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25. 'Before Midnight'
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
Release Date: Sundance Premiere - January 20; no release date set
Lowdown: Richard Linklater reunites once more with Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke for the third film in the ongoing story of Jesse and Celine, and while the writing credits have evolved (Kim Krizan, who co-wrote the original is long gone, and Hawke and Delpy are now fully credited co-writers), the essential appeal remains the same: these are two smart, attractive people with a very strong chemistry between them, and we want to see if they finally realize what they mean to one another. There's no other film series like it, and it is one of the most exciting titles in the Sundance line-up this year.
- Drew McWeeny