Category Archives: Indie Film

The Robber – Film Review

The Austrian-German film “The Robber” is compelling on a number of fronts. Initially, due to its genesis— it’s the true story of Johann Rettenberger, a world class marathon runner with a bad habit of robbing banks at gunpoint. But also … Continue reading

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Project Nim – Film Review

I just need one word to describe the documentary film Project Nim — devastating. Like a Greek tragedy, this film unspools with a rogue cast of characters who, in a failed science experiment, managed to play god, and fail in … Continue reading

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The People vs. George Lucas – Film Review

It’s fanboys vs. the billionaire in The People vs. George Lucas, directed by Alexandre O. Phillippe. What starts out as reverent opus to the creator of Star Wars by fans, quickly turns ugly and stays that way. The film, which … Continue reading

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The Trip – Film Review

While perhaps better known for his indie films in the US, British actor Steve Coogan has a career at home that includes a frenenemy. That man is Rob Brydon, and they spoof their “relationship” with great gusto in The Trip … Continue reading

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