Indie Picks

Crimson Peak

October 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

"With 'Crimson Peak', del Toro has co-written and directed a solid but unexceptional addition to his oeuvre, besting his previous work in one main area: aesthetics." [...]

The Hallow

October 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

"The film doesn’t escape some expected jump scares, but when the production surrounding those feels so rich and the build-up is presented with such dread, they still execute with a jerking brilliance." [...]

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

October 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

"'The Diary of a Teenage Girl' reaches the rarely explored extremes of teenage life while still being light and entertaining..." [...]


October 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

"It’s a gorgeous film to behold - Adam Arkapaw’s cinematography of the Scottish scenery is remarkably bleak and crisp, and there’s a cold, sharp aesthetic which fits the tone of the tragedy. The battle scenes are delivered with a speckle-flicked visual grandeur, with everything feeling suitably grim and gory." [...]

The Visit

September 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

"I was never not slightly amused or pleasantly startled or, more impressively, a little choked up." [...]

The End of the Tour

September 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

“The End of the Tour” is an insightful movie that tackles profound issues ranging from American consumerism, substance abuse, and depression. [...]

The Guest

August 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

"Whether you predict the outcome or not, the film is enjoyable from start to finish." [...]

The Gift

August 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

"The best thing about 'The Gift' is the way it plays with your expectations" [...]

Slow West

June 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

" represents the essence of the western well enough, while adding some of its own personal flair to the countless traditions and tropes we’ve come to love and expect." [...]
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