The Golden Era of Independent Films: A24
Jun 8th '18

The Golden Era of Independent Films: A24

In this era of reboots and live-action remakes, originality in films seemed fleeting. However, A24 has continued to produce some of the most original and captivating films since its launch in 2012. The American independent entertainment company has produced and distributed several visually striking and original films that have gained critical acclaim and recognition. Just […]

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The Genre of Indie Films Vol. IV: The Branching Paths of Indies

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. IV: The Branching Paths of Indies

This month, we’ve been going through a brief history of independent films, looking at how and why the art-house and stylized independent films of the ’80s and ’90s turned into the quirky hipster indies of the 2000s. In case you need a recap, be sure to check out part 1, part 2, and part 3. […]

On the Rise: The next generation of actors

On the Rise: The next generation of actors

Some of the big name actors we know of today started out when they were young, and have ruled Hollywood as they got older. Leonardo DiCaprio was 19 years old when he made his break in Hollywood with What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), and was nominated for the Academy Award and Golden Globes for the […]

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. I: When the Outsider Moved In

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. I: When the Outsider Moved In

As much as I try to keep my fingers on the pulse of the film industry and be aware of what audiences want to see, sometimes I just don’t understand popular opinion. Last year, there was one film that drove that point home for me more than any other: Lady Bird. I feel as if I’m […]

Say Anything: From John Hughes to “Love, Simon”

Say Anything: From John Hughes to “Love, Simon”

High school was hell, we all know this. Between the endless exams, college applications, puberty, and the social hierarchy, it is hard to say that you would sincerely want to go back. However, underneath all this cynicism, you can’t deny that there is some sort of nostalgia to it. Especially when you are in your […]