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Sundance Film Festival is back in person — but will its films bring moviegoers back to theaters?

The marquee of the Egyptian Theatre is seen during the 2023 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, in Park City, Utah. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
The marquee of the Egyptian Theatre is seen during the 2023 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, in Park City, Utah. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

The 2023 Sundance film festival wrapped up on Sunday. For the first time since 2020, Sundance welcomed in-person festival goers while retaining an online viewing option.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young gets a report from film critic Ty Burr, formerly of the Boston Globe. He’s the creator of the Substack newsletter “Ty Burr’s Watch List.”

A still from “Past Lives.” (Courtesy of A24)

Movie picks from Ty Burr

  • “Past Lives”
  • “You Hurt My Feelings”
  • “Little Richard: I Am Everything”
  • “20 Days in Mariupol”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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