Tag Archives: indie movies

‘Her’ Review: Joaquin Phoenix And A Scarlett Johansson Voice Star

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There have been a lot of powerful, Oscar worthy individual performances this year, from Matthew McConaughey to Leonardo DiCaprio to Bruce Dern.  Add Joaquin Phoenix to this list for what is one of the most …

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‘Stuck In Love’ Review: Romantic Comedy Stuck In More Than Love

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I’m a big fan of a good, indie romantic comedy.  They are usually funnier, less cheesy, more relatable and just better written than the big budget rom-coms with the A-List stars that have no chemistry …

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‘Nebraska’ Review: Bruce Dern Cashes In

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Alexander Payne has made a living making movies about families and relationships.  He doesn’t direct movies that often but when he does they tend to be pretty good.  His latest project, Nebraska, a black and …

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‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Review: Matthew McConaughey Weight Loss Worth It?

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Biopics are plentiful in the world of movies these days.  Some good, some average or disappointing, and some just plain bad.  The latest, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ is about the true story of famous, or perhaps …

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‘Europa Report’ Review: Low Budget Sci-Fi Meets Recorded Footage

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Science fiction exploration films have been done many times before.  So have found footage films.  Europa Report may be the first to noticeably combine the two though, in this movie about 6 astronauts sent to …

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‘Drinking Buddies’ Review: Jake Johnson and Olivia Wilde Get Drunk

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Beer is just a huge part of my life.  I love it.  All kinds of beer.  Porters, stouts, IPAs, Wheat Beers, Lagers, the whole nine yards.  Beer is something you drink with good food, on …

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Indie Movies Spotlight: Eddie Jemison’s ‘King of Herrings’

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Sometimes, a movie just needs characters.  I love a good blockbuster, and I love high stakes and great special effects.  But as special effects, budgets and ideas get bigger and bigger, sometimes movie makers and …

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‘Here Comes The Devil’ Trailer – Spanish Horror Film Shocks At Film Festivals

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‘Here Comes The Devil’ Trailer (Green Band)   Here Comes The Devil is a new Spanish horror film from acclaimed indie horror director Adrián García Bogliano, who has put together some solid horror films in recent …

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The Way, Way Back Review: Sam Rockwell Steals The Show

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The Way, Way Back is a coming of age comedy starring Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell and Liam James, about an awkward boy on a summer trip with his mother and step father, trying to find …

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‘Escape From Tomorrow’ – A Darker Disney & Guerrilla Filmmaking

Escape From Tomorrow – ‘Ultimate Guerilla Film’ Alright folks – the new trailer for Escape From Tomorrow has me intrigued. It had me intrigued as soon as a read the blurb.  It sounded original, creepy, …

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