstars of the scientific world. In secret, they introduce human DNA into the experiment. Cast: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chaneac, David Hewlett. North American Premiere. (Commenter Goldfarb worked on this film.)
The Violent Kind
USA (Directors and screenwriters: The Butcher Brothers) - A group of rowdy young bikers party it up at a secluded farmhouse when they're tormented by a mysterious force and things take a turn for the worse. Cast: Taylor Cole, Christina Prousalis, Tiffany Shepis, David Fine, Joseph McKelheer. World Premiere.
All My Friends Are Funeral Singers
USA (Director and screenwriter: Tim Rutili) – A fortune teller lives and works in and old house crowded with ghosts. When a mysterious light appears in the woods, the ghosts realize they are trapped and begin to rebel. Cast: Angela Bettis. World Premiere