Posted on Monday, January 19th, 2015 by Germain Lussier
Even if you aren’t going to the Sundance Film Festival, reading through the movies that are playing there is indescribably exciting. There are films about any subject you can imagine, in every genre you can imagine, featuring new filmmakers, young filmmakers, A-list actors, rising stars and so much more.
The 2015 Sundance Film Festival kicks off later this week and /Film will be on the scene, attempting to see as many movies as possible to tell you what you should be on your radar later this year. Last year, it was little films like Whiplash, Boyhood, The Skeleton Twins, Obvious Child and The Guest. What is it this year? Below check 30 films that we think sound awesome at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Don Verdean – Director Jared Hess is back at Sundance with a film about a man who has to deal between religious sects as he attempts to sell religious artifacts. Sam Rockwell, Jemaine Clement, Amy Ryan, Danny McBride, Leslie Bibb and Will Forte star. Read more.
Mississippi Grind – The directors of Half Nelson return with a film about a gambler who finds a young man he deems a good luck charm, and rides that good luck to a legendary poker tournament. Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn and Sienna Miller co-star. Read more.
Stockholm, PA – Saoirse Ronan stars as a young girl who reunites with parents she never knew after being abducted 17 years prior. Read more.
Slow West – Kodi Smit-McPhee stars as a young man who travels to America to find his love, and teams up with a questionable stranger, played by Michael Fassbender. Read more.
Z for Zachariah – Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie and Chris Pine star in a post-apocalyptic story about two men who may be the last on Earth competing for the affections of a woman. Read more.
Strangerland – Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes play parents desperately trying to find their missing kids in a town that’s under attack by the elements. Read more.
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief – Alex Gibney‘s documentary is rumored to be an Earth-shattering look at the church of Scientology. Read more.
I Am Michael – James Franco, Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts star in a film about a gay man who decides to reject that lifestyle. Read more.
The End of the Tour – Legendary author David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) is interviewed by reporter David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) in the latest from the director of The Spectacular Now. Read more.
Zipper – Patrick Wilson stars as a rising politican with a dangerous appetite for high-priced hookers. Lena Headey, Richard Dreyfuss, Ray Winstone, John Cho and Dianna Agron co-star. Read more.