'Manchester by the Sea', 'Whiplash', 'Boyhood' and 'Precious' – that’s just a handful of movies that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and went on to win Oscars. (Don’t be surprised if 'Call Me by Your Name' and 'The Big Sick' extend that list come March.) Regardless of whatever snowpocalypse hits Park City, Utah, there’s no place we’d rather be for a week in January, when the world’s most passionate indie connoisseurs come together for a taste of the new and notable. Already we’re salivating for titles by a trio of Sundance legends: Debra Granik, Tamara Jenkins and Gus Van Sant, but there are sure to be discoveries that are just as satisfying. We’ll be on the ground (the slush, probably), reviewing them all – so stick around during the coming days. Here are the 15 movies on our radar.
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