Posts Tagged ‘indy film fest’
Hell or High Water - featured

Indy Film Fest: Hell or High Water

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.
"Empty Space" (2016), directed by James Choi and starring Merrick Robison and Elizabeth Stenholt, is now playing at Indy Film Fest.

Indy Film Fest: Empty Space

Although rough around the edges, "Empty Space" is a coming-of-age film that meanders between moments both poignant and funny.

Indy Style - featured

Indy Style — July 15

Chris gives his top 5 picks for Indy Film Fest, plus reviews of "Ghostbusters" and "Everybody Wants Some!!" on video.
My Good Man's Gone- featured

Indy Film Fest: My Good Man’s Gone

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.

Treppe Aufwarts - featured

Indy Film Fest: Treppe Aufwärts

This seedy German family/crime drama feels more like the start of a good idea for a movie rather than a fully formulated one.
The Babymooners - featured

Indy Film Fest: The Babymooners

Created by a real-life pregnant couple, it’s part documentary, part fantasy, sketch comedy mixed with seriocomic confrontations with adulthood's abrupt arrival.

High Cotton - featured

Indy Film Fest: High Cotton

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" (2015)

Indy Film Fest: Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness

"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.

Nurse practitioner Jessica Macleod tends to Roger Brown, one of her homebound patients, in 2016's "The Invisible Patients," a documentary directed by Patrick O'Connor.

Indy Film Fest: The Invisible Patients

A documentary about healthcare in Indiana that elevates itself above other alarm-sounding peers with gallows humor, observant composition and artful pacing.
Joely Fisher (left) and Connie Stevens combat the sudden loss of cellular service on Thanksgiving in "Search Engines," a 2016 comedy from writer-director Russell Brown.

Indy Film Fest: Search Engines

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.

Little Men - featured

Indy Film Fest: Little Men

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.
Sleeping with Other People - lede

Sleeping with Other People

Maybe the best romantic film of the year, blending romantic, comedic and dramatic elements so deftly we don't work to label it.

Sleeping with Other People - lede

Sleeping with Other People

One of the smartest and most ambitious romantic films in a while, "Sleeping with Other People" laughs at the tragedy of love.
Wildlike - featured


A beautiful-looking film that contrasts the amazing Alaskan vistas with the often ugly inner human turmoil.