Sundance 2014: Slamdance’s ROVER

An odd, engaging feature film about a comedic cult attempting to make a movie

One of just a handful of films in Slamdance‘s narrative feature competition, ROVER—full name being ROVER (or Beyond Human: The Venusian Future and the Return of the Next Level)—was perhaps the zaniest and most forward-moving film that crossed CH’s path in Park City. Its writing, first and foremost, excelled from concept to execution. The story, of a dispirited oddball cult attempting to portray their origin …

Sundance 2014: Marco F. Martinez

A straight razor shave with a master in Dove Men+Care's Park City Barbershop

In conjunction with this year’s Sundance Film Festival, grooming and skincare brand Dove Men+Care hosted a pop-up barbershop, aptly dubbed the Park City Barbershop. There, we had an opportunity to sit in the chair of Marco F. Martinez, the Master Barber and Salon Manager of The Boardroom Salon for Men—an institution sprung up in Houston, TX which has since expanded around the state. Demonstrating his …

Sundance 2014: SPACE and 1MSQFT

Curator Ken Miller leads the art pack in Park City, Utah

Amid the clattering bustle of a small resort town packed street-to-screen with the film industry, two art galleries are providing a different option for the artistic influx that temporarily inhabits Park City, Utah. This year at Sundance, pop-ups “SPACE” and “1MSQFT” are delivering divergent experiences linked by the same curatorial team. The former, a serene reprieve showcasing breathtaking landscape photographs, and the latter, with bright …