10 Best Things We Saw at Sundance 2015

From a 17th-century horror movie to the definitive Kurt Cobain doc, here are our best of the fest

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'Mississippi Grind'
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'Mississippi Grind'

Two gamblers — one a down-and-out sad sack (Ben Mendelsohn) and one a life-of-the-party smooth talker (Ryan Reynolds) — decide to hit the road to get in on a $25,000 card game in New Orleans. What they get is a whole lot of heartbreak, hope and high-stakes bets. What we get is a character study that's something close to a masterpiece, with the Australian actor Mendelsohn proving he's more than a weary face and Reynolds officially kicking off the Ryanaissance period of his career. DF

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