Top 10 Films of 2015

Top 10 Films of 2015As we say goodbye to 2015 and look forward to all that 2016 has to offer, we’ve put together our year-end list of the top 10 films of 2015. It’s been another amazing year at the movies. The independent side of the industry has delivered every bit as good as the studio-funded, with so many great films released from the very beginning of the year right through to the end. Continue reading

2016 Indie Spirit Awards Nominations Led by Spotlight, Carol & Beasts of No Nation

2016 Indie Spirit Awards nominationsAwards season is upon us. As ever, most eyes are on the season’s most coveted prizes at the Oscars and Golden Globes. But Film Independent continues to champion the lesser-known titles alongside those Oscar-buzzed indie films. They’ve announced the 2016 Indie Spirit Awards nominees, celebrating the best to come out of the independent industry over the past year. Continue reading

LFF 2015: The End of the Tour Review

The-End-of-the-Tour-Review-LFF-2015James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour is a magnificent exploration of the few days Rolling Stone journalist/writer David Lipsky got to spend interviewing celebrated author David Foster Wallace. For those familiar with Wallace’s work, it is absolutely essential viewing. Continue reading

LFF 2015 Line-Up Led by High-Rise, The Lobster, Black Mass, The Program, Brooklyn, Room & More

LFF-2015-Line-Up-led-by-High-Rise-The-Lobster-The-Program-Brooklyn-RoomFestival season is upon us, with Venice getting underway now and Toronto not far behind. LFF 2015 is only a few more weeks away as well, and the BFI has just unveiled a brilliant line-up, featuring many of the brilliant movies heading to both of those festivals. Continue reading

Top 10 Must-See Movies of July 2015

Top-10-Must-See-Movies-of-July-2015Boasting monster hits with Jurassic World and Inside Out, June is going to be hard to beat. But July is bringing with it a great line-up over the next few weeks. There’s plenty on offer here, and much of this month’s must-see movies is made up of films, the likes of which we haven’t seen in some time. Not to mention a couple of the most anticipated films of the year. Continue reading

First Trailer for The End of the Tour with Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace & Jesse Eisenberg as David Lipsky

Jesse-Eisenberg-Jason-Segel-in-The-End-of-the-Tour-sliceDavid Foster Wallace is easily one of my favourite writers of all time. So to say that I’m excited to see The End of the Tour would be a huge understatement. Continue reading