Indie Central

SueI fully admit to being a visual media junkie.  Books, of course, but also TV and Movies.  Lots and lots of TV and movies.  And you know what happens when you watch lots and lots of anything?  Eventually you feel like you’ve watched EVERYTHING.  That’s why I love the Indie Movie so very much.

These little movies show up on Netflix streaming, on cable, maybe On Demand.  They’re the ones that never get a lot of publicity, don’t have a big budget, and are usually labors of love for someone.  Oftentimes they completely suck.  But…over the years something remarkable has happened.  More and more well-known actors, directors and producers are throwing their hats into the Indie ring.

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Why?  Maybe it’s because the technology is becoming less expensive and within reach of mere mortals.  Maybe because people want to do something different, something they believe in.  Maybe the A-listers need a way to use their money.  I don’t know and I don’t care, because it all means that there are more movies for me.

And for you.  Because I’m willing to weed through the dreck (and most of it is still dreck) and pick out the gems – even semi-precious gems are worth a watch – so that you don’t have to.  On this page you will find little movies that are worth your time – and even your money (sometimes).  You may also find some absolute crap that I just had fun writing about.  Enjoy!

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Demolition

If you don’t take it apart, how can you fix it? Main Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, ...
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Wildlike

In Denali With Nowhere Man Main Cast: Bruce Greenwood, Ella Purnell Director: Frank Hall Green ...
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Shelter

Mean Streets Main Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie Director: Paul Bettany What goes through your ...
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Cake

No Sugar Coating Main Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Adriana Barraza Director: Daniel Barnz When you think ...
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TINY: A Story About Living Small

Main Cast: Christopher Smith, Merete Mueller Directors: Christopher Smith, Merete Mueller I’m fascinated by the ...
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Fargo TV Intertitle

Fargo – The Series

Seriously? Who could have possible thought this was a good idea?  Basing a TV series ...
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The Sessions Poster

Sessions, The

Sex Is Hard Main Cast: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt Director: Ben Lewin It’s been a ...
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Warm Bodies

 Warm, Cold, Dead, Whatever Main Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer Director: Jonathan Levine Zombies were ...
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Hateship Loveship

Kristen Wiig Does Drama Main Cast: Kristen Wiig, Guy Pearce Director: Liza Johnson It seems ...
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Giant Mechanical Man

Lost in the Crowd Main Cast: Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina Director: Lee Kirk Jenna Fischer ...
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Sleepwalk With Me

Disaster Dreams Main Cast: Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose Director: Mike Birbiglia I have no idea ...
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Trouble With Bliss, The

Bland Bliss Bores Main Cast: Michael C. Hall, Peter Fonda Director: Michael Knowles I adore ...
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The Oranges Poster

Oranges, The

Forbidden Fruit Main Cast: Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Leighton Meester Director: Julian Farino Hugh Laurie ...
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It’s a Disaster

Apocalypse Brunch Main Cast: Julia Stiles, David Cross, America Ferrera Director: Todd Berger So, if ...
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Intouchables Poster

Intouchables, The

Charming French Buddy Film Main Cast: Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy Directors: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano ...
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Another Happy Day Poster

Another Happy Day

Dysfun-fun-functional! Also Depressing. Main Cast: Ellen Barkin, Ezra Miller, Kate Bosworth Director: Sam Levinson I ...
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Stand Off Poster

Stand Off

Goofiness in Action Main Cast: Brendan Fraser, Martin McCann, Yaya Alafia, Colm Meaney Director: Terry ...
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