Independent Film

ALWAYS SHINE

Oscilloscope to Release Sophia Takal’s ALWAYS SHINE Late 2016

Sophia Takal’s second directorial feature, ALWAYS SHINE, which recently premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, where it won the award for Best Actress in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film will be released in theaters later this year, via Oscilloscope.

THE FITS

Watch TRAILER + Poster for Indie Film THE FITS

Oscilloscope has released the new trailer and poster for The Fits, a psychological portrait of 11-year-old Toni—a tomboy assimilating to a tight-knit dance team in Cincinnati’s West End.

Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation Wins Peabody Award

Netflix’s Beasts of No Nation are among the 11 winners of Peabody Awards in Entertainment and Children category, as revealed live on NBC’s Today show this morning.

Sandra Oh, Anne Heche and Alicia Silverstone Star In Indie Film CATFIGHT

Sandra Oh, Anne Heche and Alicia Silverstone Star In Indie Film CATFIGHT

MPI Media Group has wrapped production on CATFIGHT, a “blistering” action-comedy written and directed by Onur Tukel (Applesauce, Summer of Blood and Richard’s Wedding), and featuring an all-star cast including Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy and Sideways), Anne Heche (Hung, Psycho and Six Days Seven Nights), and Alicia Silverstone (Clueless, Beauty Shop, The Crush). CATFIGHT is a jet-black comedy about two bitter rivals whose grudge match spans a lifetime. Struggling outsider artist Ashley Miller (Anne Heche) […]

Official Poster + KRISHA is home for Thanksgiving in TRAILER for SXSW Award Winning Family Drama

Official Poster + KRISHA is home for Thanksgiving in TRAILER for SXSW Award Winning Family Drama

A24 has released the official trailer and poster for KRISHA, written and directed by Trey Edward Shults, and the winner of the Grand Jury and Audience Awards at SXSW 2015. A24 will release KRISHA in select cities in March 2016. When Krisha shows up at her sister’s Texas home on Thanksgiving morning, her close and extended family greet her with a mixture of warmth and wariness. Almost immediately, a palpable unease permeates the air, one […]

SXSW Hit NIGHT OWLS Starring Adam Pally to Be Released December 4

SXSW Hit NIGHT OWLS Starring Adam Pally to Be Released December 4

The South By Southwest hit NIGHT OWLS will be released theatrically in select markets on December 4, 2015 by FilmBuff and Orion Releasing. The Charles Hood directed romantic comedy stars Adam Pally (Happy Endings, The Mindy Project, Iron Man 3) and Rosa Salazar (Parenthood, The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials) with additional performances by Tony Hale (Arrested Development, Veep), Rob Huebel (Transparent, The Descendants) and Peter Krause (Six Feet Under, Parenthood). NIGHT OWLS centers around workaholic […]

Horror Crime Thriller THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS, Produced by Wes Craven, to Get a Spring 2016 Release

Horror Crime Thriller THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS, Produced by Wes Craven, to Get a Spring 2016 Release

Nick Simon’s horror crime thriller THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS which had its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival will be released in the US via Vertical Entertainment. THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS stars Kal Penn, Claudia Lee, Kenny Wormald, Toby Hemingway, Luke Baines, Miranda Rae Mayo, Katharine Isabelle, and Mitch Pileggi, and was executive produced by Nawaf Alghanim and horror legend Wes Craven as his last credit before he passed this […]

CHRISTMAS, AGAIN About Heartbroken Christmas Tree Salesman in NYC, Arrives Early December | VIDEO

CHRISTMAS, AGAIN About Heartbroken Christmas Tree Salesman in NYC, Arrives Early December | VIDEO

CHRISTMAS, AGAIN, about a heartbroken Christmas tree salesman in NYC, will open in New York at the MoMA on Thursday, December 3rd, and Los Angeles on Friday, December 11th. CHRISTMAS, AGAIN is written, produced and directed by Charles Poekel and stars Kentucker Audley and Hannah Gross. For a fifth consecutive December, a heartbroken Noel returns to New York City to work the night shift at a sidewalk Christmas tree lot. Devoid of any holiday spirit, […]

Ewan McGregor to Receive Award at Los Cabos International Film Festival and Screen “Last Days in the Desert”

Ewan McGregor to Receive Award at Los Cabos International Film Festival and Screen “Last Days in the Desert”

Actor and director Ewan McGregor will attend the upcoming Los Cabos International Film Festival where he will be presented with the Protagonist Award for Excellence in Acting. The award statuette was designed by acclaimed Mexican artist Gabriel Macotela. McGregor will also present the special screening of his film, Last Days in the Desert, accompanied by its director –and festival special guest– Rodrigo García. The film, widely praised by the critics when premiered at Sundance Film Festival […]

Coming Out Comedy “4th Man Out” to Hit Theaters on February 5, 2016

Coming Out Comedy “4th Man Out” to Hit Theaters on February 5, 2016

The comedy film 4th Man Out, from director Andrew Nackman which won the Outstanding Narrative Feature prize at 2015 Outfest, will be released on VOD and in theaters on February 5, 2016, via Gravitas Ventures. The film was written by Aaron Dancik, and stars Evan Todd, Chord Overstreet, Kate Flannery, Parker Young, and Jon Gabrus. Just like his pals, twenty-something auto mechanic Adam enjoys beer, hockey and inappropriate bodily functions. But Adam also likes guys. […]

NINA starring Zoe Saldana, David Oyelowo to be Released in Theaters in December 2015

NINA starring Zoe Saldana, David Oyelowo to be Released in Theaters in December 2015

The highly anticipated film NINA, based on the life of legendary American singer-songwriter Nina Simone will be released in theaters in December 2015 under the RLJ Entertainment brand. With first time writer-director Cynthia Mort, the film stars Zoe Saldana (Avatar, Guardians of the Galaxy) and David Oyelowo (Selma, The Butler). NINA traces the career of legendary American singer-songwriter and civil rights activist, Nina Simone (Saldana). The story follows her struggle to balance music, family and […]

“Sicilian Vampire” Starring James Caan, Daryl Hannah, Paul Sorvino Opens NYC Big Apple Film Festival | TRAILER

“Sicilian Vampire” Starring James Caan, Daryl Hannah, Paul Sorvino Opens NYC Big Apple Film Festival | TRAILER

Frank D’Angelo’s fourth feature film, Sicilian Vampire, has been chosen as an opening night feature at this year’s New York City Big Apple Film Festival which runs November 4th to 7th, 2015. Written, directed and produced by Frank D’Angelo, Sicilian Vampire stars James Caan, Daryl Hannah, Paul Sorvino, Robert Loggia, Armand Assante, Robert Davi, Michael Paré, Eric Roberts, Daniel Baldwin, Tony Nardi and Frank D’Angelo. Sicilian Vampire is equal parts Goodfellas and Dusk till Dawn. […]