Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in November

We’re moving ever more speedily towards the end of the year, which is when the Quality Motion Picture game ramps up — both in the multiplexes (as studios trot out their end-of-the-year, Oscar-hopeful prestige fare) and at the art house. So this month we have 11 recommendations for you, from a Cannes winner to an […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in October

It’s October, and that means the art house is getting crowded. The 12 recommendations herein — Netflix indies, historical documentaries, character-driven dramas, and much more — include some contenders for the year-end best-of lists, yet they barely scratch the surface of what’s available to discerning moviegoers this month. Enjoy them while you can, folks. January […]

Flavorwire’s 2018 Toronto International Film Festival Diary

TORONTO – After three years of attendance, here’s the thing I’ve learned about the Toronto International Film Festival: you just have to accept that you’re not going to see everything you want to see. This is a gigantic, everything-and-the-kitchen-sink kind of festival, in which star-driven studio Oscar hopefuls and undistributed foreign indies are vying for […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in September

The dog days of summer are finally creeping into the rearview, and that most magical time of the calendar is upon us: good movie season, when studios roll out their Oscar hopefuls and indie distributors carefully, strategically releasing the movies they’ve picked up at festivals throughout the year. We’ve got eight great flicks to recommend, […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in August

Hey there, are you tired of summer yet? Ready to be done with the endless parade of sequels and explosions and sequels to movies about explosions? Well, good news: this month’s indie slate is packed, with exactly the kind of personal dramas, character comedies, and informative documentaries your summer brain is starving for. Here are […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in July

There’s no reason to beat around the bush here – this summer’s big movies have been a pretty sorry lot, with the likes of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, and Ocean’s 8 ranging from disappointing to repugnant. And it’s not like you can always depend on an indie movie to make […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in April

It’s literally snowing in New York City today, but as far as studios are concerned, April is summer – this month’s slate includes another Avengers movie, a movie starring The Rock and a giant ape, and an inexplicable remake of Overboard. But this month’s indie line-up features some of the best movies we’ve seen this […]