Independent Films

You’ll wake up early for that mini French New Wave festival at your local Laemmle and don’t mind seeing Willem Dafoe’s twig and berries (hey, if Lars Von Trier thinks its OK…)—yep, independent movies are your thing. Well, lucky for you the editors at Screen Junkies have it bad for art house films too. Top ten lists of the best indie actors, directors and movies new and old will help keep your “film snob” status at its apex.

Indie Movies That Scare Dudes – WP
Friday, March 2 by Joseph Gibson

Sometimes in between chugging beers and doing pull-ups, dudes like to be scared. And they're not always in the mood for big Hollywood scarefests, but something a little more refined….

2012 SJ Movie Awards: Best Special Effects Houses
Monday, February 27 by Joseph Gibson
2012 SJ Movie Awards: Best Production Houses
Friday, February 24 by Joseph Gibson

One of the studios involved in the film "Drive," the people at Odd Lot have a "lot" (sorry) to be proud of for their work in 2011 for that film…

2012 SJ Movie Awards: Best Independent Film Producers
Friday, February 24 by Jack Spacefire
2012 SJ Movie Awards: Best Make-Up Artists
Friday, February 24 by Jack Spacefire

Some of the most busiest and overlooked  people in the film industry are make up effect artists. They are the ones who make the impossible happen on screen, as we’ve…

2012 SJ Movie Awards: Best Creature Effects Artists
Thursday, February 23 by Jack Spacefire
2012 SJ Movie Awards: Best Indie Screenwriters
Thursday, February 23 by Jack Spacefire

An honest and heartwarming script about a young black girl dealing with her sexuality and coming of age in a conservative household, Dee Rees, brings the film a great perspective…

2012 SJ Movie Awards: Best Independent Movie Editors
Thursday, February 23 by Jack Spacefire

Hesher" Piecing together a movie like "Hesher" looked to be one hell of task. It deals with various themes of death, abuse, coming of age, head banging music, and never…

Top Indie Films That Men Love And Women Tolerate
Tuesday, November 8 by Andrea Miller

Do you want to check out the top indie films that men love? These indie movies are great choices for men because they have tons of action and adventure, plenty…

Gay Independent Films: Presenting Gay Cinema in a Positive Light
Tuesday, September 13 by Shawn Lealos

There are hundreds of gay independent films available but not many can be considered great movies. While Hollywood often avoids movies that make mainstream audiences uncomfortable, the independent cinema scene…

British Independent Films
Thursday, September 8 by Duncan Jones

If you are not a fan of mainstream cinema, you might want to consider learning more about and watching the many British independent films that have been released throughout the…

Top Independent Films For Families
Tuesday, August 30 by Peter Matthews

The Big Six studios may dominate Hollywood, but as these top independent films for families show, small production companies are just as capable of producing wonderful entertainment as their well-financed…

10 Best Indie Couples In Films
Wednesday, August 10 by Shawn Lealos

The 10 best indie couples in films range from the idiocentric to the awkward to the beautiful. With independent cinema, nothing is ever as it seems and these couples share…

Good Indie Films To Watch With A Date
Friday, August 5 by Layla Sinclair

If you want to watch a more complex romantic movie, here are some good indie films to watch with a date. Forget the dull chick flicks and pop in one…

Online Independent Films
Monday, August 1 by Carl Hose

The internet makes it easy to promote online independent films. The number of websites that help promote independent filmmaking efforts gets larger by the year, with more filmmakers foregoing the…

Best Independent Films 2009
Tuesday, July 26 by Shawn Lealos

The best independent films 2009 consisted of a stellar batch of movies that ran the gamut from creative sci-fi flicks to serious dramatic features. The movies were all made outside…

Independent Short Films About Relationships
Sunday, July 24 by Ellen Wilson

Like a poem or a photograph, independent short films about relationships must imbue meaning within a tightly encapsulated moment. The result of a good indie short movie is a feeling…

10 Classic Indie Movies
Saturday, July 23 by Adam Williamson

Picking 10 classic indie movies is difficult. After all, there are so many, and many new films seem poised to become classics in their own right. When narrowing it down,…

10 Best Indie Romance Movies
Thursday, July 21 by Jason Cuthbert

Theses are the 10 best indie romance movies because they all highlight romance's many painful interruptions. Each of these romantic indie movies embraces the struggle to be embraced in unique…

10 Classic Indie Movies
Wednesday, May 4 by

Picking 10 classic indie movies is difficult. After all, there are so many, and many new films seem poised to become classics in their own right. When narrowing it down,…

Best Independent Film Channel Movies
Tuesday, May 3 by Nina Christensen

The best Independent Film Channel movies include movies are shocking and stunning. The movies are made with only a little money; however, the movies make big impressions. "Tigerland"- This serious…

Independent Short Films For Men
Saturday, April 30 by Nina Christensen

There are a few Independent short films for men that you can enjoy. These films are serious,dark and often funny, making them more appealing to a male audience. "Amulett"  "Amulett"…

Black Independent Films Of The 21st Century
Friday, April 29 by T. Cousin

Check the following list for some great black independent films of the 21st Century that you may have overlooked. Independent movie are always produced without financing from any of the "six…

Independent Christian Films
Thursday, April 28 by Adam Williamson

Independent Christian Films have become a bit more popular in recent years, thanks largely to a target audience that has become a bit more media savvy.  Most of these films…

Independent Short Films From The 2000s
Tuesday, April 26 by Shannon O'Neil

Independent short films from the 2000s prove that the first decade of the 21st century was an amazing time for movies. Even with limited budgets, some of these films won Oscars…

Indie Films From The 90′s
Monday, April 25 by Andrea Miller

Do you want to check out some of the greatest indie films of the '90s? This decade is known for some of the most groundbreaking independent films that have ever…

Independent Films On DVD
Sunday, April 24 by Karsun

If you enjoy movies, you should learn about independent films on DVD because they can be some of the best movies out there. Independent films may not often get as…

Independent Short Films From The 90s
Monday, April 18 by Elizabeth Nelson

Spend a night getting lost in the 1990s by catching up on some independent short films from the '90s. A number of independent short films from the '90s won the…

Independent Foreign Films
Saturday, April 16 by URDOLLZFacts

Independent foreign films are generally some of the best forms of entertainment you can watch. That's because foreign independent films are usually very thought-provoking and there is a lot of…

Independent Film Directors
Tuesday, April 12 by Jason Cuthbert

All five of these independent film directors have been referred to in cinematic terms as "auteurs," meaning authors of their films, for their unprecedented amount of creative control. They are…