Happy holidays. Happy reflections. For an indie filmmaker reflection can sometimes be completely and utterly depressing. Especially when they’re the type of filmmaker that looks back and sees six shorts under their belt, four credit cards maxed out and one feature in a MacBook.
Rex Pickett’s stage adaptation of his novel “Sideways” takes the Los Angeles indie stage scene eight years after the Alexander Payne adaptation took the indie screen scene. Pickett talks creative control and Pinot Noirs – two things very dear to his heart.
Independent filmmaker Bill Plympton’s newest project, Idiots and Angels, will be released at IFC Center (New York) and Laemmle Sunset 5 (Los Angeles) starting October 6th. Plympton, who has also animated popular shorts like Your Face (nominated for an Academy Award) and Guard Dog, built the film around the basic idea of an angel who [...]
Edward Burns’ latest film ‘Nice Guy Johnny,’ which premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival, will be released on October 26 via cable VOD, DVD, and iTunes. The film is a rom com with a bit more com than rom, and is definitely enjoyable. It’s a light movie about a mid 20′s guy who considers [...]