Articles tagged independent film

Best Actor: Ben Foster Delivers in ‘The Messenger’

This year's best independent film happens to contain three of the year's finest performances. The unlikely trio of Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster shine in this war-themed drama.

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24 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Hal Ashby: Hollywood Rebel

Films and books strive toward a common goal: telling a story. And very few modern filmmakers are as good at spinning a yarn as the late Hal Ashby was.

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3 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Sugar

Melancholic and pragmatic, Sugar is not a rousing Saturday night sports movie, but rather an intelligent and stirring representation of real life.

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27 Aug 2009 // 7:42 AM

PHILADELPHIA — Two summers ago, a group of university film and media grads spent a month in Philadelphia making “Happy Birthday, Harris Malden,” a goofball comedy

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15 Jul 2009 // 4:39 AM

So you think you’re a natural-born filmmaker who was put on this earth to direct movies? Join the club, pal. With the advent of

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We all know what an independent film looks like. They are modestly made and intensely personal. Hundreds are released each year, and countless more are

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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