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American Independent Cinema

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‘Pitch Black’ (2000): Review

Directed by: David Twohy || Produced by: Tom Engelman Screenplay by: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat, David Twohy || Starring: Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Keith David, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Claudia Black, Rhiana Griffith, John Moore, Simon Burke Music by: Graeme Revell || Cinematography: David Eggby || Edited by: Rick Shaine || Country: United States || … Continue reading

‘Soldado’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Stefano Sollima || Produced by: Basil Iwanyk, Edward L. McDonnell, Molly Smith, Thad Luckinbill, Trent Luckinbill Screenplay by: Taylor Sheridan || Starring: Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Jeffrey Donovan, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Catherine Keener, Matthew Modine, Shea Whigham, Elijah Rodriguez, Howard Ferguson Jr., David Castaneda Music by: Hildur Guonadottir || Cinematography: Dariusz … Continue reading

‘Annihilation’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Alex Garland || Produced by: Scott Rudin, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Eli Bush Screenplay by: Alex Garland || Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac, Benedict Wong, David Gyasi Music by: Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow || Cinematography: Rob Hardy || Edited by: Barney Pilling || Country: … Continue reading

‘Ingrid Goes West’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Matt Spicer || Produced by: Jared Ian Goldman, Aubrey Plaza, Tim White, Adam Mirels, Robert Mirels Screenplay by: David Branson Smith, Matt Spicer || Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, Billy Magnussen, Wyatt Russell, Pom Klmentieff, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Hannah Utt, Joseph Breen Cinematography: Bryce Fortner || Edited by: Jack Price || Country: United … Continue reading

‘The Shape of Water’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro || Produced by: Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale Screenplay by: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor || Starring: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Lauren Lee Smith, Nick Searcy, David Hewlett Music by: Alexandre Desplat || Cinematography: Dan Laustsen || Edited by: Sidney Wolinksy … Continue reading

‘Deliverance’ (1972): Review

Directed by: John Boorman || Produced by: John Boorman Screenplay by: James Dickey || Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Ed Ramey, Billy Redden, Bill McKinney, Herbert Coward, James Dickey, Macon McCalman Music by: Eric Weissberg || Cinematography: Vilmos Zsigmond || Edited by: Tom Priestley || Country: United States || Language: English … Continue reading

‘Clown’ (2014): Review

Directed by: Jon Watts || Produced by: Mac Cappucccino, Eli Roth, Cody Ryder Screenplay by: Christopher D. Ford, Jon Watts || Starring: Laura Allen Christian Distefano, Andy Powers, Peter Stormare, Elizabeth Whitmere, Chuck Shamata, Robert Reynolds, Lucas Kelly, Michael Riendeau Music by: Matt Veligdan || Cinematography: Matthew Santo || Edited by: Robert Ryang || Country: … Continue reading

‘Traffic’ (2000) & ‘Udta Punjab’ (2016): Double Review

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh [Tr], Abhishek Chaubey [UP] || Produced by: Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Laura Bickford [Tr], Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Aman Gill, Vikas Bahl, Sameer Nair, Madhu Mantena [UP] Screenplay by: Stephen Gaghan [Tr], Sudip Sharma, Abhishek Chaubey  [UP] || Starring:  Steven Bauer, Benjamin Bratt, James Brolin, Don Cheadle, … Continue reading

‘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