Tag Archives: indie movies

Blue Ruin Movie Review – A real, revenge thriller.

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Blue Ruin is a revenge thriller directed by Jeremy Saulnier, starring Macon Blair as a man who is out to exact revenge on a murderer, recently released from prison.  However, as his relatively unplanned plan …

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I Origins Movie Review – Believing in disbelief?

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Brit Marling has been in some remarkable movies in her young career, and has written many as well.  She didn’t write this one, but it was written and directed by Mike Cahill, who directed her …

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Newlyweds Movie Review

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Relationship movies can be very, very big at the box office.  Romance is a genre that will forever be loved, and will always be big.  It’s funny because relationships themselves run on small things, and …

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Short Term 12 Review: Small Film, Big Heart

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Short Term 12 is a film that was not on my radar, until I began to see it pop up in a lot of ‘best movies’ lists and on a lot of critics pages.  I …

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‘Under The Skin’ Review: Scarlett Johansson Gets Under Our Skin

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Scarlett Johansson has been making a lot of great movies lately, and having just seen Captain America: The Winter Solider, I’ve recently had the realization that she’s pretty awesome.  So when I saw the trailer …

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‘How I Live Now’ Review

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How I Live Now Films based on Young Adult novels are running rampant these days, and most of them are big budget blockbusters.  Most of them are also big commercial successes, or at least that’s …

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‘Enemy’ Movie Review

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In 2013, director Denis Villeneuve brought one of my favorite movies of the year, ‘Prisoners,’ to the big screen to widespread acclaim.  I was amazed by the great storytelling and dark, gritty presentation of the …

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Must See Movies You’ve Never Seen: Primer (2004)

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  Shane Carruth is a name that many people might not know, but indie film fans will probably be very familiar with his work.  His most recent film, ‘Upstream Color’ was a bizarre but beautiful …

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2014 Oscar Nominated Short Films (Live Action) Review

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Short films are often difficult to come by, so for those die hard Oscar fans who want to see the Oscar nominated short films before the awards ceremony takes place it can be quite a …

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Why “12 Years a Slave” WILL win Best Picture

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This is not meant to be a review of the film. James reviewed it back in November. (http://moviemelt.com/12-years-slave-movie-review/) He gave it a 9/10. Whether I say it was a 9, 9.5, or even a 10, it …

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