Indie Film Guide

Sleepers to See: Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode Star in One of the Best Movies of Early 2013 - 'Stoker'

By: Derrick Deane on March 1, 2013 at 1:53PM Comments

Korean director Park Chan-wook makes his Hollywood movie debut with the creepy thriller Stoker. As it opens in limited release this weekend, we delve into why you might want to check out one the best movies of early 2013.


Oscar Discussion: Which One Oscar Nominee Are You Rooting For the Most?

By: Christopher Campbell on February 22, 2013 at 1:55PM Comments

Oscar weekend is here and in our final installment of Oscar Discussion, we want to know who or what you most hope win on Sunday night.


The Five: Great Sundance Movies Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

By: Erik Davis on January 25, 2013 at 11:13AM Comments

We tell you about five great Sundance Film Festival movies that will be arriving in theaters soon.


Indie Close-Up: Awards Contenders 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Amour,' 'The Impossible' Get Limited Releases

By: Derrick Deane on December 21, 2012 at 11:22AM Comments

Awards favorites Zero Dark Thirty and Amour arrive in theaters over the holiday weekend. Will you be checking out either movie (or any of the other titles getting a limited release) this weekend?


Poll: Vote for Who You Think Will Take Home the Oscar!

By: Derrick Deane on December 18, 2012 at 11:36AM Comments

Oscar nominations will be announced in just under a month, but before we cross into the new year, we'd like to hear who you think will take home the Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards.


Awards Watch: Ewan McGregor Describes Filming Scene with Tsunami Survivors in 'The Impossible'

By: Derrick Deane on December 17, 2012 at 5:31PM Comments

The latest episode of The Frontrunners is here. Today, Ewan McGregor sits down to chat about a pivotal scene in his upcoming film The Impossible that featured real-life tsunami survivors.


Indie Close-Up: Donnie Yen is a 'Dragon,' Diego Luna Talks Mexican Music in 'Hecho En Mexico'

By: Derrick Deane on November 30, 2012 at 11:44AM Comments

Donnie Yen returns to theaters this weekend in the action-drama Dragon, while Diego Luna and a host of well-known musicians talk Mexican music in Hecho en Mexico. Check out the indie titles hitting theaters this weekend...


'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'Silver Linings Playbook' Dominate Spirit Awards Noms; Are They Destined for Oscar Night Glory?

By: Derrick Deane on November 27, 2012 at 11:31AM Comments

Moonrise Kingdom and Silver Linings Playbook continue their march through awards seasons as they each pick up five Spirit Award nominations this morning. Are these films destined for Oscar night glory?


Cine Latino: La Virgen de Guadalupe Takes Center Stage in 'Hecho en Mexico' (Exclusive Clip), Plus Win Tickets to the Premiere

By: Elisa Osegueda on November 23, 2012 at 11:18AM Comments

Thanks to our friends at Pantelion Films, we are happy to share with you this exclusive clip for Hecho en Mexico. The clip touches on the cultural and religious impact of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Mexico. Plus, win tickets to the Los Angeles premiere of Hecho en Mexico...


You Pick The Box Office Winner: Can a Thanksgiving Release Beat 'Twilight'?

By: Erik Davis on November 21, 2012 at 10:48AM Comments

Rise of the GuardiansWhen vampires fall in love at the box office, they mean business. To no one's real surprise, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 opened to big numbers last weekend, grabbing $141 million, which wasn't very far off from my own prediction of $140 million. But Bella and Edward shouldn't feel too comfortable in their top spot


Indie Close-Up: Awards Contenders 'Rust and Bone,' 'Hitchcock,' 'Central Park Five' Open in Theaters

By: Derrick Deane on November 21, 2012 at 6:02AM Comments

Award conteders galore hit theaters this holiday weekend. Between the family get-togethers, over-eating and holiday shopping, here are three films worth checking out this weekend…


Sleepers to See: The Awesomeness of 'Miami Connection'

By: cwalton on November 16, 2012 at 5:22PM Comments

It's this simple. Do you love bad movies? Do you love the '80s? Then you need to see Miami Connection – ASAP.


Indie Close-Up: Keira Knightley Headlines 'Anna Karenina,' 'Buffalo Girls' Explores Underground World of Child Boxers

By: Derrick Deane on November 16, 2012 at 9:56AM Comments

With the majority of the attention forcused on Breaking Dawn - Part 2 this weekend, even indie films have drawn back a bit. Still, Lincoln expands wide and another award season contender arrives in theaters in the form of Anna Karenina. Let's see what else is opening in theaters...


Mark Hamill Wants the Diamonds in 'Sushi Girl' Trailer

By: Derrick Deane on November 14, 2012 at 11:02AM Comments

A new trailer for the indie drama Sushi Girl, starring Mark Hamill and Danny Trejo (among other familiar faces) has arrived, along with solid festival circuit buzz. The film will be released on VOD in a couple weeks before a limited theatrical release in 2013.


Indie Close-Up: Heat Up with 'A Royal Affair,' Cool Down by 'Chasing Ice'

By: Derrick Deane on November 9, 2012 at 2:06PM Comments

Although Steven Spielberg's latest Lincoln is in limited release, its $50 million budget doesn't exactly qualify it as an indie movie. Here are the indie/limited release films opening this weekend you should see if they're playing near you...