Film Independent has selected 10 fellows for its 14th annual Screenwriting Lab, the non-profit that produces the Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Fest announced on Thursday. This year’s honorees…
Micro-budget Indie Movies
Kelly Reichardt blends her lucid observational approach with a procedural-thriller format to intelligent and engrossing effect.
ROME — The Venice Film Festival’s independently run Venice Days, modeled on Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, has unveiled its lineup of 12 pics unspooling in the official selection which marks a…
In this modern era of 3D, effects-laden movie spectacles, some of Hollywood's most prolific indie directors are making a colorful splash into black-and-white.
Looking into their crystal ball, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg predicted the imminent arrival of a radically different entertainment landscape, including pricey movie tickets, a vast migration of…
This scrappy, draggy character study is noteworthy chiefly as a showcase for its lead actor's most quintessentially Keanu performance in years.
Dermot Mulroney has boarded helmer-scribe Michael Cohn’s thriller “Sacrifice,” the debut feature from JuntoBox Films. The movie is in production in Houston with Jeanine Rohn and Joseph Semense…
An evocatively shot, rawly unsentimental coming-of-ager from debut helmer Eliza Hittman, "It Felt Like Love" follows a vulnerable teen who envies the sexual experience of her confident older friend…
While shooting digital may be the prevailing trend for everything from micro-budget indies to blockbuster tentpole releases like "Skyfall," it was never an option for "Lincoln," as far as director…
LONDON -- On a Saturday night in November, 1,200 people gathered in a converted steel mill near Sheffield to watch the Shane Meadows thriller "Dead Man's Shoes" on a giantscreen, with a live band…