A solid if not quite memorable entry in the ever-expanding canon of survivalist undead cinema.
This spare, straightforward observation of a disappearing way of life will appeal to fans of enigmatic, lyrical docus like the recent "Rich Hill" or Frederick Wiseman's oeuvre.
Writer-director Carson Mell's microbudget debut feature finds a family's vacation home beset by spirits, only to discover the professional exorcist they hire is even harder to get rid of.
This naturalistically shot tale about unspoken expectations and unreciprocated dreams boasts fine acting and credible scripting that create equal sympathy for all three characters in the love…
It treats a serious, highly topical subject — the refugee crisis — with levity as it spins a tale about a loveable loser who tries to convert his family's failing mountain-top hotel into a…
The messy lives of young aspiring writers and the dysfunctional families that spawned them have long provided fertile if inevitably over-tilled material for many an independent filmmaker.
Like Musa Syeed's prior "Valley of Saints," this slice-of-life miniature trades in effective mostly non-pro performances, low-key drama and empathy toward cultural outsiders.
A humble Madison, Wisconsin studio that recorded some of the most trailblazing indie rock of the 1980s and '90s is commemorated in "The Smart Studios Story."
A handful of West Coast surfers and flower children took extraordinary risks bringing psychedelic substances to the people in mass quantities, their goal being a "revolution" of lysergic…
Writer-director Dennis Hauck's first feature is a supremely self-conscious genre exercise in which character and emotional depth don't seem to be on the very meta menu.
Suzanne Collins famously stumbled on her inspiration for "The Hunger Games" trilogy while channel surfing between newscasts of war zones and reality competition shows. In the case of "I Am Not a…