Tag Archives: independent films

See Girl Run Review: A Romantic Comedy That Breaks The Mold

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See Girl Run Movie Review Certain movies stray from the standard formula, and I respect that.  In ‘See Girl Run,’ a romantic drama/comedy, director Nate Meyer has attempted to do just that.  You think you …

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Dead Man’s Burden Review: An Indie Western & Cinematic Spectacle

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Dead Man’s Burden Movie Review As you know, we love a good indie movie here at Movie Melt.  For me personally, I also love a good western, and I don’t think you see too many …

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‘White House (Goes) Down’ – Worst Ever Box Office Flops

With the recent release of the big action thriller ‘White House Down’ flopping horribly compared to expectations at the box office, Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum are sure to be wondering what went wrong.  The …

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Must See Movies You Haven’t Seen: ‘Stake Land’ (2011)

Stake Land (2001) So we all know that vampire movies are a dime a dozen these days.  There’s the super cheesy trash that is ‘Twilight’ and all the rip offs that it has spawned.  There’s …

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‘Upstream Color’ Review

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‘Upstream Color’ Movie Review Actor/Director Shane Carruth made a name for himself back in 2004 when he released his Indie time-travel film ‘Primer.’  The movie was a low budget cult masterpiece, and is often considered …

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Must See Movies You Haven’t Seen: ‘Once’ (2007)

‘Once’ (2007) Every now and again you see a film that makes you say, ‘How did I never see or hear about this film before?’  You’ve never heard of it, yet it is basically perfect …

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Comedy Meets Porn In The First Trailer For ‘Don Jon’

I am a huge Joseph Gordon-Levitt fan; or JGL, as I like to call him. He is at the point of his career where he can do no wrong. Last year alone he played pivotal …

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Cannes Festival Spotlight: ‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’

This years Cannes Festival has come and gone, and from what I’ve seen there have been some really good films on show.  Of course, it always does, being one of the biggest in the world. …

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‘A Field In England’ – British Indie Director Ben Wheatley Returns

A Field In England Ben Wheatley is a director who is probably not known by many American movie fans.  I myself only discovered him recently, when I watched his recent horror/suspense thriller ‘Kill List,’ which …

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Does the top keep spinning at the end of ‘Inception’?: Why America’s Mainstream Movie Audience Needs Closure.

And they lived happily ever after. I blame Disney. The ugly truth is that the average American moviegoer needs closure at the end of a movie. (I said average, so I don’t want to hear …

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