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Best and Worst Films of TIFF 2014 Features

Best and Worst Films of TIFF 2014

With Toronto now in our rearview mirror, we’ve had time to reflect on which films at the festivals left the greatest impression on us as well as ones that left us with a bad taste (check out our coverage hub). Unlike last year’s 12 Years a Slave or Gravity, the lineup this year seemed to Read More
20 Must See Werner Herzog Films Features

20 Must See Werner Herzog Films

“The collapse of the stellar universe will occur – like creation – in grandiose splendor” – Blaise Pascal (from Lessons Of Darkness) Explorer, provocateur, genius, madman. Werner Herzog has been called lots of things, and whether you consider yourself a devoted fan or just a partial admirer, it’s hard to deny the towering presence of Read More
The Mainstream: Finally, the Summer Is Over Features

The Mainstream: Finally, the Summer Is Over

We may seem like reclusive budget-shirking obscure film enthusiasts over here at Way Too Indie, and well, some of us are, but we’re not living in any dark holes and far be it from of us to say that a film that had a little money behind it isn’t worth our notice. So here we Read More
Our Favorite Short Films Playing At TIFF 2014 Features

Our Favorite Short Films Playing At TIFF 2014

It’s that time of year again. The Toronto International Film Festival is ready to start, and we’re ready to bring as much coverage as we can to our readers. And while people will be talking about the celebrities or any one of the 285 features selected for the festival, there’s another part of TIFF that Read More
15 Most Anticipated Films of TIFF 2014 Features

15 Most Anticipated Films of TIFF 2014

Yes, it’s that time of year again. As the summer begins to wind down, cinephiles begin to flock to Canada as the Toronto International Film Festival kicks off another year. With almost 300 feature-length films playing over 11 days (along with over 100 shorts), for some people this is more of a marathon than a Read More
The Underdog: August 2014 Features

The Underdog: August 2014

The second edition of The Underdog comes during a month that saw an abundance of releases by well-established acts: Spoon, FKA twigs, The New Pornographers, Basement Jaxx, and so forth. But for every big name that put out an album this month, there were dozens of exciting artists whose work found a much smaller audience. Read More
Way Too Indie’s 20 Essential Fall Films Features

Way Too Indie’s 20 Essential Fall Films

With the Oscars looming on the horizon, it’s time for filmmakers, actors, and studios to bring out the big guns and fight to nab one of those wee golden fellows. For cinema-goers, the fall season is the best time of year: With the summer blockbuster melee out of the way, our focus is shifted to Read More
Secret Stash: Michael D. Cohen Features

Secret Stash: Michael D. Cohen

Welcome to Secret Stash, our series of conversations with filmmakers, actors, and critics about their favorite films that didn’t get the recognition or find the audience they deserved because they were too weird, too hard to find, or (of course) too indie. In this installment of Secret Stash, actor Michael D. Cohen shares with us Read More
Way Too Indie on ‘Company Man: The Films of Robert Altman’ Features

Way Too Indie on ‘Company Man: The Films of Robert Altman’

Most directors would probably kill to have a career like Robert Altman’s. With a career spanning more than 4 decades, Altman proved himself to be one of the busiest, most creative and versatile directors in American history. He started out in the 50s working as a director for television, until his frustration over a lack Read More