Category: Independent Film

Total 23 Posts

“Cuck”

“Cuck” from Rob Lambert is a provocative and timely examination of social media and its influence on our interaction with one another. Zachary Ray Sherman gives a tour-de-force performance.

“Last Call”

Shot in two, simultaneous single takes, Gavin Booth’s “Last Call” is a compelling story of two strangers who didn’t think they needed one another, find a way to reach out when they needed each other the most.  Reminiscent of Gustav Möller‘s “The

“David Crosby: Remember My Name”

“David Crosby: Remember My Name” is an in-depth look into the life of one of music’s most recognizable and most loathed icons. A. J. Eaton captures the essence of David Crosby, but can’t quite answer Crosby’s self-aware questions. “David Crosby:

“Overwhelm the Sky”

I don’t dream much anymore. Why is this personal admission so critical to understanding Daniel Kremer’s “Overwhelm the Sky?” It’s not about perspective. I have plenty of that. No, it is more about understanding the how’s and the why’s of

Dances With Films: “Full-Dress”

You might be inclined to think that something kinky, even debaucherous, is going on in Carlos Puga’s “Full-Dress.” I went in to this film cold turkey and I have to say that I’ve never laughed harder than I did with

Heineman’s ‘City of Ghosts’ will stay with you long after the movie is over.

I grew up with Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather who shaped our opinions and our discussions.  We as an audience had trust in what they had to say, and more importantly in how they delivered it.  Today, the news needs

Review: Stellar supporting cast cannot save unpolished “Misfortune”.

“A lot of holes in the desert, and a lot of problems are buried in those holes.” ~ Nicky Santoro, “Casino” Cinematic history is replete with B – level budget films; films that the traditional Studio system were unwilling to

Top Ten Films of 2017, so far . . . .

It’s crazy to think that half of 2017 has gone by.  It’s crazier to think that I’ve seen approximately 210 movies since January and 190 of those films have been in a theater.  April was an exceptionally busy month with

Review: Burnett’s neo-realistic “Killer of Sheep” is timely and timeless.

In today’s flash-in-the-pan film environment where a perfectly-timed explosion, laugh, or shout punctuates a non-existent narrative, it’s very rare that I am floored by a film. Yes, I find every film to have a redeeming quality, but that doesn’t necessarily

FIRST RUN REVUE: Ponsoldt’s polarizing ‘The Circle’ serves a conflicted, timely message.

First Run Revue is an ongoing series of conversational reviews aimed at generating interactive discussions between The Movie Revue staffers along with the general public. Films discussed will be first-run, theatrical films and we’d love to hear what you have