Posts Tagged ‘indy film fest’
This coming-of-age story about a 12-year-old girl showcases the acting talents of Ryan Simpkins, and the storytelling acumen of writer/director Olivia Silver.
A terrific cast can't quite overcome a stale, sitcom-y feel to this high school comedy.
Not the slickest production ever, but "Cinema Six" takes the audience inside the wonderfully untidy world of movie-theater exhibition.
Despite some shortcomings in its screenplay, I recommend "Rubberneck" for its top-drawer acting and moody visuals.
A woman returns to her hometown, hoping to rekindle an old flame. But this smart film is more about the possibility of their reconnection than the actual thing.
A professional-looking production with more enthusiasm than wit, "Searching for Sonny" is about a high school reunion-cum-murder/mystery whodunit.
A technically dazzling but fatally self-absorbed combination of testimonial video and different animation styles.
A wickedly funny black comedy about a guy stumbling through life without much of a plan and even less of a clue.
The best of the summer releases, this film proves that sci-fi spectacles don't have to be loud to blow audiences away.
The writer-director of "Another Earth" sits down with the Yap to discuss his film debut and the sci-fi genre's ability to externalize internal monologues.
Pickering speaks of basing his film on real life, creating characters who are more than archetypes and avoiding politics in a film about conservative Christians.
A powerful look at the Green Revolution of Iran in 2009 told through interviews, archival footage and haunting animation.
The filmmaker behind "We're Glad You're Here" discusses her film as a feminist experiment, filling a hole in the independent-film scene and life imitating art.
An adorably informative short film, "Something Left, Something Taken" is THE animated film for fans of "CSI" but is middle-school appropriate.