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

Please enjoy this spring sweet spot at the art house, free of the baggage of early-year releases that weren’t good enough for the end of the year, but not yet clobbered by the onslaught of summer blockbusters. This is one of the best times of the year to release your indie movie, and appropriately enough, […]

How Buke and Gase built a huge indie rock career—and its own guitars, software

L-R: Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez perform as Buke and Gase in November 2018. Each holds one of the band’s titular, custom-built instruments: a baritone ukulele and a guitar-bass fusion. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] NEW YORK CITY—The band brings to the stage: two stringed instruments, neither of which look exactly like a bass or a […]

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 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, […]