Film Review: ‘American Woman’

Film Review: ‘American Woman’ There’s scope but not a whole lot of depth to “American Woman,” which attempts to make a sweeping and universal statement about one small life in the larger scheme of things. But Sienna Miller’s ...

NoBudge: a one-man passion project

Kentucker Audley’s NoBudge site provides micro-budget directors with a platform where their work can be seen for free – as long as it meets with his approval A confession: as much as I try to do my ...

Best Movies by American Directors 35 or Under, from ‘Black Panther’ to ‘Training Day’

Best Movies by American Directors 35 or Under, from ‘Black Panther’ to ‘Training Day’ Among the many impressive numbers associated with “Black Panther” is the director’s age. At just 31, Ryan Coogler has directed an historic, record-breaking blockbuster whose achievements will be ...

New to Streaming: ‘Wonderstruck,’ ‘No Country for Old Men,’ ‘Lucky,’ ‘Zodiac,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit ...

The 20 Best Holiday Films of All Time Ranked, from ‘Bad Santa’ to ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

The 20 Best Holiday Films of All Time Ranked, from ‘Bad Santa’ to ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ As the party in power continues to wrongly correct “Happy Holidays” wishers with “Merry Christmas,” we’d like to offer you a diverse round-up of our favorite seasonal fare, plucked from different ...

Review: ‘Sylvio’ is a Touching, Absurdist Comedy

Vine fad “Simply Sylvio” and its film adaptation — more plainly titled Sylvio — by directors Albert Birney and Kentucker Audley offer a tense amalgamation of lowbrow sensibilities and highbrow ...

Video: Michelle Morgan’s It Happened in L.A. (aka L.A. Times) – 2017 Sundance Film Fest Post Screening Q&A

The Sundance Film Festival programmed it (Next section) back when it was called L.A. Times. Produced by Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Ryland Aldrich and Jared Stern, surrounded by cast (Kentucker Audley, Dree ...

‘It Happened In L.A.’ Clip: Go Deep Into Nature [Exclusive]

The coming-of-age-in-Los-Angeles genre is populated with plenty of movies, but few are as fresh as “It Happened In L.A.” Earning strong buzz out of Sundance this year, as the weather is getting ...

Trailer for ‘It Happened in L.A.’ Introduces a Whit Stillman-Esque Portrait of Los Angeles

One of my favorite discoveries at this year’s Sundance Film Festival was Michelle Morgan’s It Happened in L.A. (then going by the Seo-unfriendly title L.A. Times). As writer, director, and star, her ...

Today in Movie Culture: The Saddest Scenes in Movies, Paul Thomas Anderson's Latest Haim Video and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Supercut of the Day: Appropriate for today, here's a new supercut by Abi Gol compiling the saddest scenes in the history of ...

Wes Anderson's Rushmore Recut With 90s Pop Music Gives The Movie a Completely Different Feel

Rushmore is such a fantastically fun movie, and easily one of director Wes Anderson's best films. One of the things that gives it its quirky personality is the music. The music perfectly sets the mood ...

‘Rushmore’ Accompanied by Smash Mouth, Blink 182, and Other ’90s Bands Is as Hilariously Awful as You’d Imagine — Watch

‘Rushmore’ Accompanied by Smash Mouth, Blink 182, and Other ’90s Bands Is as Hilariously Awful as You’d Imagine — Watch Like all Wes Anderson movies, “Rushmore” is made special in part by its carefully curated soundtrack. Mark Mothersbaugh, the Kinks, Donovan, the Creation and other artists provide the musical ...

50 Overlooked Indie Movies You Must Stream on Netflix

50 Overlooked Indie Movies You Must Stream on Netflix Netflix adds new movies almost every day, which only makes it harder to find ones worth watching. That’s where IndieWire comes in. From low-budget American gems to foreign film masterpieces, these are ...

Today in Movie Culture: Movies in the Movies, 'The Disaster Artist' vs. 'The Room and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Supercut of the Day: We all love watching movie characters watch movies, and this supercut of cinema in films compiles a ...

‘Garden State’ with Wall-to-Wall Dave Matthews Band Is Pretty Hilarious — Watch

‘Garden State’ with Wall-to-Wall Dave Matthews Band Is Pretty Hilarious — Watch Among its many other questionable merits — introducing the most manic of all manic pixie dream girls, forcing us to contemplate the concept of Zach-Braff-as-auteur — “Garden State” is best remembered ...

Great Job, Internet!: Liar Liar finally gets the serious, scholarly criticism it deserves

Filmmaker, actor, and seasoned movie buff Kentucker Audley has consistently amused us with his satirical video essays, the likes of which include a celebration of the “cutting edge” use of close-ups ...

It's the real thing by Anne-Katrin Titze

Caveh Zahedi: "I think honesty is the most subversive thing you can do in this world." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze An episode spoofing Spike Jonze and Viceland with Emmy Harrington as "Slut Machine" ...

Maryland Film Festival 2017 Line-Up Includes ‘Princess Cyd,’ ‘Golden Exits,’ ‘The Hero’ & More

Although there’s no shortage of regional film festivals throughout the year, few — if any — are better curated than the Maryland Film Festival. With a slate organized by Director of Programming Eric ...

‘Sylvio’ is the Best Adaptation of a Vine Series About a Gorilla You Could Hope For — SXSW 2017 Review

‘Sylvio’ is the Best Adaptation of a Vine Series About a Gorilla You Could Hope For — SXSW 2017 Review With every post taking the form of a six-second loop, the now-defunct online platform Vine can only tell so much story. That made it an ideal venue for “Simply Sylvio,” Albert Birney’s chronicle of a ...

‘Sylvio’ Exclusive Trailer and Poster: A Small-Town Gorilla Finds Himself in Offbeat SXSW Comedy — Watch

‘Sylvio’ Exclusive Trailer and Poster: A Small-Town Gorilla Finds Himself in Offbeat SXSW Comedy — Watch It’s easy to feel stuck in your life, especially if you’re a gorilla named Sylvio living amongst humans. That’s not just some random, stray thought, it’s the plot of the aptly named comedy “Sylvio,” ...

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