Independent Film

Watch Red Band TRAILER for PRINCE directed by Sam De Jong, in Theaters on August 14th

Watch Red Band TRAILER for PRINCE directed by Sam De Jong, in Theaters on August 14th

VICE released the Red Band Trailer for PRINCE directed by Sam De Jong and winner of 2015 Berlinale – Honorary Mention: Crystal Bear for Best First Feature. PRINCE will be released in theaters and on VOD platforms August 14th. Seventeen-year-old Ayoub (Ayoub Elasri) has a lot on his plate: his father (Chaib Massaoudi) is a junkie, his mother (Elsie de Brauw) is a lonely divorcé, and his sister (Olivia Lonsdale) is falling in with the wrong crowd. Haunted by his father’s […]

ONE & TWO Starring Kiernan Shipka Sets Release Date of August 14th | TRAILER

ONE & TWO Starring Kiernan Shipka Sets Release Date of August 14th | TRAILER

IFC Midnight has released the trailer for ONE & TWO, directed by Andrew Droz Palermo and Neima Shahdadi, and opening theatrically August 14th. ONE & TWO starring Kiernan Shipka and Timothée Chalamet, had its world premiere at the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival, followed by its U.S. premiere at the SXSW Film Festival. In the confines of their isolated world, Zac and Eva (Timothée Chalamet of “Homeland” and Kiernan Shipka of “Mad Men”) live under […]

Watch TRAILER for Alex Ross Perry’s QUEEN OF EARTH, in Theaters on August 26th

Watch TRAILER for Alex Ross Perry’s QUEEN OF EARTH, in Theaters on August 26th

IFC Films has released a trailer for Alex Ross Perry’s QUEEN OF EARTH, starring Elisabeth Moss and Katherine Waterston, set to be released on August 26th in New York with a national rollout to follow. Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she’s dumped by her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley). Looking to […]

Relationship Drama 6 YEARS, Directed by Hannah Fidell go for Release Date of August 18th | TRAILER

Relationship Drama 6 YEARS, Directed by Hannah Fidell go for Release Date of August 18th | TRAILER

The relationship drama 6 YEARS, directed by Hannah Fidell and starring Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge, Joshua Leonard, Jennifer Lafleur, which premiered at 2015 SXSW Film Festival, will be released on iTunes and digital platforms on August 18th and on Netflix on September 8th. A young couple in their early 20s, Dan and Melanie, have known each other since childhood.  Now their 6-year romantic relationship is put to the test when Dan receives an attractive job offer from the […]

Indie Comedy GUIDANCE Directed by Pat Mills Sets Release Date of August 21 | TRAILER

Indie Comedy GUIDANCE Directed by Pat Mills Sets Release Date of August 21 | TRAILER

GUIDANCE, a comedy film about the downward spiral of a man who has no limits, will open theatrically in New York on Friday, August 21 at The Village East Cinema with a national release to follow. GUIDANCE is the first feature for writer/director Pat Mills, a child actor on the hit kids show “You Can’t Do That On Television”, and stars Pat Mills, Zahra Bentham, Tracey Hoyt, Kevin Hanchard, Alex Ozerov, Eleanor Zichy. David Gold, 36, a […]

Watch TRAILER for MISSISSIPPI GRIND starring Ryan Reynolds & Ben Mendelsohn

Watch TRAILER for MISSISSIPPI GRIND starring Ryan Reynolds & Ben Mendelsohn

A24 has released the trailer for MISSISSIPPI GRIND starring Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn, Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Robin Weigert and Alfre Woodard.  MISSISSIPPI GRIND opens in theaters September 25, 2015, and available on DirecTV August 13, 2015. In this lively, freewheeling road movie, Emmy Award nominee Ben Mendelsohn plays Gerry, a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begins to change when he meets Curtis (Ryan Reynolds), a younger, highly charismatic poker player.  The two strike up an immediate […]

BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS Starring Fran Kranz and Pedro Pascal to Open September 4 | TRAILER

BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS Starring Fran Kranz and Pedro Pascal to Open September 4 | TRAILER

The hilarious, blood-spattered indie film BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS which World Premiere earlier this year as the opening night film of the Slamdance Film Festival 2015, will open in select theaters and VOD 0n September 4th. Bloodsucking Bastards takes audiences on a hilarious, blood-spattered roller coaster ride in the most terrifying locale of all: the American workplace. The film stars Fran Kranz as Evan Sanders, a low-level, dutiful employee stuck in a boring job at a soul-killing every corporation. Evan’s […]

TRAILER for Award Winning + Hilariously Funny FORT TILDEN

TRAILER for Award Winning + Hilariously Funny FORT TILDEN

Orion Releasing has released the new official trailer for the hilariously funny FORT TILDEN, the debut feature film of directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, and the well deserved winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival.  Fort Tilden will open in theaters and on VOD on August 14th. Amidst quarter-life crises, Allie struggles to prepare for the Peace Corps, while Harper awaits checks from her father to fund her artistic […]

THE MEND Starring Josh Lucas Sets Summer 2015 Release Date

THE MEND Starring Josh Lucas Sets Summer 2015 Release Date

THE MEND “the wonderfully strange and acidic debut comedy from writer / director John Magary” and starring Josh Lucas, Stephen Plunkett, Lucy Owen, Mickey Sumner and Austin Pendleton, will open in theaters in NYC on August 21st, and in LA on August 28th via Cinelicious. Shot through with the wicked humor and anarchy of Bruce Robinson’s Withnail & I and Mike Leigh’s Naked, The Mend follows a mismatched yin-yang pair of NYC brothers, loose cannon Mat (Josh Lucas in a career-best performance) and put-upon Alan ( […]

Film Review: GOD LOVES THE FIGHTER

Film Review: GOD LOVES THE FIGHTER

‘God Loves the Fighter,’ was written and directed by Damian Marcano, and co-written by Alexa Bailey. A prizewinner at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival, UrbanWorld, and DC Film Fest, GOD LOVES THE FIGHTER is described as a gritty urban fable in the spirit of CITY OF GOD and THE HARDER THEY COME, told against a soundtrack of music by Q Major and Freetown Collective.  King Curtis (Lou Lyons) is a vagrant and poet on […]

SXSW Award Winning Comedy FORT TILDEN Sets Release Date of August 14 | TRAILER

SXSW Award Winning Comedy FORT TILDEN Sets Release Date of August 14 | TRAILER

FORT TILDEN, the debut feature film of directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, and starring Bridey Elliott and Clare McNulty, will open theatrically in New York and Los Angeles on August 14. FORT TILDEN, a comedy about two friends, Allie and Harper and their needlessly difficult journey to the beach,  was the winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 2014 South By Southwest Film Festival. Amidst quarter-life crises, Allie struggles to prepare for the Peace Corps, […]

QUEEN OF EARTH Starring Elisabeth Moss Sets Release Date of August 26th

QUEEN OF EARTH Starring Elisabeth Moss Sets Release Date of August 26th

IFC Films will release QUEEN OF EARTH, directed by Alex Ross Perry and starring Elisabeth Moss and Katherine Waterston, on August 26th in New York with a national rollout to follow. Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she’s dumped by her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley). Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best […]

JACKIE & RYAN Starring Katherine Heigl Opens in Theaters on July 3 | TRAILER

JACKIE & RYAN Starring Katherine Heigl Opens in Theaters on July 3 | TRAILER

The indie romance drama, JACKIE & RYAN starring Katherine Heigl (Knocked Up) and Ben Barnes (Chronicles Of Narnia franchise), about a travelling musician and a former singer who have a chance encounter, will open in theaters and on demand July 3, 2015. Ryan Brenner (Ben Barnes) a travelling musician and Jackie Laurel (Katherine Heigl) a former singer at a crossroads in her marriage, have a chance encounter while Ryan is busking on the streets of Ogden, Utah. After a sudden car […]

Cast & Crew of TANGERINE to Celebrate Trans Pride at NYC Pride March | TRAILER

Cast & Crew of TANGERINE to Celebrate Trans Pride at NYC Pride March | TRAILER

TANGERINE director Sean Baker, cast members James Ransone (TV’s “The Wire”), Mya Taylor, Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, along with special surprise guests are all set to celebrate their hit film TANGERINE at the 45th Annual NYC Pride March on Sunday, April 28th. Later that evening, TANGERINE will make its New York debut as the closing night film of BAMcinemaFEST. TANGERINE premiered at Sundance to critical acclaim and will hit theaters on July 10th Shot on the iPhone 5s, the stars of […]

Kimberly Levin’s RUNOFF Starring Joanne Kelly in Theaters June 26 | TRAILER

Kimberly Levin’s RUNOFF Starring Joanne Kelly in Theaters June 26 | TRAILER

RUNOFF, the debut narrative feature film from biochemist turned playwright, filmmaker Kimberly Levin, will open in theaters on June 26th from Monterey Media. RUNOFF stars Joanne Kelly (Warehouse 13, Hostages), Alex Shaffer (Win, Win, Lifeguard) , Neal Huff (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, The Wire),Kivlighan De Montebello (A Scientist’s Guide to Living and Dying, Celebrity Ghose Stories), Tom Bower (Independent Spirit Award nominee, Crazy Heart, Die Hard 2),Darlene Hunt (The Big C, Good Morning Miami). The beauty of […]

A MURDER IN THE PARK, Wrongful Conviction Doc with Twists and Turns, Set For Release on June 26th | TRAILER

A MURDER IN THE PARK, Wrongful Conviction Doc with Twists and Turns, Set For Release on June 26th | TRAILER

A MURDER IN THE PARK, directed by Shawn Rech and Brandon Kimber, and inspired by the book “A Miscarriage of Justice” by William Crawford will open in theaters June 26th, at the IFC Center in NY and on VOD. A MURDER IN THE PARK re-examines one of the most pivotal conviction reversals in U.S. history. In 1983, Anthony Porter was sentenced to death for the 1982 murders of teenagers Jerry Hillard and Marilyn Green in Chicago’s Washington […]

Official TRAILER for Sundance Hit THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT

Official TRAILER for Sundance Hit THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT

Check out the official trailer for the Sundance Hit THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez, and released in theaters on July 17th via IFC Films. It is the summer of 1971. Dr. Philip Zimbardo launches a study on the psychology of imprisonment. Twenty-four male undergraduates are randomly assigned to be either a guard or a prisoner. Set in a simulated jail, the project unfolds. The participants rapidly embody their roles—the guards become power-hungry […]

Sony Pictures to Release Branden Kramer’s Cyber-Suspense Thriller RATTER | VIDEO

Sony Pictures to Release Branden Kramer’s Cyber-Suspense Thriller RATTER | VIDEO

Sony Pictures has picked up first-time feature filmmaker Branden Kramer’s cyber-suspense thriller RATTER, starring Ashley Benson (“Pretty Little Liars”). RATTER debuted in competition at the 2015 Slamdance Film Festival and will have its Los Angeles Premiere on Sunday, June 14, at 9:40pm PST in the Nightfall section of this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival. Written and directed by Kramer, RATTER is based on the short film Webcam, which has been viewed more than six million times […]

Terrence J, Draya Michele, Mack Wilds Attend DOPE LA, NYC Screenings

Terrence J, Draya Michele, Mack Wilds Attend DOPE LA, NYC Screenings

Screenings were held in New York City and LA for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival fave DOPE which opens nationwide on June 19. Open Road Films  hosted a special New York press screening of Sundance fave DOPE at AMC Loews 19 in Manhattan. Actor and recording artist Mack Wilds (pictured above)and television & radio personality Angela Yee hosted the screening. Actor/tv personality Terrence J (pictured above) and lifestyle marketing specialist Miss Diddy hosted a private screening of DOPE at Landmark Theatres in Los Angeles. Attendees included […]

Watch Red Band TRAILER for THE OVERNIGHT Starring Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman

Watch Red Band TRAILER for THE OVERNIGHT Starring Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman

THE OVERNIGHT directed by Patrick Brice and starring Taylor Schilling, Adam Scott and Jason Schwartzman, released a new red band trailer. The Overnight premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and will be released by The Orchard on June 19, 2015. Writer/director Patrick Brice’s second feature is described as a painfully funny take on thirty something sexual frustration and parenthood. Alex, Emily, and their son, RJ, have recently moved to Los Angeles’ Eastside from Seattle. Feeling lost in […]

LA Premiere of DOPE at 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

LA Premiere of DOPE at 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

The official Los Angeles premiere of the film DOPE took place on Monday night at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live as a pre-festival screening at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival. EXCLUSIVE – Co-Executive Producer Sean Combs and Executive Producer Pharrell Williams seen at Open Road Films Los Angeles Premiere of “Dope” in partnership with the LA Film Fest on Monday, June 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Open Road Films/AP Images) Cast members in […]

Official Poster and Watch Trailer for UNEXPECTED, in Theaters July 24

Official Poster and Watch Trailer for UNEXPECTED, in Theaters July 24

Here is the poster and trailer for UNEXPECTED, the debut pic from writer-director Kris Swanberg that premiered in the U.S. Dramatic competition section at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The film is executive produced by Peter Gilbert (Hoop Dreams) and Chris Webber.  UNEXPECTED  is in theaters and on demand July 24, 2015. Samantha Abbott (Cobie Smulders), is a dedicated and passionate teacher at an inner-city Chicago high school.  Just as she is coming to terms with her school closing, Samantha faces […]

Award-Winning Thriller TWO STEP Sets Release Date, Opens July 31st | TRAILER

Award-Winning Thriller TWO STEP Sets Release Date, Opens July 31st | TRAILER

Director Alex R. Johnson’s award-winning thriller TWO STEP begins its limited theatrical release in New York City and Los Angeles, premiering on July 31st at the Village East Cinema, and opening in LA the following week. TWO STEP will be available across major iVOD/cVOD platforms starting on September 1st. TWO STEP is a throwback Texas thriller in which the lives of James, a directionless college dropout, and Webb, a career criminal with his back against […]

Cinedigm to Release LIFE Starring Robert Pattinson in Fall 2015 | VIDEO

Cinedigm to Release LIFE Starring Robert Pattinson in Fall 2015 | VIDEO

Following its premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, Cinedigm has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Anton Corbijn’s LIFE, starring Dane DeHaan (Life After Beth; Kill Your Darlings; Place Beyond The Pines), Robert Pattinson (Twilight, Cosmopolis, Maps To The Stars), and Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Sexy Beast, Schindler’s List ).  LIFE will open with a theatrical, digital and television VOD release beginning in Fall 2015. Corbijn’s follow-up to A Most Wanted Man, LIFE captures the nuances and complexities of the relationship between […]