Aside from stalking the halls at Flavorwire, Erik Davis contributes to Fandango.com and is also the editor-in-chief of AOL Moviefone’s Cinematical.com, one of the longest-running and most popular movie blogs online. He brought us his industry reports from Sundance throughout the festival, and can always be reached with tips or questions at erik [dot] davis [at] gmail [dot] com.
The 2009 Sundance Film Festival wrapped up last night with a fancy awards show followed by one of those hippity-hop closing night parties. Heading in to the evening, the two films most buzzed-about were Sin Nombre and Push: Based on the novel by Sapphire – and, as predicted, both took home multiple awards, with Sin Nombre taking Best Director and Best Cinematography, while Push received the coveted Grand Jury prize in U.S. Dramatic Competition, as well as the Audience Award and a special jury prize for acting for Mo’Nique.
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