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Sundance 2020: Chasing news stories from the sky in “Whirlybird,” directed by Matt Yoka

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What's in your storage unit?
Directed by Matt Yoka

PARK CITY, Ut. | (Film critic Eric Althoff is in Park City covering Sundance 2020 for Screen Comment) Matt Yoka found a rather unusual Los Angeles treasure trove in an unassuming storage unit. There, in multiple boxes, sat some 3,200 ¾ inch Betamax tapes of helicopter news footage, all of it captured in the nineties by a now-defunct aerial news firm called Los Angeles News Service. Yoka, an ... more >

Sundance in full effect

Elizabeth Olsen, the talented twenty-two-year-old star of Martha Marcy May Marlene and Silent House, was at the Sundance Festival to promote the thriller Red Lights on Friday night, January 20. Olsen was our Person to Watch last month. The Sundance Festival takes place between January 19-29. Visit the festival's site for full details and the latest news and photos. ... more >