Indie Picks

Captain Fantastic

August 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Ross goes beyond the indie film clichés by not basing 'Captain Fantastic' around quirks and clearly constructed plot points, but rather finds humour grounded in both reality and truth." [...]

Sing Street

June 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

"With strong performances from a cast including many young actors making their onscreen debuts, 'Sing Street' is charming but ultimately fails to diverge from any other standard coming-of-age story." [...]

Midnight Special

April 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

"The merging of sci-fi elements with incredibly human drama helps to build one of the most intelligent and emotionally impactful films of the year." [...]

The Boy

March 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'The Boy' has a stumbling block to overcome – that its premise is completely daft – and never really does so. The whole film is tempered, then, by an overwhelming air of silliness." [...]

The Witch

March 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

"The Witch" is an exploration of minimalist tenure, with devotion to bleak atmosphere, period setting, and quietly unsettling scenes that will drive a lot of audiences out of the door because it’s not making them jump. [...]

Room

February 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Very few movies get you this emotionally invested..." [...]

Spotlight

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Thanks to a superbly written screenplay, small, focused performances, and a steady hand at the direction, 'Spotlight' is one of the most quietly powerful experiences you'll have with a film this year." [...]

Trumbo

January 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

"I previously knew nothing of Dalton Trumbo but after watching the dramatization of his struggle for rights, I have become a fan." [...]

Anomalisa

January 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Questions of love, like those of string theory, don’t have answers. In 'Anomalisa', Charlie Kaufman presents one possible answer." [...]
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