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American Independent Cinema

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‘Silence’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Martin Scorsese || Produced by: Barbara De Fina, Randall Emmett, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Gaston Pavlovich, Martin Scorsese, Irwin Winkler Screenplay by: Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese || Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Tadanobu Asano, Ciaran Hinds, Liam Neeson, Issey Ogata, Shinya Tsukamoto, Yoshi Oida, Yosuke Kubozuka Music by: Kim Allen Kluge, … Continue reading

‘Moonlight’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Barry Jenkins || Produced by: Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner Screenplay by: Barry Jenkins || Starring: Trevante Rhodes, Andre Holland, Janelle Monae, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert Music by: Nicholas Britell || Cinematography: James Laxton || Edited by: Nat Sanders, Joi McMillon || Country: United States || … Continue reading

‘Don’t Breathe’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Fede Alvarez || Produced by: Fede Alvarez, Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert Screenplay by: Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues || Starring: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Stephen Lang, Franciska Torocsik, Emma Bercovici, Christian Zagia, Katia Bokor, Sergej Onopko Music by: Roque Banos || Cinematography: Pedro Luque || Edited by: Eric L. Beason, Louise Ford, … Continue reading

‘Hanna’ (2011): Review

Directed by: Joe Wright || Produced by: Leslie Holleran, Marty Adelstein, Scott Nemes Screenplay by: Seth Lochhead, David Farr || Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana Cate Blanchett, Jessica Barden, Aldo Maland, Tom Hollander, Olivia Williams, Jason Flemyng, Michelle Dockery, Vicky Krieps, Martin Wuttke, Sebastian Hulk, Mohammed Majd Music by: The Chemical Brothers || Edited by: … Continue reading

‘La La Land’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Damien Chazelle || Produced by: Fred Berger, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt Screenplay by: Damien Chazelle || Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, J. K. Simmons, Finn Wittrock, Tom Everett Scott Music by: Justin Hurwitz || Cinematography: Linus Sandgren || Edited by: Tom Cross || Country: United States || … Continue reading

A Ti West Sampling (The Roost [2005], The House of the Devil [2009], The Innkeepers [2011]): Triple Review

Directed by: Ti West || Produced by: Larry Fessenden [The Roost, The Innkeepers], Josh Braun, Roger Kass [The House of the Devil], Derek Kurl, Peter Phok [The House of the Devil, The Innkeepers], Ti West [The Innkeepers] Screenplay by: Ti West ||¬†Starring: Wil Horneff, Vanessa Horneff, Karl Jacob [R], Jocelin Donahue, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig, … Continue reading

‘The Birth of a Nation’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Nate Parker || Produced by: Nate Parker, Kevin Turen, Jason Michael Berman, Aaron L. Gilbert, Preston L. Holmes Screenplay by: Nate Parker || Starring: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Colman Domingo, Aja Naomi King, Jackie Earle Haley, Penelope Ann Miller, Gabrielle Union Music by: Henry Jackman || Cinematography: Elliot Davis || Edited by: Steven … Continue reading

‘Eastern Promises’ (2007): Review

Directed by: David Cronenberg || Produced by: Paul Webster, Robert Lantos Screenplay by: Steve Knight || Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Sinead Cusak, Mina E. Mina, Jerzy Skolimowki, Donald Sumpter Music by: Howard Shore || Cinematography: Peter Suschitzky || Edited by: Ronald Sanders || Country: United Kingdom, Canada, United States || … Continue reading

‘Equilibrium’ (2002): Review

Directed by: Kurt Wimmer || Produced by: Jan de Bont, Lucas Foster, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein Screenplay by: Kurt Wimmer || Starring: Christian Bale, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs, Sean Bean, Sean Pertwee, William Fichtner, Matthew Harbour, David Hemmings Music by: Klaus Badelt || Cinematography: Dion Beebe || Edited by: Tom Rolf, William Yeh || Country: … Continue reading

‘Tremors’ (1990, 1996, 2001, 2004): Franchise Review

Directed by: [1] Ron Underwood, [2, 4] S. S. Wilson, [3] Brent Maddock || Produced by: [1] Gale Anne Hurd, Brent Maddock, S. S. Wilson, [2] Nancy Roberts, Christopher DeFaria, Ron Underwood, [3] S. S. Wilson [4] Nancy Roberts Screenplay by: [1, 2] Brent Maddock, S. S. Wilson [3] John Whelpley, [4] Scott Buck || … Continue reading