Posts Tagged ‘Midwest’

Indy Shorts 2020: Indiana Spotlight

Indy Shorts 2020's Indiana Spotlight category showcases Hoosier films and filmmakers.
Ben Mendelsohn (center) and Ryan Reynolds play a pair of hard-luck gamblers in 2015's "Mississippi Grind," an A24 release co-directed by Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden.

Mississippi Grind

Career-best work by Ryan Reynolds & Ben Mendelsohn carries an unhurried, empathetic gambling drama that stays at the table a bit too long to achieve greatness.

One Day in April

Bloomington's world renowned "Little 500" is every bit as grueling and triumphant as "Breaking Away" romanticized.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Sugar

"Sugar" — a slice-of-life drama about a side of the big-time dream that’s in the shadows — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.