Tag: indie

Review: DANIEL ISN'T REAL, Genuinely Original Vision Makes For Exciting Discovery

Adam Egypt Mortimer directs Miles Robbins and his imaginary friend Patrick Schwarzenegger in this cosmic horror.

Now Streaming: A NASTY PIECE OF WORK Takes INTO THE DARK Home for a Comic Break

Julian Sands, Dustin Milligan, Angela Serafyan, Kyle Howard, Molly Hagen and Natalie Hall star in Hulu's horror series; Charles Hood directs.

Actress Hannah Kasulka Directs Quirky Short BIRD OF SHAME

Actress Hannah Kasulka (The Exorcist, Love) is adding writing and directing to her already growing resume with the release of her first short Bird of Shame, a humorous film depicting the modern and innevitable evolution of what was previously known...

New AUTOMATION Trailer Suggests Machines Are Definitely Not Your Friends

"He's firing a laser! We don't need that for shipping and receiving!" A new trailer for Garo Setian's sci-fi thriller/comedy Automation begins on a familiar, if unhappy note, as a slick new robot arrives at a giant warehouse. The robot...

DOC NYC 2019 Exclusive Trailer Premiere: AI WEIWEI: YOURS TRULY

Earlier this year, we were pleased to premiere an exclusive clip from director Cheryl Haines' documentary Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly, which enjoyed its world premiere at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Now we're even more pleased to premiere an...

Now Streaming: ELI, Who Is Forsaken

Charlie Shotwell, Kelly Reilly, Max Martini and Lili Taylor star in the horror drama; CiarĂ¡n Foy directed.

MOB TOWN Trailer: Go Chase Some Squirrels

Maybe you've heard about the mob movie that's inspired by true events? Maybe you know that it draws inspiration from a book that details an unprecedented meeting of reputed Mafia leaders in upstate New York in 1957? Well, this isn't...

Vancouver 2019 Review: TAPEWORM, Canadian Cringe Comedy

One of the very first visuals in Tapeworm, shot on lovely 16mm, is a decent-sized pile of bloody human stool in a field. This is really the only such gross-out image, but it establishes the tone for Fabián Velasco and...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Interview: Richard Stanley Talks COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Part 1

The filmmaker shares his favorite color, farm animal and Superman actor.

RUPERT, RUPERT & RUPERT: Multiple Personality Disorder Takes Centre Stage in Witty UK Indie

Global Digital Releasing have signed on to distribute Tom Sands’ bittersweet, multiple personality comedy Rupert, Rupert & Rupert across digital platforms worldwide on Friday, April 26, 2019. Rupert, Ruper & Rupert centers around Rupert (Sandy Batchelor), a struggling actor with...

THE WIND Trailer: Emma Tami's Haunting Folkloric Debut Releases in April

IFC has released a theatrical trailer for Emma Tami's haunting film The Wind before it sees a day and date release in theatres and On Demand April 5, 2019. The Wind explores an unseen evil as it haunts the homestead...

WRONGED Trailer: This Getaway Goes Wrong Indeed

Wronged is an upcoming revenge thriller from indie director Nicholas Holland about a couple who take a weekend getaway to rekindle their marriage after suffering through a miscarriage. But when they are savaged by locals, their relationship is put to...

PAINLESS Trailer: Jordan Horowitz Considers Pain vs. Suffering in New Thriller

Painless is a new thriller from the mind of Jordan Horowitz (Angel of Nanjing). The film follows a man named Henry Long who has a rare condition - congenital analgesia - and cannot feel pain, but can still feel strong...

Toronto 2018 Review: SUMMER SURVIVORS, A Sensitive Look at Mental Health

Upon reading a plot description of Summer Survivors -- the debut feature by Lithuanian filmmaker Marija Kavtaradze -- one may imagine a quirky indie comedy with touches of the absurd. While the film does have its share of lighthearted, funny...

GEHENNA Trailer: Doug Jones Stars in Katagiri Hiroshi's Directorial Debut

Doug Jones, star of the Academy Award winning The Shape of Water, stars in Gehenna: Where Death Lives, in theaters and On-Demand May 4. The feature directorial debut of celebrated effects master Katagiri Hiroshi (Jurassic Park III, Pacific Rim), who...

PATH OF BLOOD: An Animated Samurai Film Created in a Kitchen

They say everyone now has access to the tools to make a film and Path of Blood is something of a testament to the romantic idea that anyone can make anything if they just put their mind and talent to good use....

Tallgrass 2017: Awesome Wichita Fest Unveils Indie-Filled Lineup

Wichita, Kansas might not be the first place you think of as a hotbed for the indie film world -- but the good folks at the Tallgrass Film Fest are doing more than their share to change that. This awesome...

Review: A GHOST STORY Offers Top-Tier Existential Horror

A definite highlight of the year, David Lowery's new film grips you completely as it explores fresh ground in how it tackles mourning and losing a loved one.

LA Film Fest 2017 Exclusive Clip, Poster Debut: AND THEN THERE WAS EVE Gets Heated on a Porch

In our exclusive clip from And Then There Was Eve, a 'spirited discussion' breaks out on someone's porch. Yet it's understandable, because one of the women is searching for her missing husband. According to the official synopsis, "Alyssa, a successful...

KILL SWITCH Trailer: Dan Stevens' World Implodes in Sci-Fi Thriller

Visual FX supervisor Tim Smit makes his directorial debut with the high concept, futuristic thriller Kill Switch starring Dan Stevens (The Guest). The film is based on Smit's own short film, What's in the Box. Set in the future, the...