Category: Independent Film

Total 46 Posts

‘Death Count’: Movie Review

Director Michael Su and writer Michael Merino’s “Death Count” (with revisions by Rolfe Kanesky) is the new independent horror release whose tagline is, “8 contestants. 8 cells. 1 deadly game.” There will certainly be comparisons to James Wan’s “Saw” (and

Sundance 2022: ‘Emily the Criminal’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere: “Emily the Criminal” Aubrey Plaza and Theo Rossi do excellent work headlining writer/director John Patton Ford’s intense character study, “Emily the Criminal”. Ford has crafted a tale very much of our times. A tale of never-ending debt

Sundance 2022: ‘Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.’- Film Review

Sundance 2020 Premiere: “Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul” Faux documentaries are nothing new and hard to pull off successfully. Adamma Ebo’s “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.” is a fierce, funny, and ultimately powerful takedown of the MegaChurch ministries

Sundance 2022: ‘Sharp Stick’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere- “Sharp Stick” Lena Dunham has a distinctive voice, and it entertainingly comes through in every project she creates. “Sharp Stick” is her second feature-length outing as writer and director. As was her first film (2010’s “Tiny Furniture”),

Sundance 2022: ‘A Love Song’- Film Review

Sundance 2022: Opening Night- “A Love Song” Wes Studi is a national treasure. His presence has always been strong and throughout his 34-year career, the actor has given us many award-worthy performances. Studi has a naturalistic style that finds him

The Year In Revue Part Five: Anthony’s Top 20 of 2021

Since the days of Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, I have been making “Top Ten” lists of my favorite films from each year. I used to love reading their “Best of the year” articles in their respective home-based newspapers and

The Year In Revue Part Two: Anthony’s Top Ten Horror Films of 2021

With an originality that was absent for a few years, Horror films thrived with creativity in 2021. Anthony names his 10 best of the year.

‘The Pebble and the Boy’: Bringing Mods To The Modern World

Chris Green’s ode to the era of the Mods is a sweet film that endears itself to its audience through music and character

‘Language Lessons’: Breaking The Distance Barrier

Two souls from different backgrounds and separted by miles find a friendship in a sweet new film from Natalie Morales and Mark Duplass

‘No Future’: The Devastating Effects Of Addiction

Pain, grief, guilt, and the destruction of famliy is explored in a powerfully moving film about the lasting aftershocks of addiction