Whether you have a date with flowers, chocolate and a candlelit dinner or pizza by the glow of your laptop screen, Valentine’s Day is a great day for movies. Here are 5 films for if you’re short on love or just short on time. Foolishly Seeking True Love Written and directed by: Jarrett Lee Conaway Two… Continue reading V is for 5: Indie Flicks for Your Valentine’s Fix
Tag: independent film
Review: Lazer Team
Lazer Team has taken theaters and the internet by storm over the past two weeks. Funded in part through a record-breaking $2.4 million indiegogo campaign in July 2014. This is the first feature film from Austin-based Rooster Teeth Productions (RT), best known for its long-running webseries, Red Vs. Blue. As a big fan of anything RT,… Continue reading Review: Lazer Team
Review: Don’s Plum
Don's Plum is a diner/bar is where four friends meet with their dates for the evening. They talk about everything, anything, and ultimately a whole lot of nothing. I vaguely recall hearing of this film in the late 90s, when it was reported to be so terrible that it had been banned. At the time, I believed… Continue reading Review: Don’s Plum
Attention Span: Focus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb_usB3VLNg This short, directed by Ari Kruger, was a finalist at Tropfest Australia 2011. Focus has an interesting premise, it's pretty, and sounds nice. All of the elements for a great little short. Unfortunately, something about the combination of soft instrumental score, voice-over, and subtly slowed black and white footage feels exactly like an ad for expensive perfume or… Continue reading Attention Span: Focus
See the Film Dicaprio and Maguire Have Been Hiding for 2 Decades!
Producer, Dale Wheatley uploaded a little 2-decade-old indie film to the video sharing site, Vimeo in hopes of finally sharing it with the world. Just one month later, it was removed following a copyright claim. But that's not stopping Wheatley from sharing it with film fans everywhere. The film in question, Don's Plum, was shot over the course… Continue reading See the Film Dicaprio and Maguire Have Been Hiding for 2 Decades!
Are All R-Rated Films Created Equal?
In light of the recent Deadpool debacle, I'm dusting off this post I wrote for another blog about two years back. When Titanic was released in theaters, I was just a few months shy of 13 and my parents had absolutely no problem allowing me to watch it. They trusted in the movie ratings system (regulated by… Continue reading Are All R-Rated Films Created Equal?