British producer, sales agent Robbie Little dies in London

Fixture of independent film world had been planning to attend Cannes with Mrs Lowry & Son. Robbie Little, the British producer, co-president of The Little Film Company and stalwart of the independent ...

The Perfect Murder spotlights the ‘suicide’ of Adrienne Shelly that was really murder

This week The Perfect Murder examines the apparent suicide of actress and director Adrienne Shelly that turned out to be murder. Shelly had various acting roles in independent movies like The ...

Watch This: House Party proved Sundance could score a mainstream hit

One week a month, Watch This offers movie recommendations inspired by the week’s new releases or premieres. This week: With Sundance in full swing, we’re looking back at some of the best directorial ...

How Murdered Waitress Director Adrienne Shelly's Foundation Helps Women Filmmakers - Including One Who Won an Oscar

How Murdered Waitress Director Adrienne Shelly's Foundation Helps Women Filmmakers - Including One Who Won an Oscar After starring in director Hal Hartley's hits such as The Unbelievable Truth and Trust in the early '90s, Adrienne Shelly became known as the original indie queen and gained a huge fan following. ...

How Murdered Waitress Director Adrienne Shelly's Foundation Helps Women Filmmakers - Including One Who Won an Oscar

How Murdered Waitress Director Adrienne Shelly's Foundation Helps Women Filmmakers - Including One Who Won an Oscar After starring in director Hal Hartley's hits such as The Unbelievable Truth and Trust in the early '90s, Adrienne Shelly became known as the original indie queen and gained a huge fan following. ...

Murdered Waitress Actress Adrienne Shelly's Husband on Her Legacy for Daughter, 12: 'She Just Adored That Little Girl So Much'

Murdered Waitress Actress Adrienne Shelly's Husband on Her Legacy for Daughter, 12: 'She Just Adored That Little Girl So Much' Actress and director Adrienne Shelly was pregnant with her daughter, Sophie, when she worked on her hit indie film, Waitress, about an unhappy but talented pie-baking Southern woman trying to get away ...

Murdered Waitress Actress Adrienne Shelly's Husband on Her Legacy for Daughter, 12: 'She Just Adored That Little Girl So Much'

Murdered Waitress Actress Adrienne Shelly's Husband on Her Legacy for Daughter, 12: 'She Just Adored That Little Girl So Much' Actress and director Adrienne Shelly was pregnant with her daughter, Sophie, when she worked on her hit indie film, Waitress, about an unhappy but talented pie-baking Southern woman trying to get away ...

Film Review: 'Everyone's Going to Die'

★★☆☆☆ "I feel like I should say something important," says Ray, the melancholic career criminal in the midst of a midlife crisis. This essential emptiness plagues, Everyone's Going to Die, the ...

Review: For Those Curious About The End Of The 'Henry Fool' Saga, 'Ned Rifle' Is Worth Making Time For

This is a reprint of our review from the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. By this point, you're either a Hal Hartley devotee, or you're not. The fiercely independent filmmaker established his ...

“Just a Normal Guy with Completely Predictable Middle-Class Morality”: Hal Hartley on Ned Rifle

When Hal Hartley arrived on the American filmmaking scene in the late 80s and early 90s, “indie film” wasn’t yet hardened into a niche or a brand. Possibilities seemed endless. Hartley’s debut feature ...

“Just a Normal Guy with Completely Predictable Middle-Class Morality”: Hal Hartley on Ned Rifle

When Hal Hartley arrived on the American filmmaking scene in the late 80s and early 90s, “indie film” wasn’t yet hardened into a niche or a brand. Possibilities seemed endless. Hartley’s debut feature ...

See This Before You Die: Hal Hartley's 'Trust'

See This Before You Die: Hal Hartley's 'Trust' "Dad, give me five dollars." The opening line of writer/director Hal Hartley's "Trust" is delivered in a monotone by Adrienne Shelly, as she applies purple lipstick and stares blankly into a compact ...

BBC iPlayer enjoyed its best month on record in January

BBC iPlayer experienced its best month on record in January 2015. The on-demand service received 343 million requests last month, with TV content seeing record viewership at 264 million. Mobile and ...

Tiff Review: Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle' Starring Liam Aiken, Aubrey Plaza, Martin Donovan, Parker Posey & More

By this point, you're either a Hal Hartley devotee, or you're not. The fiercely independent filmmaker established his unique voice on films like "Trust," "Flirt," and "The Unbelievable Truth," and ...

Daily | Toronto 2014 | Hal Hartley’s Ned Rifle

"You’ve got to give credit to Hal Hartley," begins Jordan Mintzer in the Hollywood Reporter. "After breaking out onto the scene 25 years ago with The Unbelievable Truth, he’s been sticking to his guns ...

Daily | Toronto 2014 | Hal Hartley’s Ned Rifle

"You’ve got to give credit to Hal Hartley," begins Jordan Mintzer in the Hollywood Reporter. "After breaking out onto the scene 25 years ago with The Unbelievable Truth, he’s been sticking to his guns ...

Hal Hartley’s ‘Ned Rifle’ gets a first trailer ahead of its Tiff premiere

The Toronto International Film Festival today announced an early selection of galas and premieres for this September’s instalment. Among the most exciting world premieres is that of Hal Hartley’s Ned ...

Watch: What America Means To 21 Playwrights in Hal Hartley's 'My America'

Watch: What America Means To 21 Playwrights in Hal Hartley's 'My America' Director Hal Hartley ("Simple Men," "The Unbelievable Truth" ) brings us "My America," a film that compiles monologues from 21 playwrights about the collective American identity. Read More: Fandor to ...

Doc/Fest award for miners strike film

Doc/Fest award for miners strike film Owen Gower’s Still the Enemy Within wins audience award. The Audience Award winner at the 21st Sheffield Doc/Fest has been named as Still the Enemy Within, directed by Owen Gower and produced by ...

Sheffield Showroom to lead Film Hub North

Sheffield Showroom to lead Film Hub North Exclusive: The first initiative to come out of Film Hub North is a partnership between Sheffield Doc/Fest and Cineworld aimed at bringing documentaries to multiplex audiences. The BFI has officially ...

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