25 Movies We Can't Wait to See at Sundance 2018

From a doc on Joan Jett to corporate satires, gritty indies and a psycho Nic Cage – our picks for this year's must-see Sundance titles

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'A Futile and Stupid Gesture'

'A Futile and Stupid Gesture'

In which David Wain, he of Wet Hot American Summer fame, takes on the life of Doug Kenney (played by Will Forte and, in his omniscient-narrator state, Martin Mull), a Harvard man who'd co-create the National Lampoon, co-write Animal House and inject much-needed vulgar irreverence into American comedy before mysteriously falling off a cliff in 1980. The trailer suggests it has everything a rise-and-fall biopic needs: friendships, success, money, betrayal, cocaine, comedians imitating other comedians, meta-references, proctology, food fights, funerals and a total disregard for the truth if it gets in the way of good story. 

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