The Album Leaf's Jimmy Lavalle Scoring Moorhead And Benson's SPRING

Resolution filmmakers Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson continue wending their way through post production on their latest effort, Spring, and they've just added a very intriguing collaborator with The Album Leaf's Jimmy Lavalle coming on board to score. Apparently he... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Crowdfund This! Quirky Canadian Comedy SONGS SHE WROTE ABOUT PEOPLE SHE KNOWS!

We were big fans of oddball Canadian indie comedy Doppelganger Paul around these parts and now writer and co-director Kris Elgstrand is in prep on his newest offering, the fabulously titled Songs She Wrote About People She Knows, and he's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFFLICTED Will Help Canada Defeat America!

Ha! This is a fun little bit of goofing around ...This weekend sees the obvious box office juggernaut that is Captain America: The Winter Soldier hit the big screen in a big way. Also hitting the screen is little Canadian... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Dallas 2014 Review: WORDS AND PICTURES, A Rivalry In Search Of A Romance

In my youth, a cigarette company advertised their product with the tagline, "What do you want, good grammar or good taste?" It was a false analogy, of course -- the correct answer is, "Why can't I have both?" -- yet... More »
  

Review: THE UNKNOWN KNOWN Gives A Frustratingly Accurate Portrait Of Our Image Of Donald Rumsfeld

A snow globe shaking back and forth, little white flecks - snowflakes - swirl and obfuscate whatever is in the globe. Oh my, what a loaded image. It is one of the chief ones Errol Morris employs in The Unknown... More »
  

Review: GOODBYE WORLD Waves Farewell In Fantastically Entertaining Fashion

Man has always been fascinated with the end of the world, but filmmakers seem extra intrigued recently, with World War Z, It's A Disaster, This is the End, After Earth, Oblivion, The Fifth Season, and Cloud Atlas all tackling the... More »
  

Exclusive: THE RETRIEVAL Clip Gets To The Heart Of The Matter

Now playing at Film Forum in New York, The Retrieval is a drama set during the U.S. Civil War that is charged with emotion. In my review, I endeavored to convey the mood of the piece: "The film's strengths are cumulative,... More »
  

Is The BBFC About To Kill Independent Home Video In The UK By Accident?

A few months ago in a home video review round up, I called Arrow Video the finest cult home video label in the world. Part of that declaration was due to their incredibly impressive curation of titles, part of it... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Review: THE WORD Explains The Mechanics Of Manipulative Revenge

From the very beginning a deep sense of an impending tragedy pervades The Word (Obietnica), Polish filmmaker Anna Kazejak's naturalistic and somber coming-of-age thriller, creating a strangely disturbing yet thoroughly intriguing aura of uneasiness around the two main characters. A... More »
  

Amy Adams Going Alien With Denis Villeneuve

Amy Adams, who gained experience dealing with aliens in Man of Steel, is in early talks to star in the science-fiction thriller Story of Your Life, to be directed by Denis Villenueve. According to Deadline, Adams would play an "expert linguist... More »
  

Review: THE RETRIEVAL Quietly Takes On Loss, Life, And Hope

Chris Eska crafted the finely-honed, modern-day drama August Evening, which featured a resilient, stoic Mexican immigrant who dealt with life's challenges as they arose. The Retrieval is Eska's followup, and it's a similar, low-key, high-quality affair that etches portraits of... More »
  

NYIFF 2014 Will Open With Anurag Kashyap's UGLY, Plus More Films Unveiled

The 14th annual New York Indian Film Festival has announced its first few titles and they are, as expected, pretty damned fantastic. The festival will open with Anurag Kashyap's Ugly, a film that debuted at Cannes 2013 and has devastated audiences... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

TURBO KID Blasts His Way Into Production! Check Out The First Still!

Post apocalyptic short T Is For Turbo from Montreal based film collective RKSS was a great favorite among the submissions for the contest portion of the first installment of The ABCs Of Death and while the short ultimately fell just... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

POSEIDON REX Is Unleashed, And Bitey, In Exclusive Clip!

It was waaay back in October of 2012 that we spotted a teaser poster for the creature feature, Poseidon Rex. And it is good to know that the studio has not strayed too far from that original concept. Sure, ol'... More »
  

Twitchvision: Jason Gorber Talks NOAH and BAD WORDS

Darren Aronofsky's Noah storms our screens this weekend, and while not a total success it's still a hell of a lot better than trailers made it out to be.Also another look at Bad Words, opening this week after its appearance... More »
  

Crowdfund This: Female-Helmed Grindhouser SHEILA SCORNED

We haven't spent a lot of time talking about crowdfunding site Seed & Spark but their clever film-centric model and slick site is worth a browse for anyone looking to support some very worthy projects. One of those very... More »
  

Review: LOCKER 13 - Don't Throw Away The Key For This Thriller Anthology Just Yet

Locker 13 is a horror/thriller anthology, a collection of five cautionary tales about making the right choice. The wraparound story, The Other Side, stars Jon Gries as Archie. Archie is introducing Skip (played by voice actor Jason Spisak) to the night... More »
  

The Trailer For Kelly Reichardt's NIGHT MOVES Creates A Palpable Sense Of Paranoia

Those that have kept abreast of the American Indie scene the last 8 years or so, should know full well that Kelly Reichardt is a writer and director of considerable power, even when working in such minimalist aesthetics. While Old... More »
  

New Directors/New Films 2014 Review: SHE'S LOST CONTROL Gets Intimate

Professional intimacy takes center stage in Anja Marquardt's She's Lost Control. 'She' in this case is Ronah (Brooke Bloom), a thirty something, confident, determined woman pursuing a masters degree who makes living as a sexual surrogate - arranged by her... More »
  

It's Official: PHANTASM RAVAGER Wraps, Gets a Teaser Trailer

Earlier this week, the teaser poster for Phantasm: Ravager -- the fifth (and what's being called the final) film in writer-director Don Coscarelli's oddball indie horror series -- was making the rounds with rumors that Coscarelli had somehow finished production on... More »
  
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