With a quietly assured lead and a keen sense of rhythm, Jessie Barr’s debut feature announces the writer/director as a talent to watch.
Black cinema (and American cinema as a whole) hasn’t been the same since the release of Spike Lee’s revolutionary New York drama.
The writer/director sits down to talk about indie filmmaking, the importance of Asian-American voices, and putting her life story on film.
A sensitive, nuanced Chicago dramedy that dives into the emotional complexities of abortion.
Sam de Jong’s vibrant, raw indie offers an effortlessly dynamic showcase for its model-turned-actress star.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire’s Noémie Merlant gets sweet on a theme park ride in this charming, if conventionally quirky dramedy.
A solid first half and great work from Andrea Riseborough aren’t quite enough to make up for Zeina Durra’s Egyptian indie.
Part deadpan comedy, part drama, and part neo-noir, Jim Jarmusch’s 2005 indie remains one of his most textured—and one of his most approachable.
Amazon Prime’s girl scout comedy wastes its cast and period setting to make for an involving, generically cute indie.
Time, ease, and the thrill of Americana rain down on Jim Jarmusch’s most intriguing early work, about a group of three escaped convicts.
Jim Jarmusch’s laidback anthology of fateful celebrity meetings lays bare the communal value of commodity.
Justin Long gets lost in a navel-gazing psychedelic stoner dramedy filled with sophomoric philosophizing.
New films by Julie Taymor, Dee Rees, and Justin Simien mix with fascinating new docs and debut features in our list of Sundance 2020 must-sees.
Jack Henry Robbins directs a charmingly off-beat feature that combines Millennial absurdist humor with tenderhearted 80s nostalgia.
We look back at Jim Jarmusch’s film debut and the way its sense of experimentation ripples through the rest of his career.
A look at how a sparsely plotted, low budget comedy changed the face of indie arthouse cinema.
We ring in 2020 by celebrating the birthday of independent cinema’s rockabilly godfather.
Despite getting off on the wrong foot, Sam Mendes’s oft-forgotten dramedy remains a salient look at 2000s anxieties as often seen onscreen.