Posts Tagged ‘indy film fest’
A moody, evocative potboiler that steadily builds a head of steam, “Hell or High Water” is sharp as a leather strap cracked against bare skin in the Texas sun.
Although rough around the edges, "Empty Space" is a coming-of-age film that meanders between moments both poignant and funny.
Chris gives his top 5 picks for Indy Film Fest, plus reviews of "Ghostbusters" and "Everybody Wants Some!!" on video.
Two self-involved Los Angeles siblings travel to rural Arkansas to tidy up their dead father's affairs, and discover unexpected longings for a sense of home.
This seedy German family/crime drama feels more like the start of a good idea for a movie rather than a fully formulated one.
Created by a real-life pregnant couple, it’s part documentary, part fantasy, sketch comedy mixed with seriocomic confrontations with adulthood's abrupt arrival.
A nouveau Western / Southern gothic crime drama, “High Cotton” evokes “Of Mice and Men” in its tale of a dim but kindhearted bumpkin and his cleverer friend.
"Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness" is an informative, sympathetic look at the homeless problem in Indianapolis and an eye-opener for all audiences.
A documentary about healthcare in Indiana that elevates itself above other alarm-sounding peers with gallows humor, observant composition and artful pacing.
Like a painfully super-sized, emotionally tone-deaf, R-rated episode of “Modern Family,” written by a cantankerous old technophobe insisting on the last word.
This quiet drama featuring Indiana-born Greg Kinnear is a tender and true portrait of what it's like to be a 13-year-old boy, or a parent of one.
Maybe the best romantic film of the year, blending romantic, comedic and dramatic elements so deftly we don't work to label it.
One of the smartest and most ambitious romantic films in a while, "Sleeping with Other People" laughs at the tragedy of love.
A beautiful-looking film that contrasts the amazing Alaskan vistas with the often ugly inner human turmoil.